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TEAM: Medical Passions

“Tales of Excellence, Achievement and Mentorship” or “TEAM” is a weekly series with, an organization that helps college students find and collaborate with mentors to successfully graduate from college and embark on their desired careers.

The series features students from diverse backgrounds and from across the country using mentorships to advance their career and education goals. In their own words, they explain how mentors helped them transform into the leaders of tomorrow.

This week’s real student success story comes from college student Ariana Rojas. Ariana wanted to be a doctor ever since she was six years old. She knew that helping people feel better would be the most fulfilling career she could imagine. Yet, she had no idea how to achieve this huge goal. Today, Ariana is a student leader and successfully on her way towards attending medical school through the help of multiple physicians and medical students working with her from across the country. Hear Ariana share her journey.

College Student Ariana Receives Med School Mentors to Help Her Achieve Her Dream.  (Video from


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Ronnie Cho is an Associate Director in the White House Office of Public Engagement.

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