Kate Nielsen
Kate Nielsen
Peer Mentor
San Antonio Texas.
High School:
Alamo Heights High School.
Media Arts.
What did you want to be when you were growing up?

When I was younger, I wanted to be a dentist.

What career are you working toward?

With my media arts degree, I hope to work in a career field that focuses on designing television ads.

When you were in high school, how did you choose your career path?

My high school helped me find my interests through the electives they offered, such as fashion design.

Who inspires you?

My mom inspires me.

What three traits best describe you?

Three traits that would best describe me would be charismatic, outgoing, and logistical.

What are your skills or talents that most people don’t know about?

Most people don’t know I can sing really well.

What's your favorite place in the world?

My favorite place in the world is Santiago, Spain.

If you could visit any place you’ve never been, where would you go?

I have always dreamed of traveling to Australia.

What do you enjoy when you're not working or studying?

I like to read, hang with my friends, and work on DIY projects when I'm not working or studying.

What are your favorite books and/or movies?

My favorite book is The Girl with All the Gifts, and my favorite movie is The Guardians of the Galaxy.

Who is your favorite musician/band?

My favorite musician has to be Lady Gaga.

What is your favorite meal?

My favorite meal is the fall off the bone ribs from Texas Roadhouse.

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