Student Profile: Yilda Torres

Major: Chemistry

Hometown: Porlamar, Venezuela

Hobbies: Spending time with my family and friends, reading, shopping, traveling around the US, and watching movies.

Favorite Quote: "In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure." Bill Cosby

Favorite Book: Flowers in the Attic, by V.C. Andrews.

Favorite Movie: Pride and Prejudice

Favorite Chemistry Jokes: 

  • What do you call a fish with 2 sodium atoms? A 2-NA
  • Are you made of Copper and Tellurium? Because you are CuTe.

Something interesting that people don't know about me: I used to play soccer in high-school.

Post-Graduation Plans: I'm planning to get a job in a company in the US that gives research opportunities to their employees.

I chose my major because: I started to notice my passion for chemistry in high school when my professors asked me to tutor my classmates.

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