Sponsored by Ernst & Young
The Ernst & Young Peer Advisors are seniors in the Carroll School who will be offering drop-in advising hours throughout the semester. Stop by to talk with them about course selection, picking a concentration, studying abroad, getting involved on campus and more.
All drop-in hours are held in Fulton Honors Common.
The drop-in hours for spring 2014 are here:
Meet Peer Advisor Tiffany!
Tiffany is concentrating in Marketing and Information Systems. Her favorite classes in the Carroll School have been Law of Marketing and Social Media for Managers because they provided a truly interactive and interesting classroom experience. Carroll School professors incorporate so many different life experiences into the classroom and she has been able to apply these skills to her summer internships. Tiffany has interned at the NBC 10 News Station in Rhode Island where she worked alongside news reporters and was also a social media marketer intern for the New England Patriots Alumni Club. One of the best decisions that she has made while at BC is joining the Marching Band Color Guard. Tiffany believes that it is important to become involved and take advantage of the great opportunities at Boston College both inside and outside the classroom.
Meet Peer Advisor Megan!
Megan is concentrating in Finance and Marketing and minoring in Hispanic Studies. She enjoyed her time in Madrid, Spain studying at Universidad Carlos III. During Megan lived with a host family where she fully immersed herself in Spanish culture and society during her time away from BC. During the summers, she has interned for as a financial planning intern for Boeing Defense, Space, and Security in St. Louis, MO and more recently for Boeing Commercial Airplanes in Seattle, WA. Megan thinks that it is very important to take advantage of the opportunities in these four years to take courses and join clubs outside of your comfort zone. Don't let yourself get pigeonholed within your major because you may surprise yourself with what interests you. No matter what, you'll come away with a unique, well-rounded set of experiences. Megan says her favorite class was her Intro to Business Law class. While business schools are competitive by nature, Megan feels that the Carroll School fosters a sense of community and a supportive environment. Whether you are looking for academic, career, or personal advice, someone is always more than willing to help.
Meet Peer Advisor Nicole!
Nicole has a concentration in Operations and a minor in Faith, Peace and Justice. Nicole spent some time away from BC studying abroad in Sydney, Australia during her junior year. Her favorite class at BC was Perspectives on Management. She has worked as an intern for Ironwood Capital Management and Deloitte Consulting. Nicole’s best advice to other undergraduates is to think about your individual strengths and goals and create a path in the Carroll School that caters to your specific needs. If you know where you want to go, and are motivated, people will help you get there. Nicole recommends that students take advantage of the opportunities that CSOM provides to build strong relationships with fellow classmates and professors.
Meet Peer Advisor Danny!
Danny is concentrating in Finance. He studied abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark during his junior year. At BC, he urges undergraduates to take Democracy Rights and Empire because this course combines both business and economics with history. Danny has used his business skills at his summer internships at HSBC Securities (USA) in New York as a Mergers and Acquisitions Investment Banking Analyst and in Wealth Management at Merrill Lynch. Danny suggests that undergraduates should not be afraid to reach out to professors, recruiters or alumni with any questions or even to talk. Undergraduates should put themselves out there because the BC community is great and people will almost always find time to help out in any way possible. Danny believes that this sense of community is the best thing about the Carroll School. Even in competitive times such as recruiting, students are constantly helping one another out and are genuinely happy when their classmates succeed.
Meet Peer Advisor Daniel!
Daniel is a Finance and Operations Management double concentration. He has had multiple different internships. His freshman and sophomore summer, he interned at Verus Financial, a small auditing company in New York City. More recently, he interned at J.P. Morgan in Private Banking in New York City. Daniel’s best advice that he could give to undergraduate students is that they should get to know their professors. Also, students should take advantage of office hours. Over the past 3 years, his favorite class was Corporate Finance. He believes that the best thing about the Carroll School is that it offers students the opportunity to build strong connections with their peers and professors. In addition, CSOM exposes students to a wealth of knowledge.
Meet Peer Advisor Robert!
Robert has a double concentration in Finance and Accounting. He studied abroad at Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom. More recently, he has interned at PricewaterhouseCoopers as an Audit Intern in the Investment and Asset Management Practice in New York. His best advice for undergraduate Carroll School students is to make sure that you are proactive about networking. Students should place a strong emphasis on the relationships that they develop with people both inside and outside the classroom. Your friends, professors, recruiters, and alumni will be play an important part in your career, so never take the back seat when it comes to maintaining these connections. The Carroll School community provides its students, faculty, and alumni with an environment that embodies ambition, passion, ethical business practices, and most importantly, an eagerness to learn. The classroom often resembles and incorporates real-world situations, and thoroughly prepares students to enter the workforce. Robert loves that CSOM has so many fun and exciting events to help students grow in their own way. He advises undergraduates to take advantage of the Carroll School community to learn more about business and your own interests.
Meet Peer Advisor Amanda!
Amanda has a concentration in Accounting. She was a summer public relations intern where she ran the Math Blaster Facebook page and blog for Knowledge Adventure, which makes educational video games for kids. Most recently, she was an audit intern at BDO, where she gained a better understanding of what it means to be an accountant. Her favorite class in the Carroll School was Business Law with Professor Wesner. Amanda appreciates the fact the Carroll School is relatively small and the fact that the professors and administrative staff are always available to help and easy to get to know. This allows undergraduates to form meaningful relationships with both the faculty and students they spend time with on a daily basis. The academics have challenged Amanda intellectually, which has motivated and encouraged her to learn more about herself and grow intellectually. She advises students to put effort into getting to know their professors because they are a great resource and can provide assistance, helping students with more than just academics.
Meet Peer Advisor Kasey!
Kasey is concentrating in Marketing and Finance with a minor in Philosophy. Her favorite class at BC was PULSE with Professor McMenamin and she also enjoyed her summer study abroad program in Florence, Italy. She has worked as an intern at Cone Communications. Kasey believes that it is very important to get to know your professors. Also, as tempting as it is to get involved in everything, she suggests that you do not spread yourself to thin. The Carroll School provides great opportunities for networking and leadership. Kasey encourages undergraduate students to take advantage of the Carroll School’s sophomore career accelerator and Dean’s Coffee.
Meet Peer Advisor Joey!
Joey has concentrations in Finance, Information Systems and Economics. His favorite class at BC was Corporate Finance and he also spent some of his time away from BC studying abroad at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy. Joey has worked as a Financial Systems Analyst intern at Liberty Mutual Insurance and as a Dispute Consulting Analyst Intern at Duff & Phelps. Joey's advice to undergraduates is that opportunity is always present in the Carroll School if you are willing to work for it. Never stop asking questions and never take one moment of college for granted.
Meet Peer Advisor Colin!
Colin has a concentration in Finance and a minor in Mathematics. His favorite class has been his jazz dance class at BC. Colin believes that the best thing about the Carroll School is the opportunity that it provides. He has been involved in multiple internships including Beta Capital Advisors Asset Management, investment banking at Cohen and Steers Capital Advisors and sales and trading at Citibank. He advises undergraduates to utilize those people in your life who want what is best for you, never stop asking questions and never be scared to ask for help. In addition, take the classes that interest you most, actually put thought into your course selection and do well in them. Most importantly, enjoy every second of college, and surround yourself with people who motivate you but also don’t let you take yourself too seriously.