Fabian Alvarado, ‘09

Hometown: Costa Rica and San Francisco, California 

Degrees: BA Anthropology & BA Environmental Studies 

Before YSN: Founded a non-profit that supported a school in Ghana. 

Researched native habitat ranges of salmon in coastal California. 

Attracted you to YSN: The friendly, down-to-earth faculty and students, international opportunities. 

Most important lesson: Nursing school is the best decision I ever made. 

Biggest challenge: Juggling my time between studying and all the amazing opportunities available.