Category: Alumni Corner

The Beauty of Open Barre and Following Your Passions 0

The Beauty of Open Barre and Following Your Passions

Lauren Filocco (Q17) did not always see herself operating a Barre Studio out of College Park, MD. If you had asked her about her plans for the near future a couple years earlier, she...

A Sneak Preview of Alumnus Yash Mehta’s New Podcast! 0

A Sneak Preview of Alumnus Yash Mehta’s New Podcast!

Yash Mehta (Q22) began his own podcast to commemorate the beginning of 2018. While it’s still at its infancy, Yash has sights on expanding the podcast to feature even more “influencers, as the podcast...

Rasa: Alumnus Sahil Rahman’s Venture Into Indian Cuisine 0

Rasa: Alumnus Sahil Rahman’s Venture Into Indian Cuisine

By: Jacob Wilkowsky (Cohort 17) Thanking Khawaja as I exited his Toyota Corolla, my first steps in the Navy Yard (DC) provided a much-needed opportunity to stretch. The trip from New York was uneventful,...

QUEST’s 25th Anniversary Gala – A Night to Remember 0

QUEST’s 25th Anniversary Gala – A Night to Remember

QUEST celebrated 25 years of continuous improvement with over 420 alumni, current students, parents, corporate partners, and UMD friends on October 7, 2017! Jacob King (Q27) provides his account of the evening below. [slideshow_deploy id=’3945′]  ...

Alumnus Catch-Up: Bryan Towns 0

Alumnus Catch-Up: Bryan Towns

Being in college, the idea of one day being an alum of the University of Maryland seems far into the distance. While it’s something we talk about often, it isn’t something we are ever...

The Alumni Network – How YOU Can Make The Most of It! 0

The Alumni Network – How YOU Can Make The Most of It!

The involvement of a QUEST student doesn’t end after graduation. In fact, one of QUEST’s greatest assets is its vast alumni network. There are numerous ways for QUEST students to remain involved with the...

One Year Later: Expectations vs. Reality of Working Full-Time 0

One Year Later: Expectations vs. Reality of Working Full-Time

By Sam Weaver (Q26) It’s easy to forget in your first two years of college that you (most likely) have to graduate after four years. As a current junior, it’s a reality that’s becoming...

Alumni Spotlight: Phil Anderson 0

Alumni Spotlight: Phil Anderson

By Chineme Obiefune (Q25) As college students, it can be hard to imagine starting a new job right after graduation. Beginning a new chapter in our lives with new responsibilities is no small feat....

Q17 Alumna Brings Barre to College Park 0

Q17 Alumna Brings Barre to College Park

When QUEST Alumna, Lauren Filocco (Q17), wanted to open a barre studio she “knew it had to be in College Park.” Less than a year later, OpenBarre had its grand opening in February, just...

Alumni on Advanced Certifications and Degrees 0

Alumni on Advanced Certifications and Degrees

By: Jacob Wilkowsky (Q19) March 2014: Flying Back from Spring Break in Barcelona I knew the CPA lay abruptly ahead. Committed to work in public accounting after graduation, it seemed like there was no...