Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota
Describe yourself in 15 words or less: I choose to meet challenges head-on no matter how hard the situation is.
Hometown: Chengdu, Sichuan, China
Fun Fact About Yourself: I am obsessed with organic things, such as organic toothpaste, organic dish soap and organic cosmetics.
Undergraduate School and Major: Preventive Medicine/Sichuan University; MPH/University of Illinois Chicago
Employers and Job Titles Since Graduation: HR Manager, West China Hospital
Describe your biggest accomplishment in your career so far: I successfully managed the continuing education and overseas training programs for more than 2,800 healthcare professionals in Western China.
Looking back on your experience, what one piece of advice would you give to future business school applicants? Practice your interview skills. Interviewing is definitely the best tool for you to stand out as the best applicant, especially if you do not have a very outstanding GMAT or GPA score.
What was the key factor that led you to choose this program for your full-time MBA and why was it so important to you? I spent the last 14 years in healthcare, so I think network is the key reason I chose Carlson. The program offers opportunities within some leading healthcare companies and a wide variety of medical industry employers, including Mayo Clinic. I can see Carlson’s network and influence among with employers from the very outstanding job placement rate. I have no doubt that Carlson offers the best MBA education and career preparation, especially in the healthcare industry.
What would success look like to you after your first year of business school? Secure a job.