Meet The Top First-Year MBAs From China


Weifei Zou

Michigan State University, Eli Broad College of Business

Describe yourself in 15 words or less: Highly organized, energetic and like to take new challenges

Hometown: Shanghai, China

Fun Fact About Yourself: Once I got a massage by elephant.

Undergraduate School and Major: Shanghai Jiaotong University, International Economics and Trade

Employers and Job Titles Since Graduation:

Emerson Process Management China Co., Ltd.: Project Manager

General Electric China Co., Ltd.: Commercial Operations Manager (Motors Asia)

Royal Pacific Realty Group: Assistant development manager

Describe your biggest accomplishment in your career so far:I helped GE Motors’ business unit restructure their operations team and develop an ERP system accordingly as a part of organization integration.

Looking back on your experience, what advice would you give to future business school applicants? Try to get as high of a GMAT score as possible as you can since it’s a good poof to show your academic ability. As to writing essays, think thoroughly about your experience, dive deeper to give your insights even on a small example and make your essays more logically.

What led you to choose this program for your full-time MBA? I chose MSU because it’s a top business school in supply chain management, which fits my previous experience. In addition, MSU offered me a great financial package.

Tell us about your dream job or dream employer at this point in your life? I would like to work in a multinational company with diversified culture and globalized insights on business and work as an internal consultant to help business improve and optimize supply chain process and operating procedures.

What would you like your business school peers to say about you after you graduate from this program? Weifei is a real expert in supply chain management and somehow influenced them.

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