Bio:Oscar graduated from PSJA North High School in 2016 and is currently attending Texas A&M University. He is majoring in chemistry and minoring in physics and mathematics with an expected graduation date of May 2020. At Texas A&M, he is involved the Aggie Quiz Bowl, American Chemical Society, Table-Top Gaming Troupe, Century Scholars Organization, and Science Leadership Scholars. Furthermore, Oscar is a research advocate and part of Texas A&M's Undergraduate Research Ambassador Program, Honors and Undergraduate Research Advisory Committee, Academy of Undergraduate Researchers Across Texas, and Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation. He has about three years of research experience; he spent summer 2018 conducting research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and he will be spending summer 2019 conducting research at the University of California, Berkeley. Oscar is also a Georgia Institute of Technology FOCUS Scholar and was recently named a Barry Goldwater Scholar. Many of Oscar's accomplishments are thanks to his phenomenal mentors, so for the past two years he has paid it forward through being a mentor for Century Scholars and Science Leadership Scholars. His aspirations are to earn his Ph.D. in chemistry, or materials science and engineering, and become a professor at a tier 1 research institution.
Mentoring interests:STEM, STEM scholarships, research, college application process, college admissions essay writing, career and major planning.