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Omid Farahani

Academic Advisor

Advising
Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences

585-475-7908
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Omid Farahani

Academic Advisor

Advising
Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences

Bio

Omid Farahani started a new position as an Academic Advisor for the Computer Science Department at GCCIS. Omid holds a B.A. in History and Anthropology with a minor in Middle Eastern Studies from the University of New Hampshire (UNH) and a M.S. in Higher Education Administration from the University of Rochester (U of R). Prior to starting this position, Omid worked for a year at U of R as a College and Career Counseling Graduate Assistant. At the Greene Center, he coached undergraduate and graduate students in constructing and revising their resumes, cover letters, and personal statement essays for graduate school, and provided students advice on networking, professionalism, and interview preparation. Omid also worked at UNH as a Peer Academic Advisor for the Anthropology Department, and academic/career counseled 12 first- and second-year anthropology students. He supported his students through four-year planning, aligning career goals with course selection, and strategically creating room in their schedules for study abroad, work study, independent study, and internship experiences. Omid’s research interests include college choice theory, institutional approaches towards strategic enrollment management, and college/university closures, mergers, acquisitions, and turnarounds. Omid was born and raised in San Jose, California and is an avid college/university traveler. He has visited over 90 institutions of higher education in the United States.

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