Student Voices

Student Voices
For hopeful MBAs with spouses and children, the decision to move to Ann Arbor can be a stressful and uncertain one. Chuck and his family have found both a supportive environment at Ross and a sense of community around Ann Arbor that takes that stress away and makes them feel right at home.
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Ann Arbor attracts some of the brightest and most talented people in the world. And that’s just one of the exciting things Kris discovered about Ann Arbor when she moved here from Charlotte, NC.
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Luis was homesick before he even left Sacramento to move to Ann Arbor. But it wasn’t long before his uncertainty faded away and morphed into a love for some new “hometown favorites.”
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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When I first started at Ross, I only knew a handful of faces in the building, and I didn’t linger much between classes (besides to get Starbucks). But now, as I enter my senior year as President of the BBA Council, I’ve found a community within Ross of which I’m proud to be a part.
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Today’s world politics call into question which institutions are most capable of and responsible for upholding individual social and political liberties. Is it business, nonprofits, government or a combination of the three? As business students and future business leaders, we have an unparalleled opportunity to make sure the institutions we lead have a positive impact.
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By Allison Kurlak, BBA ‘17 This is the sixth in a series of posts authored by Michigan Ross Career Services Peer Coaches. Peer Coaches are undergraduate students working with Career Services to help their fellow students prepare for interviews and on-the-job success...
Student Voices
By Evan Fisher, BBA ‘17 This is the fifth in a series of posts authored by Michigan Ross Career Services Peer Coaches. Peer Coaches are undergraduate students working with Career Services to help their fellow students prepare for interviews and on-the-job success...
Student Voices
By Evan Fisher, BBA ‘17 This is the fourth in a series of posts authored by Michigan Ross Career Services Peer Coaches. Peer Coaches are undergraduate students working with Career Services to help their fellow students prepare for interviews and on-the-job success...
Student Voices
By Allison Kurlak , BBA ‘17 This is the third in a series of posts authored by Michigan Ross Career Services Peer Coaches. Peer Coaches are undergraduate students working with Career Services to help their fellow students prepare for interviews and on-the-job success...
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By Don Chao, BBA ‘17 This is the second in a series of posts authored by Michigan Ross Career Services Peer Coaches. Peer Coaches are undergraduate students working with Career Services to help their fellow students prepare for interviews and on-the-job success...
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By Don Chao, BBA ‘1 7 This is the first in a series of posts authored by Michigan Ross Career Services Peer Coaches. Peer Coaches are undergraduate students working with Career Services to help their fellow students prepare for interviews and on-the-job success...
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By Team RAZA , Ross Open Road This post originally appeared on the Ross Open Road Medium blog . In our second week of...
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By Molly Hope, MBA ‘18 As part of Ross MAP , our team is working with the Global Fairness Initiative and Better Brick, a nonprofit that is influencing stakeholders in the brick industry in Nepal to purchase and...
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By Lindsay Welhoelter, MM ‘17 I was expecting Iceland to be beautiful, but nothing could have prepared me for what it was really like to see the country and its people up close. When you get of the plane in Reykjavik, you step foot onto the surface of another planet––even though it’s just five...

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