Freshman Christine Pembroke calls Brooklyn home. She loves her surroundings and wanted to attend a University that inspired her as much as her neighborhood does—that’s why she chose NYU-Poly. As a Construction Management major, Christine knew her hometown would provide the right atmosphere for her to succeed in her chosen field.
In these early stages of her college career, Christine is trying to experience as much as possible. She works as a student ambassador, is involved with the National Society of Black Engineers on campus and frequently attends tutoring sessions at NYU-Poly’s Trio Tutoring Center.
Christine’s day starts with a stop at Starbucks and a few minutes of review before morning classes. After class, she has a tutoring appointment and then walks over to the admissions building for work-study. In her free time, Christine loves to sing—in fact, she sang the National Anthem at the 2011 156th Commencement ceremony.
When her busy day is done, Christine might head into the City to hang out or go to the NYU Bobst library to study and finish her homework.
What will your NYU-Poly day be like?
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Major: Civil Engineering
Minor: Construction Management
9:00am I check my schedule for the day in Rogers Hall.
9:15am I get my favorite drink at Starbucks and relax with some friends.
9:30am Starbucks is right outside Jacobs Hall, so I’m always running into people I know.
1:00pm After classes, I like to go to the library to study.
2:00pm In the afternoon, I head over to the admissions building for my work-study job.
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