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Vidushri Mehrotra

First Year Student at Washington University in St. Louis 


Expected GradMay 2020

Bachelors of Science

Washington University in St. Louis 

Intended major in Neurocognitive Science  and minors in Women, Gender, Sexuality Studies and Medical Humanities 


High School 

Appleton North High School 

Relevant COursework 

  • Biology 2960 
  • Chemistry Laboratory 151/152 
  • General Chemistry 111/112
  • Calculus 152 
  • Psychology of Young Adulthood 
  • AP Biology 
  • AP Chemistry 
  • AP Calculus 
  • AP Psychology 
  • Anatomy and Physiology 

Work History

March 2017Present 

Research Assistant in Cognitive/Memory Lab

Dr. Balota 

In this position I work with multiple graduate student researchers to help run their psychology experiments and then evaluate their data. I have run subjects for the Stroop Task and other memory/word recognition tasks. 

Sept 2016Present

Student Worker

Alumni and Development  for Sam Fox 

In this position I do various office work such as stuffing envelops, stocking the storage room, organizing files, etc. I have learned organization, communication, and teamwork skills at this position. 

May 2014Aug 2014

Tennis Instructor

Appleton Parks and Recreation

In this position I worked to teach kids and adults of all ages tennis throughout the summer. This increased my leadership and organization skills. 

Campus Involvement 

  • Ashoka  - A club that promotes education and enjoyment of South Asian culture. 
  • Synapse - A neuroscience interest group. 
  • Women in Science/Catalyst for Change - A group that promotes women in science fields by leading workshops with elementary school girls. 
  • Timmy Global Health - A student group that expands access to healthcare to minority communities. 
  • Alpha Phi- A sorority in which I have taken a leadership position by being on multiple event planning committees.