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Hear directly from Point Scholars and Alumni through the blog.

Point Alum Ashley Burnside was born with cerebral palsy, the most common childhood motor disability, and spent much of her childhood learning how to adapt. As a teenager, her experiences as both a...

October 29, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar Thia Starkey

Why did you choose your major or program?  After taking time to find my passion I started working...

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October 29, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar Christian Lizaso

Why did you choose your major or program?  I intend to major in Molecular and Cell Biology. I am...

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October 27, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar Adrian Polk

Why did you choose your major or program?  Growing up in Detroit is to grow up in a beautiful...

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October 25, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar Raelynn Requena

Why did you choose your major or program?  I chose to double major in Psychology and African...

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October 19, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar Ash Swain

Why did you choose your major or program?  I've always had a passion for using art in a myriad of...

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October 19, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar Warren Small

Why did you choose your major or program?  My community is mostly accepting of LGBTQ+ people like...

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October 17, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar TJ Olojede

Why did you choose your major or program?  I decided to get an MBA to ease the jump into tech...

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October 16, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar Taylor Vassar

Why did you choose your major or program?  All my life math was my best subject, and I narrowed...

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October 11, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar Nahum Yanez

Why did you choose your major or program?  Because I love technology! What is a fun fact about you...

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October 11, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar Pilar García

Why did you choose your major or program?  I chose English as my major because it’s versatile as a...

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October 10, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar Andrea Volcan

Why did you choose your major or program?  Since I can remember, I have had a knack for spotting...

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October 10, 2021, Hope Harris

Meet Point BIPOC Scholar Angelito Aya

Why did you choose your major or program?  Because I have a talent for making connections with...

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