Rapoport Academy, Meyer High School
Q: What are your study tips?
A: Time management is everything. It’s important to give yourself more than enough time to get everything done, even if that means starting your assignments earlier.
Q: What is one thing you wish you’d known your freshman year?
A: I wish I had known that academic success is more about endurance than sheer talent. Working hard is the key to doing well in school and lots of other aspects in life. Also, don’t take yourself too seriously.
Q: What has been your favorite and your most challenging subjects?
A: My favorite subject has always been history. My most challenging subject has been physics.
Q: What are your plans for college?
A: I plan to attend the University of Texas at Austin and major in international affairs.
Q: Growing up, what is something your mother or father always told you?
A: My mom always told me that people come first, so I’ve always kept in mind that while success in work is exciting, the most important things in life are the people.
Q: Was there one teacher who had a significant impact on you?
A: The first person that comes to mind is my fourth and fifth grade teacher, Ms. Heins. She taught me that it’s okay to make mistakes and it’s okay to not always do everything perfectly, but it’s about growing and learning.
Q: What is something most people don’t know about you?
A: I secretly love to dance, but if you ask me about it, I’ll totally deny it!