My time in high school
Attended high school in the
Overall high school experience
Grades in high school
English, Foreign Language, Math
Arts / Crafts
Life since high school
Attended college / university at
New York University
Post-graduate education or training
Places lived in US
Places lived outside the US
Current occupations / past occupations
Industries I've worked in
- Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services (e.g. Law, Accounting, Interior Design, Graphic Design, R&D, PR, Advertising, etc.)
- Administrative and Support Services
Did your education prepare you for your career or occupation?
So far yes, in the private sector this might change.
A little introspection...
To me, being successful means...
Not settling for what is “automatic/expected/the norm” but actively participating in shaping your outcome and the outcome of your work.
My definition of success has changed over time.
I just assumed that I would continue on the track I was on and gain success that way, and even though I have I am not satisfied with the environment or how I arrived at the decision, so I am changing it.
My greatest accomplishment to date and what I’ve learned from it
Got my PhD and published in one of the top journals in my field. That while it felt nice, it didn’t change anything much.
My biggest mistake or regret so far and what I’ve learned from it
Not being braver in my choices.
An unexpected event that significantly changed my life and how it impacted me
It adjusted my perspective.
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My favorite spot in or around Palo Alto
The Starbucks on el Camino