I am a 4th year Business Administration major with an interest in Accounting and Marketing. Some of my hobbies are hanging out with friends, going on food adventures, and grabbing boba! I chose to be a mentor because I wanted to find some way to give back to the accounting community after all the guidance they have provided me with. I hope that I can help anyone achieve their career aspirations, whether it be in accounting or not!
Hello! My name is Bobby and I’m a third year majoring in Business Economics with a minor in Accounting. Over the summer, I was able to participate in the Summer Leadership Program with RSM and will start my internship with them next summer in the audit practice. After joining AALDP as a mentee last year and transitioning into a mentor this year, I hope I can pass on my experience and knowledge and help you guys to succeed in your future career path. I love staying active and gyming on my free time, as well as play badminton during open hours at the ARC. I also enjoy watching anime, listening to music, hanging out with friends, and going on foodie adventures. Don’t be afraid to hit me up if you have any questions or just want to hang!
Hello! My name is Carmen Seto and I am a 4th year double majoring in Business Administration and Quantitative Economics. This past summer, I had the amazing opportunity of working at Deloitte as a Business Tax Services Intern, and I am excited to say that I will continue working with Deloitte after graduation! I’ve also participated in summer leadership programs and was a past AALDP mentor and mentee myself. Outside of accounting, I enjoy watching anime and kdramas, reading manga, and fangirling over kpop. I also love going on dessert and boba dates with friends, and challenging myself to bake my own desserts!
Hi everyone! My name is Carol Lai and I'm currently a third year majoring in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting. This past summer I did a tax internship with EY, and will be starting full time with them the following year. Outside of accounting, I love going out with friends to hang out or grab food. I'm a huge foodie, and I'm always down for coffee or boba if you ever want to hang out!
Hello! My name is Emily Nguyen and I am a third year Business Administration major. I went through SLPs recruitment last year and would love to share my experience and advice with you. On the side, I love to travel, binge watch shows and movies on Netflix, and drink boba. As your mentor, I hope I can be a resource for all questions accounting and professional development, but also be a friend to you too. Even if you are still unsure if accounting is the right fit for you, I hope that this program will give you the resources to be successful with any career path you choose to pursue!
Hi, I am Hayden Hosick and I am a 2nd year business admin student going towards an emphasis in Accounting. My interest is in audit and I hope to make a career in public accounting. Some of my favorite things to do is cooking, playing tennis and listening to music. I am very outgoing, passionate and I love to hang out on my free time. I was a mentee last year and I am excited to be AALDP's new mentor this year.
Hello! I'm currently a third year majoring in Business Economics with a minor in Accounting and Digital Information System. My current career path is to go into Public Accounting specifically in the Audit practice. On my free time, I enjoy hiking, bouldering, and not to mention Netflix. I'm a big movie watcher of course I got a movie pass, so feel free to hit me up if you need someone to watch a movie! Just like most students at UCI, I'm a big fan of boba and food. Don't be afraid to reach out if you have any questions! :)
I am a fourth-year Business Administration major with an emphasis in Accounting. I transferred from Santa Rosa Junior College last year so this is my second year at UCI. I ｗas born and raised in Tokyo, but I really enjoy being here in California. I also like playing soccer, traveling, camping, hiking, and snowboarding. Something interesting about me is that I hitchhiked in Japan for a few weeks when I was a high school student to travel around the country to visit the different prefectures. I really enjoy meeting and talking with new people.
Hi, my name is Joycelyn Feng. I am a 3rd year Business Administration major with an emphasis in accounting. I participated in the Summer Leadership Programs this summer and would love to share my experience about the programs and recruitment with you. On my free time, I like to hang out with friends, watch YouTube and grab boba.
Hey! I’m currently a 3rd year business economics major and going for digital information systems minor as well. Can you guess my career path if I’m in Accounting Association? Yes, I’m pursuing a career in accounting! On my free time, I love to hang out with friends whether it’s sitting around doing nothing together or going on a crazy adventure. My hobby is eating 24/7 because I love food and everything I eat is spicy :D Because of my love for food, I have to balance it out with going to the gym (rarely). Anyways, I’m so excited to meet and get to know all of you!
Hi! I am currently a fourth year business economics major pursuing a minor in accounting! I hope to get my master's in accounting and becoming a CPA. Outside of school, I like to make slime, cosplay, and watch Youtube beauty gurus. I have also watched and rewatched The Office nine times! I was a third year transfer student last year, so I really know how it feels to be behind or lost in your career path. I am very passionate about helping others grow as professionals, so please don't hesitate to ask me any questions!
Hi! My name is Katherine Jiang and I'm a 4th year majoring in Business Economics with a minor in Accounting. This past year, I participated in Summer Leadership Programs (SLPs) and ended up getting an internship offer with Deloitte. In my free time, I love hanging out with friends and being a couch potato.
I am Khalia Rehemtulla a third year, Business Administration major with an emphasis in Accounting. As a mentee last year in AALDP, I learned the recruitment process and professional tips to aide in Networking and Interviewing. This helped me gain a position as a Student Assistant at the Paul Merage School of Business for the Fully Employed and Executive MBA Programs. I am also an Intern for the Residential Housing Association on Campus, and am able to work on multiple accounting projects. Outside of academics, I am a member of a dance team on campus called Urban Motus. To further my passion in dance, I am also a Staff Coordinator for a non-profit called Shining Stars, which teaches dance to low-income students in Orange County.
Hello! My name is Kimberly Chin, and I am a fourth year music major with a minor in accounting. I want to pursue a career in accounting, I enjoy weightlifting and playing pokemon go, and I love boba.
Hello! I’m a current sophomore Economics major at UC Irvine. I'm interested in careers that involve Communication, Public Relations, Social Media, Design, and Education. When I'm not busy with academics or my other extracurriculars, I'm usually volunteering, watching basketball, or reading novels.
Hi! My name is Melissa Lee. I am a third-year Business Administration major with an emphasis in Accounting. However, I will be graduating in Spring 2019. This past year, I recruited for Summer Leadership Programs (SLPs). I plan on pursuing a career in public accounting, particularly in tax, after graduation. I would love to share my experiences thus far with recruitment and SLPs. Besides accounting, I enjoy hanging out with friends, grabbing boba, watching TV shows, and dancing. Don't hesitate to reach out or ask questions!
Hello everyone! My name is Nick Tam. I am a third year Business Administration major with an emphasis in accounting. I am interested in tax and will be interning at RSM as a tax intern. Some of my hobbies include board games, reading, and photography. I would consider myself to be somewhat of a foodie. I am always down to get food and boba! Feel free to reach out to me for advice or if you just want to talk!
I am a 4th year student majoring in Business Economics and minoring in Accounting. Within the field of accounting, I have chosen to pursue the tax service line. I feel like tax is the best for me because I love the analytical and technical nature of it!
My major involvement on campus is being a part of the Accounting Association. Off campus I am a part of Arpana Dance Company which is a classical Indian dance group that has easily become my greatest passion!
Other little hobbies include: food, travel, art, and adventure:)
My name is Omar Faytrouni, I am a third year Business Economics major with a minor in Accounting. My hobbies include: playing basketball, hiking, reading, and watching movies. My goals after my undergraduate career is to obtain my CPA license and work in public accounting.
Hi! My name is Pauline and I am a 4th year majoring in Business Economics and minoring in Accounting! I aspire to be a Financial Analyst one day and hope to start off that journey with being an Auditor at a CPA firm. In my downtime, I enjoy reading, exploring my city, trying new places out (especially food places), and staying active through working out or experiencing new activities such as parasailing, kayaking, hiking, etc.. I one day hope to travel the world and get a taste of the different culture and cuisine each country has to offer!
Hello! I'm Peggy, a third-year Business Administration major emphasizing in Accounting. Next summer, I will be starting as a tax intern at BDO, which I am very excited for. When I am not studying (or procrastinating), I enjoy taking extremely long but satisfying naps and re-watching episodes of my favorite TV show, "Friends." I also value spending quality time and just having fun with my friends.
Hello, my name is Philip and I'm a fourth year Business Administration major with an emphasis in Accounting and Healthcare Management. As a sophomore, I participated in SLPS with EY and RSM. I interned with EY in the Assurance practice and I've accepted my full time offer with them starting fall of 2019. I'm a huge Boston Celtics fan and I love playing basketball, soccer, and volleyball. Hit me up for food or dessert runs (literally always down for anything tbh).
Hello! My name is Rachel Chen and I am a 3rd year majoring in Business Economics and minoring in accounting. I hope to pursue a career in public accounting and go the audit route. I enjoy cooking, mostly pasta and traveling. My favorite country that I have traveled to is Italy due to its scenic landscape and amazing food. This past summer would be my second time visiting!
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Hello everyone, I'm Sharon! I am a second-year Business Administration major with an emphasis in accounting and planning on minoring in Psychology and Social Behavior. I am planning to become a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and planning on going into the audit field. Some of my hobbies include learning to play the guitar, playing video games, and going out to hangout with friends over getting food, shopping, or just chilling.
Hi my name is Tae, and I’m a fourth year Business Administration student with a minor in Information Computer Science. I came into college wanting to become an accountant, but currently I am pursuing a career path in Business Analytics as my interests lies in both Technology and Business. My hobbies include watching films (TV shows, anime, movies), playing video games, working out, and hanging out with friends.
My name is Terri and I’m a 3rd year Business Adminstration major emphasizing in accounting and also minoring in Digital Information Systems. I’m from NorCal in the city of San Francisco. During my spare time, I enjoy watching movies and tv especially action/comic books ones like Gotham or Flash. I also enjoy watching random videos on YouTube and hanging out with friends. If you ever want a study or eating/ boba buddy, I’ll also be down to do these stuff with you and to just talk about life and to give any advice you would like whether it be about career or life in general.
Hello! My name is Thuy (TWEE like Tweety Bird) and I am a fourth year Bus. Admin. major with an Accounting emphasis. My career aspiration is to gain public accounting experience at a Big Four firm, become a licensed CPA, and work towards opening my own firm in the future. On my free time, I enjoy going shopping, eating out, and watching TV shows. My all time favorite shows (aka a MUST watch) are Suits, White Collar, and Gossip Girl. A couple of my other hobbies are taking photos of pretty places and watercoloring nature and Disney characters. A personal goal of mine is to work hard, save money, and travel to at least one new state or country each year.
My name is Tiffanie Gao and I am a third year majoring in Business Economics with a minor in accounting. I recruited for Summer Leadership Programs and I am happy to announce that I will be interning with RSM under the international tax practice for Summer 2019. I would love to share all of my recruiting experiences with you and I hope AALDP will give you the right tools and guidance to succeed! Aside from the accounting realm, I am from San Francisco, California and I came down to Irvine to explore new food attractions! I am friendly, outgoing, and super down to earth so feel free to ask me anytime for a boba run. I might be on random boba cleanses at times, but I also enjoy drinking coffee as well. On my free time, I love traveling, bowling, and game night with friends. I can’t wait to embark on this journey with you! Woohoo!
Hello folks, I'm a 3rd Year Business Administration major with an emphasis in Accounting and Finance & a minor in Criminology, Law & Society (wow that is a mouthful). My line of interest is Tax and I'll be doing an Winter Tax Internship at RSM this year! I identify as an introvert and understand how nerve-racking the entire recruitment process may seem; I'll be happy to guide you and answer any questions you may have!
In my spare time I enjoy cooking, hiking, and creative writing. I also enjoy anime (BNHA, Banana Fish, and Devilman as of now) and video games (Pokemon, Fire Emblem, Fallout)-- honestly there's too many to list!
Hi hi! I'm so glad to get to meet everyone this year! My name is Tri Do and I am a third-year Business Economics major with a minor in Accounting and Education. Currently, I am involved in Beta Alpha Psi, Lambda Phi Nu, the Student Alumni Association, and Anteater Quidditch. Outside of career orientated tasks, I love to teach, watch Anime (but I'm getting into American shows), and hang out with friends doing anything. I want to be a resource to everyone (and make new friends) so please feel free to talk to me about anything!
Hi! My name is Vivian and I am a third year majoring in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting and Finance and a minor in Digital Information Systems. I have been through the SLP recruitment process and participated in the SLPs during the summer so I would love to share my experiences! I will be interning at Marcum for their Assurance Department in Irvine during the summer of 2019. I like to play tennis and have recently been trying to gym more often so feel free to join me. Also, I'm a foodie and love to hangout with friends and try new places! Always down for boba runs as well! I like traveling, cooking, and going out to the beaches and beautiful hiking trails.
Hello! I’m Xiuting (thinking of it as “Xiuting” for the stars) and I’m a 3rd year Business Administration major. Currently, I am interested in audit because of the opportunities to see the inner workings of different companies. I’m fairly involved in school and like to experience different things. A goal of mine is to be an independent traveler for a few months and meet friends around the world. In my free time, I love traveling, journaling, running, cooking, shopping, and simply hanging out with friends. On the side note, I’m a caffeine addict. I’m really excited for this upcoming year; feel free to hit me up if you have any career-related question or just anything in life! (I’ll be your friend :)