Category Archives: classmates

From India to San Diego…

Robin Gustafson, a first year MBA student and Graduate Assistant for the MBA Admissions Office spoke with classmate Harsha Musthyala about her experience moving to San Diego from India and beginning her MBA at USD.  A transcript of their conversation … Continue reading

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The University of San Diego’s MBA: providing the competitive edge, and much more.

Most perspective MBA students seem to have an inherent competitive spirit – a sort of drive that makes them want to be the best in every situation they encounter. While these types are definitely present in every class, and across … Continue reading

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The USD MBA experience… in pictures

When talking about a picturesque campus, you may imagine a picture like this: But can you believe it’s even more beautiful in the evening? When  talking about MBA students, you can imagine a group of business elites in suits like … Continue reading

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5 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Starting my MBA Program at USD

Not Having a Background in Business isn’t Necessarily a Bad Thing So you don’t have a background in business. You think debits and credits are types of bankcards. Your idea of inflation and deflation involves helium and latex. It’s OK. … Continue reading

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Summer Internship Experiences

School is back in session for us 2nd year Full-Time MBA students at the University of San Diego as we enter into the final year of the program. I am proud to report that 100% of first year students who … Continue reading

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Your First USD MBA Experience

Not everyone remembers their very first day of school, but I’m sure you can recall the old photo your mom took on that momentous day. You know, the one she always seems to have handy around the holidays when your … Continue reading

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USD Graduate Students Enjoy Night Out at the Ballpark

“The Graduate Student Council hosted a night at Petco Park last Friday for the Padres vs. Tigers game.  The section reserved for USD graduate students was the Western Metal Building, which provided a beautiful view of the game and a … Continue reading

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Give Thanks and Reflect

…Thanksgiving at USD I think all USD MBA candidates have a lot of things to be very thankful for. Let me just say in advance that I am thankful the finance exam we just took this morning is over. Now … Continue reading

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Finally, Finals Are Over…For Now

Finally, finals are over…for now What’s been on every first year MBA student’s mind for the last month? Well, other than internships, projects and the daily grind of class, it’s been final exams.  For most of us, this was the … Continue reading

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Intern Series Back on Track: Erin Baucum and DriveCam

Nearly a year ago, Erin came to Career Services and said simply, “I want to work.”  Within a week, Terra Saltzman-Baker had tapped her far reaching network to procure an interview with DriveCam.  The driver science company fell in love, … Continue reading

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