Admissions

Talk to a student

Talking to a current student is one of the best ways to learn more about your future at the W. P. Carey School of Business. In fact, there’s a group of W. P. Carey students dedicated to helping you do just that. You can rely on Business Ambassadors to answer your questions about the admission process, student life, and everything in between — drop us a line to get started.

Meet the Business Ambassadors

If you have any questions or just want to learn more, feel free to contact the Business Ambassadors — they love talking about the W. P. Carey School just as much as they love learning here. Current students with W. P. Carey pride and knowledge to share are welcome to learn more about joining Business Ambassadors.


Eli Schifman
President

 
Major: Finance and Economics, May 2019
Hometown: Scottsdale, AZ
Campus involvement: Business Ambassadors, Investment Banking Industry Scholars
Scholarships: McCord Scholar, New American University Scholar (President's Award), JPMorgan Chase Scholar
Career goals: Eli will start his career next year working for Credit Suisse in their investment banking group. After two years, he plans to enter the private equity industry. Eli ultimately wants to end his career in academia.

Eli Schifman
President

“My favorite thing about W. P. Carey is that my peers and my professors are always available to give me advice and help me succeed.”

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Aashini Choksi
Executive Vice President

 
Major: Economics and Business Law
Hometown: Tempe, AZ
Campus involvement: Business Ambassadors, Honors Devils
Scholarships: New American University Scholar (President's Award), Arizona Hazlewood Scholar, WPC Alumni Chapter General Scholarship
Career goals: Aashini would like to pair her interests in law and economics to work in the public sector developing economic policy.

Aashini Choksi
Executive Vice President

“My favorite thing about W. P. Carey is the sense of community fostered by students and staff where everyone is passionate about their own ambitions and supportive of one another.”

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Keeley Elliott
Vice President of Finance

 
Major: Economics, Global Politics
Hometown: Gilbert, AZ
Campus involvement: Business Ambassadors
Scholarships: New American University Scholar (President's Award), Arizona Hazlewood Scholarship
Career goals: After graduation, Keeley plans to pursue a career in financial and banking regulation. In the future, she hopes to return to graduate school and eventually work as a financial economist for a federal regulatory agency.

Keeley Elliott
Vice President of Finance

“My favorite thing about W. P. Carey is the supportive community of students, staff, and professors who help to shape a truly transformative experience.”

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Zarina Shafeeva
Vice President of Marketing and Recruitment

 
Major: Business Data Analytics
Hometown: Chandler, AZ
Campus involvement: Business Ambassadors, W. P. Carey Dean's Advisory Council, WPC 101 Facilitator, W. P. Carey Summer Programs Mentor
Scholarships: New American University Scholar (Provost Award)
Career goals: Zarina plans to pursue a dual-Master's in Information Management and Legal Studies (Science & Technology Law). Following her education, Zarina plans to work within the start-up industry, focusing on compliance and regulation of developing products within the Artificial Intelligence sector that will positively impact society in the future.

Zarina Shafeeva
Vice President of Marketing and Recruitment

“My favorite thing about W. P. Carey is the community. Attending such a large college can feel intimidating, but the school does an amazing job of creating a sense of inclusion and belonging, allowing everyone to feel their value-add and benefit to the greater W. P. Carey family.”

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Luciano Moreno
Vice President of Administration

 
Major: Supply Chain Management and Business in Spanish Language & Culture
Hometown: Phoenix, AZ
Campus involvement: Business Ambassadors, Changemaker, Barrett Mentoring Program, SCMA, A.P.P.L.E, WPC 101 Facilitator, CA in Hassyampa H
Scholarships: New American University Scholarship (Provost)
Career goals: Luciano plans to gain Supply Chain Management knowledge and skills by managing global supply chains. Later on in his life, Luciano plans to travel the world and do consulting work.

Luciano Moreno
Vice President of Administration

“My favorite thing about W. P. Carey is the seemingly limitless opportunities, resources, and knowledge at my finger tips every day.”

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Discover W. P. Carey

W. P. Carey provides a unique opportunity for rising high school seniors to experience and learn about business through our high school summer programs. These are residential experiences for students to get an early look at life as a college student. Available mostly to rising high school seniors (having just finished their junior year), these are ideal for students of any background to get hands-on knowledge and familiarity with the W. P. Carey School of Business and ASU.

W. P. Carey Shadow Days

Interested in shadowing a current W. P. Carey student for a day? Our Business Ambassadors offer high school juniors/seniors the opportunity to join them in attending a business class, having lunch together on campus and taking a tour of the business school. Shadow Days are offered Monday through Friday, anytime from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. throughout the academic year (visits are not offered when the university is closed or on weekends). Email our Business Ambassadors at wpcareyba@gmail.com to set up your individual Shadow Day.