Future NYC Doctors Awarded Scholarships for Med School
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Michelle Rivera, who attended Archbishop Molloy High School in Briarwood, said she’s motivated every day by the prospect of being able to work as a doctor in “the city that made me who I am today.”
Nadya Yasmin Chowdhury, who plans to become an OBGYN, took a pre-med honors program at Hillcrest High School in Jamaica, and then graduated from Kingsborough Community College and SUNY-Binghamton with science degrees. She is paying for medical school on her own, so the partial scholarship lifts a huge weight off her shoulders.
"This is truly a dream come true, to be awarded a scholarship that will give me the opportunity to give back to New York City," she said.
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