By Madison Ray
This week the #HCSS spotlight is on a few of our student workers! Anushka Shrestha is an Accounting and Finance junior from Grand Prairie, and originally from Kathmandu, Nepal. She is an Honors Advocate and a team leader on the Honors Programming Board. She’s also vice executive president in the National Society of Collegiate Scholars. Stay tuned for another spotlight this week!
MR: What made you choose your major?
AS: Balancing the balance sheet makes me happy…. I am passionate about math and money made me choose my major for accounting. I also like investing in stock markets, so I felt finance was the right major for me.
MR: Why did you want to join the Honors program?
AS: I wanted to join [the] Honors program because first I liked how it will looked at my degree. Also, because of the benefits it provided.
MR: How has the Honors College impacted your life?
AS: First thing as [an]… Honors Advocate, it has helped me improve my public speaking. It has impacted me to work hard on my classes.
MR: What do you want to do after graduation and why?
AS: After graduation I want to go to grad school to get my master’s in accounting. I want to do that so that I can get my CPA. Also, I want to work at one of the Big 4 accounting firms.
MR: If you could speak to yourself entering college in your first semester, what advice would you give to yourself?
AS: The first advice I’ll give myself will be to not to procrastinate on school work. Also, that college is way different than high school.