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May 5, 2020

Join Nicole Guzski, senior assistant director of admissions, for a conversation with a panel of MS alumni on a range of topics, including why they chose Simon, how their program’s curriculum prepared them for their full-time role, advice for prospective students, life in Rochester, NY, and much more!

Alumni panelists:

Billy Dickinson ’18 MS in Business Analytics
Senior Modeling Analyst, GEICO

Carolina Mazzocchi ’16 MS in Finance
Business Valuation Senior Consultant, Deloitte

Lucas Nudelman ’18 MS in Marketing Analytics
Senior Marketing Science Analyst, Analytic Partners

Monica Perez ’17 MS in Business Analytics
Growth Analyst: Grooming & Personal Care, Procter & Gamble

Please note: This conversation was recorded during an on-campus event in February.

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Mar 5, 2020

Join Andrew Brayda, director of admissions, for a panel discussion with MBA alumni on a range of topics, including why they chose Simon, the internship search process, the STEM-designated MBA option, criteria for the job search, the Simon community, and more!

Alumni Panelists:

Mike Alcazaren '19 (MBA), Amazon
Patrick Coulter '19 (MBA), State Street
Adrian Finch '15 (MBA), Nutanix
Treadwell Singfield '18 (MBA), Zappos
Victoria (Tori) Vossler '19 (MBA), PwC

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Feb 12, 2020

Trista Kukucka, assistant director of admissions, moderates a conversation with current students about how they made their decision to pursue a graduate degree at Simon Business School. The students discuss when they applied, what criteria were most important in making a decision, what resources helped them decide to enroll at Simon, and more!

Student Panelists:
Hawa Sultani '21 (MBA)
Toby Motyka '21 (MBA)
Vihang Shah '20 (MS in Finance)
Jake Wittig '20 (MS in Accountancy)

If you're in the process of making your decision—or have general questions about business school—we encourage you to reach out to our MBA or MS students to learn more about life at Simon.

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Jan 28, 2020

Rebekah Lewin, assistant dean of admissions and financial aid, is joined by Angela Petrucco, assistant dean of career management and corporate engagement, to discuss career outcomes for Simon’s MBA Class of 2019. In addition, Angela provides some insight into in-progress results for the Class of 2020, how the internship search is going for the MBA Class of 2021, and her best advice for what prospective or admitted students can do before beginning the MBA to position themselves for career success.

Learn more about employment results for our full-time MBA Class of 2019.

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Jan 14, 2020

Join Julie Sadwick, senior associate director of admissions, for a discussion with several MBA students who are members of The Consortium. The group reflects on the application process, the moment they received their Simon acceptance, their experience at The Consortium’s Orientation Program (OP), what they like most about Rochester, and more!

Panelists include:
Moderator: Chey Savoy ’21 (MBA)
Juceliz Batista ’21 (MBA)
Kitenge Ngongo ’21 (MBA)
Crystal Thompson ’20 (MBA)

It’s not too late to become a member of The Consortium for 2020—contact us at admissions@simon.rochester.edu to learn more.

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