August 2012—story by Jenny Morgan, photo courtesy of Sophia Meyerson ’13
For Sophia Meyerson ’13, there’s never been any doubt about her future profession. The history major from Concord, Massachusetts has simply always known she wanted to be a physician. “I came to Amherst knowing I’d be pre-med,” Meyerson says. What wasn’t always clear to Meyerson, however, was what her career as a doctor might look like. A chance internet search two years ago changed that for Meyerson— profoundly.