QCL Mentors

Erin Burke
Erin Burke ’21

Major: Computer Science

Erin is a junior from New York majoring in Computer Science. On-campus, she works as an Associate Director for the Claremont Consulting Group, the Professional Development Manager at the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and a grader/tutor at Harvey Mudd. Outside of work, you can find her building web apps, reading books about design and psychology or rewatching Bojack Horseman.

Richy Chen
Richy Chen ’20

Major: Computer Science and Economics

Tutoring topic: Computer Science

I'm a junior from the Bay Area who likes reading biographies, traveling, and looking at cool architecture. On campus, I am most involved in the Claremont Consulting Group and the Lowe Institute of Political Economy. I am always excited about doing a CS-related project on campus, so feel free to contact me if you want to do one too.

Valerie Chiang
Valerie Chiang ’21

Major: Economics & Engineering (3+2 program)

Valerie is a 3+2 major from the Bay Area who enjoys food blogging, baking, and Frisbee. Outside of the QCL, she is involved in Claremont Women in Business and Society of Physics Students.

Aryaman Gulati ’22

Major: Applied Mathematics and Economics with a Data Science sequence

Over the course of high school, Aryaman developed a passion for mentoring. This was the direct result of teaching at Literacy India and at the Aman Foundation. His international experience in the UAE, London, and Singapore, has helped Aryaman develop a culturally diverse point of view and enabled him to adapt to and flourish in new environments. In his free time, Aryaman watches and supports Arsenal in the Premier League, reads the Economist, and enjoys spending time with friends.

Amanda Huang
Amanda Huang ’21

Major: Economics and Computer Science

On campus, Amanda is a student manager at the Lowe Institute of Political Economy, and works as a grader/tutor for Data Structures. She loves reading about history and can be seen outside the Hub waiting for twin dogs to pass.

Yusuf Ismaeel
Yusuf Ismaeel ’21

Major: Applied Mathematics and Economics

From a tiny island in the Middle East called Bahrain. Loves long walks on the beach with his pet iguana.

Tony Jiang
Tony Jiang ’20

Major: Computer Science and Economics

Interested in tech, AI, and smart mobility. Play piano and like to travel. Involved in the Lowe Institute and the CIE on campus. Favorite classes are CS5 &70 at Mudd, and Prof. Garin's Econ 102 at CMC.

Jinhyuk Kim
Jinhyuk Kim ’22

Major: Economics and Engineering

Tutoring topics: Calculus I, II, III

I do a capella and golf.

Yao Li
Yao Li ’20

Major: Mathematics and Economics

Tutoring topic: Mathematics

Aside from tutoring math, Yao is also a member of Claremont Women In Business and a research assistant at the Lowe Institute. Outside of school and on-campus activities, she really enjoys cooking and baking.

Patricio Madero
Patricio Madero ’21

Major: Economics with a Financial Sequence

Tutoring topics: Calculus and Linear Algebra.

Patricio wants everyone to know that he loves math, and will be tutoring Calculus and Linear Algebra.

Vasu Rai
Vasu Rai ’21

Major: Economics and Computer Science

I grew up in India. On-campus I do research for the Lowe Institute of Political Economy. I am interested in Finance, and machine learning. Love running Monte-Carlo simulations.

Eunice Song
Eunice Song ’20

Psychology with a Legal Studies Sequence

In 10 years she will have 5 dogs and be living her best life.

Mia Syme
Mia Syme ’21

Major: Physics and Computer Science

Aside from QCL mentoring and classwork I enjoy reading, painting and surfing. I compete for the CMS swim team and track team. My favorite TV show is Sherlock. My favorite class I've taken is Modern Physics.

Abel Leulseged Tadesse
Abel Leulseged Tadesse ’19

Major: Applied Math & Computer Science Major with Data Science Sequence

I love playing soccer, reading fantasy fiction, and watching movies.

Kelly Watanabe
Kelly Watanabe ’20

Major: Biophysics

Kelly is a Biophysics major from Honolulu, Hawaii. She is excited to make a transformative impact on healthcare using data-driven science. At CMC, she is also the president of the Music Mania club, jumper on the CMS Track & Field team, and flutist in the Claremont Concert Orchestra. In her free time, she enjoys baking, reducing food waste, and sunset picnics with dogs!

Sascha Wolf-Sorokin
Sascha Wolf-Sorokin ’22

Major: Undecided

Tutoring topic: Calculus

I am a freshman from Boston. Outside of working at the QCL and school, I can be found relaxing outside, taking a walk through campus, or watching The Office.

Jason Yi
Jason Yi ’20

Major: Economics & Engineering (3+2 Program)

I was born on the east coast but lived most of my life in California. One of my favorite hobbies is hip hop dancing. As a result, I am also a part of the 5C Groove Nation Dance Crew. Some of my other hobbies include photography and guitar.

Mentor Alumni 


Mackenzie Bradford
Mackenzie Bradford ’19

Major: Econ-Accounting and Finance

Tutoring topic: Statistics/Econometrics

I also am a research assistant on the forecasting team at the Lowe Institute of Political Economy.

Jack Huang
Jack Huang ’19

Major: Economics and Science Management with Computer Science Sequence

From the Shire in New Zealand, Jack Huang has assimilated to American life in a boarding school in Boston and now college in Southern California. Jack can be found playing Fifa (or other games in his room), playing soccer on Parents Field, or wandering around campus. Otherwise, you can find him watching Netflix and late night shows on his laptop somewhere.

Adonis Lu
Adonis Lu ’19

Major: Mathematics with CS Sequence

Hi my name is Adonis and I enjoy math a lot! I also really enjoy video games, napping, and playing impromptu piano. Currently, in my free time, I am arranging an album for a recorder quintet!

Michele Pashby
Michele Pashby ’19

Major: Computer Science and History

When I’m not coding in Java or reading about the Mongols, you can find me baking or watching The Office. My favorite class I’ve taken at CMC was Distributive Software Architecture.

Lan Phan
Lan Phan ’19

Major: Applied Mathematics & Financial Economics

I’m a foodie from Hanoi, Vietnam, and I am crazy about boba and KBBQ. On campus, I am an Advocate and actively involved with Claremont Women in Business as Vice President of Finance and Innovations. Excited to be working full-time at Citi SF as an investment banking analyst after graduation!

Matthew Psaltakis
Matthew Psaltakis ’19

Major: Applied Mathematics and Economics

Outside of classwork and QCL mentoring, Matt runs cross country and track for CMS, works for the Claremont Consulting Group and Roberts Environmental Center, and plays far too much League of Legends. When he's not doing the aforementioned activities, you can probably find him holed up in his room working on some music production projects or curled up on his bed watching Netflix.

Kai Vogel
Kai Vogel ’19

Major: Philosophy and Public Affairs

Outside of the classroom, Kai enjoys singing with his a cappella group, hanging out with his residents, and finding the best coffee in LA.

Won Sang (Mike) Yoo
Won Sang (Mike) Yoo ’19

Major: Mathematics and Economics

There are three kinds of people in the world: those who can count and those who can't.