Faces of Greenwich: Andrew Ma is studying physics at Princeton
J: So you’re in college now?
J: Where do you go to school?
J: What are you studying?
J: What do you want to do?
A: I’m still deciding, probably grad school.
J: And do you know what you want to do after that?
A: I’m interested in condensed matter and applied physics. I still have some time to think about the details.
J: What year are in you in?
A: I’m a junior. I still have some time to think about that, but in general I’m interested in — I’m just really enjoying my classes and doing research. In general I’m interested in going to grad school in an area related to that.
J: So what part of Greenwich do you live in?
J: And did you grow up here?
A: I was born in California. I lived in California for five years and came over to the East Coast to Greenwich… I came here at the start of kindergarten. I went to North Mianus, then Eastern (Middle School), then GHS.
J: Well, I hope you’re not studying your whole break.
A: Not quite the whole break, but a lot of it.
J: Do you have any plans for New Year’s Eve?
A: We are going to do something with some family friends.
J: Are you going to the city or anything?
A: We are going to be around here. I think in Stamford somewhere.
J: And how long are you home for?
A: From school? For three weeks.
J: Has this semester been busy?
A: Yeah, it’s been pretty busy. Junior year’s been pretty busy. We have finals after winter break, so I’m actually still in the semester right now.
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