MBA Admits: How To Hit The Ground Running

MBA Humor:

Source: The Cornell Business Journal / Natalie Lin, MBA ’13

Tweets of the Week:

pankaj chaddah ‏@pankajchaddah12h

the only benefit of hiring an mba is, he/ she won’t leave to do it again #employeeretention

CSU Stanislaus ‏@CSUStan5h

Can’t wait to see all the mortar boards out there. Kim McField (staffer/MBA grad) has set the bar high #StanGrad

Ruhani Rabin ‏@ruhanirabin12h

To err is human. To really foul things up requires a computer. To create chaos with no possibility of salvation calls for an MBA.

My Mom graduated with her MBA this weekend. From having me at 17 & being a single mother to having a Masters Degree. #Proud #Inspired


Zaahir Syed, 31, an MBA from UC-Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, and Faizah Malik, 28, were married on Saturday (June 1). Syed is a senior associate responsible for raising capital at Metropolitan Real Estate, a real estate investment fund in Manhattan, while Malik is the counsel and manager of special projects at Single Stop USA, an antipoverty organization. Source: NYT

Anna Natasha Joukovsky, 27, who is currently pursuing her MBA at New York University’s Stern School of Business, and Michael Jensen McDuffie, 29, were married on Saturday. Joukovsky is a senior membership associate at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, managing fund-raising and marketing to donors, and McDuffie is an associate at the New York law firm Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. Source: NYT

Greg Geronemus, 27, an MBA from Harvard Business School, and Katherine Sarah Pier, 26, were married on Saturday evening. Geronemus is a founder of Footbridge Partners, a start-up investment firm in New York looking to acquire and operate a business, while Pier is to begin a psychiatry internship at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. Source: NYT

Amanda Beth Freedman, 29, who has an MBA from Columbia Business School, and Philip Joseph Orban Jr., 30, were married Saturday. Freedman is a marketing manager for the United States operations of L’Oréal Group, the French beauty products company, while Orban is a principal in Glenmont Capital Management, a real estate investment firm in New York. Source: NYT




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