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Emaan Dawood*

Major: Biology, Minor: Chemistry and Spanish

Hometown: Decatur, IL

Favorite Honors Course: My favorite honors course was HONR 150: Flourishing because it was really nice to learn about well-being and positive psychology principles. This class is definitely a nice break within a vigorous academic schedule and kept me sane throughout my beginning semesters of college. I like how the class addresses topics that are not addressed enough within academia.

Favorite Honors Memory: My favorite honors memory was doing a neighborhood visit with my cohort as part of a Humans of RVA assignment where we ate at a pasta restaurant in Richmond called Bombolini. The food was excellent, and I had a fun time with my cohort!

Student Organizations: Open Honors Connect (after-school instructor at Open High School) and VCU Peppas

Other: Guaranteed Admission Program for Medicine

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