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Amazing Student – Priya Jain

Texas A&M Department of Economics Amazing Student
August, 2023


Priya Jain


Plano, Texas

High School:

Plano Senior High School

Degree objective:

Bachelor of Science in Economics and Psychology; Minor in Business; Philosophy Pre-Law Certificate

Expected graduation:

May, 2023

University highlights, awards, scholarships:

Graduated summa cum laude and 7x Dean’s Honor Roll Award

Clubs/Organizations I am (was) a part of:

TAMU Mock Trial and Fish Camp

Current employment:

Contract Analyst at Jackson Walker LLP

Family ties to Texas A&M:

First generation Aggie!

I chose to attend Texas A&M because…

I absolutely love the friendly atmosphere of this campus, the amazing Aggie traditions, and how Texas A&M University feels like a second home.

My favorite things to do on campus are…

Study at Evans, hang out with friends and the MSC, and watch football games at Kyle Field.

When I have free time, I like…

To read, paint, play volleyball, watch movies, and travel.

The craziest thing I’ve done is…

Gone cliff diving in Hawaii

My favorite place to study is…


My favorite ECON professor is…

Dr. Silvana Krasteva.

My favorite part of being an Economics student is…

How class discussions challenge the way I think and teach me something new.

If I could share an afternoon with anyone, I would love to share it with…


If I knew I could not fail, I would…

Try figure skating

If money was not a consideration, I would love to…

Drop everything and just travel the world.

What is your passion and how are you committed to pursuing it?

My passion has always been to be a lawyer. I love learning about the law and truly aspire to be an advocate for others. I’ve been committed to pursing a career in the legal field by doing clubs/organizations and internships that will help me achieve this goal. I will also be attending law school.

After graduation, I plan to…

Attend law school. I will be going to Vanderbilt Law School.

The one Texas A&M experience I will always remember is…

Serving as president for my Mock Trial team and winning first place at regionals!