Our Peer Advisors are current undergraduate business students. They play a vital role in helping to assist advising our first year students. You may also meet with one of them during open advising hours! They are highly trained and very knowledgeable students who all have a variety of experiences in student groups, studying abroad, internships, and leadership opportunities. The Office of Undergraduate Advising hires Peer Advisors every Spring for the coming academic year, please visit our Student Employment page for more information.
Peer Advisors Based on Storrs Campus
Hometown: Fairfield, CT
Campus Involvements: Alpha Phi - President; Volunteer Income Tax Assistance - Tax Preparer, Advanced Quality Reviewer; Get Your Refund - Tax Preparer; Husky for a Day - Mentor
What I enjoy most about being a business student: Being a business students allows me to be a part of a community that looks out for their peers; the "in this together" mindset each student adopts means I can turn to anybody in any one of my classes and ask for help, and they wouldn't hesitate to take the time to explain whatever I am struggling with. We look out for each other and truly wish for our peers to succeed alongside us.
Fun Fact: I have two signed albums from One Direction!
Hometown: Stratford, CT
Campus Involvements: On campus, I am the Vice President for the Black Student Association. I am also on the E-Board for the honors initiative, the Scholars Collective. I am also the Vice President for the Business Leaders of UConn.
What I Enjoy Most About Being a Business Student: What I enjoy the most being a business student is the sense of community the staff and my peers have. Educators in the finance field have helped tremendously outside of the classroom, and this continues my ongoing social, academic, and professional perspectives of business.
Fun Fact: I have a photography business!
Hometown: Naugatuck, CT
Campus Involvements: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), Honors in Business Association, Deloitte Audit Innovation Campus Challenge (Fall 2020)
What I Enjoy Most About Being a Business Student: I enjoy learning about the true impact that business can really have on our lives. All from a mixture of the advertisements we see to the economic impacts we hear about on the news, the business world is one that is very influential and I am excited to be apart of that when I graduate. I believe we can all become leaders and push for innovation if we work our hardest, and that is why I am proud to be a business student.
Fun Fact: I am a big fan of the English Soccer Club Manchester City!
Hometown: Stamford, CT
Campus Involvements: Kappa Alpha Theta - Chief Diversity Equity & inclusion officer & Member Development Committee, SEO Career (SEO Edge Participant
What I Enjoy Most About Being a Business Student: I enjoy all the resources that are constantly provided to make ourselves better business students no matter that path we are seeking. I also love how such a big community is made to feel smaller because of all the connections. The Business School including my advisors and my professors made me confident in my major and made me even more confident to go a step further with a minor.
Fun Fact: I enjoy interior design and love decorating spaces
Hometown: Fairfield, CT
Campus Involvements: Alpha Epsilon Phi - VP Finance; Women in Business; Administrative Assistant at UConn Rec; BCLC - freshman year
What I Enjoy Most About Being a Business Student: I love the opportunities that the business school has provided me with. I continue to be pushed outside of my comfort zone and that has contributed greatly to my growth as a young professional. There are so many resources at your fingertips and the staff within the business school really wants to help you succeed.
Fun Fact: In the future, I would love to own my own local coffee shop or breakfast cafe.
Hometown: Tolland, CT
Campus Involvement: Marketing Society Secretary; HuskyTHON Marketing Captain
What I Enjoy Most About Being a Business Student: As a business student, I like that there are constantly so many opportunities and resources available to us. There are so many ways to get involved, it is simply a matter of taking advantage of them.
Fun Fact: My parents met here at UConn!
Hometown: Hartford, CT
Campus Involvements: FYE Class Mentor; Business Leaders of UCONN
What I enjoy most about being a business student: I love the fact that I'll be able to collaborate with people of various backgrounds. I am always interested in different perspectives.
Fun Fact: I have written over 50 songs! They have not been produced yet but maybe they will one day. Who knows!
Hometown: Fair Lawn, NJ
Campus Involvements: Women in Business, Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society, Management Ambassadors, HuskyTHON
What are your career goals after graduation: I have had some Project Management internship experience, and plan to pursue a full time position in that field once I graduate. Eventually I want to go back to school and earn my MBA.
Fun Fact: I have never pumped my own gas!
Hometown: Dallas, Texas
Campus Involvement: FYE Mentor for the BCLC, Member of Chinese Undergraduate Student Association, Mexican Student Association, and Women in Business
What are your career goals after graduation?: While my career goals are not super planned out, I seek to work in an area of marketing that has to do with branding and advertising, specifically in sports and entertainment. I plan to work in Texas for a few years and then hopefully find some work up in the Northeast!
Fun Fact: I have two chickens!
Hometown: Bridgeport, CT
Campus Involvements: Vietnamese Student Association, Ascend, HuskyTHON
What I Enjoy Most About Being a Business Student: One of the things I love to do is meet new people and learn about their respective areas of expertise. Being a business student has given me plentiful opportunities to meet people with years of experience with that I can learn from. One opportunity I have come across as a business student was being a part of the club ASCEND, through which I was able to grow my network and meet new and interesting people.
Fun Fact: I'm a big fan of ATEEZ and I have three signed albums from them!!
Hometown: South Windsor, CT
Campus Involvements: Finance Society; Past FYE Mentor for the BCLC; HuskyTHON
What I enjoy most about being a business student: I enjoy that I am surrounded by like minded individuals who are also very motivated, especially during my time in the Business Connections Learning Community when I was with all business students. Being with people of similar experience and major is also great because there's always people in all my classes that I know, and when many classes have collaborative projects and assignments this is definitely helpful.
Fun Fact: I learned to play chess when I was 2 and I HATE bananas.
Hometown: Hamden, CT
Campus Involvement: Business Connections Learning Community (BCLC) - Past President, Learning Community Executive Council (LCEC) - Marketing Chair, UConn Debate Team, Muslim Student Association, UConn Badminton Team
What I Enjoy Most About Being a Business Student: What I enjoy most about being a business student is how open everyone is. I feel like there is a real community in the business school, whether it's finding people to study within classes, meeting them in the lounge, or working on a project, all of my business school colleagues have always been so enthusiastic to help me in any way they can. I also enjoy how broad the curriculum is throughout each subject, as it really makes it feel like you can create any path you want.
Fun Fact: In high school, I was sponsored to attend a Model UN conference in Budapest, Hungary, and I have been to 14 different countries!
Hometown: Southington, CT
Campus Involvements: Phi Delta Theta Fraternity; Finance Society; Husky Case Competition Club; Crypto and Blockchain Club
What are your career goals after graduation?: I hope to pursue a career in private equity or financial advising. I hope to travel a lot and help others with investing and financial literacy.
Fun Fact: I really enjoy watching and playing chess.
Hometown: Cheshire, CT
Campus Involvement: Accounting Society, UConn Connects Mentor, Xanadu Chinese Drama Club
What I Enjoy Most About Being a Business Student: I enjoy being able to utilize all the connections and networks between students and faculty in the School of Business and getting firsthand access to various opportunities around me. I love the openminded culture here at our community and appreciate the energy and positivity brought to me by my business peers every day.
Fun Fact: I can wiggle my ears!
Hometown: Shenyang, Liaoning, China
Campus Involvement: When I was a freshman, I joined BCLC and attend a lot of activities such as the EY trip. When I was a sophomore, I was an FYE mentor and International insider. Also, I had an intern job position in McCann world group as a copywriter.
What I enjoy most about being a business student: I love BCLC that provided by School of Business which taught me a lot of professional skills. Participated in the introduction to the business course to advance professional and leadership skills. Also, the Career fair provided various intern and full-time job positions that I can explore.
Fun Fact: I am a really big fan of cilantro!
Peer Advisors Based on Regional Campuses
Hometown: Stamford, CT
Campus Involvement: I have been involved with the BCLC, SGA, Entrepreneurship Committee and Women in Business club. This upcoming fall I will be the co-chair for the Women in Business club. I currently work at Slice of Stamford and Chelsea Piers! I haven’t studied abroad but I will definitely do it if I come across an opportunity!
What are your career goals after graduation?: I hope to work or intern for a Big Four Firm after graduation. I also plan on pursuing the 4+1 program for the Financial Risk Management Major here on the Stamford campus. I’m not sure yet if I will work and study simultaneously or only go to school full-time, but I am excited for my future!
Fun Fact: I played tennis competitively all of high school and was captain my senior year!
Hometown: Stamford, CT
Campus Involvement: Business Connections Learning Community - Service Committee Chair; Vice President (Fall 2022)
What I Enjoy Most About Being a Business Student: I enjoy being able to interact with people in the business world and with students who are pursuing different majors in business. I love hearing about their experiences and sharing things in common with other business students.
Fun Fact: I love listening to Korean music and learning about Korean culture!
Hometown: West Hartford, CT
Campus Involvement: During my first year, I worked as a Student Administrative Assistant at UConn's CCEI Office in Hartford.
What are your career goals after graduation?: Although I haven't completely decided what career path I want to take in business, I hope to work in an industry that I am passionate about, such as healthcare, beauty, or even a non-profit organization.
Fun Fact: I'm Indo-Carribean, and I love Shahrukh Khan.
Hometown: Bridgewater, CT
Campus Involvement: Associated Student Government President
What are your career goals after graduation?: To work for UConn Waterbury. I started working for UConn as soon as I was a freshman and now have had 4 different jobs through them. I have loved each one of them and it is now a goal of mine to work for UConn Waterbury after I graduate. I am open minded and it all depends on what positions are open after I graduate. I have also always dreamed of creating my own fashion line so that is a goal of mine as well.
Fun Fact: I'm a certified in two levels of Reiki! For those of you who don't know what Reiki is, it's a type of energy work that helps people heal from emotional, mental, and physical stress/trauma. Mental health is a huge passion of mine which is why I am certified and a psychological sciences minor.
Hometown: Windsor, CT
Campus Involvement: I am an Honors scholar student. I am the treasurer of the Undergraduate student government on the Hartford campus. I am a member of the Empowered Women Collective, UConn Business professional and Investment analysis society.
What I Enjoy Most About Being a Business Student: I enjoy the creativity and flexibility of the classes. The variety of classes within the field of business is interesting. It really allows us to pursue what's right for our interests. It is a very practical field and very interactive.
Fun Fact: I am a vegetarian.