Q: What is the first thing you do when you wake up?
GM: The first thing I do when I wake up is drink water and stretch.
Q: Do you have a morning routine?
GM: I usually make breakfast, check emails and plan out my day.
Q: Do you have any special tips on how to tackle schoolwork and projects?
GM: I would recommend getting a planner and work on a project in chunks.
Q: How do you unwind at the end of the day?
GM: After a long day, I usually listen to music or watch movies.
Q: How has your POWAN experience been?
GM: My experience with POWAN has been great! I joined POWAN because I believe all students should have the resources they need to succeed academically.
Q: What’s something special that happened recently?
GM: I recently passed all my entrance exams for graduate school! This is special to me because the months I spent studying paid off.
Q: What was your biggest academic accomplishment or your greatest accomplishment in general?
GM: Graduating from UCR has been my greatest accomplishment so far.
Q: Was there anyone or any resources that you used to help you get this point?
GM: My high school mentors helped me apply to college. My parents also motivated me to continue higher education.
Q: If you could go back in time to change one thing about the process leading up to your success, what would it be and why?
GM: I don’t think I would change anything about the process leading to my success.