Soon Ho Kwon

Soon Ho Kwon

M.S. in Accounting 2020, University of Virginia
B.S. in Accounting and Business Administration, Washington & Lee University

Track: Financial Reporting & Assurance

Hometown: Seoul, South Korea

What stood out to you about the M.S. in Accounting Program at UVA?

UVA McIntire's reputation and the M.S. in Accounting’s STEM designation, which offers eligibility to international students with F-1 visa status to remain in the U.S. longer after graduation.

What are you looking forward to the most in the program?

UVA McIntire is renowned for providing students with numerous job opportunities through campus recruiting. I look forward to going through the successful campus recruiting this fall.

What clubs and organizations were you a part of during your time in undergrad?

Beta Alpha Psi, Sigma Nu Fraternity, University Singers, University Wind Ensemble, Multicultural Student Association

If you were stranded on a desert island, what three things would you bring?

I would bring Wilson Volleyball, an SOS flare gun, and a random FedEx package because that's how Chuck survived in an all-time favorite movie, “Cast Away.”

If you could go on a cross-country road trip with a famous person, living or dead, who would it be?

I would go on a cross-country road trip with Thomas Jefferson ("TJ"), just to tell him that I live on the Range.