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Maya Crenshaw, Howard University- c/o 2017, Psychology

Maya  Crenshaw, Howard University- c/o 2017, Psychology

Name : Maya Crenshaw

HBCU : Howard University

Graduation Year : 2017

Major : Psychology

1

Where are you from? Who introduced you to HBCUs?*

San Antonio, Texas. Grandparents.

Maya  Crenshaw, Howard University- c/o 2017, Psychology
2

Why did you choose an HBCU over a pwi?*

Grandparents legacy.

Howard University - My grandparents went to Howard so it has been a dream of mine since I was 10.

3

What is the story of your "experience" at Your HBCU given its heralded status as a stellar and prestigious institution?*

At the time of this interview Maya was transitioning from high school to college and the college semester hadn't started yet.

4

"First time" experiences at your HBCU?*

At the time of this interview Maya was transitioning from high school to college and the college semester hadn't started yet.

5

Who are the professors that have impacted your life in and out of the classroom? How did they do that?*

At the time of this interview Maya was transitioning from high school to college and the college semester hadn't started yet.

Maya  Crenshaw, Howard University- c/o 2017, Psychology
6

What sports and/or extra curricular activities did you do in High School? And why?

Cheer, Dance, Student body president, Homecoming queen, Prom queen, Delta GEM

7

What is your major? and Why did you choose it?

Psychology; I want to be a therapist for kids that’s my goal.

8

What courses are you taking in high school in preparation for college? (Honours, AP, IB, electives, etc.)

[How would you describe your high school experience and environment?]

Well honestly you have your ups and downs but I made it through that’s what life is all about making it to the finish point.

[What extra curricular activities did you participate in?]

Cheer, Dance, Student body president, Homecoming queen, Prom queen, Delta GEM

[What was your GPA? ACT, SAT, etc. scores?]

3.9 GPA | 1900

[When did you send your application to the HBCU of your choice?]

September 2012

9

What advice would you give to other high school students thinking about their future?

Start early so you can be well prepared your junior and senior year. It goes by so quickly next thing you know it’s almost time to graduate and you haven’t applied to not one college nor taken your SATS.
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