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Barefoot, other admissions officers share reading advice

Getting ready to tackle your MBA? Associate Dean of MBA Admissions Julie Barefoot and others provided some advice to Poets&Quants in regards to what should be on your summer reading list. Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us Daniel Pink A world-class MBA education consists of more than your coursework. It’s important to continue personal development as business professionals by expanding your knowledge through exposure to theories and concepts on motivation and leadership. As such, one book we recommend to incoming students is the New York Times bestseller is Drive: The Surprising Truth About Motivates Us by Daniel Pink. And, reading...

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One-Year Profile: Rohan Chatterjee

We asked a few of our One-Year MBA current students to blog regularly in order to provide a snapshot of their Goizueta experience. Meet Rohan Chatterjee 17MBA. Name: Rohan Chatterjee Class Year: 2017 Concentration: Consulting (healthcare/strategy) Previous Employer: Protiviti Undergraduate Institution: The University of Georgia Why I chose Goizueta: As an Atlanta native, I have always been aware of the Emory brand and have strived to associate myself with it. Goizueta’s prestige and strong focus on consulting really attracted me to it initially, and once I got to see the collaborative and innovative culture firsthand I was sold. The One Year Program format...

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EvMBA Profile: Rajin Chauhan

We asked a few of our Evening MBAs to document their lives, to provide a snapshot of their Goizueta experience. Meet Rajin Chauhan 17EvMBA. Name: Rajin Chauhan Class Year: 2017 Concentration: Strategy and Leadership Current Employer & Position: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Production Operations Leader Undergraduate Institution: University of Central Florida Why I chose Goizueta: I chose the Evening Program at Goizueta to receive an MBA from a world-class program backed by the prestige of Emory University.   The reputation of Goizueta is unmatched in the southeast and recognized worldwide as an elite institution.  Professionally, I wanted to develop my business acumen, leadership skills, and build...

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One-Year Profile: Priyanka Vohra

We asked a few of our One-Year MBA current students to blog regularly in order to provide a snapshot of their Goizueta experience. Meet Priyanka Vohra 17MBA. Name: Priyanka Vohra Class Year: 2017 Concentration: Media/Entertainment Previous Employer: ESPN, Inc. Undergraduate Institution: B.A. Broadcast Journalism & Policy Studies at Syracuse University Why I chose Goizueta: Growing up an hour from Emory, I‘ve always loved the idea of a college campus embedded perfectly into a major city. Goizueta gives me an intimate community while also providing global impact. I wanted to make the most of my one year back at school and...

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Two-Year MBA Profile Featuring Claire Cooper

We asked Claire to blog regularly in order to provide a snapshot of their Goizueta experience over the course of the program. Name: Claire Cooper Class Year: Full Time Two-Year Class of 2017 Concentration: Healthcare, Strategy Previous Employer & Position: Fulbright Student Program, Oman; International Academy, Head of Marketing and Business Development; English Language Services, Instructor Undergraduate Institution & Major: Brandeis University, Health: Science, Society, and Policy, Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Why I chose Goizueta: I appreciated the intimate class sizes, the focus on excellence, and the opportunity to pursue a dual degree. Above all though, I liked...