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Marissa Vinther

Peer Academic Advisor

Paul Merage School of Business


Business Administration


Roseville, CA


* Accounting Association/ Beta Alpha Psi at UCI (2023-present)
* Competitive Girls Travel Soccer (2015-2021)
* High School Tutoring (2019-2021)

Personal Biography

Why do you love UCI?

There is so much to love about UCI- from the amount of opportunities that are available to us as students to the amazing classes here. What I love most about UCI is the diversity of thoughts, backgrounds, and experiences that the people carry with them in this college. Everyday I am exposed to new insights and my previous world viewpoints are challenged by the thoughts of others, and this helps me grow and adapt to the world!

How can you be a successful Anteater?

I take a lot of pride being an Anteater! UCI is such a great school that deserves more credit!! What I can do to be a good anteater is to be a role model for others and making a difference in this world from all that I’ve learned here at UCI. My name is attached to this school- and I plan to make my impact on the world in a positive way as an anteater one day at a time.

What is one fun fact about yourself?

Fun fact about me is I love to travel! I am 20 years old and I’m fortunate enough to have gone to parts of France, Iceland, Spain, Denmark, Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, and Belgium! I plan on traveling all around the world when I graduate while pursuing my career.