University of Waterloo

Emily Pass

Charlottetown Rural High School
Nominated by: 
Paul Power
Nominated in: 
Charlottetown, PE


Media Mentions:

Blog posts: 

Searching for the Imperfect Fit

Spring 2016
– by Emily Pass • Schulich Leader at University of Waterloo

Introduction to the Universe

Spring 2015
– by Emily Pass • Schulich Leader at University of Waterloo


Fall/Winter 2014

At the end of August when my parents helped me pack my things into the trunk of the family Mazda an

– by Emily Pass • Schulich Leader at University of Waterloo

Q&A with

What area(s) of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) are you pursuing for your undergraduate degree?

Physical Sciences

What is your favourite inspirational quote? 

“Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.” - Carl Sagan

What is a little known fact about you?

I absolutely love to read and write! I was co-editor of my school's literary newspaper, I successfully completed a challenge to write 1000 words a day for a hundred days, I currently keep a book review blog, and I've even had some of my poetry published.

Why do you think you make a great Schulich Leader

I think I make a great Schulich Leader because I'm incredibly passionate about all sorts of things - sports, science, literature, music, school... no matter the field, I love new experiences and I'm always setting the bar higher. I believe that being challenged is more important than being perfect; it doesn't matter where you're going if you don't care about the road you take to get there.