Student Voices

Student Voices
By Sarah Kurtz McKinnon When I started my own consulting company and enrolled in the Ross Evening MBA Program in the fall of 2015, I wasn’t entirely sure if I’d be able to balance it all. A new, full-time commitment to a company I...
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By John Keig, MBA ‘18 Greetings from Zanzibar! It’s been an adventurous three weeks of MAP in Kenya and Tanzania – so we came to Zanzibar for a little rest before heading back to our project. Life is pretty good when you have a beach scene like this out your window. Despite the views, traveling for...
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By Jessica Lin, MM ‘17 The Capstone MAP is a great part of my Michigan Ross Master of Management program. It’s a series of workshops followed by a 10-week consulting experience with a team of students. Being able to apply...
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By Maho Tokunaga, Global MBA Class of 2017 I started my career in a traditional Japanese corporation, where I spent seven years in the B2B field focusing on the U.S. and European market. So, as a next step in my career, I wanted to deepen my knowledge towards Asia’s business market, and I wanted to...
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By Eddy Hansen, MBA ‘17 There’s nothing typical about my classmates. And, at 43 years old, with a few grey hairs, I’m certainly not your typical college student either — but I fit right in with my classmates in the Los Angeles cohort of the...
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By Micaela Battiste , MBA/MS ‘17 Good news: The number of companies making commitments to take action against climate change has more than doubled since the 2015 United Nations Conference of Parties (COP) in Paris. More good news: I was in Marrakesh for the 2016 edition of this yearly UN conference...
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By: The Michigan Ross Student Community Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a National Day of Service honoring the work and legacy of an American civil rights leader. MLK once said, "Life'...
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By Pierre Girard, Weekend MBA ‘16 Life is full of choices. For me, committing to pursue a Weekend MBA was one of those choices – and it was not an easy one. It wasn’t an easy choice because I knew that juggling work...
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By Jaclyn Garrison, MBA Partner When you’re preparing to move across the country, you have to tell a lot of people. And the dozens of people my husband and I spoke to about choosing to move to Michigan so he could pursue his MBA almost always responded to our decision by saying something like “Why...
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By Suhina Nath , MM ‘17 A trait I find common between Donald Trump and all those awkward, overly sympathetic, agnostic beings who criticize artists for their professions, is their abstraction from reality. Not many realize that artists are true visionary leaders, whetted marketers, and audacious...
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By Abigail Flis, BBA ‘17 In 1975, the number of people diagnosed with autism was about 1 in every 5,000. Today that number is more like 1 in 100. More young people with autism are graduating high school than ever before, and at the same time, the unemployment rate for people with disabilities is...
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By Kaitlyn Beesley-Campos , MBA ’17 I’m a “career-switcher” – coming from civil engineering, designing hydropower and wastewater treatment projects, with my eyes on CPG consumer insights when I finish Ross. This has been a big leap, to say the least. With this in mind, I came into business school...
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By Clay Hillenburg , MBA ‘16 The Executive MBA experience is about gaining new perspectives and acquiring the skills and mindset to tackle new and larger opportunities...
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By Alexandra Espinoza De Franco, MBA ’17 I’m going to be honest, my first year at Ross was more challenging than I expected. Between getting back to the school life grind of homework and tests, attending dozens of recruiting events to find a good fit for a summer internship, participating in...
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By MacCalvin Romain , MBA ‘17 As a first generation American and trailblazer for my family, the decision to enter an MBA program was a big one; deciding which program to enter was almost an even bigger task. Not only would I be dedicating two years to the journey, but working toward my degree would...
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By Matthew Williams, BBA ‘17 Something incredible happens when you take several dozen undergraduate business students, hole them up in a hotel together in our nation’s capital, and then have them spend their days hearing about and experiencing what goes into making an influential government...
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Open Road - Week Five By Team IBAM Two teams of Ross students are traveling across the country this summer, visiting entrepreneurs and helping them solve business challenges. They’ll be blogging about their experience throughout the summer...
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Open Road - Week Four By Team SASA Two teams of Ross students are traveling across the country this summer, visiting entrepreneurs and helping them solve business challenges. They’ll be blogging about their experience throughout the summer...
Student Voices
Open Road - Week Four By Team IBAM Two teams of Ross students are traveling across the country this summer, visiting entrepreneurs and helping them solve business challenges. They’ll be blogging about their experience throughout the summer...
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Open Road - W eek Three By Team SASA Two teams of Ross students are traveling across the country this summer, visiting entrepreneurs and helping them solve business challenges. They’ll be blogging about their experience throughout the summer...
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Open Road - Week Three By Team IBAM Two teams of Ross students are traveling across the country this summer, visiting entrepreneurs and helping them solve business challenges. They’ll be blogging about their experience throughout the summer...
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Open Road - Week Two By Team SASA Two teams of Ross students are traveling across the country this summer, visiting entrepreneurs and helping them solve business challenges. They’ll be blogging about their experience throughout the summer...
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Open Road - Week Two By Team IBAM Two teams of Ross students are traveling across the country this summer, visiting entrepreneurs and helping them solve business challenges. They’ll be blogging about their experience throughout the summer...
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Open Road - Week One By Team SASA Two teams of Ross students are traveling across the country this summer, visiting entrepreneurs and helping them solve business challenges. They’ll be blogging about their experience throughout the summer...

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