Meet Cambridge’s MBA Class Of 2018

Khushboo Gandhi 

Cambridge Judge Business School 

Describe yourself in 15 words or less: Accounting graduate who decided to build a career in digital marketing.

Hometown: New Delhi, India

Fun Fact About Yourself: I’m a certified deep-sea diver.

Undergraduate School and Major: SRCC, University of Delhi

Employers and Job Titles Since Graduation: 

Senior Account Executive, Edelman

Digital Marketing Manager, OnePlus

Describe your biggest accomplishment in your career so far: Successfully transitioning from a B2B marketing role to a fast-moving consumer tech company.

Looking back on your experience, what one piece of advice would you give to future business school applicants?  My one piece of advice to future applicants would be to not settle. The application process for business schools is long and exhausting and tests your persistence in many ways. From the GMAT to school selection to essays and interviews, the challenges are many and it’s fine to take your time navigating through the process rather than getting frustrated mid-way through and settling for something short of what you deserve.

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 wanted to go to a Top 10 school, but I also wanted a program that was a year long. I wanted to push myself to thrive in an environment away from home (India). But most importantly, I did not want to compromise on university life (i.e. I wanted a diverse class with people from many different backgrounds and a program that was designed to allow me to interact and learn from this class in the most effective manner).

What would success look like to you after your first year of business school? A clear sense of professional direction that hopefully converts into a great job, a network of new friends in the triple digits and a new way of thinking.