21 Questions for Leeza Kuo 

1.    What is your hometown?   Los Altos, California
2.    Where did you go to high school?   The Harker School
3.    What is your major/concentration?   Animal Sciences- Pre Veterinary Medicine
4.    What is your expected graduation date?   May 2019
5.    Why did you choose Purdue for undergrad?   The teachers are really nice, Purdue has a great Vet School, and was admitted to the Vet Scholars program
6.    What are your plans after graduation?   Vet School at Purdue, then own a vet practice specializing in companion animals
7.    What is your ‘spirit animal’?   Peacock
8.    What is your favorite organization joined at Purdue?   Too many to choose a favorite- Alpha Zeta, Zoo Club, Pre-Vet Club, Purdue One Health Club, Student Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society, Badminton Club, Animalia Learning Community, National Society of Leadership and Success, Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society
9.    What is your proudest achievement while at Purdue?   Being awarded the Outstanding Freshman in the College of Agriculture; Secretary of Alpha Zeta
10.  What was your favorite class taken at Purdue?   ANSC 102- Introduction to Animal Agriculture, because learned by going to the farm, zoo, and attending outside field trips
11.  What is your favorite Purdue tradition?   Fountain run during Boiler Gold Rush
12.  What is the best thing about College of Ag?   The teachers are very welcoming and helpful during transition to college
13.  What is the best thing about Department of ANSC?   The shared passion for animals
14.  What is the best on-campus study spot?   Anywhere alone and quiet- especially outdoors
15.  What is your favorite place in town?   Greyhouse Coffee & Supply Co.
16.  What is the most important thing you’ve learned outside of the classroom?   Independence
17.  If you studied abroad, where did you go/what did you do?    Traveled to Cuba over Spring Break for a 1 week class and toured tobacco farms and stayed in local families’ homes.
18.  What internships have you had?   Worked at Stanford in a stem cell research lab the summer before senior year of high school
19.  What is your favorite quote?   “Do all things with love”
20.  What are your hobbies?   Broadway shows, sports, hiking, kayaking, biking, ice skating, roller skating, volleyball, lacrosse, badminton, playing with my peacocks and my dog
21. What advice would you give to incoming students?   Try everything and always try to get better because you’re in college and nobody knows you so you can be whoever you want to be.​​

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