Peer Advisors

Peer Advisors Schedule

The 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.

All drop-in hours are in Fulton 315. 
 

Liliane

Liliane

Liliane has concentrations in Information Systems and in Management and Leadership, with a minor in Philosophy. She spent her sophomore summer at EY and studied abroad in Paris before returning to EY in the Technology Advisory Program for her junior summer. On campus, she has been in the AHANA Management Academy, an International Assistant in the Office of International Students and Scholar, at the Boston College Tech Help Desk, and within UGBC AHANA Leadership Council (ALC) and Diversity and Inclusion Programming (DIP). Her favorite thing about the Carroll School of Management is the course selection that allows for a holistic experience within the greater BC community. Liliane’s advice for underclassmen is “get comfortable with rejection because it’s not personal. If it happens, take the time to acknowledge that feeling but get up and move on.”

Fun Fact about Liliane: “I have been mistakenly hypnotized at a show twice.”

Contact Liliane: abesegih@bc.edu

Riley

Riley

Riley is an Accounting concentrator who spent last summer at PwC as a tax intern. On campus, Riley is captain of the Men’s Rugby team, and his favorite thing about the Carroll School is how the professors take the time to get to know their students personally. Riley’s advice for underclassmen is “don't be afraid to ask questions- there is always someone available to help.”

Fun Fact about Riley: “I am one of the lucky few to live on both Newton and Coro.”

Contact Riley: curtinra@bc.edu

Cole

Cole

Cole is concentrating in Finance and Business Analytics, and pursuing additional coursework in Accounting. This past summer, he worked in the Financial Institutions Group at Houlihan Lokey and spent the previous summer building indices that track retirement inflation. He also spent the summer after freshman year studying in Madrid. In his free time, he loves to choreograph for Full Swing or work out. Cole’s favorite thing about the Carroll School of Management is that it allows people to explore different interests within business to uncover what they’re truly passionate about. His advice for underclassmen is “figure out what the best path is for you, even if it doesn't look like what other people are doing. You'll be much happier that way!”

Fun Fact about Cole: “I'm obsessed with my mom's French Bulldog, whose name is Otis.”

Contact Cole: dady@bc.edu

Tiffany

Tiffany

Tiffany concentrates in Information Systems and Business Analytics, and spent this past summer interning at Deloitte. When she’s not studying abroad in Athens, Greece, she is a part of the Women Innovator’s Network, the Hellenic Society, and is a TA for Digital Technologies here at BC. Her favorite thing about the Carroll School is how available and supportive professors are, which is why she recommends popping into office hours whenever you can. She reminds underclassmen that “College is about discovering your passions and pursuing them. You will end up taking a class you don't like, or doing something you're not a huge fan of, but it's all part of the process to find out what you like to do. Don't be discouraged, learn from your experiences and grow from them!”

Fun Fact about Tiffany: “I taught English in Taiwan the summer after I graduated high school!”

Contact Tiffany: daniggel@bc.edu

William

William

William is concentrating in Computer Science and in the past has worked at Fisherman (a tech start-up), Apple, and TripAdvisor. On campus, he’s involved with the CS Society, Swift, and Start@Shea Accelerator. William’s favorite thing about the Carroll School of Management is Portico because of its lively discussions mixing ethics with business concepts, and because he met some of his best friends in the class. William’s advice for underclassmen in CSOM is to “take a variety of courses! I came in thinking I wanted to get into banking, and all of that changed when I took my first programming course. Experiment and find out what you love doing professionally.”

Fun fact about William: “Last year I did my first free dive with sharks, and I'm doing another one this year!”

Contact Will: farleywa@bc.edu

Nicholas

Nicholas

Nicholas has concentrations in Finance and Business Analytics, and spent this past summer interning with KPMG in Advisory. While at BC, Nicholas is in the South Asian Student Association, the Undergraduate Government of Boston College, and he is a TA for the Information Systems Department. Nicholas’s favorite thing about CSOM is how willing professors are to discuss your career goals outside the classroom, and he tells underclassmen to “get your feet wet in clubs and talk to everyone who is older than you. They are going to be your pipeline for information as you move into junior/senior year, and their experiences will help you understand where you want to take your skills.”

Fun Fact about Nicholas: Alicia Keys is my favorite artist.

Contact Nick: haidari@bc.edu

Alexander

Alexander

Alexander is an Economics concentrator with a Political Science major. This past spring he studied abroad in Geneva, Switzerland, and then spent his summer doing investment banking at Deutsche Bank in New York. On campus, Alexander is on the BC Men’s Club Rowing Team, he volunteers through 4Boston at Jackson Mann Adult Education, and he serves as a board member of the BC Economics Association. Alexander’s favorite thing about CSOM is the endless resources and opportunities for students to find their career interests. He advises underclassmen “when networking or beginning an internship, it is so important to remember that people want to mentor and help young people. Keep that in mind and be more ambitious about talking to those who can teach you so much.”

Fun Fact about Alexander: “I’m an avid skier and sailor.”

Contact Alex: martbap@bc.edu

Megan

Megan

Megan is studying Accounting with a minor in Applied Psychology and Human Development. This past summer, she interned in Audit and Assurance at Deloitte, and previously studied abroad her junior year in Sydney, Australia. At BC, Megan is a part of the CSOM Honors Program, SAP, Relay for Life, and participates in various intramural sports. Her favorite thing about the Carroll School is how approachable and welcoming all the professors are, inside and outside of the classroom. Megan’s advice to underclassmen is to “be open to every new experience or area of study at first, even if it is not something you initially imagined for yourself. Some of the best experiences can come from unanticipated places, and then impact your time at BC and future plans.”

Fun fact about Megan: “I was in Paris when France won the World Cup last summer.” 

Contact Megan: reynolfg@bc.edu

Ivana

Ivana

Ivana has concentrations in Finance and Business Analytics, and this past summer was a Wealth Management intern at JP Morgan after studying abroad in Madrid, Spain. After her sophomore year, Ivana interned with EY’s Launch program.  While at BC, she is a TA for Management Science and Vice President of Investment Club. Ivana’s favorite thing about the Carroll School is its resources, and how willing everyone is to help, whether with classes, career advising, or extracurricular activities. She tells underclassmen, “CSOM offers so many interesting classes, take classes outside your concentration if you can.” 

Fun fact about Ivana: “I grew up in Lima, Peru, and the first time I moved was to attend BC.” 

Contact Ivana: rizopati@bc.edu

Stephen

Stephen

Stephen is a Finance concentrator with a major in Philosophy (Perspectives). After going abroad to London for summer 2018, he spent this past summer at UBS in Corporate Client Solutions. While on campus, Stephen is a TA for Perspectives, an RA, part of the Liturgy Arts Group, and a student leader for Arrupe. His favorite thing about the Carroll School of Management is how willing faculty members are to go the extra mile for students, and make them feel at home and successful at BC and in life. His advice for underclassmen is to “take advantage of the resources in the Carroll School! Whether you are unsure about how to navigate your BC experience or you have everything planned out, there are people, offices and programs that are ready to meet you where you are and help you get to where you would like to be.” 

Fun fact about Stephen: “I've been playing piano for nearly my whole life!”

Contact Stephen: savilles@bc.edu

Jazzy

Jazzy

Jazzy has concentrations in Finance and Marketing, with a minor in History. On campus, she is the Vice Chair of the Student Organization Funding Committee, participates in the Jenks Leadership Program Advisory Council, and works for McPherson Strategies. While not at BC, she spent last summer doing marketing consulting at DELL. Her favorite thing about the Carroll School is the guidance she receives from professors, faculty, and peers. She says that not only will they have ten different solutions for you, but they’ll then connect you with fifteen other people who can help you further. Her advice from underclassmen is “go to as many talks/workshops/lectures on campus as possible. We'll very rarely find ourselves living in an educational breeding pool again with the world's leading experts giving a talk every day in some corner of campus. I personally believe enlightenment goes beyond our 15 credits/semester. If you need a buddy, come find me!”

Fun Fact about Jazzy: “I have an unhealthy obsession with Martha Stewart #CampCupcake”

Contact Jazzy: singhjl@bc.edu

Chloe

Chloe

Chloe is a Finance concentrator with a History minor. This past spring she studied abroad in London, and then spent her summer at RBC Capital Markets. On campus, Chloe is in Women in Business and works in the Undergraduate Dean’s Office as an administrative assistant. Her favorite thing about the Carroll School is the people, and she advises underclassmen to “build your network early and take advantage of on campus events”

Fun Fact about Chloe: “I love to snowboard!”

Contact Chloe: staplefo@bc.edu

Mert

Mert

Mert is concentrating in Finance and Operations Management with a minor in Philosophy. He spent this past summer in Investment Banking at RBC Capital Markets, and his previous summer at Boston Impact Initiative through the Corcoran Center Internship Program. On campus, he serves as the Director of the BC Investment Club, and is a member of the BC Investment Banking Club and Intramural Flag Football. Mert’s favorite thing about the Carroll School is how empathetic and supportive his peers, mentors, professors, and alumni are, and how helpful they are in steering you towards the right path. His advice for underclassmen is “Don’t be afraid to pursue a minor or take classes outside of CSOM. Liberal arts classes give you the opportunity to observe various things, mindsets, and cultural processes from a different perspective, which is incredibly constructive towards self-discovery. Or in other words, take PULSE!”

Fun Fact about Mert: “I can play ‘Careless Whisper’ on the Saxophone.”

Contact Mert: teniozo@bc.edu

Katie

Katie

Katie is concentrating in Marketing and Business Analytics and spent this past summer on the marketing and social media team at OpenTable. She previously studied abroad in Sevilla, Spain, and spent her sophomore summer doing merchandise planning at Victoria’s Secret. While on campus, Katie likes to watch sports games and attend Hello Shovelhead and BC Dynamics performances. Her favorite thing about the Carroll School is the stapler in Fulton 315 because, she says, “Without fail I forgot to staple every single one of my finance problem sets. That stapler saved me from multiple disappointing looks and check minuses.” Her advice for underclassmen is to take advantage of all the networking opportunities and resources at CSOM by building relationships with professors and advisors. 

Fun Fact about Katie: “I’m a dual citizen in the US and the UK so I would love to spend time living or working in Europe after graduation!”

Contact Katie: wardlek@bc.edu