Student Profile

Seth Marra, Entering Class of 2012
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Current Position

  • Inventory Analyst

Student Leadership and Experience

  • Finance Club
  • UC Davis MBA Bay Area Ambassador

Previous Degree

  • B.A. History, University of California, Santa Cruz

How has/will this degree help you in your career?

“Once I started working I realized that I didn’t have the skills I needed to reach my fullest potential. Sure, I could think critically and solve tough problems, but I didn’t feel as competitive as I wanted to be.My MBA makes me a contender; it exposes me to new ideas, people, and things that will set me apart in an applicant pool and a conference room.”

Fast Facts

  • I ride my bike more than I drive my car
  • Volunteer Mentor at Upwardly Global
  • Next vacation destination: Rome

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News Release

UC Davis Graduate School of Management partners with Lawrence Livermore and Sandia National Labs to drive technologies from lab to market

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(Davis, Calif.) – With a joint goal of speeding the transfer of new technologies from the laboratory to the commercial marketplace, the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories have announced a new partnership for researchers to develop their entrepreneurial skills.

Spotlight Story

Vickie Sherman MBA 13 Finds Her Passion, Her Career—and Herself

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What opportunities, decisions, events have shaped your professional life?

My career path has been a climb across a jungle gym rather than a tangent up a corporate ladder. As a child, I used to thumb through the three-inch JCPenney catalogue, picking out the professional women who I would grow to be. I wanted to rule the world from a corner office in a suit and heels. I wanted to shed my humble origins and become Corporate Barbie.

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MBA Student Consultants Make an IMPACT
Projects Put Business Needs Front and Center

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Agilent Technologies’ Electronic Measurement Group is a $3.6 billion business that over the past decade has seen a dramatic shift in its customer base from U.S., and Western European customers to predominantly Asia-based customers. Today, the majority of the division’s revenues are generated outside of the U.S., with an increasing concentration in China.

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UC Davis Part-Time MBA in Top 8%, Full-Time MBA in Top 9%
U.S. News & World Report’s latest rankings: This marks the 19th consecutive year our MBA program has been ranked among the best in the nation.

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(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s full-time MBA program has been ranked among the top six percent of AACSB International-accredited programs nationwide, according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings released today.