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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.

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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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97% of MSBA Class of 2020 Land Job Offers

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

Six months after graduation, 97% 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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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5 Job Search Tips: What it's "Like" at Facebook

“Practice your skills, network and don’t stress,” says MSBA alumnus Sharad Jain

In a Q&A with MSBA student Rohan Ranshinge, alumnus Sharad Jain shares advice from his career search and landing a role as a data specialist at Facebook.

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How Faculty Encouraged My Ph.D. Pursuit

Finding career mentorship through MPAc

Two years after I graduated with a UC Davis Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc) degree, I was working in the San Francisco Bay Area as a senior associate at KPMG—a Big Four

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Top Industries for MBAs: Going Beyond Traditional Tech

Learn what opportunities await for MBAs in non-traditional tech

Are tech companies still attracting MBAs willing to change careers?

Twenty years ago, there was a constant battle between investment banking and consulting to attract the best candidates from business school.

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Having a Mentor vs. Having a Developmental Network: Diversity is Key!

What do mentors give you?

Having a mentor leads to a wide range of career-related benefits, including greater career advancement, greater job satisfaction and more clarity around your professional identity.