In the National Leadership Academies video series Ivy League students talk straight with America’s best and brightest high school students to give them a realistic idea of what lies ahead. The fourth interview has been released on the Academy YouTube page.
Princeton students and award-winning aspiring medical scientist, Janelle Tam has teamed up with the National Leadership Academies to provide current high school students an exclusive look at how Ivy League university students have accomplished their goals to date and what students can do to achieve their ambitions.
Janelle Tam is the winner of the 2012 Sanofi BioGENEius Challenge of Canada. She is currently a senior at Princeton University, where she is majoring in molecular biology with a certificate in global health and health policy. Tam is a speaker to and mentor for students at the Congress of Future Medical Leaders, held outside Boston, Massachusetts. The Congress of Future Medical Leaders is an annual gathering of the nation’s best and brightest future medical leaders who possess leadership potential and a desire to contribute as a physician or medical scientist.
The colleagues Tam interviews in this series offer today’s high-achieving students unfiltered guidance, advice and stories of personal experiences in overcoming failure, handling the stressful college admissions process and remaining successful.