Featured student: Nhung Le

Nhung Le
Name: Nhung Le
School: University of St. Thomas (TX)
Hometown: Houston, TX
Major: Nursing
Nhung, a 2021 graduate of Kerr High School in Houston, Texas, will attend University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas. She shared that the welcoming environment is what helped her to decide.

"When I first applied to UST, the staff members were so welcoming and were ready to answer all of my questions. They made me feel like I am just as important as the rest of the students there. UST feels like a family. It’s a place where everyone is willing to help each other out and make you feel like you belong."

At UST, Nhung will pursue a Nursing major in order to achieve her plan "to graduate with my BSN and become a registered nurse."

We asked Nhung:

What are your hobbies?
I like to go swimming and fishing.

What was your favorite class in high school?
My favorite class was statistics, which was taught by one of my favorite teachers.

What one tip about the college application process would you share with seniors or their parents?
One tip I would share is to start applying early and apply to multiple colleges to see which ones fit you.

We know the last year and a half of your high school career has been different than what you imagined it would be; what is one positive thing that came out of the experience?
One positive thing was that I got to spend more time with my family and got to know them better.

What advice would you share with soon-to-be high school seniors as they begin senior year?
Don’t stress too much, you will get through it. Stay strong!