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Sasha Chhabria
Sasha Chhabria
Education: Rutgers University-New Brunswick
HomeTown: Raritan
Occupation: Biochem Major/Psych Minor

 

Sasha Chhabria

Sasha Chhabria, a 2002 graduate of Bridgewater-Raritan High School profiled in last year's edition of NEXT for having just won a $5,000 scholarship from the New Jersey Technology Council Education Foundation, had an amazing freshman year at Rutgers. "Overall, college has been great!" says Sasha, who earned a 4.0 GPA. "At first, it was definitely a struggle to get used to the way classes work here, but I think I'm all settled now with knowing what to expect from classes and professors and what they expect from me." Sasha plans to pursue a biochemistry major and psychology minor at Rutgers. In her spare time, she is absorbing aspects of a potential career by doing breast cancer-related research in a Robert Wood Johnson Medical School laboratory. She's also been volunteering at St. Peter's Hospital in New Brunswick, organizing a CPR training for a group called "Rutgers University Community Cares," and volunteering at Rutgers Women's Center. "It's been busy times at college balancing my school load and pursuing my other interests," admits Sasha. "But it's been plenty of fun also!"