Economics Student Panel

Recorded Monday, December 28 at 10:30 PM

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About this livestream


Baron Cao is a sophomore at the University of Chicago double majoring in Economics and Statistics with a minor in Music. Currently, Baron is an undergraduate research assistant at the Booth School of Business and active member of Derivatives Group Quant Trading (DGQT) on campus. Outside of academics, Baron enjoys jamming out on the piano, lifting, and drinking boba with friends.

Anjali Bryan is a junior at the City College of New York. She is originally from Howell, NJ, but now lives in Manhattan. Anjali is majoring in economics with a concentration in finance, and is minoring in public policy and business management. She is a fellow of the CUNY Investment Banking Fellowship, and is involved in clubs at the Macaulay Honors College, including being the team captain of the Macaulay Marauders Quidditch Team. Outside of school when she is not interning she likes to exercise, play the guitar, and go the beach with friends.

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Undergrad College: University of Pennsylvania '19

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Audience questions

These are questions from the audience that we had time to answer during the live session. If you have any other questions, you can request an answer from Moriah and other CollegeVine experts in an upcoming livestream or on the Q&A Forum anytime.
8:51@anonymous:can you succeed in econ without being great at math?
11:03@anonymous:What careers are you looking to pursue with your degree?
11:07@pab:What types of careers can you pursue if you are interested in economics in public policy?
16:01@anonymous:What is the workload like as an Econ student?
17:00@anonymous:does taking ap stats in highschool help with understanding econ better?
18:15@anonymous:what is it like to double major?
19:41@pab:How would you recommend standing out as an econ major to UChicago on the application/essays?
24:56@cutelittledumpling:what extracurriculars should you do if you wanted to major in econ?
29:36@anonymous:Could you talk a little bit more about the internships that you have done as an econ major?
33:17@pab:What are some niche econ concepts that you find interesting?
39:33@password:can you tell us some ECs that you did as highschoolers?
40:41@pab:What are some soft skills needed for a prospective econ major?
45:07@anonymous:is international business similar to international economics


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