Melissa Woo '24

Bio/Description

Major: Operations Research and Financial Engineering
College: Mathey
International Experience: Oxford University, Worcester College
Location: Oxford, England

I'm a senior in the Operations Research and Financial Engineering (ORFE) department, with certificates in Statistics/Machine Learning, Finance, Applications of Computing, and Technology & Society. I'm originally from Riverside, Connecticut. My junior spring, I studied abroad at Worcester College at the University of Oxford in Oxford, England. I focused on Economics and Maths, and also took a course in International Relations. I really enjoyed getting to immerse myself in the tutorial style of learning, and also made lots of incredible friends amongst other visiting and matriculated students - I even joined the college rowing team! During my time abroad, I also really enjoyed getting to travel - I visited over 20 cities with my friends and family and loved getting to explore different cultures and beautiful sites, and try new foods and experience amazing cities.

Student organization(s) I'm a part of at Princeton:
Princeton University Synchronized Figure Skating Team, Princeton University Nonprofit Consulting, Prospect Student Ventures, Princeton Model United Nations, Peer Academic Advisor

Feel free to also ask me about:
Studying Abroad as an Engineering Student and/or Student of Color

 

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