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Episode 810 — Graduation, Farewells, and Welcome to the Class of 2025

On this episode of the Business Beyond Usual podcast, this year's full-time MBA executive producers welcome the incoming group of student hosts.

The MBA ’24 producers — John Brown, David Amorim, and Arpit Sharma — explore their advice for second-year MBAs, their favorite Ann Arbor memories, and the key lessons they learned from their time at Michigan Ross.

The incoming MBA ’25 producers — Mark O’Connell, Aishwarya Dhume, and Vashisht Sai — share how they stayed motivated during their first year of the Full-Time MBA Program, their goals for next year’s season of Business Beyond Usual, and what their plans are for the summer. 

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About the participants

Host: John Brown, David Amorim, Arpit Sharma
Guests: Mark O’Connell, Aishwarya Dhume, and Vashisht Sai
Executive Producers: John Brown, David Amorim, Arpit Sharma, and JT Godfrey
Audio Engineer: Jonah Brockman