Kirstin PetersonWELCOME TO GEORGETOWN!

Hi! My name is Kirstin Peterson and I am a McDonough peer ambassador.

Hometown: Whitehouse Station, New Jersey

Class: 2018

Major: Marketing, & Management

Extracurricular Activities: Varsity Swimming and Grassroots

Interesting Fact About Me: I have been to Disney World 17 times.

What made you choose Georgetown's McDonough School of Business? I choose the McDonough School of Business because of all of the opportunities that would be available to me.

What are the best things about being a Hoya? Being a Hoya allows you to make fantastic friendships. These friendships create some of the most valuable connections you will ever find.

Why do you love D.C.? I love D.C. because of how easy it is to get to the National Mall and all of the free events that are held there.

Share a defining and/or transformative classroom/educational moment? After I did poorly on a test, I went and spoke to my professor and she was really helpful. Realizing that she wanted me to succeed and was willing to help me in any way she could made me feel really confident about my ability to learn the material and do well in her class.

What is your advice to incoming Hoyas? Don’t worry if something goes wrong. Everyone is more than willing to help you.