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Major Decisions is a multimedia series about why THINQ at UCLA clinical fellows chose their respective majors, their experience with the major as a pre-health student, what tips they have to succeed, and more.
Watch the interview here!

Featured Fellows

Damola Thomas: Second-year Psychobiology major, Applied Developmental Psychology minor
Gabriel Salazar: Fourth-year Psychobiology major
Neha Divi: Fourth-year Psychobiology Major
Kevin Chen: Fourth-year Psychobiology major

Why did you choose this major over the other majors? Were there any important factors that stood out to you?

Damola: I chose Psychobiology because when I was a senior in high school, I really wanted to get into UCLA, but all of the biology majors seemed super impacted, so I originally applied undeclared. During orientation, someone told me Biology was mostly about plants and stuff. I was like, yeah, no, that’s not for me. …

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