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Alumni Profiles

 
 
In our Head of School's Weekly News updates, we include short alumni profiles. With 2,100+ alumni living and working around the globe, we’re excited to share details from our diverse community. Some past profiles are included below.
 
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Ruquaya Quraishi '12
Clinical Pharmacy Resident, Children's Hospital of Orange County
Pharm. D., University of New Mexico

"Securing a residency in California as an out-of-state candidate was a challenge. I believe that I was able to match at a residency program that only two positions because Prep equipped me with an excellent foundation in leadership, teamwork, and dedication. The thing I miss most about Prep are the amazing teachers who cared so much about my growth while I was a student there; I couldn't have accomplished the things I have today if it wasn't for them." 

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Certified Orthopedic Physician Assistant & Co-Founder of Urgently Ortho, San Francisco
Baylor University; Masters of Physician Assistant Studies, Chatham University
 

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Global Risk Management, San Francisco
B.A. History, Earned Distinction in Major, Yale University
 
"I've always appreciated that Prep taught me how to think: What does the information tell us? What questions can I ask? How does it all fit together? The skills I learned at Prep were the foundation for my success in college, and they continue to benefit me professionally, working for a technology company operating on a global scale."

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Associate with Thompson Coburn LLP, St. Louis
B.A. Philosophy and Political Science, University of New Mexico
J.D., Cum Laude, Washington University in St. Louis School of Law

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Bernalillo County District Attorney
- AB Government, Harvard University
- MS International Political Economy, International Relations, The London School of Economics and Political Science
- JD Law Stanford University
- Former federal prosecutor
- Former senior adviser in President Obama's Department of Justice
 
"As Bernalillo County's District Attorney, I am constantly working to improve public safety, while protecting our community. I consider my Sandia Prep experience to be on the first steps I took toward my commitment to public service. As a Sundevil, I learned how to be a leader while balancing a full workload."