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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 [...]

2017-12-10T17:05:02+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: , , |