I've felt immense support from my professors, classmates and the staff here at the Merage School. I'm capitalizing on the many academic and professional opportunities because of the personal attention given to me by everyone here.”
Joseph Perezinternship while in program: North American Marketing (NAD) Intern, Mattel
hometown: El Paso, Texas
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On my first visit to the Merage School, I immediately felt at home. Having visited other business schools, I knew that none of them could match the individual attention and lively atmosphere at UC Irvine.”
Chandni Shahinternship while in program: Partner Technology Manager, Google
hometown: Ahmedabad, India
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Being in a great location for my MBA was really important to me. Working as a chemist, I was living in a small town and wanted to live in a more vibrant, business-focused area. I knew earning my MBA would allow me to live in an awesome city like Irvine where I could make connections with lots of diverse companies and industries.”
Graham Gouldinternship while in program: Roth Capital, Equity Research Intern; Toyota Financial Services, Risk Management Intern
hometown: Zeeland, Michigan
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My academic background did not include finance or accounting and my work experience was in nonprofit. At the Merage School, I developed a strong foundation in business, boosted my confidence in presentation and leadership skills, and learned how to be a productive team member – all while learning how to set and work toward my career goals.”
Yifei Chenposition upon graduation: Deloitte Audit and Enterprise Risk Services, Advisory Consultant
hometown: Shanghai, China
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The U.S. Air Force Academy gave me considerable freedom regarding which MBA program I could select. Though I was accepted to other programs, the personalized classes and the opportunity to develop meaningful relationships with classmates and instructors made the Merage School an extremely easy choice.”
Sydney Wilkinsoninternship while in program: Investment Banking Analyst, Eureka Capital
hometown: Tulsa, Oklahoma
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The Merage School's strong female faculty provided me with the unique perspectives needed to navigate within a corporate structure. Being able to learn from women who have successfully thrived in highly competitive industries was truly invaluable.”
Neena DassPosition upon Graduation: GE Healthcare Leadership Program
hometown: Hawaiian Gardens, California
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Full-Time MBA News and Announcements
- Our application for Fall 2015 is still available. Submit your application soon.
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