MBA stories

Connecting the dots between your MBA and your career in real-time

Tim Vollrath – University of St.Gallen MBA   Open-minded classmates and “enormous” diversity MBA cohorts are typically a vibrant mix of nationalities, work backgrounds, and professional experience. That’s not some happy accident – it tends to be done purposefully by admissions teams to enrich class discussions and introduce global business perspectives into the program.  With …

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Gabelli School of Business Fordham MBA

Doing an MBA in Finance on Wall Street’s doorstep: Only at Gabelli School of Business

Wael Aoun (Lebanon) – Gabelli School of Business   A business school in the heart of New York It would be easy to get swallowed up in the hustle and bustle of New York City. It is home to 290 skyscrapers, 800 languages, and more than eight million residents, giving the city a vibrancy that …

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Transitioning from the Indian Army to a career in fintech after an MBA in Copenhagen

Govinda Prasad (India) – Copenhagen Business School Walk us through your career in more detail. I did my Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pune in India. I graduated in 2009 and I got selected for the Indian Army as a technical officer. I am a second-generation veteran; my father had served in …

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Unexpected skills and lessons learned from the pandemic at the Athena School of Management MBA

Sunishka Gupta (India) – Athena School of Management   What is the Dual Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM) | MBA Program? In this course, there are four semesters. In the first semester, we are taught everything – that includes finance, all the management topics, and even the human resources part of it. (02:42) In …

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Hult MBA student

Why this British Army Reservist decided to do an MBA at Hult International Business School

Maxine Fish – Hult International Business School   Walk us through your career path to date. I did a BA in social anthropology at McGill University in Montreal, and then I moved to London to do a Master’s of Science in Medical Anthropology, which is a division of public health. In the summer, I took …

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International University of Monaco student

How an MBA at the International University of Monaco helped this student land a top job at TikTok in New York City

Cole Rosson (United States) – International University of Monaco   Landing a job at TikTok Studying in Monaco turned out to be one of the very things recruiters asked Cole in one of his interviews at TikTok. Because of IUM’s focus on luxury branding, Cole found himself with a major advantage: “IUM has a really …

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Gerardo Arteaga (El Salvador) - Beedie School of Business

To have and to hold… An MBA? Why this husband and wife duo left El Salvador to do an MBA in Canada

Gerardo Arteaga (El Salvador) – Beedie School of Business   What led you from El Salvador to an MBA abroad? I decided that I needed something to develop my professional skills. I felt a little bit stuck in my career, and I decided that something I really want to do is an MBA. It was …

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