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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.

Meral Al-Obaydi

Chapman student Meral Al-Obaydi

Major: Business Administration and Accounting double major

 

Country of citizenship: Iraq

Laura Alvarez Martinez

Chapman student Laura Alvarez Martinez

Major: Business Administration

 

Country of citizenship: Brazil

Sasha Bratishka

Sasha Bratishka

Major: Business Administration

 

Country of citizenship: Ukraine

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

Tiffany Cheng

Chapman student Tiffany Cheng

Major: Psychology and Strategic and Corporate Communication double major

 

Country of citizenship: Hong Kong

Claudia De La Macorra

Chapman student Claudia De La Macorra

Major: Strategic and Corporate Communication with Sociology and Entrepreneurship minors

 

Country of citizenship: Mexico

Valentina Duarte ‘20

Chapman student Valentina Duarte

Major: Business Administration (Marketing emphasis)

 

Country of citizenship: Colombia

 

Countries lived: Colombia, Mexico, Saudi Arabia

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: Undeclared

 

Country of citizenship: Australia

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

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

Zofia Mowle

Chapman student Zofia Mowle

Major: Film Production

 

Country of citizenship: England

Sienna Newton

Chapman student Sienna Newton

Major: Psychology and Strategic and Corporate Communication

 

Country of citizenship: Australia and England

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.

Laura Quintanilla

Chapman student Laura Quintanilla

Major: Dance

 

Country of citizenship: Mexico

Malvica Sawhney ‘19

Chapman student Malvika Sawhney

Major: English (Journalism emphasis) and Political Science minor

 

Country of citizenship: India

 

Countries lived: India

 

Organizations/activities: Delta Gamma sorority, the Panther newspaper

 

Tips for students coming to Chapman: Interact with the international student ambassadors and ask about the X that you might not feel is an “important” question. Familiarize yourself with Chapman resources because there is one for everything and it will save you time and worry.

Jan Shihirman

Chapman student Jan Shihirman

Major: Economics

 

Country of citizenship: Russia

Andreas Ter-Borch

Chapman student Andreas Ter-Borch

Major: Sociology

 

Country of citizenship: Denmark

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. 

Yuka Tokura

Chapman student Yuka Tokura

Major: Business Administration (Finance and International Business emphasis)

 

Country of citizenship: Japan

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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