Monalisa Chakraborty is a 21-year-old sophomore majoring in business. Chakraborty is an international student from India...
Elkhart - Major: Nursing
April 12, 2021
Q: Why did you pick nursing as your major?
A: I knew from a young age that helping people was my passion. I thought nursing was the right way to achieve this goal.
Q: What are your favorite pastimes?
A: My favorite pastime is to cuddle with my fur babies, color coloring pages, or crochet.
Q: Who do you look up to as a mentor or a role model?
A: The person who I consider a mentor is my dad. He has taught me how to behave, be more confident in myself, and other important life lessons.
Q: Is there anyone in your life you share everything with?
A: Yes, my dad is my best friend and always will be. I can tell him anything and know that it will stay between me and him.
Q: Do you have any favorite shows?
A: My favorite shows are Game of Thrones, Grey’s Anatomy, Madam Secretary, Quantico, and Call the Midwife.
Q: What is the craziest thing, according to you, you have ever done?
A: My first time driving through downtown Amarillo was during a flash flood and 5 O’clock traffic. That has been the craziest thing I’ve ever done.
Q: Are you a dog person or a cat person?
A: Both, I have one cat and 1 dog. I can’t pick who I love the most because I love them equally.
Q: What is your favorite food?
A: My favorite foods are pickles, potatoes, and pasta.
Q: What is your favorite sport?
A: My favorite sport to watch is either volleyball or football.
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