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What it’s like to be a Broad MBA … in their own words.

The MBA student blog is filled with experiences documented by students in the Broad Full-Time MBA program at Michigan State. Here, MBAs reflect on their successes, challenges, opportunities and growth while venturing through the program together.

Broad Spartans receive national scholarship for women in supply chain 
Mallory Johnson and Courtney Palkowski were honored with the 2021 AWESOME Excellence in Education Scholarship.
MBA student stands out among Best & Brightest Class of 2021 
Karthik Rai is honored by Poets & Quants as one of 100 strong graduates nationwide.
Solving real-world problems as an MBA student 
Rahul Malewar shares his experience taking second place at the 2021 TCU Graduate Supply Chain Case Competition.
Broad Inc. DE&I Week: A celebration for everyone 
MBA students Andy Whitaker and Ashley Tice write about the inaugural Broad Inc. DE&I Week, held March 22-26.
Spartans take second place at 29th Big Ten MBA Case Competition 
Four Full-Time MBA students reached the finals after a 24-hour live case with Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.
Extreme Green: MBAs serve up quality ideas for Wendy’s 
In this design thinking experience, students formed business solutions for the franchise-based quick service restaurant.
Broad vs. Broad case competition emphasizes DEI 
First-year MBA students analyzed Google’s culture and delivered insightful solutions for this Extreme Green event.
Broad Full-Time MBA Tech Trek goes virtual in 2021 
Broad MBA students gained insight into technology careers during this virtual winter break program.
Using adversity to improve ourselves 
Broad MBA student Blake Robinson writes about his role as president of MSU’s Black MBA Association.
Broad MBAs take first place at 25th International Case Competition 
In a victory for MSU, five full-time MBA students outshone teams from top international programs at this annual event.
Taking a seat at the virtual recruitment table 
Here's how Full-Time MBA students have risen to the challenge and adjusted to the new recruiting environment.
The MBAA approach to socialization in 2020 
Hear how Broad Full-Time MBA students have maintained virtual connection in creative ways amid the pandemic.
Spartners? Support for Broad MBA students and partners 
An inside look into a new student organization that supports families and partners of current Full-Time MBA students.
The virtual experience as a Broad MBA 
Varun Garla (MBA '21) writes about his experience in the Full-Time MBA program and the transition to remote learning.
Here’s where Broad Spartans interned this summer 
Whether virtual or in-person, Broad Spartans conquered changes to make business happen through internships this summer.
Making the most of a virtual summer internship experience  
Hear from Mike Rose (MBA '21) about his virtual internship experience with the Federal Reserve.
Finding a unique way to honor the end of a successful academic year 
The Full-Time MBA program honored students, faculty and staff in its annual Community Honors ceremony on April 16.
MBA student among Best and Brightest Class of 2020 
Jamari Brooks is recognized by Poets & Quants for his achievements while attending the Broad College at MSU.
Students show resiliency in uncertain hiring environment 
Broad Spartans are overcoming abrupt changes and challenges to secure jobs and internships for the summer.
Earning an MBA to improve patient care  
Michael Sahara (MBA '21) shares his journey as a Spartan in the MD/MBA dual-degree program.
Tools to prepare for real-world business challenges 
Joshaua Rohde (MBA ’20) recounts his experience winning this year's final Extreme Green event.
An inside look at the Broad Consulting Club 
This MBA student-led organization delivers real-world skills and value for its members.
Broad MBAs elect new MBA Association president 
Charles Fobbs (MBA '20) writes about his confidence in the new MBA student president.
Resurgence of Broad vs. Broad case competition 
Continuing a legacy that began nearly 20 years ago, the Extreme Green: Broad vs. Broad competition makes its return.
MBA student competes in Lear Student Innovation Challenge 
Lexi Lear (MBA ’20) writes about her experience at this corporate competition event.
Weathering the storm together: MSU student fosters four-legged friend 
Erica Rochana (MBA ’21) and her new foster dog, Chester, provide relief for each other amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Using a Broad Full-Time MBA to break into the world of entertainment 
Breanne Washington (MBA '16) shares how her MBA from MSU helped launch her career in the direction of her dreams.
From business school to the basketball court: A Broad MBA’s journey to the Izzone  
Arthi Chandrasekaran (MBA '20) connects her MBA experience with MSU's basketball team and Tom Izzo's leadership style.
Extreme Green: MBAs deliver fresh ideas for Meijer 
In a three-day immersive experience, MBA students developed business solutions for the regional family-owned retailer.
Tech Trek: 11 Broad Full-Time MBA students get to know tech companies 
Broad MBA students gain insight into technology careers during this winter break program.
An MBA’s internship search story  
Danielle Chatman-Moore (MBA '21) describes her experience of securing the right internship.
Broad Bowl LIV: MBA students review impact of Super Bowl ads 
Students use their brand marketing skills to rate this year’s ads based on six guidelines.