Nicole is a current undergraduate student at the University of Virginia. She will be graduating in December with a B.A. in Biology and a minor in Health and Wellbeing. She is approaching her third year as an orthopedic clinical research assistant with the University of Virginia Department of Orthopedic Surgery, where she works primarily in the divisions of Adult Reconstruction and Pediatrics. Nicole has recently applied to medical school to pursue her childhood dream of becoming a pediatrician, and she is excited to embark on a career filled with patient education and patient advocacy. She is extremely excited to share her passion for academia in both her medical biology class and her test prep classes.