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Meet our Scholars

Class of 2016

Alex Daniels
New York
Computer Engineering
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"BEST summer made me feel like I got a leg up on the work ahead of everyone else."
  Sara Hogan
Massachusetts
Chemical Engineering
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"I enjoyed the downtime of BEST. Just sitting and getting to know each other was comforting."
  Kevin Ligonde
Massachusetts
Mechanical Engineering
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"What I liked best about BEST is the sense of community. The summer experience with other students that I would be going through the same stuff as me was helpful."
  Evelyn Mendoza
Massachusetts
Mechanical Engineering
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"The BEST program gave me a venue to be accepted as a Tufts University student which I have truly enjoined."
  Joshua Merriweather
Maryland
Mechanical Engineering
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"I liked the summer program and thought it was extremely beneficial taking calculus and physics."
  Cerel Munoz
Massachusetts
Mechanical Engineering
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"I appreciated having a vast array of individuals to ask for advice as opposed to the normal student who typically only has professors and their advisor."
  Alex Pugnali
Connecticut
Engineering Psychology, minor in Child Studies and Human Development
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"BEST taught me to try new things, push myself academically and socially, and take college as a time to explore who I am and what I'm passionate about."
  Lidia Tejada
Massachusetts
Environmental Engineering
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"Through BEST, I knew I always had people who supported me both academically and socially."
  Daniela Torres
New York
Mechanical Engineering
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"BEST made it easy to talk and act around other students who understand my culture or where I come from."