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Veteran Spotlight: Isaac Olsen, 2-Year Full-time MBA, Class of 2022, United States Army

Isaac Olsen is a full-time MBA candidate at Goizueta Business School (GBS) and currently serves as President of the GBS Veterans Association (GBSVA). After serving 10 years in the U.S. Army, Isaac chose to transition from active duty military service in order to pursue a career in strategy and management consulting. He will serve this summer at EY as a summer associate in Atlanta, Georgia. Background: “Originally from Presque Isle, Maine. I completed my undergrad degree at Liberty University in Virginia. I then spent 10-years as an Engineer Officer in the Army, mostly at Fort Bragg, NC and Fort...

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Three Lessons I Have Learned from the Emory MSBA Program

What a year it has been. MSBA 2021 cohorts went through a year that no other cohorts had or will probably go through. I remember how excited I was coming into this program. I knew how much I would learn from this experience as I became more familiar with different programming languages and analytical algorithms. I would execute hands-on projects, translating class lessons into practical applications. Upon graduation, I feel indescribably excited and bittersweet about how I am finally done. I am grateful for how much I have learned. There is a night and day difference between when I...

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Brittany Holmes 21BBA Commencement Vlog

In this special vlog, Brittany Holmes 21BBA documents her graduation day. Hi everyone. My name is Brittany Holmes and I am a part of the Emory University’s Goizueta’s Business School Undergraduate class of 2021. In the business school, I completed a concentration in Finance. I was born and raised in Naples, Florida and this summer I will be starting work at Truist Securities as a Portfolio Management Analyst.

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The Best One-Year MBA Programs in the USA

One-Year MBA programs are a great way to get a full-time MBA experience with less career interruption. As the name suggests, One-Year MBA programs are completed in 12 months. These programs, however, are not for everyone and the best One-Year MBA programs in the USA are highly selective. What is a One-Year MBA Program? A One-Year MBA program is a full-time MBA that can be completed in 12 months. It delivers a full-time MBA experience in an accelerated MBA scheduled. This means completion of the same curriculum (core courses and elective course options) as a traditional full-time MBA but...

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Many Options for Master’s Degrees in Business

Business is the most popular field of study for those pursuing post-graduate degrees, and there are many options when it comes to master’s degrees in business. The Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) is the most popular of these degrees as it provides a broad business foundation while still enabling students to specialize in a particular area such as marketing, finance, accounting, consulting, technology management, etc. There has been a surge in specialized master’s degrees in business over the past decade. The most popular of these degrees is the master’s in business analytics, master’s in finance, and master’s in accounting,...

Average Masters in Business Analytics Salary Continues to Rise

The average masters in business analytics salary for graduates is $72,000, according to PayScale.com. Salary can depend on many factors, including location, experience, industry, and job level. For example, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics lists the average salary for business analysts at $85,260 but the average salary for data scientists is $100,560. There is growing demand for trained professionals in the business analytics field and the average salary for those with master’s degrees is higher than the average salary for people with less education. The typical jobs you’ll find with a masters in business analytics are: data analyst...

The Value of Business Data Science

Data is one of the most fundamental tools in our toolbox, and it plays a crucial role in understanding the world around us. Business data science is the science of using data to make predictions that can be applied to any problem. In this context, we mean that in the context of business problems, data science is about trying to find ways to get the right answer to the right problem. The value of business data science is not just how it relates to other disciplines, but also the ability to generate models that can be applied to real-world...

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John R. Lewis Racial Justice Case Competition: More than Competing

This past winter, I teamed up with four Goizueta Business School classmates for the John R. Lewis Racial Justice Case Competition (JLCC). If this is your first introduction to JLCC, its purpose is to bring corporations and students interested in business together to create innovative and actionable racial justice initiatives. Please, read more about JLCC here. This was my first case competition. While I expected competition, I also had the opportunity to enjoy connection, education, impact, and celebration. Here’s how it all went… In November, my team formed by considering the diversity of perspectives needed to compete successfully. I particularly...