Alumni Spotlight: Mythili Rao, JS '05, featured in current issue of U.Va. Magazine

May 21, 2015

Mythili Rao graduated from U.Va. in 2005 as a Jefferson Scholar and a double major in English Literature and Political and Social Thought. Today she is a writer and book reviewer for the Daily Beast and Newsweek. Read Mythili’s complete interview with U.Va. Magazine here.


Mythili Rao

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The Jefferson Scholarship is the premier undergraduate scholarship at the University of Virginia. Scholars are selected through a rigorous selection process that is based on exceptional performance in the areas of leadership, scholarship and citizenship.

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The Jefferson Fellowship is the premier graduate fellowship offered at the University of Virginia. Based solely on merit, the Fellowship seeks to attract Ph.D. and M.B.A. candidates.

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