Student Voices

Jan
17
2018

For a Pakistani kid raised in the UAE, the temperature change from the desert to the streets of Ann Arbor wasn’t the most shocking thing — it was the rich arts and entertainment scene available in Ann Arbor that stands out. 

Jan
17
2018

Joe and Holly are married Ross alumni from Houston, Texas. When they left the city for Ann Arbor, friends and family had them question what they were getting themselves into. "Why would you want to live in Michigan?" They'd ask.

Dec
5
2017

Less than three months before my first investment banking interview, I was wearing yoga pants to work and driving a bus full of middle school children through the Mississippi Delta.

Nov
15
2017

Over three days we visited nine companies, ranging from a solar developer to a cleantech venture capital firm to one of the largest utilities in the country.

Oct
26
2017

Between social media sites, job search engines, recruiting events, and networking opportunities, staying up-to-date with the fast-paced and dynamic process of looking for a career while also being a full-time student is stressful to say the least.

Oct
16
2017

As a Michigan Ross MBA alum and current Amazon employee, one of my favorite ways to spend my time is returning to campus a few times each year as part of Amazon’s partnership and recruiting efforts with Ross.

Oct
16
2017

It started with an email — an email from the Ross MBA Program Office announcing a new course opportunity that sounded too good to turn down.

Oct
3
2017

I vividly remember the first day of orientation at Ross. It reminded me of the first day of middle school – everyone had on their best clothes, a fresh haircut and everyone was thinking the same thing: “I hope I fit in!” I was no different.

Sep
1
2017

One of the primary reasons I came to business school was to develop leadership skills. While I enjoyed learning about finance, marketing, operations, and everything else in the core curriculum, one of the primary draws for me was being able to better understand the complexities of effective leadership.

Aug
23
2017

It’s the summer before your first year of college. Your high school classes are finished, you’ve graduated, and you have no summer homework. You and your friends are free for the summer and instead of spending your days enjoying the sun, traveling and hanging out, you choose to...attend classes?

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