2014 Autumn Round of Selections. Who are our selected candidates?

REF has concluded its October 15, 2014 round of selections and is happy to announce that it will reimburse the following four students’ admission exam fees: Ioana Vasile (SAT Reasoning, SAT Math and SAT Physics,) Andreea Scarlat (TOEFL and GRE) and Gabriel Gaitan (TOEFL, SAT Reasoning, SAT Math and SAT Physics).

Ioana Vasile, 18 years old, is a senior at “Carol I” National College in Craiova, Romania, where she studies Computer Science and Mathematics. She started coding when she was 10 and volunteering when she was 13. Ioana hopes to study Computer Science as an undergraduate in the United States or in the United Kingdom.

Andreea Scarlat expects to receive a M.F.A. in Creative Writing from The New School for Public Engagement in New York, and holds a B.A. in American Studies from the University of Bucharest. She is planning on pursuing her love for literature and language by seeking a PhD in English in the United States.

Gabriel Gaitan, 18 years old, is a senior at the International Computer High School of Bucharest, Romania. Gabriel represented Romania at the 2014 International Physics Olympiad in Kazakhstan, where he won a bronze medal. He has been a National Physics Olympiad medalist since the 9th grade. Gabriel plans to study physics and mathematics as an undergraduate in the United States or in the United Kingdom and hopes to pursue a career in research.

Congratulations to our three selected candidates! Our next round of selections is January 15, 2015. See here for details.

January 10, 2015
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