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Julia L.


When evaluating whether a mentor would be a good match for your student keep in mind that the greatest leading indicator of success is how well a mentor and their mentee get along.

Questions to ask yourself:

  • Would the student find this person inspiring?
  • Do they share any interests, hobbies, or lived experiences?


- Present • Harvard UniversityCambridge, Massachusetts
I’ve been a Curious Cardinals mentor since October 2021I am passionate about mentoring students in the areas of Spanish, Economics, and Economics.


Julia is a rising junior at Harvard, majoring in Economics with a minor in Government. On campus, she is an avid member of the Harvard Financial Analysts Club and the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics, where she has led various projects studying the intersection between politics and STEM fields alongside distinguished Harvard professors. She is also a former member of the Harvard Track and Field team. In high school, Julia was the salutatorian of her grade, a member of Model UN, her school’s Math Team, and also the founder of her school’s KIVA chapter, a non profit microfinance organization that allows people to invest in low-income small businesses and entrepreneurs around the world. Despite her academic focus on math, she received various awards across many disciplines, such as the American Chemical Society’s National Achievement Award and Maxima Cum Laude on the National Latin Exam. She loves to study languages, fluent in Spanish after partaking in an exchange program in Madrid. Julia also competed at the national level in cross country and track. She was the team captain and received the MVP award for each season she competed, as well as the New York State Sportsmanship Award, recognizing her positive attitude alongside athletic achievements. Julia has worked as a summer camp counselor for five summers, and has had much experience both working with and tutoring kids. Julia is extremely excited to share her passion for learning across various disciplines and help students reach new milestones in their academic careers.