Amanda is currently a first year medical student in the Pathways program at Harvard Medical School. She grew up in St. Louis, MO before moving to Boston to begin her undergraduate studies. She graduated from MIT in 2019 with a degree in biology. In college, Amanda was heavily involved with biology research and worked in the Sabatini Lab.
At MIT, Amanda was an undergraduate teaching assistant for the General Biochemistry class and was a tutor for cell biology and genetics. In addition, Amanda volunteered as a Pre-Health Peer Mentor and provided guidance to students regarding all aspects of the medical school application process, from class selection to interview tips. Amanda found tutoring and advising others to be an incredibly rewarding experience and hopes to continue using her personal experience to help students excel and reduce stress while preparing for medical school. Her specialties at Cambridge Coaching include medical school admission advising and MCAT prep. She also deeply enjoys teaching high school and college students the beauty of biology and chemistry.
Outside of classes, Amanda enjoys working out, playing the violin, and cheering on her hometown sports teams.