Columbia University, 2016, Post-baccalaureate Premedical Program, 3.91 GPA; Tufts University, 2012, major in Quantitative Economics, graduated Magna Cum Laude; score of 521 on MCAT (99% percentile); AP Scholar with Distinction; member of National Honor Society 2007.
Danielle grew up in Mahopac, NY, and was voted “Most Likely to Succeed” at Lakeland High School, where she was captain of the Dance Team and member of the Math Team. She completed Advanced Placement coursework in World History, U.S. History, Macroeconomics, Physics B, Chemistry, English Language/Composition, English Literature/Composition, and Calculus AB. She played the piano competitively, and participated in both the New York State Music Teachers Association (NYSMTA) competition and New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) competition for several years.
While an undergraduate at Tufts University, Danielle pursued a major in Quantitive Economics. She completed a senior research paper titled "Impact of AIDS on Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa," which sparked her interest in medicine. After graduating from Tufts, Danielle worked as a Private Banking analyst at J.P. Morgan for two years before enrolling in the Columbia Premedical Program to embark on the path to becoming a physician. While completing her premedical studies Danielle volunteered at Columbia University Medical Center as well as at Weill Cornell Medical Center as an emergency medicine research associate. She additionally worked as a medical assistant in a private dermatology practice. During her time at Columbia, Danielle thrived in both her lecture and laboratory courses, and is eager to share her academic interests with her students.
When tutoring in the sciences, Danielle helps students acquire an in-depth understanding of all requisite topics, providing them the skills necessary to approach complex problems with confidence. She encourages her students to ask questions, and strives to stimulate their intellectual curiosity.
In her spare time Danielle enjoys visiting New York City museums, especially the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Natural History. She is an avid reader of classic fiction, and her favorite place to unwind with a novel is Central Park.