Featured student: Tomas Donaldson

Tomas Donaldson
Name: Tomas Donaldson
School: Santa Clara University
Hometown: Asuncion, Paraguay
Major: Finance
A 2021 graduate of The American International School of Vienna in Vienna, Austria, Tomas will attend Santa Clara University.  Tomas shared that he chose Santa Clara "because of its location, Catholic values, and community."

As a student at Santa Clara University, Tomas will major in Finance. When asked about his future plans, he shared, " I am not entirely certain yet, but I do want to work in something with relation to tech, finance, or sports."

We asked Tomas:

What aspect of your college/university are you most excited about?
The aspect of college I'm most excited about is being able to socialize and join different social groups.

What are your hobbies?
I like playing football (soccer) and spending time with friends.

What one tip about the college application process would you share with seniors or their parents?
To start the process early on, so that you have enough time to fix something if anything goes wrong.

We know the last year and a half of your high school career has been different than what you imagined it would be; what is one positive thing that came out of the experience?
I decided on what I wanted to study as I had time to research and learn about what my degree entailed.

What is one fun fact about you?
I have lived in four different countries.