Category Archives: networking

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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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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Practice Makes Perfect: USD’s Management Consulting Association Prepares Students for the Future

Can you crack the case?… “Your nephew runs a lemonade stand. Yesterday was Monday and he was open from 2pm – 5pm, and sold 2 cups. What should he do differently tomorrow? “ This is an actual question McKinsey and Company … 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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International MBA Rosarito Trip 2013: Bonding as a Cohort and Giving Back

“…our diverse cohort experienced a remarkable transformation …” During a 3 day trip to Rosarito as part of the IMBA pre-term, our diverse cohort experienced a remarkable transformation from a group of unfamiliar students to a team with open communication, … 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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Summer Internship Series: Anjaniprasad Annumalla

From the time he started his MBA at USD, Anjaniprasad Annumalla held Amazon at the top of his wish list of companies for which he dreamed to work.  His journey to achieve this goal started with LinkedIn.  Navigating his way … 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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