Armani Nguyen

  • Class

    Class of 2027
  • Program

    Doctor of Pharmacy ( School of Pharmacy )
  • Hometown

    Laurel, MS (South)
  • About

    I am a pharmacy student pursuing my goal of becoming a pharmacist and then a medical science liaison! Fun Fact: I skipped a year of college on the accelerated pharmacy track.
Armani Nguyen

Why did you choose to attend Ole Miss?

I chose Ole Miss to experience a new area. I was also certain I wanted to do pharmacy, so I had to pick between William Carey or Ole Miss.

When and how did you choose your major?

I chose my major in my junior year of high school. I chose pharmacy because I wanted to be able to help patients.

Why did you choose to do the Early Entry program?

I chose early entry because I felt it would help me meet people who were similar to me, and it did.

What did you like about the prioritized housing?

I liked being around people who had the same major as me. It was fun to meet all of my classmates, even if I did not have classes with them all.

What is your favorite EE memory?

My favorite EE memory would be bowling every year.

What would you tell a high school student about your major? What is most important for them to know if they're interested in pursuing that field of study?

Pharmacy has a lot of career paths, and it is also the first contact most patients have with healthcare professionals.

Why is your school a special place?

Ole Miss is a special place because the people here are super nice.

What are your 3 favorite things about your major/department at UM?

How connected we are, and how willing our faculty are to help, and the people in the school!

Can you tell me about a professor or a class you've taken that has had the most impact on you?

Dr. Stuart has had the most impact on me. Dr. Stuart made learning anatomy fun.

What has been one of your most memorable or enjoyable moments at Ole Miss?

My most memorable moment is my first home football game. The atmosphere was unmatched.

What do you hope to do after you graduate? What are your career goals/plans after graduation?

I hope to work within the pharmacy industry. I would love to be a Medical Science Liaison.

Apart from school, how do you spend your time in Oxford? What are your hobbies, favorite places to go, etc.?

I love to sit at Lamar park. I also am interested in rock climbing.

What is your go-to meal in Oxford?

I love a western omelette from the beacon with toast and grits.

What are you binge-watching or reading right now?

I am binge-watching that 90's show.

What are some dream travel destinations?

I would love to travel around Europe for a year.

What is one thing you wish you knew as an incoming freshman that you'd tell your past self?

I wish I knew how important it was to make good studying habits.