MBA Success Stories

All articles about success stories after doing an MBA. Alumni telling where they landed a job post-MBA.

How the HKUST MBA inspired this student to build a career with impact

How the HKUST MBA inspired this student to build a career with impact

After completing high school and undergraduate education in Australia, Stephanie Chow decided to return to Hong Kong to pursue an MBA at HKUST Business School. As a professional actuary, she wanted to explore different roles and build a career with impact. She spoke to MBAGRADSCHOOLS about her decision to study in Hong Kong, how the MBA empowered her to shift roles within the same industry, and the importance of embracing each other’s differences.
Leveraging your performing arts background in an MBA program

Leveraging your performing arts background in an MBA program

Caitlin Abrams wasn’t always interested in the business world. In fact, she originally studied theater and spent eight years of her early career working as an actress in New York. She eventually realized she wanted a change that would provide her with more opportunities for growth. That’s when she started looking into MBA programs, eventually landing on the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University. Caitlin told us about how she leveraged her performing arts background in her MBA and how having an MBA can affect your professional trajectory.
Become a technology leader with an Executive MBA

Become a technology leader with an Executive MBA

Peter Minev is a Bulgarian tech entrepreneur who completed his Executive MBA at ESMT Berlin. He’s also the CEO and Co-Founder of Digital Legacy, a digital inheritance service. He discusses the profound impact his first job as a software engineer had on him, what motivated him to study his EMBA at ESMT Berlin, and how what he learned during his Executive MBA has helped him run his own business and transform into a technology leader.
The value of Business Ethics in an MBA program

The value of Business Ethics in an MBA program

Boris Meyer is a half-French, half-Chinese student who’s currently completing the part-time MBA program at the University of Hong Kong. He was born in Paris and grew up in Hong Kong, now having lived there for the better part of 30 years. He tells us about his personal ties to Hong Kong, why the MBA business ethics course at HKU is so valuable, and the supportive community that’s helping him get through his MBA program.
How the Copenhagen MBA gives their students the “toolbox” they need to thrive

How the Copenhagen MBA gives their students the “toolbox” they need to thrive

Matt Harland is an Australian risk and governance professional who completed his MBA at the Copenhagen Business School in 2015. He’s now working as the Director of Risk and Governance for independent government agency Infrastructure New South Wales. He discusses the differences between Danish and Australian culture, why Danish society provides a great mindset for business, and how doing the Copenhagen MBA MBA can give you a flexible toolbox that’ll help you reach your professional goals.