U.S. News & World Report
May 10, 2016
When Sara Kouroupis told her parents she wanted to major in engineering, the you-know-what hit the fan.
To be clear, they were ecstatic about her choice. The problem was that her mother, an electrical engineer, wanted her to choose her field, while her father, a mechanical engineer, wanted to her to choose his field.
Kouroupis, today an award-winning engineering student, ended up following in her mother's footsteps. But she may have never even considered the field were it not for her family connection to it.