After multiple years in the workforce, MBA graduate Gbemi Maiyegun returned back to school to discover new career opportunities. At SMU Cox, Gbemi says that her MBA program allowed her to leverage her collective professional experiences in the classroom setting, and reach "unprecedented levels" of success.
Yaqi Wang, MBA alumna of UC Riverside's A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management, decided to pursue an MBA to get a better understanding of business as a whole, and says her post-grad career success at Shanghai Disney Resort proves that she made the right decision. Yaqi explains how her MBA program helped her network and convert her summer internship at Disney into a thriving career.
Joe Sinkevich, MBA alumni of Boston College Carroll School of Management, discusses the unique and unexpected aspects of his MBA program, and how his business school degree helped launch his career at Eze Software.
Allie Brodsky, a Full-Time MBA Student at UCLA Anderson School of Management and summer intern at The Walt Disney Studios, shares how her MBA program prepared her for her growing career in the entertainment industry. She also explains how she leveraged on-campus opportunities, utilized her alumni network, and learned to prioritize in order to accomplish her personal and professional goals.
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Kyle Richardson, a Full-Time MBA Student and summer intern at at Eli Lilly and Company, was inspired to pursue his MBA by a man he befriended working as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Rwanda. This man, who was a villager orphaned by the Rwandan genocide, helped Kyle discover the transformative possibilities of business, inspiring Kyle to further his education and career through the MBA program at the George Washington University School of Business.
You’re dressed in your best business attire, you have a flawless resume in hand, and you’re ready to network! Yet, when you approach the booth for your dream school your mind draws a blank. What do you say? How do you make the best first impression?
Meeting Admissions Directors face-to-face can be intimidating, but if you prepare ahead and follow these tips it will easily become second nature.
Is an MBA the next step to reaching your future goals? The MBA Tour will help you to find the right school and program to earn your degree. Doing your preliminary research online to gather basic information on various programs is a great start to finding your perfect-fit school, but meeting in-person with an actual representative from the school will allow you to better conduct an in-depth analysis of program details, make a personal connection to your school of interest, and have a firm grasp on your top-choice business schools. All of this can be done by attending a free MBA conference hosted by The MBA Tour. Our tours also offer a variety of unique 1:1 and group MeetUps, admissions panels, school presentations, and GMAT strategy sessions.
Amy Domiano, MBA alumna of William & Mary's Mason School of Business, discusses the importance of alumni networks, and how the Career Services team at her MBA program helped her successfully convert an internship at Deloitte Consulting LLC into a post-grad career.
Name: Daniel Seixas
School: HKUST, MBA Class of 2016
Profession: Latam CITIzens Management Associate at Citi, Brazil
After growing up in Brazil, Europe, the US, and Canada, Daniel set his sights on Hong Kong to pursue his MBA at HKUST. With 6 years of experience in the financial sector under his belt, he knew his MBA would help him develop his skill set and gain a better understanding of working in Asia. He shares the lessons he learned from a standout course "Venture Capital and Private Equity" taught by acclaimed professor Larry Frank. Learn how the course and his MBA experience at HKUST has influenced his career path.