JFEW City Tech Scholar Caroline Henein is currently studying Radiology Technology at New York City College of Technology. She is getting her clinical training at Mount Sinai West. She's an inspiration. Not only is Caroline a student, she is also a mother. We talked to her about life as a student andher hopes beyond her degree.
JFEW: What has been the most meaningful lesson you have learned or experience that you have had while in college?
CH: Actually, I learned a lot about my major especially in the first semester. It was very hard. The most important lesson that I learned is to be prepared by reading the assigned chapters before coming to the lecture, asking questions, and time management.
JFEW: What accomplishment during your time in college are you most proud of?
CH: The accomplishment that I feel most proud of is my lab practicum and my insistence on passing and completing the semester despite challenges which faced me. I am a mom, and it has been really hard to manage my time between children and college.
JFEW: What’s the most important thing you learned by participation in the JFEW program??
CH: The most important thing that I learned by participation in the JFEW program is that we are all one family, and that we have to help each other. This program is here to help us. For example, the program gives us extra hours to practice. Its efforts make us feel special.
JFEW: What does being a JFEW Scholar mean to you?
CH: A JFEW Scholarship means a lot to me, especially since I did not imagine that I could pass all these challenges in my life on my own. I really needed this kind of support morally and financially to complete and reach to this point.
JFEW: How do you envision your future when you graduate? What do you hope to do?
CH: After graduation, I see myself passing the Radiology Technology certificate test, working in one of the best hospitals in New York, and preparing myself to complete my Bachelor’s Degree.