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About me: Hi there! My name is Emi. I am majoring in Spanish and minoring in Chinese. I spent Fall 2013 at the University of Hawaii through National Student Exchange, and I studied abroad in Cadiz, Spain in Fall 2013. I am all about health and wellness; my sister and I run our fitness inspiration social media outlets under the name Benching Beauties. I am also interested in education and international engagement. I have applied for the Fulbright grant to teach English in Taiwan after graduation. What I just said may sound overwhelming, and I want to tell you that this was not my plan at all when I was admitted to UW. I was a Freshman Direct admit to the Foster School of Business, inexperienced in and uncertain about everything. I wished I had had someone I could direct questions to. So, please, if I can help you in any way, do not hesitate to contact me!

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General area(s) of study: Humanities, Business

Current or intended majors: Spanish

Current or intended minors: Chinese

Housing Experience

  • Honors Housing
  • Off-Campus Housing


Study Abroad: University of Hawaii in Honolulu, HI; University of Cadiz in Cadiz, Spain

Volunteering/Service: ESL Tutoring at Seattle Central

Leadership: Husky Mentors

Clubs/RSOs: UW Leaders, Relay for Life

Greek Life: Alpha Kappa Psi Rho Chapter

Internships: Marketing Intern at China Travel Depot, Marketing Intern at Rival Fitness

Campus Jobs: Student Assistant at the Chair's Office of the Department of Medicine, UW Medical Center; ID Control/Facilities Assistant at the IMA

Scholarships: Mary Gates Scholarship, Robert C. Byrd Scholarship, OMAD Scholarships

Athletics: Personal Training; Benching Beauties

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