Meet Your Peer Advisors
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The EY Peer Advisors are seniors in the Carroll School who have been carefully selected to yield a group with a variety of backgrounds, academic concentrations, and experiences to provide an on-the-ground perspective for underclassmen. They are available to help their classmates with course recommendations, recruiting and internship process, interview preparation and resources, study abroad, and extracurricular activities.
Drop-in hours will be back on Monday, August 29th. All drop-in hours are held in Fulton 315.
Meet Peer Advisor Maria
Maria is an accounting concentration with a philosophy minor. Her past internships include working for Capital Markets Accounting and Advisory Services and for PwC and she studied abroad in Milan, Italy. Maria is involved in many activities on campus, including BC Bigs, BC Dining, Appalachia Volunteers and Geology Club. Her favorite thing about the Carroll School is the management core. She believes it allows you to gain an array of knowledge and graduate with a strong foundation of all the main business subjects. Her advice to underclassmen is to be open to taking diverse classes both in and out of the Carroll School because it could lead to finding a new passion. Fun fact about Maria: her dog is often mistaken for a black bear.
Meet Peer Advisor Jeff
Jeff concentrates in both Finance and Management & Leadership in the school of management. He currently interns in the Sales Department for Crown Lift Trucks and studied abroad at Queen Mary University in London. While on campus, he participates in 4Boston and Investment Club. Jeff’s favorite thing about the Carroll School is the teachers. He says they all know your name and the class sizes have helped him connect with so many professors. His advice to underclassmen is to network as much as possible because you will be doing plenty of it in the future. A fun fact about Jeff: he is one of six children and is the first in his family to attend BC.
Meet Peer Advisor Madie
Madie has a double concentration in Information Systems and Business Analytics and has interned at Accenture and Google the past two summers, respectively. In her time at Boston College, she has studied abroad at the University of Hong Kong and has become involved in clubs such as The New England Classic and 4Boston. She is a TA for a Management Science class in the Carroll School. Her favorite thing about the Carroll School is the professors. She says they are people who care about the students inside and outside the classroom and will go to great lengths to help them succeed. Her advice for Carroll School underclassmen is to get to know your professors outside of the classroom and do something outside of your comfort zone. Fun fact about Madie: She brews beer!
Meet Peer Advisor Connor
Connor is a double concentrator in Finance and Accounting with a French minor in the Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences. This past summer he interned at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Connor studied abroad in both Paris and Hong Kong during his junior year and visited more than 15 countries in about 10 months. He is also a member of the Men’s Crew team at Boston College. His favorite thing about the Carroll School is the availability of the teachers and their desire for the students to succeed and learn. His advises all underclassmen to plan early and use the 4-year plan made in Portico because the semesters go by very quickly.
Meet Peer Advisor Connor
Connor is a double concentrator in Business Analytics and Marketing, with a minor in International Studies. He studied abroad at the ESADE Business School in Barcelona, Spain and recently interned in business intelligence at State Street Global Advisors. While on campus, Connor is involved groups such as the Shaw Leadership Program, Outdoor Club, University Choral and CCE Improv Comedy. His favorite thing about the Carroll School is the opportunity to work on team projects and learn from real-life case studies. His advice for underclassmen is to take the time to form relationships with professors outside of the classroom. They can be your best resource in finding classes and extracurriculars, but can also just have some crazy stories. A fun fact about Connor: he was once a scuba diving model.
Meet Peer Advisor Mallory
Mallory is a double major in Finance and Economics. She studies abroad in Dublin, Ireland at UCD. Mallory has interned at Unum Insurance and Textron Systems the past two summers. She stays involved on campus through 4Boston and volunteering at the Commonwealth Tenants Association. Her favorite thing about the Carroll School is that the core lets you try a little bit of everything before you have to decide what to do. Her advice to underclassmen is not to be afraid of talking to new people in your classes because you could meet some of your best friends where you don’t expect to. A fun fact about Mallory: She has done the Guinness factory tour five times.
Meet Peer Advisor Lauren
Lauren is a double concentrator in Finance and Information Systems with a minor in Faith, Peace and Justice. She studied abroad at Vienna University of Economics and Business in Austria. She recently had an internship at J.P. Morgan Corporate Client Banking- Financial Institutions Group in New York. Lauren is a classroom support aid for BC Media Technology Services, a leader for BC Love Your Melon Campus Crew and is a member of Ascend. Her favorite thing about the Carroll School is the resources available to the students. She has never been turned away by anyone and she believes that speaks to the culture of the school and the desire for everyone to succeed. Her advice is to take advantage of all the other classes BC offers because not everyone has a chance at a liberal arts education. A fun fact about Lauren: She is a black belt in Taekwondo.
Meet Peer Advisor Michael
Michael is a double concentrator in Accounting and Business Analytics. He studied abroad at King’s College in London and recently interned for PwC in risk assurance. When he is on campus, Michael is a Women’s Basketball consultant, and a member of the Sports Business Society and React to Film. His favorite thing about the Carroll School is the professors and his advice to underclassmen is to create both short and long term goals and actively pursue them. A fun fact about Michael: he has taught and competed in competitive Log Rolling.
Meet Peer Advisor Amanda
Amanda is concentrating in Operations Management and Biology. She is involved in the Cross Country and Track and Field team at BC. She also devotes time to groups such as Women in Business, Ascend and the Student Athlete Advisory Committee. In past summers she has interned at the Brookhaven National Lab and as a Terrestrial Ecosystem Science Intern. Amanda’s favorite thing about the Carroll School is the endless support from faculty and staff. Her advice to underclassmen in the Carroll School is to try out different things and pursue what you love. A fun fact about Amanda is that her life goal is to visit every National Park.
Meet Peer Advisor Nathan
Nathan is a double concentrator in Finance and Management & Leadership. This past summer he was an intern at EY. During the school year, Nathan is the President of the Caribbean Culture Club, a member of Jamaica Magis and works at Learning Resources for Student Resources. His favorite thing about the Carroll School is all the opportunities and resources that are available to students. He urges underclassmen to help and be supportive of each other. He says that if you approach this as a competition, you will be more stressed. A fun fact about Nathan: he was born and raised in Jamaica.