Our Students Tell It Like It Is.

Learn more about life as an Online MBA student at Ross from our students. Read about their personal experiences, how they connect with each other, and what it means to balance work, family, and friends — all while earning an MBA.

The Online MBA Experience

In this series, Online MBA students describe their Michigan Ross experience, including the most valuable aspects of the program. Hear how they've successfully achieved work-life balance while receiving a well rounded education, and how they have grown both professionally and personally.

Get a Personal Perspective

Read individual stories about students' career paths, reasons for choosing Ross, and advice for anyone considering applying.

Alumni
Online MBA

Becoming Business Savvy From Home

After graduating from the University of Illinois with a bachelor’s in communications, and then enrolling in Northwestern’s artificial intelligence masters program, Andrew Green felt he had a strong...
Student Profile
Online MBA

Finding a True Community Online

Ramen Tieu didn't apply to the inaugural class of the Michigan Ross Online MBA because he had extra time on his hands. As a new father, a husband, and a manager of twenty-five employees at a smart...
Student Profile
Online MBA '22

A Command Track in Leadership That's All Business

With a Marine Corps career father, Alexis Kantaris is no stranger to new challenges. Before she was 14, she moved nine times and lived in seven different states. Her strong military background led...

Hear What Students Say 

Tune into our student-run Working for the Weekend podcast to hear current part-time MBA students at Michigan Ross talk about everything from recruiting to mental health to student debt. 

Read Student Voices 

Written in their own words, these Student Voices articles give you an opportunity to learn more about the program from multiple perspectives.

STUDENT VOICES

Connect with a Student

Get to know our Online MBA student ambassadors — they're ready to share their stories and answer any questions you may have about the program. 

Leslie Patch
Student ambassador
Class of 2022
Getting an MBA was not in my original life plan! I am a practicing physician in a small rural Midwest hospital system. Once I finished my medical training, I...
Amanda Uphold
Student ambassador
Class of 2023
I started my finance career in the analyst leadership program at Washington Mutual and J.P. Morgan Chase in both corporate finance and accounting roles. Seven...
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