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Khristion Lambert working for Nordstrom

Q&A with MSBA Alum and Nordstrom Data Analyst Khristion Lambert

“It’s not easy, but it’s rewarding.”

“I saw this program as a great opportunity to solidify my skills and transition into the industry,” says Class of 2021 MSBA graduate Khristion Lambert.

Bay Area Part-Time MBA Kevin Leung at UC Davis

Commitment to Community and How to Find Yours

How my energetic personality led to a passion of volunteering.

Bay Area MBA student Kevin Leung, a financial analyst at Facebook, details his journey to UC Davis and how he’s discovered his passion for community support.

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Top 3 Tips for Data Analytics Job Interviews

“Employers are looking for soft skills such as strong analytical storytelling”

MSBA student Lizzy Yi recaps the program's recent analytics job interview preparation panel with company recruiters and MSBA staff.

Brian Gouw MPAc 17 at Campbell Taylor Washburn

Big 4 vs. Regional Firm: Q&A with Accounting Alum Brian Gouw

“Joining the MPAc program was one of the best decisions I ever made”

Alumnus Brian Gouw MPAc 17 shares his career arc from a Big 4 firm KPMG to Campbell Taylor Washburn and offers advice for prospective students.

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Here’s a Tip: Read This Before You Apply to UC Davis MSBA

Get the inside scoop on essays, recommendations, interviews and more

MSBA Admissions Specialist Camille Mack answers your questions and shares resources to help you get started and submit the strongest application. 

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Count on It: Our Proven MPAc Placement Success

MPAc Associate Director Alex Minnis discusses the many benefits of earning your masters in accounting at UC Davis.

Tarun Chinniah MBA 21 stares out at the ocean

24 Hours in My Life as a Full-Time MBA

Living a balanced life and enjoying all the little sips

A coffee connoisseur, MBA student and ambassador Tarun Chinniah keeps a meticulous schedule—with plenty of java breaks.

Layne Austin MBA 23 speaking at Genentech Career Day

“Dot-Connector”: An MBA Recruiter in the Classroom

Attracting top talent for Genentech, Tesla, Salesforce

First-year Bay Area Part-Time MBA student Layne Austin peels the curtain back on her dual MBA experience and her career as a recruiter.


Student Spotlight: Dominic Piombo MPAc 21

UC Davis MPAc student Dominic Piombo shares his journey through UC Davis as a double-Aggie, which professor has stood out the most, and his advice to prospective students and the community.

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Q&A: MSBA Alum Optimizing Machine Learning at Amazon

Teddy Wang MSBA 20 shares his path to one of the world’s biggest companies

MSBA student Chanel Diggs peppers alumnus Yao-Ting (Teddy) Wang about his prior experience, the benefits of a business analytics degree and his work at Amazon.

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Top Questions from Our MPAc “Ask Me Anything” on Instagram

AMA offers admissions tips, resources and key questions answered

Associate Director William Orta answers 15 of the top admissions questions and shares resources for prospective students.

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Cloud Certs: Opening New Opportunities for MBA Students at UC Davis

Are you cloud certified?

More than 215 students have signed up to earn industry-recognized certifications from Google and Amazon.

Matt Low MBA 19 and classmates at Wente Vineyards

3 Tips to Make the Most Out of Your B-School Experience

“Pursuing an MBA at UC Davis was one of the best decisions of my life”

Stepping outside of your comfort zone isn’t easy, but recent MBA alum Matthew Low says it’s an important part to making the most of your MBA journey.

Wyatt Tucker MPAc 21 Pitching for the UC Davis baseball team

From Baseball to Balance Sheets: A New Field of Dreams

“I have enjoyed every minute of the MPAc program thus far.”

Double-Aggie Wyatt Tucker shares how his Aggie baseball experience eventually led him to the MPAc program and an offer from a Big 4 firm.

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Speed Networking: 4 Lessons Learned from Alumni

Business analytics alums share advice with students

The top tips and takeaways from a successful speed networking session with recent MSBA alumni.

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98% of MSBA Class of 2020 Land Job Offers

Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Tesla, McKinsey, REEF, among top firms

Six months after graduation, 98% of M.S. in Business Analytics graduates now at Amazon, eBay, Facebook, PayPal and more.

Kristy Pahel MPAc 21 graduation photo on the beach

MPAc Orientation: a Career Launch Pad

Non-accounting background can be a virtue preparing for fast-growing field

MPAc Orientation got Christine Pahel up to speed quickly:  “We hit the ground running with a full schedule of speakers, workshops and career prep.”

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Food For Thought: My Internship with The Wonderful Company

Kali Clark shares how her love for food and wine led her to the UC Davis MBA program and turned into an internship opportunity with The Wonderful Company.

Career Search Q&A

Boost Your Professional Flexibility—5 Tips for Your Career Search

Prepare your pitch, build momentum and follow-up

UC Davis alumni and HR executives Paul Bianchi and Tracy Regis share career search strategies, including remote interview prep, resume building and staying connected.

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Former Aggie Hurdler on New MBA Career Track

“The Career Development team were super responsive and critical to my success”

After landing a new role at Sandia National Laboratories, Bay Area MBA student Suzanne Howard shares the many ways UC Davis helped accelerate her career.