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Jalen Garrett, Finance ’14

Jalen Garrett (BA Finance ’14) decided to study finance because of his desire to help communities in distress. “The study of finance has provided me a unique and intricate perspective about the world around me,” Garrett said. “I hope to  Read More »


Danny Patten, Supply Chain Management ’15

Going to Michigan State University for college is a tradition in Danny Patten’s family–his father, brother, and sister all attended MSU. “I grew up a Spartan, coming to endless football and basketball games,” Patten (BA Supply Chain Management ’15) said.  Read More »


Mariam Metti, Accounting ’15

Mariam Metti’s business career began in high school. As CEO of a corporation simulation activity in her economics class, Metti (BA Accounting ’15) oversaw the selling of snacks to other students in the school. “I really enjoyed the leadership aspect  Read More »


Lauren Baywol, Marketing ’15

Lauren Baywol (BA Marketing ’15) loves the sense of community that the Broad College of Business provides. “I chose Broad for the opportunities and the people. There is an overwhelming sense of everyone—including your classmates, professors, and advisors—genuinely wanting you  Read More »


Zheng Nie, Accounting ’16

Zheng Nie (BA Accounting ’16) has wanted to study accounting since she was very young. “When I was little, I always listened to my mother reading her accounting books at home. I asked her a lot of questions, and I  Read More »


Stephanie Kappel, Marketing ’14

Stephanie Kappel is passionate about marketing. “I chose to study marketing because I love the mix of creativity and business,” Kappel (BA Marketing ’14) said. “I am very interested in how companies develop their brands and the use of social  Read More »


Vivek Iyer, Supply Chain Management ’15

When asked why he chose the Broad College of Business, Vivek Iyer (BA Supply Chain Management ’15) replied, “Honestly, why wouldn’t I?” Initially, Iyer was attracted to the Broad College because of the internship and postgraduate job placement opportunities that  Read More »


Tessa Opalka

Tessa Opalka, Marketing ’16

After attending the Alumni Distinguished Scholarship competition at Michigan State University, Tessa Opalka (BA Marketing ’16) knew that her search for a business school had ended. “Because I had already decided to major in business, after visiting MSU’s campus, I  Read More »


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