Featured student: Simon Sharples

Simon Sharples
Name: Simon Sharples
School: Seattle University
Hometown: Boise, ID
Major: Finance
A 2022 graduate of Sage International School in Boise, Idaho, Simon will attend Seattle University.  Simon shared that he chose Seattle University because it "had many attractive qualities, specifically the opportunities offered to business school students at the school."

As a student at Seattle University, Simon will major in Finance in order to achieve his future goal to 'obtain a front office ultra high net worth clientele facing position at a private bank."

We asked Simon:

What aspect of your college/university are you most excited about?
Being able to really hone in on what I am passionate about and gaining new experiences while gaining as much knowledge as possible!

What are your hobbies?
I like doing quite a few things, but my one true hobby lies in cars; specifically exotic cars and driving them.  

What advice would you share with soon-to-be high school seniors as they begin their senior year?
Have fun! It is an inevitably stressful time but if you live in the moment and enjoy the company of your friends and family everything will be alright. There are a lot of people that will tell you it is ok to not know what you want to do and to an extent this is true, however understanding what you want out of life as soon as possible will help you establish direction and will get you to your end goal quicker. Surround yourself with the right people and focus on what you want. 

What is one fun fact about you?
I am great at networking and talking to people.