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Travel Diaries Profile: Meet Sandra

Sandra Undergrad: UNC Chapel Hill  Pre-MBA: Marketing Strategy/Marketing Consulting Interned: American Express – Consumer Card Services Division Future Plans: American Express MBA Studies: Strategy, Social Enterprise, Marketing Best Goizueta Memory: Spending a semester with my GMSC Team on a marketing consulting project…going to Disneyland with them…and ultimately being successful in the end and winning the Competition with Best Presentation. Why Goizueta: The culture! The people here made all of the difference. Best career skill learned while at Goizueta: Leadership – through my club experiences, through learning from Goizueta’s own leaders, through the strong leadership curriculum—it has been a well-rounded...

Travel Diaries Profile: Meet Valerie

Valerie Undergraduate:  Georgia Tech Pre-MBA: I worked in Supply Chain and Hewlett Packard, as well as at a Non-profit agency. Interning: Chevron in San Ramon, CA this summer. MBA Studies: Human Capital, Organization and Management, Leadership Best Goizueta memory:  My best memory so far (other than the trip to South Africa) is Section Feud first semester. Why Goizueta:  I chose Goizueta because of the interesting work and research faculty members were doing that are relevant to the career that I will have after school. Best career skill learned at Goizueta:  EQ will take you further than IQ. Best trip...

Travel Diaries Profile: Meet Marissa

Marissa  Undergraduate School:  Howard University Pre-MBA: I worked in the nonprofit sector Interning:I’ll be interning at American Express in New York this summer MBA Studies: Marketing Future Plans:  A career in Marketing Strategy and Entrepreneurship Best Goizueta memory: I’ve had so many awesome memories from my experience at Goizueta so far, but the South Africa module is at the top of the list! Why Goizueta:  I chose Goizueta based on fit. It’s a little abstract, but when I visited and interacted with the faculty, administration and current students it just felt right Best career skill learned at Goizueta: Goizueta has taught me to hone...

Travel Diaries Profile: Meet Matt

Matt Undergrad: Emory University Pre-MBA: Corporate Finance and Equity Research Interned: UBS Investment Bank, Financial Sponsors Group Where I am going to work:  UBS Investment Bank, Financial Sponsors Group MBA Studies: Finance Best Goizueta memory: Mid-Semester module trips to Japan and India; dinner with Jimmy Carter; summer study in Buenos Aires, Argentina; annual cocktail reception on the floor of the NYSE during New York Trek week Why Goizueta: small class size, international focus, reputation on Wall Street, and the people (students, faculty, staff) Best career skill learned at Goizueta: Never stop networking Best trip experience: There is so much chaos...

Travel Diaries Profile: Meet Greg

Greg  Undergrad: College of William and Mary Pre-MBA:  Federal Consulting Interned: Accenture Future Plans: Consulting at Accenture MBA Studies: Strategy & Finance Best Goizueta Memories:  Meeting and working with my class of 2012 at Winshape. Why Goizueta: Strong, friendly and willing to help community. Best career skill learned while at Goizueta:  How to handle complex problems, with an analytical approach. Best Trip Experience:  Learning how different it is to do business in China, compared to Western countries, there are so many idiosyncrasies between our cultures, its amazing!

Travel Diaries Profile: Meet Tyrona

Tyrona – @Tyrona on twitter Undergrad: Georgetown University (Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service) Pre-MBA: Digital Marketing at Google Inc. Interned: Brand Management Intern at Nestle Inc.  Future Plans: Launched company: Spectacled Marketer does digital marketing consulting and implementation for small and medium sized businesses. http://www.spectacledmarketer.com/ MBA Studies: Marketing, Information Systems and Operations Management Best Goizueta memory: So many..but loved having dinner with friends. Also enjoyed participating in Goizueta Marketing Strategy Consultancy and the Venture Capital case competitions.  Why Goizueta: To work with Charlie Goetz entrepreneurship professor, smaller school with intimate learning environment, wanted to do GMSC and of course...

Travel Diaries Profile: Meet Ben

Ben  Undergrad: Georgia Tech; BS in Management; BS in International Affairs Pre-MBA: Real Estate Loans at SunTrust Bank Interned: Patterson Real Estate Advisory Group in Atlanta. MBA Studies: Real Estate and Entrepreneurship Best Goizueta memory: It’s happened a bunch of times but I just love sitting in the Commons or walking through the Commons so that I can see my classmates and cut up with them. These two years have been an educational experience, yes, but they’ve been an awesome experience to get to know some great people too. Why Goizueta: I was looking for a school that was...