A native New Yorker, Mark Cort knew that he wanted to give back to the community similar to those in which he was raised before dedicating his time to himself and to medical school.

The hands-on experience Karlyn got as a Saga tutor forged a lasting personal connection to the education issues she now researches professionally.

As a Saga fellow, Elizabeth was able to use her own past experiences growing up on Chicago's South Side to empower others like her. Saga offered Jordan the opportunity to grow both personally and professionally in a meaningful gap year before medical school.