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Arinzechukwo Nwagbata

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Arinze is a traditional Harvard Medical School and Stanford Graduate School of Business student from Nigeria. He received a B.S.A degree in Biochemistry and a Business of Healthcare certificate from the University of Texas at Austin. In college, he founded the Hold a Hand Project aimed at financially assisting Nigerian college students. He also worked full time as a hotel night auditor and part-time as a chemistry course assistant and health science camp counselor. He served in various organizations, including the Health Careers Mentorship Program. At UT, Arinze's research project focused on developing an RNA-Protein complex for drug delivery in malaria patients and his thesis project examined the psychological distress of manual labor on Southeastern Nigeria college students. In medical school, he has focused his research in the field of global surgery. He is a Dean's Honored Graduate and also a recipient of the Graduate of Distinction award in Service and Leadership at UT. Talk to Arinze if you have questions about medical school application, working in college, and adjusting to life in the United States.

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