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New Student & Transition Programs Staff

In addition to the five professional staff members, our staff is predominantly comprised of undergraduate students; and it is this staff that is at the heart of the UCLA New Student & Transition Programs. During the school year, the New Student Advisors assist with many different programs that take place to help ease students with their transitions. During New Student Orientation, their roles distinctly become Team Blue and Team Gold.

Team Blue works within the NSTP office, helping to run the administrative aspects of the program and also serve as advisors for family members at Family Orientation. Team Gold are the peer advisors who provide both academic counseling and a firsthand knowledge of the campus to students at the first year and transfer sessions.

If you are a UCLA undergraduate student, you might consider applying for these positions. Working as part of the New Student & Transition Programs is a highly rewarding experience that can build fantastic skills, including counseling, teaching, and leading presentations. Working within this close-knit staff often develops lasting, memorable friendships as well!

 

Professional Staff

ROXANNE G. NEAL

Director
New Student & Transition Programs

JESSE CARRASCO

Assistant Director
Transfer & Transition Programs

RYAN DARLING

Assistant Director
New Family Programs

LISA DELVILLAR

Assistant Director
First-Year Programs

SEAN PATTISON

Office Manager

 

New Student Coordinators

NADER ABBASI

Hometown: Islamabad, Pakistan
Majors:
Political Science, International Development Studies
Future Plans: Consulting, graduate school

Work Experience: UCLA New Student & Transition Programs, UCLA Recreation, Airblue Pvt Limited
Extracurricular Activities: UCLA Pakistani Student Assocation, USAC Election Board - Investigations Committee, Asian Pacific Coalition

NICHOLE HAWLEY

Hometown: Las Vegas, NV
Major:
Environmental Science
Minor: Conservation Biology
Future Plans: Environmental Consulting

Work Experience: New Student Advisor for New Student & Transition Programs, Sales Associate for Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Student Caller for UCLA Call Center, ASK Peer Counselor for College Academic Counseling
Extracurricular Activities: Kappa Delta Sorority, guitar, reading, watching How I Met Your Mother

 

New Student Advisors

SAMIR AHMED

Hometown: Inglewood, CA
Majors:
Linguistics and Computer Science
Future Plans: Graduate school, work for a tech firm

Work Experience: Housing tour guide, cashier at El Pollo Loco
Extracurricular Activities: Hill Government Representative, video games, reading, movies, sleeping,

GUILHERME ALBERTINI

Hometown: Campinas, S.P., Brazil
Major: Aerospace Engineering
Minor: Mathematics
Future Plans: Business school

Work Experience: ELFIN at UCLA's IGPP
Extracurricular Activities: AIAA, football, volleyball, SEP, languages, music, space stuff, finance & entrepreneurship

CASSIE ARROYO

Hometown: Long Beach, CA
Major:
Economics
Minors: Education Studies, Spanish
Future Plans: International Trade Development or UCLA Admission

Work Experience: Dykstra/De Neve Front Desk, Bruin Ambassadors
Extracurricular Activities: MEChA de UCLA's Raza Weekend, soccer, Friends

EMMA BAKER

Hometown: Frederick, MD
Major:
Psychobiology
Future Plans: Masters in Public Health

Work Experience: Lifeguard, swim instructor, Resident Assistant
Extracurricular Activities: Pediatric AIDS Coalition, swimming, running, cooking/baking

AUSTIN BARRAZA

Hometown: Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Major:
Political Science
Future Plans: Graduate school and teach at a community college

Work Experience: Financial Wellness Peer at UCLA, teller at US Bank
Extracurricular Activities: Undergraduate researcher in social psychology, watching and playing tennis, music festivals

TINA BHAURLA

Hometown: Fresno, CA
Major:
Communication Studies
Future Plans: Masters in Education, become a high school counselor

Work Experience: College Academic Counseling ASK peer counselor
Extracurricular Activities: Student Wellness Commission Body Image Task Force, student government, music, late night food adventures

NAOMI BOGALE

Hometown: Walnut, CA
Major: Sociology
Minor: African-American Studies
Future Plans: Graduate school

Work Experience: Intern at U.S. Senator Diane Feinstein's office, Communications and Outreach intern at the Department of Education, New Student Advisor, intern at the Community Programs Office
Extracurricular Activities: Research, basketball, Netflix

JORDAN BRADFORD

Hometown: Roseville, CA
Major: Psychology
Future Plans: Live in Germany, graduate school for Clinical Psychology

Work Experience: Bruin Buzz, student cartagraphic assistant at Young Research Library
Extracurricular Activities:
Community service, greek life

REED BUCK

Hometown: Temecula, CA
Major:
Neuroscience
Future Plans: Research in neuropsychology

Work Experience: GE Cluster Inquiry Specialist at Powell Library, undergraduate research assistant in the David Glanzman Laboratory
Extracurricular Activities: Writing and reading fantasy, playing piano, punk rock and pop punk, cartoons and anime, League of Legends, lots of time in the lab

GARY BUI

Hometown: Irvine, CA
Major:
Electrical Engineering
Future Plans: Working in the industry, teaching

Work Experience: LA Teach intern, tutor
Extracurricular Activities: IEEE, Theta Tau, VSU Modern, photography, video production

SOPHIE BUTLER

Hometown: Rocklin, CA
Major: Environmental Science with a concentration in Environmental Systems & Society
Minors: Study of Religion
Future Plans:
PeaceCorp, non-profit work

Work Experience: Coffee shops
Extracurricular Activities: USAC, USAC campaigns, greek life, Game of Thrones, music festivals

TERRANCE CAO

Hometown: San Diego, CA
Major: Environmental Science
Minors: Environmental Engineering, Statistics
Future Plans:
Teach in high school (preferably in science or math)

Work Experience: Research Assistant, payroll assistant, laboratory assistant, tutoring
Extracurricular Activities: Intervarsity Bruin Christian Fellowship, reading scientific articles, movies, video games, comics, outdoor adventures

KARINA CARBAJAL

Hometown: Mira Loma, CA
Majors:
English and Korean
Future Plans: Teach abroad, law school

Work Experience: Interpreter for a doctor
Extracurricular Activities: La Gente magazine, Tinig, law fellows, UCC

ANNIE CARPENTER

Hometown: Los Alamitos, CA
Majors:
English
Minor: Education Studies
Future Plans: Event planning

Work Experience: Peer Learning Facilitator at Athletics Peer Learning Lab
Extracurricular Activities: Volunteering at the UCLA Lab School, greek life, Cub Tours, UCLA sporting events, crafting, reading, adventuring around Los Angeles

DANIELLE CARREON

Hometown: Fairfield, CA
Major:
Psychology
Future Plans: Graduate school for clinical psychology or optometry

Work Experience: Optometric intern at Hollywood Vision Center
Extracurricular Activities: Artistic Director of Samahong Modern, Samahong Pilipino Cultural Night, Bruins in Focus

EMILY CHEN

Hometown: Vancouver, Canada
Major: Undeclared Engineering
Future Plans: Work in tech company


Extracurricular Activities: Violin, badminton, snowboarding, dancing, music, Netflix

MARISA CHIB

Hometown: Palm Beach, FL
Major:
English
Minors: Theater and Film
Future Plans: Film industry (interests in acting, screenwriting, producing and directing)

Work Experience: Film internships, ASUCLA LuValle Commons, UCLA Student Fund
Extracurricular Activities: Video production crew, Film & Photography Society, Writer's Den, Daily Bruin - video staff, Student Research Program - English department, college honors, acting classes, independent film making

KELYN CLARK

Hometown: Lake Tapps, WA
Major:
Political Science
Minors: Global Studies and Public Affairs
Future Plans: Law school, travel the world

Work Experience: Office assistant
Extracurricular Activities: Cub Tours, Pediatric AIDS Coalition, Ospney Camp counselor, basketball, reading

NICO CORREIA

Hometown: Berkeley, CA
Major:
Film
Future Plans: Work in television

Work Experience: UCLA Institute for Digital Research and Education
Extracurricular Activities: Alumni Scholars Club, Daily Bruin, UCLA Radio, Satyr Magazine

AMY CUMMINGS

Hometown: Oceanside, CA
Major:
Gender Studies
Future Plans: Graduate school, research, travel

Work Experience: LEGOLAND, Student Affairs Information and Research Office, Young Research Library
Extracurricular Activities: HOOLIGAN Theater Company, gender research, hiking

LINDSEY d'ARNAUD

Hometown: Long Beach, CA
Major:
Philosophy
Future Plans: Medical school

Work Experience: Wasserman Media Group, personal trainer
Extracurricular Activities: Photography, drawing and painting, School on Wheels volunteer, writing

CZARINA DE JESUS

Hometown: Cerritos, CA
Major:
Psychology
Minors: Applied Developmental Psychology and Education
Future Plans: Graduate school, school counseling

Work Experience: Peer counselor and mentorship coordinator for Samahong Pilipino Education & Retention (SPEAR), intern at Early Care & Education Krieger Center
Extracurricular Activities: YOUTHphonics a capella, Samahong Modern

ALHAD DESHPANDE

Hometown: Fremont, CA
Major:
Chemical Engineering
Future Plans: Work in the industry

Work Experience: Teaching Assistant at Ohlone College
Extracurricular Activities: Indian Student Union, UCLA Cub Tours, Undergraduate Science Journal, eating, snapchatting my life

ALLIE FEKETE

Hometown: Chino, CA
Major:
Neuroscience
Future Plans: Medical school or Masters in speech & language pathology

Work Experience: UCLA Career Center, Westwood Presbyterian Church, UCLA Krieger Center
Extracurricular Activities: UCLA Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, CampMed at UCLA, sorority, biomedical researcher at UCLA Brachytherapry Division of Radiation Oncology

JOEY GALL

Hometown: Vacaville, CA
Major:
Aerospace Engineering
Minor: Computer Science
Future Plans: Become an astronaut

Work Experience: Zumies, Jimmy's Coffee House
Extracurricular Activities: Reading, playing sports, leisurely playing League of Legends

MARCIE GAMINO

Hometown: Bakersfield, CA
Major:
Sociology
Minor: Education Studies
Future Plans: Graduate school for education

Work Experience: Target, UCLA School of Dentistry
Extracurricular Activities: Cub Tours, UCLA UniCamp, Parks & Rec

JESSE GARCIA

Hometown: Salinas, CA
Majors:
Human Biology and Society, French
Minor: Food Studies
Future Plans: Graduate School in Public Health

Work Experience: Building manager assistant of Ackerman and Kerckhoff Halls
Extracurricular Activities: MEChA - Raza Graduation, Hermanes Unidas de UCLA, Society and Genetics Undergraduate Organization

KAILYN GLASS

Hometown: Visalia, CA
Major:
Business Economics
Minor: Accounting
Future Plans: Pass the CPA exam and become an auditor

Work Experience: Swim coach, lifeguard, accounting assistant
Extracurricular Activities: Disney Club at UCLA, Bruin Consent Coalition, Beta Alpha Psi, Student Accounting Society, VITA at UCLA, swimming, exploring LA, reading, kayaking, Netflix, cooking

NORMA GONZALEZ

Hometown: Whittier, CA
Majors:
Spanish, Chicano/a Studies
Future Plans: Ph.D in Education to become a high school principal, or law school and work in a non-profit or as an immigration lawyer

Work Experience: Sales Associate at Banana Republic
Extracurricular Activities: UCLA MEChA, playing tennis, reading, museums, volunteer with high school ASB, Dodgers, spanish literature

SHARON GREWAL

Hometown: Yuba City, CA
Major:
Computer Science
Future Plans: Working as a product manager or teaching programming


Extracurricular Activities: Association for Computing Machinary at UCLA, museums, reading, binge-watching TV shows

CHELSEA HACKETT

Hometown: Livermore, CA
Major:
Human Biology and Society
Minor: Anthropology
Future Plans: Social work, counseling, law school

Work Experience: Rendezvous, Levi Strauss & Co., Robeks Juice
Extracurricular Activities: UCLA Bruin Scouts, youth empowerment program, baking, sleeping

REBECCA HAMBALEK

Hometown: Fresno, CA
Major:
Psychology
Future Plans: Law school or sports psychologist

Work Experience: Los Angeles Ballet Academy, Ballet Tucson
Extracurricular Activities: Sorority, Bruins United, University Catholic Center, ballerina

KEYTIANA HEMPSTEAD

Hometown: Fontana, CA
Majors:
Political Science, African American Studies
Future Plans: Medical school

Work Experience: KFC, Southern California Edison, Jules Stein Eye Institute, Assistant Librarian at UCLA Bunche Center, Resident Assistant
Extracurricular Activities: UCLA Black Bruin Transfer Success, UCLA Transfer Student Alliance, USAC, UCLA Afrikan Student Union, Game of Thrones/Lord of the Rings/ Harry Potter/ House of Cards/Adventure Time fanatic

LJ HIGUCHI

Hometown: Honolulu, HI
Major:
Sociology
Minor: Global Studies
Future Plans: Law school, travel, intern abroad

Work Experience: Resident Assistant, UCLA Residential Life Office Assistant, Teaching Assistant
Extracurricular Activities: USAC Transfer Respresentative Office, Pre-Law Society, Board of Governors for John Wooden Center, SMC to UCLA, traveling, gym, Harry Potter, hiking, baking, napping, dogs

BETHANY HO

Hometown: Upland, CA
Majors:
Business Economics, Communication Studies
Future Plans: Independent music artist, intern for campus fellowship, seminary

Work Experience: Office Assistant at Undergraduate Research Centers - Sciences, campaign intern for local school board campaign, office assistant for a clinic
Extracurricular Activities: Reformed University Fellowship, Bruin Belles Service Association, blogger, singing and playing guitar, floor government

NATALIE HORAN

Hometown: Walnut Creek, CA
Major:
Gender Studies
Minor: English
Future Plans: AmeriCorps, graduate school for english, teaching elementary or high school or working in student affairs

Work Experience: UCLA Office of Parent & Family Programs, ASUCLA, Title Nine Sports
Extracurricular Activities: Student Alumni Association, UCLA UniCamp, reading, traveling, yoga/mindfulness, cooking

JONATHAN HUYNH

Hometown: Garden Grove, CA
Major:
Anthropology
Future Plans: College academic counseling and advising

Work Experience: MBA Admissions office assistant at UCLA Anderson School, parade performer/dancer at Disneyland
Extracurricular Activities: ACA Hip Hop

WAHID ISHRAR

Hometown: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Majors:
Political Science, International Development Studies
Concentration: Methods and Models
Future Plans: Work at an international organization like UN or World Bank, or work as lobbyist on Capitol Hill

Work Experience: Hall government, tutor, Old Navy
Extracurricular Activities: Writing, photography, reality singing competitions, Netlfix

KIARA JOB

Hometown: Patterson, CA
Major:
Sociology
Minor: Statistics
Future Plans: Masters in Human Resources or Business Administration, work in human resources

Work Experience: Brun Buzz Coffee Bar
Extracurricular Activities: Reading, Netflix, shopping

KEVIN KASIR

Hometown: Vacaville, CA
Major:
Psychology
Minor: Applied Developmental Psychology
Future Plans: Graduate School

Work Experience: Calvin Klein, In-N-Out Burger, BJ's Restaurant, Community Service Officer, Render Media Quality Assurance intern
Extracurricular Activities: Resilience Peer Network, language and cognitive development lab research assistant, League of Legends

ALEX KATZ

Hometown: Las Vegas, NV
Majors:
Political Science, Communication Studies
Future Plans: Law school or marketing/PR

Work Experience: Sports marking intern at UCLA Athletics, public relations intern
Extracurricular Activities: Colleges Against Cancer, USAC, Netflix, dance, exploring Los Angeles

UMER KHAN

Hometown: Karachi, Pakistan
Major:
Economics
Future Plans: Investment banking/consulting

Work Experience: Adminstrative accountant - student government accounting, Housing Government Representative
Extracurricular Activities: CEC, PSA, racquetball club

SALUS KIM

Hometown: Waianae, HI
Majors:
International Development Studies, Political Science
Future Plans: Law school

Work Experience: John Wooden Center, BruinCard Center
Extracurricular Activities: A&E writer and design contributer for Daily Bruin, Cub Tours, Hill Government Respresentative

MADDIE KURTZ

Hometown: Orlando, FL
Major:
Economics
Minor: Global Studies
Future Plans: Working for a financial litigation consulting firm

Work Experience: Internships at Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) Studios and Warner Bros., ASK Peer Counselor
Extracurricular Activities: Sorority, Moneythink, zumba instructor, USAC - Entrepreneurship Committee, USAC - IVC office, Undergraduate Business Society, study abroad in France

BENNET LADYMAN

Hometown: Seattle, WA
Major:
English
Future Plans: Graduate school, form a band and tour the world, write a book

Work Experience: SMITH Digital Agency, Zumiez salesperson, Ackerman Market
Extracurricular Activities: Fraternity, guitar, reading

SADIE LARSON

Hometown: Beaumont, CA
Major:
Electrical Engineering
Future Plans: Research in biotechnology

Work Experience: Kipling Sales Associate
Extracurricular Activities: IEEE OPS, China Care Bruins, HSSEAS online tutoring and mentoring program, Alumni Scholars Clube, Achievement Scholars Club, music, ballet

IZZY LEAMON

Hometown: Davis, CA
Majors: Anthropology, Psychology
Future Plans: Undecided

Work Experience: Bruin Resource Center Peer Dialogue Facilitator, music instructor, City of Davis Swim Instructor
Extracurricular Activities: USAC Student Activist Project Intern, music, hiking, reading, cooking

ELISA LEE

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Major:
English

Work Experience: Tutor
Extracurricular Activities: Daily Bruin news writer, reading, searching for best cupcakes in Los Angeles

HYUNA LEE

Hometown: Seoul, Korea
Major:
Psychology
Future Plans: Graduate school, marriage and family therapist


Extracurricular Activities: Christian fellowship

ISAI LOPEZ

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Major:
Mathematics for Teaching
Future Plans: JMED program at UCLA, teach high school math

Work Experience: Emerson Community Charter Middle School Algebra I TA, Miguel Contreras Learning Complex Calculus and SAT Tutor
Extracurricular Activities: Musician, soccer, board games, road trips

BRIAN LUONG

Hometown: Anaheim, CA
Major:
Economics
Minor: Film & TV

Work Experience: Sacred Tiger Music Publishing
Extracurricular Activities: UCLA Ski and Snowboard Team, Film and Photography Society, UCLA UniCamp

TANVI MAMTORA

Hometown: Yorba Linda, CA
Major:
Biology
Future Plans: Graduate school for either nutrition or exercise physiology

Work Experience: Resident Assistant, summer camp counselor, tutor, Hill Government Representative
Extracurricular Activities: UCLA Residential Life, UniCamp, gym, FRIENDS, beach, playing Just Dance, hiking, exploring new places

MEAGAN MANDALA

Hometown: Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Major:
Business Economics
Minors: Accounting, Civic Engagement
Future Plans: MBA, consulting/data analysis/accounting

Work Experience: Greenhouse in Ackerman Union, data analysis, Move-In Assistant
Extracurricular Activities: sorority, Community Representative, Harry Potter

FRANKIE MASI

Hometown: San Diego, CA
Major:
History
Minor: English
Future Plans: MFA in creative writing, become a novelist

Work Experience: AVID tutor, teaching asssitant in community college, personal assistant to a novelist
Extracurricular Activities: UCLA Symphonic Band, UCLA Writer's Den, volunteer creative writing instructor

BRENNA McCARTY

Hometown: San Diego, CA
Major:
Psychobiology
Future Plans: Dietician

Work Experience: ASUCLA LuValle Commons, UCLA Catering, restaurant host, dance instructor - Jibe Studios
Extracurricular Activities: Bruin Belles Service Association, UCLA Rowing, UCLA Swing Club, dancing, hiking, running, cooking, tennis, rock-climbing, traveling

AUDREY MIANO

Hometown: San Diego, CA
Major:
Political Science
Future Plans: Own a small business

Work Experience: Pet daycare supervisor, english tutor
Extracurricular Activities: Bruin Democrats

MICHAEL MIRANDA

Hometown: Whittier, CA
Major:
Political Science
Minor: Philosophy
Future Plans: Law school or political campaign manager

Work Experience: Starbucks, Partnership UCLA
Extracurricular Activities: UCLA Colleges Against Cancer, reading, volleyball, comic books, TV

ADHITYA MOHAN

Hometown: San Ramon, CA
Major:
Mathematics
Future Plans: Travel, graduate school of math, become a teacher

Work Experience: Math lab tutor, student ambassador at community college, tennis coach
Extracurricular Activities: Reading, hiking, drinking coffee, listening to records, cooking

SARA MOSGROVE

Hometown: San Diego, CA
Major:
Music with concentration in Music Education
Minor: Music Industry
Future Plans: Aspiring music producer

Work Experience: Freelance musician
Extracurricular Activities: UCLA Bruin Marching Band, Tau Beta Sigma national band sorority

MELISSA NESSMAN

Hometown: Chula Vista, CA
Major: English
Minor: Theater
Future Plans: Graduate school, work on TV or become a high school teacher


Extracurricular Activities: Bruins Fighting Pediatric Cancer, hall government, IM soccer

JUSTIN PARK

Hometown: Irvine, CA
Major:
Psychobiology
Future Plans: Medical School

Work Experience: Camp Bruin Kids counselor, pharmacy technician
Extracurricular Activities: GlobeMed at UCLA, Colleges Against Cancer, greek life, Bruins United, USAC, Care Extenders internship, research assisant, Vampire Weekend, Parks & Rec, running, photography, playing/writing music

KAYLA PATEL

Hometown: Lexington, MA
Major:
Biology
Future Plans: Research or education

Work Experience: Lifeguard, camp counselor, babysitter, Pieology, violin tutor
Extracurricular Activities: Tennis, violin, painting, drawing, running, hiking, outdoors

VY PHAM

Hometown: Irvine, CA
Major:
Sociology
Minor: Education Studies
Future Plans: Masters in Higher Education Leadership and Student Affairs, become an academic counselor

Work Experience: Instructional Assistant - Mild/Moderate Special Education at Woodbridge High School, career/transfer assistant at Irvine Valley College
Extracurricular Activities: Floor government, volunteering in classrooms, crafting/scrapbooking, media design, Netflix

MIKE PHILLIPI

Hometown: Portland, OR
Major:
Undeclared
Future Plans: Possibly medical school

Work Experience: Factory worker at Shedharn Corporation
Extracurricular Activities: Basketball, music, football, Los Angeles, Ski and Board Club, fraternity

CHASE PRIVETT

Hometown: Bakersfield, CA
Majors:
Political Science, History
Concentration: American Politics
Future Plans: Graduate school

Work Experience: File clerk at law firm, education associate
Extracurricular Activities: HOOLIGAN Theatre Company, choir, residential life, UCLA Football, watching sports, board games, TV and movies

TAYMAR QUEZADA

Hometown: Rosemead, CA
Major:
Political Science
Minor: Public Affairs
Future Plans: Graduate school for public policy or education, work in public service field or non-profits

Extracurricular Activities: Resonance A Capella, Student Alumni Association, singing, dancing, reading, Game of Thrones, Walking Dead, House of Cards

MAT QUIGLEY

Hometown: Alton, IL
Major:
Neuroscience
Minors: Theater, Gender Studies
Future Plans: Medical school or professional singer/actor

Work Experience: Lifeguard and dive coach at Summer's Port Swim Club
Extracurricular Activities: Greek life, singing, trying to dance, diving, tanning

MARTIN QUIROZ

Hometown: Bellflower, CA
Majors:
Political Science, Chicano/a Studies
Future Plans: Law school, work in immigration and family law

Work Experience:Resident Assistant, UCLA Residential Life programming board, Academics on the Hill Special Projects Assistant

DREAMA RHODES

Hometown: Merced, CA
Major:
Psychology
Minor: Education Studies
Future Plans:College professor, academic dean

Work Experience: UCLA Meeting Room Services, middle school AVID tutor, UCLA Call Center
Extracurricular Activities: Tennis, napping, Cub Tours, mentoring

ROCKY ROJAS

Hometown: Gilbert, AZ
Major:
Environmental Science
Minor: Environmental Systems and Society
Future Plans: Graduate school, working in a "green" job

Work Experience: Harkins Theaters, Head Chef at the Cottage Tea House
Extracurricular Activities: Layout Editor for BruinLife Yearbook, columnist/designer for Outwrite Magazine, running, foodie, coffee shops, Adele and Korean music

MARIANNA ROMO

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Major:
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
Future Plans: Teaching/counseling, starting my own band


Extracurricular Activities: Reading, listening to music, looking at trees, Netflix

NEDDA SAIDIAN

Hometown: San Diego, CA
Major:
Human Biology and Society
Future Plans: Law school, Masters of Public Health


Extracurricular Activities: Projet Literacy tutor, Care Externder internship at UCLA Ronald Reagan Hospital, music/going to concerts, Netflix

DYLAN SANDS

Hometown: Scotch Plains, NJ
Major:
Political Science
Future Plans: Law school, work in government or non-profit

Work Experience: Resident Assistant, political campaign intern, youth baseball coach
Extracurricular Activities: Pediatric AIDS Coalition, fraternity, UCLA Interfraternity Council, Diddy Riese

BRIANNA SAYER

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MAGGIE SCHMALL

Hometown: El Dorado Hills, CA
Major:
History
Future Plans: Teach high school history

Work Experience: Contributor to the Black Prisoners Project at UCLA, Personnel Chair for sorority, summer camp counselor, cashier at the UCLA Faculty Center
Extracurricular Activities: Sorority, painting, Mad Men, eating Chipotle

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CARLI SCHULTZ

Hometown: Lodi, PA
Major:
International Development Studies
Future Plans: Work in economics sector of a non-profit organization

Work Experience: Operations Supervisor at gym
Extracurricular Activities: Pediatric AIDS Coalition

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ALEXANDER SCHWARTZ

Hometown: Studio City, CA
Major:
Political Science
Future Plans: Law school, Supreme Court of United States

Work Experience: SOCES Student Store, Office of the Mayor of Los Angeles
Extracurricular Activities: UCLA Mock Trial, drummer in Nith Tone, soccer, swimming, hiking, driving

MICHAEL SEKERAK

Hometown: Nevada City, CA
Major:
Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology
Minor: Food Studies
Future Plans: Work in non-profit sector pertaining to medicine.

Work Experience: Lifeguard, Operation Supervisor of Pauley Pavilion
Extracurricular Activities: Pediatric AIDS Coalition, Dance Marathon at UCLA, Medleys a capella, Care Extenders, Flying Samaritans, IM sports, swimming, water polo, skiing, cooking, drawing and painting

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SAVANNAH SHAPIRO

Hometown: Springville, CA
Major:
English
Future Plans: Sports journalism

Work Experience: Sports reporter for Daily Bruin, assistant photographer at Heather Tartalia Photography
Extracurricular Activities: Bruins for Ronald McDonald, Disneyland

EMILY SIEGLER

Hometown: San Diego, CA
Major:
Biochemistry
Future Plans: Medical or graduate school

Work Experience: La Jolla YMCA, Gateways Summer School
Extracurricular Activities: Regents Scholar Society, IM soccer, microbiology research, UCLA Care Extenders, Interaxon, music

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MAGGI STROM

Hometown: Himar, CA
Major:
Bioengineering
Future Plans: Graduate school

Work Experience: Bruin Ambassador
Extracurricular Activities: Sorority, Colleges Against Cancer

ZACK SZYDROWSKI

Hometown: Hollister, CA
Major:
History
Future Plans: Graduate School, teaching in higher education

Work Experience: UCLA New Student & Transition Programs, Sales Associate at Kelly Moore Paint Company
Extracurricular Activities: Fraternity, IM sports, reading, volunteering with Swipe Out Hunger

HARIS TAJANI

Hometown: Karachi, Pakistan
Major:
Economics
Future Plans: Business school, economic consulting

Work Experience: Aga Khan University Hospital internship
Extracurricular Activities: USAC Election Board

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KATELYN TANG

Hometown: San Jose, CA
Major:
Biology
Future Plans: Medical school for dermatology

Work Experience: Kumon math and reading tutor, UCLA Hematology/Oncology department office assistant, clinical care extender at St. Francis Medical Center
Extracurricular Activities: Sorority, Foundations choreography, choir, swimming, water polo, theater, reading, traveling, Disney/Harry Potter/Marvel

PRADISHA TIWARI

Hometown: Gilbert, AZ
Majors:
International Development Studies, Biology
Future Plans: Work with Doctors Without Borders, start my own non-profit medical clinic

Work Experience: Office Assistant, Housing Government Representative
Extracurricular Activities: Reading, watching basketball

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RYAN TRAN

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VICTORIA VEZALDENOS

Hometown: Manteca, CA
Major:
Psychology
Minors: Statistics, Education
Future Plans: Graduate school, become a professor

Work Experience: Youth soccer referee, tutoring site coordinator a non-profit after school program, Baskin Robbins, private tutor, ASUCLA Catering
Extracurricular Activities: IM basketball

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ABDULLAH WAHLA

Hometown: Lahore, Pakistan
Major:
Political Science
Minor: Accounting
Future Plans: Become a politician

Work Experience: HBL Bank internship, National Emergency and Relief Center Pakistan
Extracurricular Activities: Soccer

JEFFREY WANG

Hometown: San Antonio, TX
Major:
Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics (MIMG)
Minors: Neuroscience, Science Education, Applied Developmental Psychology
Future Plans: Medical school

Work Experience: UCLA Recreation, Peter Bradley Research Lab
Extracurricular Activities: CARE Extenders, AMSA, Colleges Against Cancer, UCLA Club Tennis, reading, listening to music, tutoring, playing chess, tennis, swimming, working out, watching movies

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LIZ XUE

Hometown: Taiyuan, China
Major:
Civil Engineering
Future Plans: Travel the world

Work Experience: ZNZZ (Chinese women's political organziation), NGO Braille Without Borders, wind farm, TEDx, austistic treatment center
Extracurricular Activities: UCLA Racing Formula SAE, tech fair, Foundations Choreography, photography, travel, music, reading, eating, ceramics, Big Bang Theory, Sherlock

JESSICA YE

Hometown: Fairfield, CA
Major:
Human Biology and Society
Minor: Biomedical Research
Future Plans: Medical school


Extracurricular Activities: UCLA Society and Genetics Undergraduate Organization, eating, drinking coffee, Child Life volunteer at Ronald Reagan Hospital, Disneyland

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WILSON YE

Hometown: Dalian, China
Majors:
Statistics, Business Economics
Future Plans: International Business, working with a start-up

Work Experience: UCLA Event Transportation, Wikimedia Foundation
Extracurricular Activities: Social Chair of the Office of Residential Life

AYA GRACE YOSHIOKA

Hometown: Fresno, CA
Major:
Sociology
Minor: Digital Humanities
Future Plans: Career in marking or public relations in entertainment, graduate school

Work Experience: Student aide, CitiTrends, IRS
Extracurricular Activities: Marketing intern at Awaken Arts, Central Valley Project at UCLA, research in digital humanities

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EMMA ZAWACKI

Hometown: Long Island, NY
Major:
Anthropology
Minor: Art History
Future Plans: Graduate program in biological anthropology, become a professor

Work Experience: Research assistant in molecular biology laboratory, Visitor Experience Representative at the Hammer Museum
Extracurricular Activities: UCLA Women's Club Lacrosse, sorority, Ronald Reagan Hospital volunteer program, running half marathons, coffee, Parks and Rec