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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

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.

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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.

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“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.

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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.

Every day when I was little, I would sit on the front porch, eagerly waiting for my dad to get home

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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.

It’s one of the most anticipated events of the year—speed networking with recent M.S. in Business Analytics (MSBA) graduates. Despite our virtual

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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.

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2020 Commencement Student Speakers from Largest Class Ever

Five new grads discuss inspiration, memories and what’s next

Our Class of 2020 numbers a record 286 graduates, many of whom will join a virtual commencement this Saturday.

UC Davis GSM 2020 Commencement, Student Speakers

Students from each of the five degree programs at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management will share their inspirations

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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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Kristy Pahel joined the Master of Professional Accountancy program at UC Davis after graduating from UCLA in 2018 with a degree in psychology.

The first few weeks of any new adventure can be a rollercoaster of emotion, especially

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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.

I’ve always loved the nuances and connectedness food and wine bring to life. Whether it

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.

Disruption in the global economy is creating new challenges and opening new

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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.

A former standout for the UC Davis women’s track and field team, MBA candidate Suzanne


Five Lessons from My MBA Summer Internship

Ask questions, take risks and make the most of every day

Being an intern can be hard sometimes.

You’re new, it can be an intimidating environment, your temporary role has no guarantees, and you don’t have expert status in the organization. But fear not. The benefits of internships far outweigh the cons