Michelle is a resident physician in Dermatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She attended college at the University of Pennsylvania, invited as a Vagelos Scholar in Molecular and Life Sciences. Through this research program, she earned multiple degrees in four years: two bachelor’s degrees in biology and biochemistry, a minor in history, and a master’s degree in chemistry. Her master’s thesis was through one of the few Howard Hughes Medical Institute laboratories. She then attended the Boston University School of Medicine for her medical degree. Throughout the years, she has been active in many pursuits, working on the editorial staff of the college newspaper, playing violin in musical organizations, serving as a student representative on the Medical Education Committee, and leading in student government; she ultimately held the position of Chair in BUSM’s student government body. She has professionally tutored many students for SATs and ACTs, participated in the admissions committee at BUSM, and currently interviews for the University of Pennsylvania’s college admission process. She is doing excellent work helping Perfect Med students who are pursuing traditional pathways.