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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 and STEM MBA program at Michigan State. Here, MBAs reflect on their successes, challenges, opportunities and growth while venturing through the program together.

Second-year MBA student Amy Brothers reflects on the importance of community in an international MBA program.
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First-year MBA student Lucas Ferro reflects on his experiences in entrepreneurship and the journey that led him to MSU.
Michael Lamach is the retired chair and CEO of Trane Technologies, with a BS. in Applied Engineering Sciences from MSU.
International MBA student Rishabh Singhal recounts his application and admissions process at the Broad College.
The back of the Michigan State University Eli Broad College of Business, facing the Red Cedar River.
MBA student Gurnoor Chuhan compiled a list of career paths that illustrate the breadth of possibilities with an MBA.
Hear from two current students about what the month means to them and issues facing women in business today.
Three individuals discussing, with various papers and sticky notes spread across the table
Full-Time MBA student Wasek Sazzad outlines interactions with Google, Microsoft Cloud Supply Chain and Reddit.
The front vestibule of the Minskoff Pavilion, part of the Business College Complex at Michigan State University and home to the Broad College of Business.
First-year MBA student Kwame Brifo encourages fellow MBA students to look for little victories.
An aerial view of the Business College Complex situated on Michigan State University's East Lansing campus.
MBA student Christopher Millen writes about the power of teamwork in this blog.
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Kaylee Stevenson, a Class of 2025 MBA candidate, provides five ways to mentally prepare for an MBA program.
iPhone 7 showing its screen with TikTok and other social media application icons with ear buds.
STEM MBA candidate Wasek Sazzad caught up with MSU alumna Hillary Kribben, brand partnerships manager at TikTok.
14 Broad Spartan women students who make up the inaugural cohort of Dashney Women's Leadership Accelerator Scholars.
Priya Balasubramaniam has pledged a gift that will empower students through the Dashney Women’s Leadership Accelerator.
Minskoff Pavilion's north-facing side on a sunny, wintry day.
As we wrap up the calendar year, four MBA students share how spiritual holidays impact and guide their lives.
A Broad Spartan dressed in cap and gown, holds a Broad flag inside Breslin Center during MSU Commencement 2023.
We celebrate the achievements of more than 550 business graduates at the Fall 2023 commencement ceremonies, Dec. 15-16.
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MBA student Ganesh Shekar reflects on internship experience with the Wendy's Company.
Yuxuan Gao and her daughter posing with Sparty outside on a sunny day
MBA student Yuxuan Gao reflects on navigating parenting while pursuing an advanced degree.
An aerial view of the Business College Complex situated on Michigan State University's East Lansing campus.
Raymond Musiima, a first-year international MBA student, discusses his experiences at Broad thus far.
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Hear from full-time MBA student Bibhuti Mishra (MBA '24) on his internship experience with Chevron Corp. in Houston.
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This month, we spoke with three veterans and MBA candidates on how the business community can learn from them.
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This month, hear from three student fellows of Reaching Out MBA as they talk about their stories and experiences.
A stack of diplomas at MSU commencement.
This new offering will ensure Broad MBAs embrace an entrepreneurial mindset as they lead in the business world.
Broad Spartan MBA students wear graduation gowns and toss their caps into the air to celebrate the completion of their MBA degree.
Explore potential careers with an MBA degree and see how Broad’s top-ranked program can help you stand out.
The back of the Michigan State University Eli Broad College of Business, facing the Red Cedar River.
In this Q&A, hear from five current MBA students as we recognize their stories and experiences this month.
Two Full-Time MBA students sit and talk at a fall welcome event on campus.
With this addition, Broad Spartan MBA students can choose from six concentrations to enhance the value of their degree.
Maddison Rizzo holds a Broad flag outside the main entrance of Madison Square Garden during her 2023 internship experience.
See how our students are inspiring the future of business through unique, impactful and dynamic internship experiences.
The back of the Michigan State University Eli Broad College of Business, facing the Red Cedar River.
Rajat Srivastava in the Full-Time MBA Class of 2023 was named among Poets&Quants’ “Best & Brightest” MBA students.
The Broad College has been ranked No. 1 in Best Supply Chain Programs, while also being among the Top 25 for undergraduate programs.
Focused on the well-being of the world’s future, the winning teams impressed the judges with their innovative ideas.
The front vestibule of the Minskoff Pavilion, part of the Business College Complex at Michigan State University and home to the Broad College of Business.
First-year MBA student Bibhuti Mishra shares his takeaways from a virtual trek to Microsoft, Google and more.
The Michigan State University Eli Broad College of Business
Hear from students and staff about what it means to be a woman in the business world and Broad’s MBA program.
The back of the Michigan State University Eli Broad College of Business, facing the Red Cedar River.
Second-year student Muhammad Khan shares his once-in-a-lifetime education abroad experience for the Full-Time MBA blog.
Michigan State University Black History Month graphic with red, green and gold colors and a Spartan helmet.
Six Full-Time MBA students reflect on important figures in the Black community and their impact in this Q&A.
Career fair guides help practice and prepare students for networking with potential employers.
With an emphasis on diversity, equity and inclusion, students are drawn to the Broad MBA program.
The back of the Michigan State University Eli Broad College of Business, facing the Red Cedar River.
Full-Time MBA student Yvonne (Ya Wen) Juang says Lunar New Year 2023 is a time to reunite with her family in Taiwan.

Broad Full-Time MBA Podcast

Hear more from our current students, alumni, faculty and partners by checking out our podcast, Spartan Stories: The Broad MBA Perspective.

 

Recap with the Class of 2020 Part 2

In part two of our recap with the Class of 2020, we catch up with three of our alumnae. We talk about their experience going into the workforce impacted by the onset of COVID and discuss the hot topic of DEI in this time of uncertainty.

 

Recap with the Class of 2020

In part one of our recap with the Class of 2020, we catch up with three of our alumni. We begin with talking about their experiences going into the workforce impacted by the onset of COVID and discuss the hot topic of DEI in this time of uncertainty.

Everything you need to know about the GMAC and the GMAT Exam

On this episode, we take a dive into everything the Graduate Management Admission Council has to offer – from researching if an MBA is right for you all the way to applying to MBA programs. We sit down with Ramnik Aulakh, the Marketing Development Manager, to discuss mba.com and how you can research schools, employers, career opportunities and best utilize GMAC’s free resources to get the most out of your MBA journey.

From Being Kicked out to Hired

On this episode, we sit down with first-year MBA, Muhammad Khan, as we discuss how our first semester of MBA went, his interesting story of recovering from being kicked out of undergrad to being hired at conglomerate Honeywell, and what he plans to do with an MBA.

Working for the Biggest Company You’ve Never Heard Of

On this episode, we sit down with three-time Spartan Arica Drummond-Clay as we discuss the hot topic of DEI and how to make the most out of the internship experience.

A Talk About DEI with the VP of People Experience at Twitter

On this episode, we sit down with two-time Spartan and MBA alum Dalana Brand, as we discuss her path to Twitter, how she is heading DEI initiatives for the company’s future outlook and what DEI means for companies in the future.

A Double Spartan’s Marketing Journey at Broad

On this episode, we sit down with recent grad and former MBA Marketing Association President, Brad Sauchak, as we discuss what brought him back to MSU for his MBA and how he secured a role with SC Johnson for after graduation.

From Educator to MBA Student

On this episode, we sit down with first-year MBA and newly elected Black MBAA President, Marques Moore about his transition from educator to MBA student, as well as what we can expect from the Black MBAA next year.

From Los Angeles to East Lansing

On this episode, we sit down with second-year MBA and President of the Broad Women MBA Association, Erica Rochana, as we discuss what drew her to Broad from the west coast and what her experience has been like in B-school.

Finance at the Fed

On this episode, we chat with second-year student Mike Rose as we talk about his Pre-MBA journey, why he chose Broad as a finance concentration, as well as his internship experience with the Federal Reserve.

A Word With an Alum

On this episode of Spartan Stories, we sit down with 2020 Broad MBA alum Jamari Brooks as we reflect on his time in the program and how that set him up for success post-program.

Don’t Be Afraid to Use Linkedin: Tips from the MBAA VP of Alumni Relations

On this episode of Spartan Stories, we sit down with second-year MBA Varun Garla and discuss his background, internship experience in the tech sector, and the importance of networking while in an MBA program.

A Conversation with the MBAA President

On this episode we sit down with MBA Association President Danielle Chatman-Moore as she discusses why she chose Broad, her responsibilities as president as well as her internship experience at Dow Chemical Company.

Juggling Law School and Business School

On this episode, we speak with 2nd-year JD/MBA Abigail Swanson as she explains her journey to Michigan State with the original goal of studying law, but ended up pivoting to the MBA program at Broad.

Advice from a Consultant

On this episode of Spartan Stories, we sit down with second-year MBA Karthik Rai as he details his time at Broad, his internship, and how he used both to secure a post-MBA position in management consulting.

A Former Coach’s Journey to Broad

On this episode of Spartan Stories, we sit down with 1st-year MBA Andy Whitaker as he tells his story of how he matriculated to Broad from an untraditional background.

From the Military to Business School

On the first episode of Spartan Stories, we sit down with 2nd year MBA Frank Martinez as he details his journey from the military to Broad MBA student.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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