Tag Archives: MBA

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

Posted in class experiences, classmates, first-year experience | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in class experiences, classmates, full-time MBA program, International Business track, networking | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in class experiences, classmates, full-time MBA program, International Business track, teamwork, travel abroad | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in class experiences, classmates, networking | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in class experiences, classmates, Deloitte, internships | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Accenture, Case Interview, Deloitte, KPMG, Management Consulting, MBA Job Placement, McKinsey, networking, teamwork | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in classmates, evening MBA program, full-time MBA program, IMBA program, teamwork | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in career services, class experiences, full-time MBA program, IMBA program, internships, MBA Job Placement, networking | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment