Fatimah is currently a second year student (junior standing) in the Hofstra 4+4 BA/BS-MD program. She finished her first year as a provost’s scholar and plans to major in pre-health with a concentration in global studies and a minor in biochemistry. She attended Valley Stream South High School, where she graduated 5th in her class, on the principal’s list, and as an AP scholar with distinction. She is the oldest of six children and has been tutoring since high school and continues to tutor college students. She loves to run and is a member on Hofstra’s Division One women’s cross country team.