• Admission Counselor Tanaz Nourian
Undergraduate Admission

Meet Your Counselor: Tanaz Nourian

» Tanaz Nourian

Assistant Director of Admission



Tanaz's bio

Born and raised in San Clemente, CA, Tanaz graduated from Chapman in 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts in Strategic and Corporate Communication. Throughout her time at Chapman, Tanaz took on several internships while also being involved in Greek life. Her passion for soccer led her to found various soccer organizations on campus.

Tanaz is beyond thrilled to embark on her journey as an Undergraduate Admission Counselor and represent Chapman.

Advice from Tanaz

Turning the page and starting a new chapter in your life is exciting! You are journeying into the unknown, so it’s important to explore, ask questions, set goals and step outside your comfort zone.

Your experience in college is what you make of it, so always remember to stay motivated, optimistic and grounded. In the end, everyone is in the same boat. Use your resources around campus to help you discover Chapman and always remember to have fun and enjoy the ride!

Favorite spot on campus

My favorite spot on campus is the Attallah Piazza because it’s a place where the energy is truly undeniable. From studying on the steps to catching up with friends, it is the perfect environment that holds some of my favorite memories.

Best admission memory

As a transfer student, I remember the Admission team being beyond helpful and accommodating to any questions, comments or concerns that I had about Chapman. I am excited to now be a resource and guide for students!


Fast facts

Three words to describe myself: Passionate, Motivated, Optimistic.

Favorite subject: Marketing and Communication.

Role model: My brother, who consistently pushes me to step outside my comfort zone and be the best version of myself.

Favorite musical performer/band/composer: The one and only Beyoncé.

Most prized possessions: My Asics Gel-Keyano 25 running shoes.

Favorite summer activities: Laying on the beach with friends until the sun sets.

Book you would read again: Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari and To Kill a Mockingbird.

Best movies of all time: The Notebook.

Favorite quote: “Don’t be that dime a dozen. Just go after it, be yourself, be unique. People are looking for the extraordinary. People are looking to see what sets you apart.” -Mia Hamm

Dream job: Oprah Winfrey’s personal assistant and protégé.