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Charlie Yang

Charlie Yang

M.S. in Commerce 2020, University of Virginia
B.S. in Economics and Statistics 2018, University of Toronto

Track: Business Analytics

Hometown: Qingdao, China

What stood out to you in selecting to attend the M.S. in Commerce Program?

The quality of education, the dedication exhibited by the faculty and staff of McIntire, and most important, the career placement of every M.S. in Commerce graduating class.

What are you looking forward to most in the Program?

Gaining more exposure to different careers in the professional world–McIntire provides a great platform for me to gain insights from professionals, and such exposures are important for me to find my true passion in life.

What clubs and organizations were you involved with during your time in undergrad?

University of Toronto Chinese Students and Scholars Association, my high school’s alumni association, which educated high school students about opportunities to study at the University of Toronto

What book are you currently reading?

Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ by Daniel Goleman

Name three places on your bucket list to travel to.

1. Istanbul, Turkey, a city filled with history and marvel architectures

2. Sicily, Italy, where Italy meets exotic flairs of Greek and Arabic culture

3. Budapest, Hungary, with its many footprints of both the Belle Époque era and the socialist era ("Hotel Budapest" is one of my favorite movies of all time.)