Meet your Schar Peer Academic Advisors

 

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Cato Abbot

My name is Cato Abbot, and I am a Government and International Politics major within the Schar School, with a concentration in International Relations. I am an AmeriCorps alumni, where I spent ten months volunteering to do community service across the United States. I have studied abroad at Mason Korea, giving me valuable experience with the Global Education Office (GEO) in addition to an amazing semester in South Korea. I am likely pursuing a career in the federal government, ideally with the Department of State, Department of Defense, and the like. I am excited to be a peer advisor because I want to help everyone I can in this new, challenging world!

 

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Francisca Fuentes-Vazquez

I am a Government and International Politics Major with a concentration in Comparative Politics. I transferred to Mason in spring 2019. Since transferring I have served as secretary for the Hispanic Student Association. This past winter, I participated in the Future of the United Nations and European Union study abroad program in Switzerland. I volunteer within the Latinx community by helping in campaigns, working with non-profit organization, and supporting first-gen students. As a Peer Advisor, I hope to guide students in their academic choices and support them in their college journey.

 

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Jenna Pan

My name is Jenna Pan and I am a Government and International Politics major in the Honors College with a concentration in law, philosophy and governance. I have experience with summer research projects at Mason and am a part of the accelerated master’s program here at Mason in the International Commerce Policy program. I have been a peer advisor since we began the peer advising program in Fall 2019 and am looking forward to answering your questions about Schar and Mason!

 

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Peyton Webb

My name is Peyton Webb and I am studying Government and International Politics with a concentration in Law, Philosophy, and Governance in the Schar School. I am a Legal Studies minor and the co-president/founder of the Schar Pre-Law Group. I am also a member of Chi Omega on campus. I have been a swim coach for six years and I have always enjoyed working with children. I am very excited to assist students from all educational backgrounds with their academics!