Category Archives: full-time MBA program

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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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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USD MBA Students Studying Abroad – Fall 2014

USD’s Ahlers Center for International Business is dedicated to offering students international experiences, including International Consulting Practicums, Short-Term Graduate Study Abroad sessions, and Semester Exchange Programs. Many of my fellow classmates chose to mobilize the Semester Exchange Program opportunity this … 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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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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Insightful Tour of Local Business in San Diego

The million-dollar question for a lot of MBA students in their first semester is “what is the right internship for me?” For the answer we look inward to discover what motivates, challenges and best prepares us for a future in … Continue reading

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Career Fair Opportunities: On the Hunt for Jobs and Internships

After just one week of school a small cadre of evening, full time and international MBA students and I woke up at the crack of dawn in search of internships or jobs from a multitude of industries. The location was … Continue reading

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Intern Series: Sweta Ashwarya goes to ebay

Today, it feels great to share the story of my experiences as a Global Product Manager Intern at ebay that got converted into a full-time job offer. However, looking back it was a challenging journey switching industries and concentrating the … Continue reading

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Venture Vetting Competition

After class last Thursday, I headed over to the IPJ Theater to catch a glimpse of the much-anticipated Venture Vetting (V2) Competition.  Out of twenty teams who submitted a business plan pitch deck, four were selected to be finalists.  Tonight, … Continue reading

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