Nicole Wieschhaus is from Shawnee, Kansas. She is a health science student with a pre-professional emphasis and minoring in psychology. Nicole currently is preparing for medical school. She enjoys the fact that her major allows her to pursue medical school along with having alternative options without having to change her degree.

Besides being a student ambassador, Nicole also is involved in the service club Mizzou Alternatives Breaks. While Nicole has previously served as a volunteer participant for MAB, she also led two of her own service trips. Additionally, she works at University Hospital as a clinical lab assistant and does research at the Harry S. Truman VA Hospital. Nicole is a member of the professional fraternity Phi Delta Epsilon. For fun, Nicole enjoys going to the Student Memorial Union for coffee or walking downtown for lunch.

What made you choose Mizzou?

I chose Mizzou because both of my parents went here, therefore I had a pre-existing connection to the university. However, upon touring the campus, I truly saw an amazing atmosphere that surrounds the school and all its students.

What residence hall did you live in? Were you in a FIG (freshmen interest group)?

I live in Hawthorn Hall, however, I was not in a FIG.

What’s your favorite Mizzou club/organization?

My favorite club is Phi Delta Epsilon.

How have you achieved academic success during your time as an undergraduate?

I have achieved academic success by making time to study and stay organized with my schoolwork.

If you could have dinner with one famous Mizzou alum, who would it be and why?

I would have dinner with Brad Pitt because I am such a fan of all his movies!