Senior Snapshot – Rebecca Sheplock, BMC ’12

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Interview by Amanda Gill

Hometown: Bethlehem, PA

Major: Biology

What do you do at Bryn Mawr besides study? Any extracurricular activities?

I’m a peer mentor and I volunteer in Philadelphia with Project Sunshine. It’s not affiliated with Bryn Mawr, but it’s a group of people who go to children’s hospitals and do arts and crafts. I’m on the Health Center Advisory Committee. I T.A. for introductory biology and microbiology.

What are you looking forward to most after college/do you have anything lined up?

Hopefully I’ll go to medical school–I’m really excited about that.

Favorite dorm building: Rhodes

What’s your favorite class you’ve ever taken here?

This is hard. I guess it was Organismal Biology; it was really fun to learn more about anatomy and physiology.

After four years, how do you feel about Bryn Mawr’s “social situation” (all women)?

I still love it. I loved it to begin with–I was a transfer, so I knew what I was in for.

Biggest pet peeve: People chewing loudly in class.

If you could have a pet in your dorm what would you get and why?

I would get a pug, because I really love pugs. That’s a really stupid answer.

Longest work night: I’ve never pulled an all-nighter, I always cut myself off at 3:00 a.m., but we’ll see how that goes now that I’m writing my thesis.

Love to hate/Hate to love: I really hate that I love  “Jersey Shore.”

Secret talent: I don’t know if you have seen the show “Zoom” that used to be on PBS. It was like a sketch show with ten- to 12-year-old kids, and it taught you how to do arts and crafts. Well, I can speak “Ubbi Dubbi”. You basically put a “buh” between every syllable. So my name would be “Rubbabebbacubba”.


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