About this blog

The Admissions Office is lucky to partner with amazing students who work with us as Admissions Coordinators, Diversity Representatives, and Admissions Representatives. Get to know a little bit more about some of our current students and recent alums. You can also reach out to our current students with your questions during the academic year.

Meet Gaby Vasquez ’21

February 23, 2021

Gaby Vasquez

Graduation Year

What is your hometown?
Weston, FL

Where did you go to college and what did you major in?
University of Michigan; Political Science & International Studies

Tell us about your prior work experience and grad degrees?
I attended the Georgetown Paralegal Certificate Program and worked as a paralegal at Covington & Burling in Washington D.C.

What is your favorite thing to do in New Haven?
Picnic in East Rock

What is your favorite restaurant in New Haven?
Steamed (Dumplings)

What student groups, journals, and/or clinics have you been involved in?
Latinx Law Students Association, Women of Color Collective, OutLaws, First Generation Professionals, Yale Journal of International Law, New Haven Legal Assistance Immigration Clinic, Student Reps.

What has been your favorite class at YLS?
Law & Community Vitality with Professor Bell and Constitutionality of Citizenship with Visiting Professor Rana.

What are your career aspirations?
Law firm to pay off loans and then focus on immigration, international human rights, and foreign policy.

What do you like most about working for the Admissions Office?
Connecting with admits and interested applicants, and sharing resources to make the application process easier for marginalized individuals.