Kai Lian Chen ‘08
Lian Chen had only been in the U.S. for two years when she entered the
ACES Program at SJC. She loved her biology class in high school and she
majored in biology at St. Joseph’s.
During her senior year, Kai Lian
was accepted at SUNY Downstate College of Medicine — an accomplishment
she attributes in part to her experience in the ACES program.
was great to be in a freshman English class where I could feel
comfortable working to improve my essay writing," she said.
"The ACES professors also helped me prepare presentations and papers for other classes, so that I could keep my grades high enough to get into medical school.”