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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

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

Zofia Mowle

Chapman student Zofia Mowle

Major: Film Production

 

Country of citizenship: England

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!

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

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. 

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.

Yuka Tokura

Chapman student Yuka Tokura

Major: Business Administration (Finance and International Business emphasis)

 

Country of citizenship: Japan

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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