Priyanka B. Altman

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B. Altman
Danbury, CT, USA
Honor Society Member
Dartmouth ( June-2018 )
Rising sophomore at Dartmouth College planning to major in Chemistry and eventually go to medical or veterinary school. Eager to use love of science to help others. Also a classical violinist and have been playing for eleven years. Currently an intern at Biodel, a pharmaceutical company making diabetes drugs.
Intended Job Path
I would like to be a physician. I have not decided what specific field of medicine most interests me, but I am particularly drawn to pediatrics and neurology.
Grad School Interests
I plan to go to medical school, and get either an M.D. or an M.D./PhD.
Honors & Awards
Danbury High School Valedictorian Class of 2014
First in class of 660+
National Merit Scholar 2014
For high performance on PSAT and competitive application process
Lieberman Scholar 2014
Award given by former Senator Joseph Lieberman
National Honor Society Regional Winner 2014
1 of 9 winners in country
T.J. Watson Scholar 2014
Connecticut Governor's Scholar 2013
National AP Scholar
13 APs taken with scores of 4 or 5
Dartmouth College
2014 to 2018
Job Experience
Research Intern
June, 2015 to September, 2015
Research Assistant
Dartmouth College, Mathematics Department with Dr. Dorothy Wallace
January, 2015 to June, 2015
Assistant Teacher
Dartmouth College French Department
September, 2014 to November, 2014
Tutor in Math and Reading
Kumon Learning Center
August, 2013 to July, 2014
Chemistry, Medicine
Language Proficiency
English (US)
French (France)
Orchestral Musician
Danbury Music Centre
June, 2006 to June, 2015
Volunteer at Animal Shelter
Animal Care Enthusiasts at Dartmouth College
April, 2015 to June, 2015
Solo Pianist and Violinist
Nursing Homes and Hospices
September, 2014 to June, 2018
- Classical Violinist for 11 years - Classical Pianist for 13 years
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