NYLF Explore STEM Reviews: Student Testimonials

Below are more in-depth interviews with students who have recently attended the program. Some of the students are alumni of multiple Envision programs.

How has your program experience impacted your life and your future?

The Envision experience of visiting college campuses, meeting new people and trying new things helps me to get out of my comfort zone. Envision has helped prepare me for college and has helped build a resume for my future.

Jacob W.
Alumnus of National Young Scholars Program (2013), NYLF Pathways to STEM (2014 and 2015), NYLF Explore STEM (2016 and 2017), and NYLF Explore STEM Alumni (2018)

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What would you tell other students who are interested in attending an Envision program?

Don't be afraid to go. I was. I felt like a nerd that wasn't really a nerd and maybe would not be smart enough. But, there are so many good and smart adolescents out there that just need to be there for each other and care about each other making a difference in this world.

London A.
Alumnus of NYLF Explore STEM

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After attending a program with Envision, now I know…

After attending a program with Envision, now I know how to combine my leadership skills and resources and apply them to the real world.

Desiree L.
Alumna of NYLF Explore STEM and NYLF Medicine

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How was attending the programs different than learning in a traditional classroom?

At Envision programs, you’re learning about subjects you love with hands-on activities such as the triage. They also push open discussions and encourage us to be inquisitive.

Catherine B.
Alumna of NYLF Explore STEM, JrNYLC, JrNYLC Alumni, NYLSC, NYLF Medicine, NYLF Advanced Medicine & Health Care, Advanced Emergency Medicine, and GYLC Pre-College Excursion

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