▶ Careers Unfiltered S5: Transitioning from Undergrad to a Nursing PhD, with Yashika Sharma ’18

Yashika Sharma is currently a second year PhD student in nursing at Columbia University with a focus on cardiovascular health in minority groups. She graduated from the University of Rochester in 2018 with a B.S. in Chemistry and a minor in computational biology and earned her Masters in nursing from Columbia University in 2020. She shares her experience as an international student navigating undergrad to graduate school and discovering which path to take in the medical field. As well as sharing some of her extracurricular activities and her work in on-campus labs and reminisced about some of her favorite study spots and places to check out in Rochester.

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