HOMETOWN: Carle Place, N.Y.
In addition to being from the Dominican Republic, Emily enjoys traveling to countries all over the world. (Photo courtesy of Emily Apuzzo)
Describe yourself in a couple sentences for the readers.
I was born on the back of a motorcycle going down a mountain in the Dominican Republic. Then I was adopted. It’s true. Ask me about it anytime.
What is your favorite aspect of Fordham and why?
I love that everyone is so friendly and welcoming. Also, Panda Express. That is all.
If there was one thing about Fordham you could change what would it be?
Guest policies are bogus! I think that we are in college, and should be allowed to make our own decisions.
What is your favorite thing to do in New York City?
I love going out to dinner with my friends and taking pictures… I love photography!
What is something about you that not many people know?
Not many people know that I have done a diverse amount of activities. I have surfed, ice skated, danced, horseback rode, done gymnastics, played soccer, basketball, lacrosse, and have even dabbled in a little badminton.
What is your favorite class at Fordham?
Currently, my Digital Creative Writing class is my favorite! I love writing, which is something that not many people know about me.
What is a personal goal you already have or would like to accomplish over your four years here?
I would like to make as many friends as possible!
What show, food, artist or movie would you consider your “guilty pleasure”?
I HAVE A SICK OBSESSION WITH OTH. Whoever doesn’t know this sacred acronym, it is One Tree Hill. If ya don’t know, now ya know.
What is your favorite movie and why?
I’m a big fan of the family home videos. Not gonna lie.
What is your favorite album released in 2013?
Jack Johnson’s From Here to Now to You.
Do you have plans, career or otherwise, for post-college life?
I would like to become a high school teacher! Lord knows why, but it’s what I’ve always wanted to do.
What activities, clubs, projects or organizations are you involved with at school?
I do JumpStart! Which means I volunteer at a preschool a few days a week and teach little kiddies! I absolutely adore it.
If you were stranded on a desert island, what would you bring with you?
My laptop, so I could watch OTH.
If you could go back to your first day at Fordham, what advice would you give yourself?
Dress better. People at this school are into the fancy attire.