Eva Parisi

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About

Eva is an international medical student at the University of Cambridge in the UK. She is from Athens, Greece and graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Princeton University’s Department of Molecular Biology. In college, Eva combined her academics with tutorship and mentorship by serving as a peer academic advisor, peer tutor, undergraduate course assistant, and health professions peer advisor. Following her sophomore spring semester, she spent six months at the University of Oxford on a research-focused exchange program. Eva’s senior thesis research on chromatin post-translational modifications was awarded the department’s Senior Thesis Prize and she has also received numerous awards for academic excellence, including the Shapiro Prize, the George Khoury ’65 Prize, and election to the Sigma Xi honor society. At Princeton, Eva served as a hospice volunteer and a respondent for a suicide prevention hotline as well as for Princeton Peer Nightline. She speaks three languages and enjoys running, cooking, and traveling in her free time. Talk to Eva if you have questions about applying to both US and UK medical schools, studying for the MCAT, preparing for interviews, and navigating financial options for internationals!