aNGELICA mINIMO &
こにちわ! My name is Angelica Minimo, I am a 1st year Biology major and I am also one of your SOAR Board Peer Mentors. It is the academia auxiliary board of AB Samahan.
As a military brat, I’ve lived in Japan for 4 years and was able to explore its culture. My favorite time to be in Japan would be during Spring season when all of the さくら( Cherry Blossoms) start blooming. I enjoy their exclusive Starbucks tumblrs because they’re so cute and unique. If you ever visit Japan and you end up taking the trains, get the CHILD TICKET! It’s half off the regular price and with that, I was able to go to Tokyo for only ¥600($6) ;).
I joined AB Samahan because everyone had such an awesome vibe. They also provide a lot of opportunities to get involved, which is what led me to apply for the Peer Mentor position. As Peer Mentor, I am here to be of any help in the Academic field. SOAR Board organizes various study sessions and constantly keep members updated on all things regarding Academics. We also help in planning big events like High School Conference and the Filipino Graduation ceremony. Feel free to come up to any SOAR members if you need more information about how we can thrive. Stay educated :)
I’m very excited to help and learn along the way. If I don’t have an answer, we can find it together! Much love <3 -Angelica
“What’s 9 + 10? 21”
Hello friends! My name is Helen Tran and I am one of your SOAR Board Peer Mentors.
I am a first year Nursing major born and raised in San Diego. A little fun fact about me if you haven’t noticed yet, I like, or should I say love, to quote vines “occasionally” and spend my time looking at memes or funny tweets. More things I like to spend my “free” time on are watching videos on YouTube and movies/tv shows on Netflix and Hulu. I love going to new places and trying new food, so if you ever need someone to go with you I will definitely be down to go with you (even to do errands). Also, I love art because it is one of the things that defines me. I love to take pictures everywhere I go. It can be on my phone or my camera, so if you ever want to do a photoshoot, or even go to art or any other type of museums, I’m ya girl.
I joined AB Samahan because I was drawn to the culture and wanted to be more involved on campus. It is important to me to be involved because I was very involved in high school and I wanted to continue to do so. It is also important to me to be knowledgeable about the cultures around me since I have been lucky to live in a diverse community, which is Mira Mesa. AB Samahan provides a lot of opportunities to get involved, like the ABLE program, which is what led me to apply for the Peer Mentor position. As Peer Mentor, I am here to be of any help in the academic field. We organize study sessions, meet with members that need help, and keep members updated on all things regarding Academic. Big events that we help plan with our Academic Coordinator are High School Conference and the Filipino Graduation Ceremony. Please don’t be afraid to come up or message any of the SOAR members, especially if you need more information or advice about anything academic related or even get to know us. We love meeting new people and we are here to help you succeed!