Student Voices

May
22
2019

When I look back at all of my study abroad photos from Sweden now, I think about how different my life would be if I had not been brave enough to try something new and uncommon.

May
21
2019

I knew there was something different about Michigan Ross alumni from the moment I was accepted to the Ross School of Business. Having just graduated with my Ross MBA, I am certain I will be just as passionate as those who have come before me.

Apr
22
2019

Effective altruism (EA) is a philosophy and international social movement that uses evidence and rigorous research to determine the most effective ways to identify and solve these kinds of problems. And, I’m happy to say, it recently found its way into Michigan Ross.

Apr
15
2019

Over the past few years I have consulted numerous MBAs looking to start tech careers or shift into different roles or companies. I wanted to pass on some thoughts that seemed to resonate across my conversations. I also wanted to share my own job search story as I hope it is helpful to those of you still on the trail. 

Apr
8
2019

I am graduating from the Ross Weekend MBA program in a few weeks and I’m happy to report that I made it through in one piece with some of the best experiences, memories, and friendships of my life.  A question that I get all the time is: “How do you juggle everything?” I wish there was an easy answer, but there isn’t.

Mar
21
2019

I knew a goal of mine during the Michigan Ross Master of Management was to be involved in aiding the missions of nonprofit organizations in the community where I live. The Board Fellowship Program appeared to be, and has been, the perfect opportunity.

Mar
15
2019

Several weeks ago, I had the privilege of helping organize the second annual University of Michigan Science Olympiad tournament, an event that I had helped to plan since last September. 

Feb
25
2019

To help me focus my search during the MAP selection process, I decided to use the excel output of projects Ross provides to create a custom view in Tableau — a handy skill I have from my previous career as a financial analyst at The Home Depot.

Feb
18
2019

Coming into the Master of Accounting program at Michigan Ross, I thought I was in for a whole year of learning about crunching numbers and...well, nothing else. After 5 months of some of the most eye-opening courses of my college career, I have been proven wrong.

Feb
13
2019

Have you ever spoken to someone you knew nothing about but within seconds found something in common that kept you talking for hours? I hope that this has happened to you at least once; it is one of life’s great joys.

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