Interactive Q&As: Career Development + Prospective MBA Sessions

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HBS, Wharton & Yale – Perspective on the MBA Application Process

Youth Development...
This engagement will follow an open discussion format. The topics covered will include (1) the MBA application process, (2) key considerations in the decision to pursue an MBA and (3) practices I implemented to study for the GMAT.

My name is Charles Odei. I recently received admittance to the Wharton School of Business, Harvard Business School, and Yale School of Management.

I work at Accenture as a Transformation Excellence Consultant and prior to that I was a Financial Analyst at Cisco.

I look forward to sharing my background and MBA application journey in hopes that it can serve as a reference point to those considering a similar path.
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Securing an MBB Consulting interview + offer | Case Prep Walkthrough

I recently interned as a Consultant at BCG. I will return to the firm full-time upon graduation at Duke University – The Fuqua School of Business. I attended Nanyang Technological University for undergrad and worked at McLaren Group in their Singapore office and transitioned to Deloitte as a Manager before enrolling in the Duke MBA program in 2020.

This engagement will follow an open discussion format.

The topics covered will include

(1) securing an MBB interview

(2) prepping for the interview

(3) executing a successful interview and post interview follow up tips.

(4) insight on what you make expect in a sample business case

(5) my experience as an international student as it pertains to B-School and applying to jobs

I want to make this session as interactive and valuable to you as possible, therefore, if you can answer any of the optional questions it will help me prep for our session.

If you have any burning questions that you want to be answered swiftly feel free to click the “Ask me anything” button and I will try my best to respond to your inquiry.
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Securing a PM Interview + Offer with Facebook & Google

Product Manager a...
I am Product Manager at Facebook. Prior to my current role, I attended Stanford GSB and interned as Product Manager at YouTube. I cofounded Accent, and after graduating from Harvard College in 2014 I worked as Product Manager at Avero for four years.

This engagement will follow an open discussion format. 

The topics covered will include 

(1) securing a Product Manager interview 

(2) prepping for the interview 

(3) executing a successful interview and post interview follow up tips.
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Harvard Business School - Perspectives on the MBA Application Process

VP, Latin America...
This engagement will follow an open discussion format. The topics covered will include (1) the MBA application process, (2) key considerations in the decision to pursue an MBA and (3) navigating the time constraints of a busy MBA schedule.

My name is Pedro Parjus. I am a member of the Harvard Business School Class of 2020 and currently work as a Vice President at Blackstone. Prior to my current role, I worked as an Associate at TPG Capital and as an Analyst at BlackRock.

I look forward to sharing my background and MBA journey in hopes that it can serve as a reference point to those considering a similar path.
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My journey to Bain | Day in the Life of a Strategy Consultant

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I’ll discuss my path to a consulting position at Bain, finishing with a Q&A about daily life as a strategy consultant. 

My Bio (for context): 

Anna graduated from UNC Chapel Hill (#GTHD) in 2014 where she majored in Political Science. She began working at Bain & Co. during her junior year (2013) as an intern and returned full time in 2014 as an Associate Consultant. She worked at Bain from 2014 to 2018 when she left as a Consultant to go to business school. While she was at Bain she worked in various industries (e.g., private equity, telecommunications, retail, consumer products, tech) and various practice areas (e.g., M&A, pricing, change management, organization design, procurement, due diligence, strategy, zero based budgeting). 

She will return to Bain after receiving her MBA.
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5 People Registered

Wharton - Perspectives on the MBA Application Process & my journey from P&G to DaVita

Director of Opera...
This engagement will follow an open discussion format. The topics covered will include (1) the MBA application process, (2) key considerations in the decision to pursue an MBA and (3) navigating the time constraints of a busy MBA schedule.

My name is Ben Onukwube. I am a member of the Wharton School Class of 2020 and currently work as a Divisional Operations Director, Home Therapies at DaVita Kidney Care. Prior to my current role, I worked as an Assistant Brand Manager Intern at Proctor & Gamble and at ConocoPhillips for five years before enrolling at Wharton.

I look forward to sharing my background and MBA journey in hopes that it can serve as a reference point to those considering a similar path.
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6 People Registered

Day in the Life of a Strategy Consultant | My Journey to McKinsey | Sample Case Walkthrough

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I’ll walk you through a sample business case, the kind you’re likely to see in an interview with a management consulting firm. Then, I’ll discuss my path to a consulting position at McKinsey, finishing with a Q&A about daily life as a strategy consultant. Opportunities that exist in the real world for students majoring in Engineering. Bio: Michelle graduated from Princeton University in 2014 with a B.S.E. in Chemical & Biological Engineering. She worked at Environmental Resources Management (ERM) as an environmental consultant, specializing in air quality compliance across the oil and gas, manufacturing, and technology sectors. In 2018, she left ERM to pursue an MBA at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business. She was a Summer Associate with McKinsey & Company in Pittsburgh and will be returning upon graduation.
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Stanford GSB - Perspectives on the MBA Application Process + My Journey from Startups to Big Tech

Product Manager a...
My name is Celena Tyler. I am a member of the Stanford Business School Class of 2020 and currently work as a Product Manager at Facebook. Prior to my current role, I was an MBA Intern at YouTube, a cofounder of Accent, and a Product Manager at Avero. 

This engagement will follow an open discussion format. The topics covered will include (1) the MBA application process, (2) key considerations in the decision to pursue an MBA and (3) navigating the time constraints of a busy MBA schedule.

I look forward to sharing my background and MBA journey in hopes that it can serve as a reference point to those considering a similar path.
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My Journey to BCG & Sample Case Walkthrough

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I’ll walk you through a sample business case, the kind you’re likely to see in an interview with a management consulting firm. Then, I’ll discuss my path to a consulting position at BCG, finishing with a Q&A about daily life as a strategy consultant.  My Bio (for context): Brad graduated magna cum laude from Yale University in 2013 with a B.A. in East Asian Studies. For the next four years, he worked for AIG, Inc., first as a commercial insurance marketer in Dallas and then as a private client risk manager in San Francisco, helping high-net-worth individuals insure their homes, art, and automobiles. In 2018, Brad left AIG’s Private Client Group to purse an MBA at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business, where he is a career & diversity cabinet chair for the Consulting Club and a fellow at the Coach K Center on Leadership & Ethics. Brad worked in the Dallas office of the Boston Consulting Group for his summer internship, and will be returning upon graduation.
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21 People Registered

HBS – Perspectives on the MBA Application Process + My time at the NBA and journey to Facebook

Product Marketing...
My name is Tyler Simpson. I am a member of the Harvard Business School Class of 2020 and currently work as a Product Marketing Manager at Facebook. Prior to my current role, I Co-founded the Black Tech Master Series and Venture Competition at Harvard Business School and as an Associate Manager, Global Partnerships at Nike.

This engagement will follow an open discussion format. The topics covered will include (1) the MBA application process, (2) key considerations in the decision to pursue an MBA and (3) navigating the time constraints of a busy MBA schedule.

I look forward to sharing my background and MBA journey in hopes that it can serve as a reference point to those considering a similar path.
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13 People Registered

Culture: Morgan Stanley vs Barclays | Sales & Trading vs Investment Banking | Working in TMT | Sample Valuation Walkthrough

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I’ll discuss my experience working at Morgan Stanley vs Barclays Capital. The difference between the daily life of an Investment Banker vs Sales/Trading. What it is like to work at a Hedge Fund. I’ll walk you through a sample valuation business case, finishing with a Q&A about daily life as an Investment Banker working on Tech deals. Ben Bio: Ben was most recently a Summer Associate at Barclays in New York. He spent the summer working in the Technology Investment Banking Division and will be returning to Barclays upon completing his MBA. Ben is originally from the UK and graduated from Loughborough University with a degree in Business Administration. After graduating from Loughborough, he joined Morgan Stanley in London, where he was an Analyst in the Commodities Trading Division for two years. Before coming to Duke, Ben worked for Astellon Capital, an event-driven hedge fund, where he spent four years trading equities and equity derivatives with a special focus on TMT and Automotive stocks.
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3 People Registered

Tuck – Perspective on the MBA Application Process | Transitioning from CPA to Investment Banker

Sr. Manager, Stra...
My name is Linda Horner. I am a member of the Tuck School of Business Class of 2020 and currently work as a Sr. Manager in Business Development and Finance at Medtronic. Before my current role, I was an investment banker at Credit Suisse, a Project Manager at Aetna and as an Auditor at Deloitte prior to that.

This engagement will follow an open discussion format. The topics covered will include (1) the MBA application process, (2) key considerations in the decision to pursue an MBA, and (3) navigating the time constraints of a busy MBA schedule.

I look forward to sharing my background and MBA journey in hopes that it can serve as a reference point to those considering a similar path.
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9 People Registered

MD vs MBA Program | My Path to BCG | Day in the Life of a Healthcare Consultant

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I will talk about the difference between an MD and MBA program. Conventional opportunities that exist from obtaining an MBA or MD.

Then, I’ll discuss my path to a consulting position at BCG, finishing with a Q&A about daily life as a Healthcare consultant.  

My Bio (for context): 

Laura completed her undergraduate studies at Wake Forest University where she majored in Health & Exercise Science with concentrations in Biology and Chemistry. After graduation, she moved to Washington, DC, where she began her post-graduate career at Deloitte Consulting. While at Deloitte, she focused on projects within the health care sector.
 
She is a joint degree candidate who is completing her MBA studies at Duke's Fuqua School of Business and Medical Degree at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
 
At Fuqua, she is concentrating in the Health Sector Management (HSM) program, serves as an Admissions Ambassador, and is a COLE Leadership Fellow for 2019-2020. She is active in the Association of Women in Business, Health Care Club, Duke Management Consulting Club, and Tech Club.
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7 People Registered

My Journey to Google | Working in Google Cloud | Big Tech vs Tech Consultant

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I’ll discuss my path from working as a Tech Consultant for 5 years to transitioning to Google in their Cloud division, finishing with a Q&A about daily life as a Googler. Felicia’s Bio: Felicia graduated from Boston University in 2014 where she majored in Biomedical Engineering. She began working at PTC as a technology consultant implementing FlexPLM, a top ranked retail product management software among major retail firms including Hanesbrands, Hallmark and Nike. She left PTC to attend Duke’s Fuqua School of Business where she is co-president of the Retail Club and on the MBAA (Student Government) cabinet. Felicia worked at Google this past summer in a professional services consulting role.
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16 People Registered

Stanford GSB – Perspectives on the MBA Application Process + My time at Twilio and journey to Facebook

Product Manager a...
My name is Chris Clark. I am a member of the Stanford Graduate School of Business Class of 2020 and currently work as a Product Manager at Facebook. Before my current role, I worked as a Product Marketing Manager at Twilio Inc., before enrolling at Stanford GSB.

This engagement will follow an open discussion format. The topics covered will include (1) the MBA application process, (2) key considerations in the decision to pursue an MBA, and (3) navigating the time constraints of a busy MBA schedule.

I look forward to sharing my background and MBA journey in hopes that it can serve as a reference point to those considering a similar path.
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9 People Registered

My Journey from Social Impact Consulting/Amex to Haas to Google - Perspectives on the MBA Application Process

Google Program Ma...
My name is Celeste. I am an MBA Alum at UC Berkeley, Haas School of Business; class of 2020 and currently work as a Program Manager at Google.

Before enrolling at Haas, I worked at American Express as a Senior Analyst – Consumer Web Products. However, I spent most of my pre-MBA career as Consultant at FSG, a social impact strategy firm. I also worked as a Process Engineer right after graduating from MIT, where I majored in Mechanical Engineering and minored in Management from Sloan.

This engagement will follow an open discussion format. The topics covered will include (1) the MBA application process, (2) key considerations in the decision to pursue an MBA, and (3) navigating the time constraints of a busy MBA schedule.

I look forward to sharing my background and MBA journey to serve as a reference point to those considering a similar path.
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12 People Registered

JP Morgan Investment Banker | A day in the life – Wall Street | Sample business case | Financial Modeling

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I’ll walk you through a sample business case, discounted cash flow analysis, financial statement modeling, and LBO Then, I’ll discuss my path to a Investment Banking position at JP Morgan, finishing with a Q&A about daily life as an Investment Banker Bio: Jonathan graduated from the University or Toronto in 2012, where he majored in Accounting. With that experience, he began working at a midsized accounting firm working on tax planning and auditing mining companies. To expand his industry scope, he switched to auditing firms to EY, to work on different company sectors. After auditing several M&A transactions, he decided to join KPMG's financial due diligence department to work on more transactions. Jonathan then pursued an MBA at Duke University and made the transition to investment banking. He interned at J.P. Morgan in the healthcare coverage group over the summer and will return upon graduation.
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MIT Sloan – Perspective on the MBA Application Process & Working in Private Equity

Investment Associ...
My name is Trey Wilder. I am a member of the MIT Sloan Class of 2020 and currently work as a Private Equity – Investment Associate at GEF Capital Partners. Before my current role, I worked as a Consultant for Clean Energy Venture Group and OpConnect. Before enrolling at MIT, I worked at Chevron for five years as a Drill Site Manager.

This engagement will follow an open discussion format. The topics covered will include (1) the MBA application process, (2) key considerations in the decision to pursue an MBA, and (3) navigating the time constraints of a busy MBA schedule.

I look forward to sharing my background and MBA journey in hopes that it can serve as a reference point to those considering a similar path.
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9 People Registered

MIT Sloan – Perspectives on the MBA Application Process

Inbound Marketing...
My name is Camille Jackman. I am a member of the MIT Sloan Class of 2020 and currently work as an Inbound Marketing Strategy Leader at Oracle. Before my current role, I worked as a Summer Consultant for Boston Consulting Group. Prior to enrolling at MIT, I worked at EATON for five years as a Senior Security Analyst

This engagement will follow an open discussion format. The topics covered will include (1) the MBA application process, (2) key considerations in the decision to pursue an MBA, and (3) navigating the time constraints of a busy MBA schedule.

I look forward to sharing my background and MBA journey in hopes that it can serve as a reference point to those considering a similar path.
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Virtual: Free

9 People Registered

Stanford GSB - Perspectives on the MBA Application Process + My Journey from Startups to Big Tech

Product Manager a...
My name is Celena Tyler. I am a member of the Stanford Business School Class of 2020 and currently work as a Product Manager at Facebook. Prior to my current role, I was an MBA Intern at YouTube, a cofounder of Accent, and a Product Manager at Avero. 

This engagement will follow an open discussion format. The topics covered will include (1) the MBA application process, (2) key considerations in the decision to pursue an MBA and (3) navigating the time constraints of a busy MBA schedule.

I look forward to sharing my background and MBA journey in hopes that it can serve as a reference point to those considering a similar path.
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