Samuel Sandoval


Fairfax, VA
Applied Computer Technology/Information Technology (Concentration in Web Development and Mobile App Development).
Why I chose my major: 

I love technology since when I was a kid.

Why I chose RIT: 
Because it is a technological school and has a large Deaf community.
What I like best about RIT: 

Excellent access services.

Best part of living on campus: 

Everything is so close to you, and there is excellent public transportation that will take you to downtown Rochester or to the nearby mall.

Dream job: 
To work at a small start-up company because it is fun and will help me gain more experience.
Favorite spot on campus: 

Student Development Center Study Hall to chill with friends.

Favorite professor: 
Dean Ganskop, he's a good teacher and knows a little bit of sign language.
Favorite class: 
Native Mobile App Development. I learned how to develop an app for iOS.
What excites me about RIT: 

It is an excellent school to learn, regardless any majors, you will love it.

My most memorable experience at RIT/NTID: 
Selected to attend Dow Chemical’s annual meeting two years ago.
If I could tell prospective students only one thing about RIT/NTID, it would be: 

Study hard, don't fail hard.

Favorite place to eat in Rochester: 
Sodam, best Korean restaurant ever. Or California Rollin' if you are a huge fan of sushi
Favorite movie: 
“Pacific Rim.”
Fun fact about me: 

I cannot whistle. 

One thing I’ve always wanted to do but never have: 
I want to go to London.
The one thing I can't live without: 
All the technologies I have.