Kristen Paz – October 2018
Texas A&M Department of Economics Amazing Student
Hometown: Las Cruces, NM
High School: Centennial HS
Degree objective: Bachelor of Science and Masters of Science in Economics
Expected graduation: December 2018
University highlights, awards, scholarships: Lechner Fellowship, Dean’s List
Clubs/Organizations I am (was) a part of: Philosophy Club, Student Senate, Co-ed Football.
Current employment: TAMU Tutor Hub, Currently working in Research Scholars Initiative at Harvard University
Family ties to Texas A&M: None – I am a first-in-my-family Aggie
I chose to attend Texas A&M because… The Aggie Spirit.
My favorite things to do on campus are… Walk the pond at the George Bush Library, eat Gyros and attend football games.
When I have free time, I like… To salsa dance, bike and try new foods
The craziest thing I’ve done is… Ride a motorcycle in the mountains of New Mexico
My favorite place to study is… At the rec pool with my feet in the water
My favorite ECON professor is… All of them
My favorite part of being an Economics student is… The approachable faculty and the tutoring lab
If I could share an afternoon with anyone, I would love to share it with… Dwight from “The Office”
If I knew I could not fail, I would… Help others succeed
If money was not a consideration, I would love to… Study Education Economics
What is your passion and how are you committed to pursuing it? I am passionate about being a better person for the world and to myself. I actively pursue this through thinking, speaking, and acting with intention
After graduation, I plan to… Pursue a PhD
The one Texas A&M experience I will always remember is… Meeting Reville.