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Meet the National Merit Commended students

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Anmol Parande, one of the National Merit Commended Students, talks about his future plans and offers advice.

Anmol Parande, one of the National Merit Commended Students, talks about his future plans and offers advice.

Rachel Chung

Rachel Chung

Anmol Parande, one of the National Merit Commended Students, talks about his future plans and offers advice.

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National Merit Scholarships are awarded to students who receive the highest scores within their state on the PSAT/NMSQT test they take junior year. This year, six seniors from VHHS qualified as National Merit Semifinalists, which means that they have a chance of being awarded a $2,500 single-payment to full-ride scholarship. Below are the semifinalists’ future plans and keys to success:

Anmol Parande Top choice for college? MIT, Caltech, or Stanford Career plans? Entrepreneur Your key to success? “Being curious. Getting to know everything that there really is because as you get exposed to different types of things, you tend to make connections and figure things out by yourself as well.”

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