Current Peer Advisors

2019-2020 Peer Advisors

 You can stop by our office to discuss your program options with one of our trained Peer Advisors during the following times:

Wednesdays: 9:30am-12:00pm & 2:00pm-5:00pm

Sophia StoiosSophia Stoios

Class Rank: Junior

Major(s)/Minor(s): International Studies with a European Concentration and Political Science


Study Abroad Program: Exchange with the University of Tartu in Estonia and Maymester in Ghana

Why did you want to become a peer advisor?: I wanted to be able to help other students have the same amazing experience that I had being abroad and help them find the best program to fit them. 

International Experience: Backpacking through Europe. 

Madi Crow

Madi Crow

Class Rank: Senior 

Major(s)/Minor(s):  International Business with a minor in Spanish


Study Abroad Program: IES in Argentina (Spring 2017), CofC in Santiago, Chile (Fall 2018), CofC FYE Food Sustainability to Lima, Peru (Spring Break 2017), CofC International Scholars in China (Summer 2017)

Spring 2020 Advising Session: Thursday 3:30-4:30


Bobby Carey

Class Rank: SeniorBobby Carey

Major: Communication


Study Abroad Program: Semester at Sea Fall 2018 Voyage (Europe, Africa, Asia) 

Why did you want to become a peer advisor: I believe that studying abroad is an extraordinary opportunity that college students have to experience other cultures of the world and learn more about themselves at a really pivotal time of their lives. I was excited by the opportunity to be a resource to other college students for a study abroad experience that had the opportunity to be as meaningful and impactful as my own. 

Other International Experience: Traveled Canada, Cayman Islands, France, Germany, and the United Kingdom 

Spring 2020 Advising Session: Wednesday 3:30-4:30

Renee Fraley        Renee Fraley

Class Rank: Senior

Major: International Business & Spanish


Study Abroad Program: University of Hertfordshire

Why did you want to become a peer advisor?: Study abroad was the most influential experience I've had in college and I'm excited to help others at CofC have amazing experiences abroad too!

Other International Experience: I interned in Munich, Germany in summer 2018 and completed a spring break study abroad in Honduras in 2017.