Samy S. Ramadan was born in Boston, Massachusetts. After briefly living in the United States, Samy spent the majority of his childhood living overseas in France, Lebanon, and Egypt. Samy attended the Lycée Franco-Libanais Alphonse de Lamartine in Tripoli, Lebanon and the Lycée Français du Caire in Cairo, Egypt from 1992 – 2000. During those years, Samy became fluent in both French and Arabic. At the turn of the century, Samy and his family moved back to the United States and have resided in New Hampshire ever since.
Samy graduated from Exeter High School in 2009. For the next two years, Samy studied Biology and Chemistry at Roger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island. At Roger Williams, Samy received a number of honors and awards including the Outstanding Freshman Chemist Award (2009), the Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research Scholarship (2010), and the IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence Scholarship (2011). He was a student senator, the president of the outing club, the founder of the parkour club, and a D-1 athlete for the RWU Sailing Team. He then transferred to the University of New Hampshire in Durham, NH, and graduated summa cum laude in 2013 with a B.S. in Biomedical Science and a cumulative 4.0 grade point average. While at UNH, Samy worked as an emergency medical technician, a student tutor, and a microbiology teaching assistant. In the summer of 2012, he sat for his MCATs and began applying to medical schools. Samy has been attending medical school at the University of Vermont College of Medicine in Burlington, Vermont, since 2013 and is currently a 4th year medical student.