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UF MBA Engineering Partnership – Insights from our Engineers

The UF MBA program reserves a limited number of spaces to outstanding students from both undergraduate and graduate engineering programs. The Engineering Partnership allows students an accelerated admissions process into the full-time program. More information on the Engineering Partnership can be found here. Michael Larkin, Class of 2019 Throughout [...]

2018-03-22T14:29:25+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|Categories: News & Events, Student Views|Tags: , , , |

MBA Cup 2018: Halftime Report

We're halfway through the season for the MBA Cup, and the competition is growing in intensity. The second-years currently have the lead, but there are plenty of opportunities for the other cohorts to catch up. ABOUT UF MBA CUP The MBA Cup is an annual competition for full-time UF MBA students. Students [...]

2018-03-28T16:30:04+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Categories: News & Events, Student Views|Tags: , , , |

2017 Global Immersion Experience: China

When it comes time to look back at my University of Florida online MBA experience, one of the highlights will undoubtedly be my Global Immersion Experience (GIE) in Shanghai, China. Over the course of four jammed-packed days, a group of 40 UF MBA students representing a variety of cohorts had the unparalleled opportunity to visit [...]

2017-12-10T17:05:02+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Categories: Student Views|Tags: , , , |

UF MBA Ranking Update – Student Perspective

Recently the UF MBA Full-Time Program soared in its global rankings and U.S. public school rankings. In the rankings that The Economist provided, the UF MBA Full-Time Program was ranked #1 in the “Open New Career Opportunities” category.  This category captures student assessment of career services, job placement success, and diversity of recruiters.  This [...]

2017-12-10T17:05:02+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Categories: News & Events, Student Views|Tags: , , , |

Join UF MBA at Homecoming 2017!

Current UF MBA students, alumni, family, and friends, Please join us this Saturday at our homecoming tailgate! We'll be set up on campus between Hough Hall and Gerson Hall, starting at 10:00 AM. See the invitation below for details, and feel free to contact Patrick Doyle with any questions. We look forward to seeing [...]

2017-12-10T17:05:02+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Categories: News & Events|Tags: , , , , , |

When Gators Go North

In December, a few of the first-year MBA students and I decided to venture north into the frozen White Mountains of New Hampshire to where I partially grew up. While visiting the backwoods of New England, I hoped to share my childhood experiences with my new UF colleagues and friends by introducing them to winter [...]

2017-12-10T17:05:02+00:00 July 9th, 2017|Categories: Student Views|Tags: , , |

Organized Fun: Social Life at UF MBA

As a Social Chair for the UF MBA Association, I was tasked with the great responsibility of planning and executing Organized Fun—events to encourage socialization and camaraderie within our MBA community, from happy hours and outdoor field trips to holiday extravaganzas. Taylor, my co-chair, who attended UF for undergrad, was especially helpful for envisioning [...]

2018-07-23T18:28:48+00:00 June 11th, 2017|Categories: Student Views|Tags: , , |

Case Competitions from a UF MBA’s Perspective

If you’re reading this, you’re probably either in the UF MBA program, considering joining the UF MBA program, or in some other way interested in finding out more about the UF MBA program. No matter which of those categories you fall in, it’s important for you to know one thing: the UF MBA program loves [...]

2017-12-10T17:05:02+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Categories: Student Views|Tags: , |

On Being a “Nontraditional Candidate”

So you’ve made that first decision that it’s time to go back to school and pursue a Master’s in Business Administration; congratulations!  But, there is a nagging suspicion in the back of your mind that your “nontraditional” background is going to hold you back.  Don’t worry, I was you.  With a degree in Political Science [...]

2017-11-29T22:57:54+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Categories: Student Views|Tags: , , |