Ashwini Reddy '17

Basic Info

Name: Ashwini Reddy

Year: Sophomore

Major: Neuroscience

Heritage: Indian

Hometown: Hoffman Estates

Campus Life

Local or Commuter: Local

What are you involved with on campus? Alpha Phi Omega, Association of Pre- Medical Students, and I tutor at the Writing Center.

What is your favorite thing about UIC? The culture and diversity

If you could change one thing about UIC, what would it be? I wish we had better Wi-Fi.

What are your post-graduation plans? Medical school (fingers crossed), and then I really want to be part of Doctors without borders.

Fun Facts

Guilty Pleasure: Keeping Up With the Kardashians

Favorite place in the city? Michigan Avenue

Describe yourself in 3 words: Sarcastic, Clumsy, Ambitious

Favorite quote? “The only person you are destined to become is the person you decide to be.” -Emerson

If you won the lottery, what would you buy? So many plane tickets. I’d just explore the world with the people I love.

Favorite animal? Koala bears, they’re so cute!

Most used app? Instagram

Love LifeSingle or taken: Single

#ManCrushMonday: Joe Manganiello or Channing Tatum

#WomanCrushWednesday: Mindy Kaling

What’s your ideal first date? Dinner or coffee followed by aimless strolling through the city.

Deal maker: Tall, intelligent, good sense of humor, and kind hearted.

Deal breaker: If he’s rude to other people or takes himself too seriously.

Favorite pick up line: “Do you have 11 protons? Cause you’re sodium fine!” (;