Coming from Napa Valley, California, Elizabeth Sklar took a semester off school to be part of the Hillary Clinton campaign. She worked on the advance team right up until November 8, Election Day. Now, she is back at UConn combining her love of public health and medicine by obtaining a degree in allied health sciences. Hear what Elizabeth has to say about her experiences both inside and outside of school.
What attracted you to UConn? I enjoy traveling, and UConn was an opportunity to travel somewhere different. It is one of best schools that I got into, and I liked it when I came to visit.
What is your major, and why did you choose it? I am an allied health sciences major. I am really into public health. When I applied to UConn, I didn’t notice any majors related to public health, and I came in as a physiology and neurobiology student. The day before classes started, I heard that there was an allied health major. I quickly switched to that. (more…)