QCL Mentors

Diego Avila ’22
Diego Avila ’22

Major: Dual Economics/ Applied Mathematics

My name is Diego Avila. I’m from Glendale, CA and I’m studying Applied Math and Economics. On campus I play baseball for the Varsity CMS team and I’m a part of a couple others clubs.

Patrick Chen ’21
Nishka Ayyar '23

Major: Data Science & Econ

Nishka is a CMC junior from Saratoga, CA studying Data Science & Economics. Outside of the QCL, she is part of CMG, works for the Lowe Institute and the CMC Advancement Office, and plays volleyball for the 5C Women's Club Team. In her free time, she likes to cook and take virtual tours of cool houses on Zillow!

Miriam Caron
Miriam Caron ’22

Major: Physics and Mathematics

Outside of the QCL you can find Miriam grinding on a problemset at the library, cooking with her housemates, reading for pleasure, or doing something outdoorsie. She’s always happy to chat about knot theory or topology.

Coleman Cornell ’21
Lauren Cashdan '22

Major: Mathematics-Economics

Lauren is currently a CMC senior studying Mathematics and Economics. Her academic interests include mathematical modeling and health economics.

Ben Figueroa
William Clark '22

Major: Economics and Chemistry

Hello there! My name is Will Clark and I'm a senior at CMC majoring in economics and chemistry. I love t-stats and p-values almost as much as I love my own cat. I'm also the captain of the CMS Water Polo Team and I like to spend my time backpacking, listening to The Smiths and watching MacGruber on repeat. Go Stags and Athenas!

Makenna Fall ’22
Makenna Fall ’22

Major: Science Management with a sequence in Neuroscience

My name is Makenna Fall and I am a current Junior at CMC studying Science Management with a Neuroscience Sequence. I hope to work towards a career in either healthcare consulting or medical sales. Outside of the QCL, I am an athlete on the CMS Women’s Volleyball team and a club leader for CMS Christian Athletes. In my free time, I enjoy baking, hiking, and traveling.

Max Forst
Max Forst

Major: Mathematics

I got my B.S. in Math and Chemistry from University of South Carolina(the other USC), and now I'm a CGU student pursing a PhD in Math. My area of focus is algebra and number theory and I also have a strong interest linear algebra and discrete math.

Angie Gagnon ’23
Angie Gagnon ’23

Major: Computer Science, Math

Hi everyone! My name is Angie. I’m looking forward to working with all of you. I’m a Computer Science/Math major and I compete on the track team for CMS. I love solving Rubik’s Cubes, knitting, biking to the beach, paddle boarding, and listening to music. I love math and am excited to share my love with you all!!!!

Aryaman Gulati
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.

Sam Harrison
Sam Harrison ’22

Major: Economics and Finance

Huge Stata Guy

Matthew Hines
Matthew Hines ’22

Major: Finance, Economics, Physics

Loves math!

Raye Gleekel
Sophia Huang '24

Major: Psychology and Data Science

Hi! I'm Sophia, and I'm a sophomore at CMC from the Bay Area. I'm currently dual majoring in psychology and data science. Outside of school, I love exploring new food places, playing Spikeball, solving Sudoku puzzles, and watching Survivor!

Danielle Honan
Min Hyung '23

Major: Science Management

Min is a junior at CMC majoring in science management with a goal of founding his own startup. He is particularly interested in hydrogen fuel, battery, and other clean energy technologies and loves scientific modeling. On the campus, he works as a RA and TA at Lowe, analyzing economic data and teaching students econometrics and statistics. He is also involved in the Student Investment Fund (SIF) as an energy & utilities analyst. Outside of academics, Min enjoys hiking on potato mountains and going to new beaches!

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.

Joan Jones
Joan Jones ’22

Major: Physics

Joan is a CMC junior hailing from Chicago. Outside of the QCL, they are a new member of Harvey Mudd’s Lab for Autonomous and Intelligent Robotics. In addition to their academic pursuits, Joan enjoys binge watching Netflix Originals and curating monthly playlists.

Amanda Huang
Sam Kim '22

Major: Economics and Engineering

Sam is a Junior at CMC and is currently pursuing a career in investment banking. Prior to joining QCL, he has worked as an analyst at Lakewood Partners, a private equity firm based in Seoul, Korea, where he participated in several buyouts. On campus, Sam is the President of The Claremont Chapter of Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences, an organization dedicated to transforming data into information, and information into insights that save lives, save money and solve problems.

Will Kimball ’21
Hugo Matousek '23

Major: Economics & Engineering

I love sharing knowledge almost as much as I love obtaining it. (I will add something more later - but currently have no time).

Patricio Madero
Austyn Masuno '23

Major: Physics and Economics

Hello everyone! I'm a junior from CMC studying Physics and Economics. Needless to say, I love math! Hopefully as we work together you will as well.

Jacob Mays
Jacob Mays '22

Major: Biophysics

Hi, I'm Jacob Mays from Las Vegas, NV. I'm a senior at CMC and love everything that involves math or physics. I'm currently studying biophysics, and love being able to apply mathematical models to biological processes. During my free time, I enjoy playing soccer, rock climbing, and hiking.

Jacob Mays
Carson McVay '23

Major: Physics Major, Math Minor

My name is Carson McVay and I am a junior at Scripps. I'm from Eugene, Oregon, and I compete for the CMS Cross Country and Track teams.

Maisy Mills
Maisy Mills ’22

Major: Economics with Finance Sequence

When she's not tutoring Calc I and II, Maisy can be found playing lacrosse on Zinda, catching up on old episodes of Love Island, or lounging on Green Beach with friends.

Michael Murphy
Michael Murphy ’22

Major: Mathematics and Economics

A total nerd for Math! Can’t get enough of the stuff!

Dhruv Narula
Sahana Narayan '23

Major: Data Science and Economic

I'm a junior at CMC majoring in Data Science and Economics. Outside of the QCL, I'm a member of the Claremont Consulting Club and a research analyst at FEI. In my free time, I love taking the trip to the beach, going for a hike, or cooking. I enjoy math and am excited to share my interest with everyone!

Dhruv Narula
Dhruv Narula ’22

Major: Economics with a Computer Science Sequence

Hi, I’m Dhruv, a junior at CMC studying economics with a sequence in computer science. I love soccer, video games, chess, and of course, anything quantitative!

Aaron Oñate
Aaron Oñate '24

Major: Data Science & Economics Dual Major with a Sequence in Financial Economics

Hi everyone! I am a second-year at CMC majoring in Data Science & Financial Economics. I enjoy learning about math/cs and their applications to finance. I look forward to meeting everyone and helping all of you with your math-related assignments!

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.

Dorcas Saka
Dorcas Saka ’22

Major: Science Management

Dorcas is a junior at Claremont McKenna College from New York City. She is interested in the intersection between healthcare and finance and building better healthcare systems that are patient-focused. Outside of the QCL, she is involved with the College Programming Board, QuestBridge, and Microbiology research. In her free time, she enjoys baking, traveling, and playing tennis.

Gabi Seifert '23
Gabi Seifert '23

Major: Physics

Hi, I'm Gabi Seifert. I'm from St. Paul, Minnesota, and outside of my interests in physics (which range from structural color to engineering failures) I like to draw, talk about chickens, and play Pokemon GO.

Maya Shah '22
Maya Shah '22

Major: PPE and Film

Maya Shah is a senior at Claremont McKenna College, completing a dual major in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) and film. Maya is excited to work at the QCL to show students who primarily study the humanities how easy and engaging quantitative courses can be. In her spare time, Maya likes to watch movies and run.

Joe Silva
Joe Silva ’22


Hey everyone! My name is Joe Silva and I'm a senior at CMC majoring in applied mathematics and psychology. In my free time, I like going on runs, listening to music, and going to the village. Excited and ready to help you all!

Marissa Singh '23
Marissa Singh '23

Major: Physics Major, Dance Minor

Hello, my friends! My name is Marissa and I'm a Physics Major with a Minor in Dance. I love to move and use my brain! Math and physics are both my safe spaces, and I would love to help you build that relationship too. Solving challenging problems is like a dance in itself! You move through complexities, hit some setbacks, but continue flowing. Let's dance!!!

Kaia Smith '23
Kaia Smith '23

Major: Physics and Math

Kaia is a physics major at Scripps. She’s done research running Markov Chain Monte Carlo simulations on binary systems of black holes, and loves talking about space and math. She’s on leadership for Blend at Scripps, and enjoys hiking, knitting, playing chess, and fooling around on the piano in her free time.

Abhinuv Uppal
Abhinuv Uppal ’22

Major: Physics and Applied Mathematics

Abhi is a CMC Junior currently studying physics and applied mathematics with a data science sequence. His academic interests include (quantum) information theory, machine learning, and particle physics.

Angie Wang
Angie Wang ’23

Major: Mathematics and Economics

Angie is a sophomore from the Bay Area, studying math and economics. Outside of the QCL, she is a research assistant at the Lowe Institute. In her free time, she enjoys running, listening to podcasts, and maintaining her food instagram.

Siki Wang ’21
Siki Wang ’21

Major: Pure Mathematics, with a sequence in Computer Science

Hi! My name is Siki and I am from Shanghai. Academic interests: Algebra, number theory, CS theory, cryptography, quantum computing, etc. Non-academic interests: Drawing & painting, hiking, cooking, and startups!

Hannah Zhang
Andrew Wraith '22

Major: Economics Major with a Finance Sequence

Hi everyone! My name is Andrew Wraith and I am a senior majoring in Economics with a Finance sequence. I am very interested in statistics and data science, specifically with manipulating large sets of data in Excel and R. Outside the classroom, I am also on the water polo team and in the Claremont Consulting Group. In my free time, I like to surf, golf, and do anything outdoor!

Hannah Zhang
Hannah Zhang ’22

Major: Mathematics and Economics

Hannah is a junior at CMC from Los Angeles, California. Outside of the QCL, she is a Vice President in College Programming Board, as well as working at the Lowe Institute of Political Economy. She loves working on chalkboards and discovering new foods.

Mentor Alumni

Jinhyuk Kim ’22

QCL Mentor. Degree Awarded: Economics and Engineering

Sascha Wolf-Sorokin ’22

QCL Mentor.

Mia Syme ’21

QCL Mentor. Degree Awarded: Physics and Mathematics

Will Kimball ’21

QCL Mentor. Degree Awarded: Applied Math and Economics Dual Major, Data Science Sequence

Patricio Madero ’21

QCL Mentor. Degree Awarded: Financial Economics

Amanda Huang ’21

QCL Mentor. Degree Awarded: Economics and Computer Science

Danielle Honan ’21

QCL Mentor. Degree Awarded: Applied Mathematics and Economics

Patrick Chen ’21

QCL Mentor. Degree Awarded: Economics and Accounting

Coleman Cornell ’21

QCL Mentor. Degree Awarded: Economics and Applied Math Dual Major with a Financial Economics Sequence

Raye Gleekel ’21

QCL Mentor. Degree Awarded: Molecular Biology

Mert Akan ’21

QCL Mentor. Degree Awarded:

Erin Burke ’21

QCL Mentor. Degree Awarded: Computer Science

Valerie Chiang ’21

QCL Mentor. Degree Awarded: Economics & Engineering (3+2 program)

Emma David ’21

QCL Mentor. Degree Awarded: Economics and Psychology dual major

Ray Song ’21

QCL Mentor. Degree Awarded:

Ben Figueroa ’20

QCL Mentor. Degree Awarded: Applied Mathematics

Andrea Amaya ’20

QCL Mentor. Degree Awarded: Economics and Philosophy

Richy Chen ’20

QCL Mentor. Degree Awarded: Computer Science and Economics

Natasha Harrison ’20

QCL Mentor. Degree Awarded: Public Health/Science, Technology, Society

Tony Jiang ’20

QCL Mentor. Degree Awarded: Computer Science and Economics

Yao Li ’20

QCL Mentor. Degree Awarded: Mathematics and Economics

Edward Shi ’20

QCL Mentor. Degree Awarded:

Eunice Song ’20

QCL Mentor. Degree Awarded: Psychology with a Legal Studies Sequence

Kelly Watanabe ’20

QCL Mentor. Degree Awarded: Biophysics

Jason Yi ’20

QCL Mentor. Degree Awarded: Economics & Engineering (3+2 Program)

Mackenzie Bradford ’19

QCL Mentor. Degree Awarded: Econ-Accounting and Finance

Jack Huang ’19

QCL Mentor. Degree Awarded: Economics and Science Management with Computer Science Sequence

Adonis Lu ’19

QCL Mentor. Degree Awarded: Mathematics with CS Sequence

Michele Pashby ’19

QCL Mentor. Degree Awarded: Computer Science and History

Lan Phan ’19

QCL Mentor. Degree Awarded: Applied Mathematics & Financial Economics

Matthew Psaltakis ’19

QCL Mentor. Degree Awarded: Applied Mathematics and Economics

Abel Leulseged Tadesse ’19

QCL Mentor. Degree Awarded: Applied Math & Computer Science Major with Data Science Sequence

Kai Vogel ’19

QCL Mentor. Degree Awarded: Philosophy and Public Affairs

Won Sang (Mike) Yoo ’19

QCL Mentor. Degree Awarded: Mathematics and Economics