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  • Class of 2021

  • Majors Actuarial Science - Statistics, Finance

Emily enrolled at Loyola specifically for the CPaMS Scholars Program to take her academic studies to the next level in preparing for a career in a STEM field. She became interested in actuarial science, and decided to double major in statistics and finance to keep her career options open. Originally from Reading, Pa., Emily says she is reaping the benefits of learning in a cohort with other students pursuing STEM majors: Being in the same Messina pairing meant we spent a lot of time both inside and outside the classroom getting to know one another and helping each other pursue our goals. Emily has been surprised that a few of her core classes, which took her outside of her math- and finance-focused courses, have been among her favorite. “Surprisingly enough, one of my favorite courses was Latin American History. I really enjoyed learning about the people and rich culture of Latin America.” After graduation, Emily will join accounting, consulting, and technology firm Crowe as a data analyst. “I'm feeling excited about my future and well-prepared to take this next big step!”

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The CPaMS Scholars program allows me to work alongside like-minded students preparing to enter the workforce with STEM careers.

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