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     nity to attend and present at medical sym-  last week in a commencement cer-  that hours keyword at
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     during sophomore year. Federico was   “Outstanding Student of the Year” on the
 exclaimed. “Science, Technology,   also assigned a mentor of her own, to help   Cumberland campus. She plans to follow   One winner will be drawn randomly
 Engineering, Mathematics—all amazing!   keep her inspired and on-track.  CB2R’s path to Rowan University for her   from all entries received each day.
 You never know when it might be useful.”  “I’ve got to thank CB2R, because   bachelor’s degree this fall, before heading
 A huge fan of the free academic   without it I would not be standing right   to either the Rowan School of Medicine
 resources at RCSJ who is on a first-name   here, being a Biological Science major,”   or Cooper Medical School at Rowan
 basis with Tutoring Center staff, Federico   Federico admitted. “I love my mentor,   University for her doctorate. Ultimately,
 embraced opportunities to pay it forward   Cynthia. I always ask her questions about   she plans to return to Cumberland County
 to her fellow students as she progressed   all of my school activities and my aca-  to give back to her community through
 in her studies. She took on paid student   demic plans.”  a career in emergency medicine. Even
 worker positions as a STEM Pathways   CB2R has opened Federico’s eyes to   with so much to look forward to, Federico
 mentor and an academic coach, and found  the importance of research within the   admits that she will miss her time as a stu-
 immense satisfaction in encouraging other  medical fields, how to understand and   dent at RCSJ.  LISTEN
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 Federico. “I wanted to help because I   and become more vigilant in keeping her-  everyone to take advantage of this school.   Sponsored By
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