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Kristen Paz – October 2018

Texas A&M Department of Economics Amazing Student

October, 2018

pazName: Kristen Paz

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.