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Our Undergraduate International Ambassadors are all current Chapman students who came here from another county. They are happy to answer any of your questions and share their Chapman experience with you. Feel free to contact any of them directly.

If you have questions about the International Ambassadors, contact Junko Takada at takada@chapman.edu.

Nasser Aljasser '21

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Major: Software Engineering

 

Country of citizenship: Saudi Arabia

 

Countries lived: United States, Saudi Arabia

 

Organizations/activities: Student worker at the IS&T Desk.  

 

Tips for students coming to Chapman: Don't be afraid to ask for help and know that upperclassmen make the best friends/mentors. Lastly work hard but still have fun!

Sasha Bratishka

Sasha Bratishka

Major: Business Administration

 

Country of citizenship: Ukraine

Giulia Chen

International Ambassador Giulia Chen

Major: Strategic and Corporate Communication

 

Countries of citizenship: Italy

 

Countries lived: Italy, United States

 

Organizations/activities: UN Association Club, Italian Club, CU Toastmasters, InterVarsity Christian Club, UNISEF, Camp Kesem  

 

Tips for students coming to Chapman: I hope you can make Chapman your home, that you will find the support you are seeking and at the same time allow yourself to experience challenge. Trust the unknown, even when it is uncomfortable. Growth occurs at the intersection of challenge and support.

Yingying (Yuki) Chen '22

Chapman student Yuki Chen

Major: Data Analytics

 

Country of citizenship: China

 

Countries lived: China

 

Organizations/activities: Chinese Student Association, Chapman Rotaract  

 

Tips for students coming to Chapman: Have an open mind and be ready to try new things.

Claudia De La Macorra

Chapman student Claudia De La Macorra

Major: Strategic and Corporate Communication with Sociology and Entrepreneurship minors

 

Country of citizenship: Mexico

Rikke Holand ‘20

Chapman student Ricke Holand

Majors: Political Science and Strategic and Corporate Communication double major

 

Country of citizenship: Norway

 

Countries lived: England, Norway

 

Tips for students coming to Chapman: Find a student club or organization. Get involved!

Kira Holden

Chapman student Kira Holden

Major: Public Relations and Advertising Major

 

Country of citizenship: Australia

 

Organizations/activities: Strong Girls Club and UNICEF

Miri Inoue

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Major: Strategic and Corporate Communication

 

Countries lived: Japan, Australia

 

Organizations/activities: Women's Tennis Team

 

Tips for students coming to Chapman: There are a lot of opportunities to make friends and be involved in the community of Chapman. Don't miss the chance to make friends and always try new things!

Tim Kozhevnikov

Chapman student Tim Kozhevnikov

Major: Business Administration (Finance and Marketing emphasis) with Italian minor

 

Country of citizenship: Russia

Ziyu (Arina) Liu

Chapman student Ziyu (Arina) Liu

Major: Film Studies

 

Country of citizenship: China

Isabelle Lui

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Major: Film Production

 

Country of citizenship: China

 

Countries lived: China

 

Organizations/activities: Chinese Students Association, Nikkei Student Union, Badminton Club, InterVarsity 

 

Tips for students coming to Chapman: Do not worry about campus life! Chapman offers a lot of fun activities during the weekdays and on weekends and a lot of the clubs are very welcoming. Try to put yourself out there and be ready to try new things or to expand your interests.

Phat Luong '20

Chapman student Phat Luong

Major: Business Administration (Marketing emphasis)

 

Country of citizenship: Vietnam

 

Countries lived: Vietnam

 

Organizations/activities: Asian Pacific Student Association

 

Tips for students coming to Chapman: Learn, improve and enjoy your university life.

Katherine Luz Fontan

Chapman student Katherine Luz Fontan

Major: Business Administration (emphasis in Finance) with minor in Computer Science

 

Country of citizenship: Brazil

Carolina Melchior

Carolina Melchior

Major: News and Documentary

 

Country of citizenship: Brazil

Hana Murayama

International ambassador Hana Murayama

Major: Graphic Design

 

Countries lived: Japan

 

Tips for students coming to Chapman: Don't hesitate to ask for help!

Vy (Ivy) Nguyen '22

Chapman student Ivy Nguyen

Major: Business Administration

 

Country of citizenship: Vietnam

 

Countries lived: Vietnam

 

Organizations/activities: Photography Club, Vietnamese Student Association, Asian Pacific Student Association

 

Tips for students coming to Chapman: Try and make as many friends as you can. Be involved as much as you can by joining clubs and activities. As a spring admit, it was difficult at first to have friends but you have to try and get out of your safe zone and socialize.   

Ishani Patel '22

Chapman student Ishtani Patel

Major: Business Administration

 

Countries of citizenship: Kenya and United Kingdom

 

Countries lived: Kenya

 

Organizations/activities: DECA, Student Government Association (SGA), Toastmasters

 

Tips for students coming to Chapman: If you are stuck, ask for help. Chances are there will be someone who knows the answer. Be friendly, be kind and be genuine.

Melina Poulson

International ambassador Melina Poulson

Major: Psychology

 

Countries lived: Argentina, Brazil, U.S, Singapore, Netherlands

 

Tips for students coming to Chapman: Relax! College is a big deal, but once you get involved on campus and you understand how classes and everyday life works around here, you'll have the best time.

Laura Quintanilla

Chapman student Laura Quintanilla

Major: Dance

 

Country of citizenship: Mexico

Elissa Shorokhova

UG international ambassador Elissa Shorokhova

Major: Undeclared

 

Country lived: China, Russia, Spain

 

Organizations/activities: EDM Club

 

Tips for Students Coming to Chapman: Do not be afraid to get as involved as possible and take advantage of all of the events that are happening in Chapman.

Andreas Ter-Borch '20

Chapman student Andreas Ter-Borch

Major: Sociology

 

Country of citizenship: Denmark

 

Countries lived in: United States, Denmark, Sweden, Ireland

 

Tips for students coming to Chapman: Be proud of where you come from! American students will find you way more interesting than they find the average student.

Ria Thakurani '20

Chapman student Ria Thakurani

Major: Biological Sciences 

 

Country of citizenship: Jamaica

 

Countries lived: Jamaica

 

Organizations/activities: Delta Gamma Fraternity, Pre-Dental Society, Tour Guide - Office of Admission 

 

Tips for students coming to Chapman: Be open-minded and willing to try new things. Don’t be afraid to step out of your comfort zone or ask for help should you ever need any! There are tons of people at Chapman willing to go the extra mile for you! Above all, pack light. 

Anoushka Todd

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Major: Undeclared

 

Countries lived: France, England

 

Organizations/activities: Outdoor club, Mission E, Yoga Bar, United Nations America, martial arts, beach volleyball Club, Snowclub

 

Tips for students coming to Chapman: Don't force anything! Everything takes time. Keep being yourself and do what you enjoy doing. This way you will meet people like you.

Punnawat Vitoorapakorn

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Major: Public Relations and Advertising

 

Country of citizenship: Thailand

 

Countries lived: Thailand

Jane Yang

Chapman student Jane Yang

Major: Business Administration

 

Country of citizenship: China

Chelsea Zhao '22

Chapman Student Chelsea Zhao

Major: Chemistry

 

Country of citizenship: China

 

Countries lived: China

 

Organizations/activities: American Chemical Society, Schmid College Student Leadership Council

 

Tips for students coming to Chapman: Reach out to professors, be active in classes and clubs and organizations. Be yourself!

Contact an International Admission Counselor

Email: intladmit@chapman.edu

Phone: (714) 997-6713

Mailing Address:
Office of Admission
One University Drive 
Orange, CA 92866

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