Student Voices

Everyone's Columbia story is unique, which is why we are excited to share them!

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The views and perspectives students share within University Life's Student Voices blogs are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Columbia University in the City of New York, or the Office of University Life.


Taylor Carey (GSAS'24) is a graduate student at the European Institute at the

Nafisa Ali is a student pursuing her Master’s in Data Science at the School of Engineering and Appl

Maggie Salinas (CC’25) studies creative writing and works as a Communications Assistant at University Life.

Andrew Rust (SEAS’24) channels his passion for making tech accessible into ByteSize Learning – a co

Throughout his life, Ferdinando Castro-Gonzalez, GS’24, has needed to dig deep to find motivation in the face of challenges.