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B.S. in Commerce

Samia Desai

  • Hometown: Suburbs of Chicago
  • Concentrations: Finance and Accounting
  • Minor: Art History

About me:

Hi! My name is Samia, and I am a third-year at UVA originally from the suburbs of Chicago. I am majoring in Commerce, with Finance and Accounting concentrations, and also pursuing a minor in Art History. I am in the Alpha Kappa Psi Business Fraternity, Alternative Investment Fund, One Thousand Schools (raising money to build schools in Honduras), College Mentors for Kids, and Virginia Finance Institute. I also host at a local restaurant and enjoy hiking, traveling, workout classes, playing tennis, and learning to cook in my free time. Last summer, I interned at a hedge fund and plan to intern in New York next summer, which I am very excited about doing. So far in my McIntire experience, I have enjoyed meeting new people. I look forward to meeting more people and attending more events throughout the school year, and am super excited to be an ambassador this year!

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McIntire’s Office of Undergraduate Admission collaborates with prospective B.S. in Commerce students, helping in a variety of ways.

We encourage prospective students to contact us early in the admissions process to take advantage of all of our advising opportunities, including academic advising, information sessions, and other events, or to connect with a student ambassador. 

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