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Shivani Dhebar

Honors Ambassador



  • Major: Public Health
  • Minor: Music
  • Educational Goal: Pre-Medicine
  • Year: Junior
  • Hometown: Buffalo Grove, IL
  • Housing: Apartment near campus
  • I'm involved in:
    • Research Assistant at Rush University Medical Center
    • Peer Health Exchange Volunteer
    • Vice President of Public Health Alliance
    • Hospital Volunteer at UI Health
    • Writer for the Journal for Pre-Health Affiliated Students (JPHAS)
  • A fun fact about me: I have absolute pitch--I can hear music in almost all sounds!
  • Ask me about: 
    • Deciding whether to commute vs. live on campus (I’ve done both!)
    • The rewards and challenges of being a premed student
    • How to get involved on campus through undergraduate research or student organizations
    • Adjusting to the city life (and finding the best places to eat!)
    • Choosing classes/majors (and where my favorite study spots are!)
    • Student employment
    • Info about the UIC Wellness/Counselling Center
  • E-mail: