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Adobe Analytics Challenge: Sweat, Tears, Perseverance and Joy
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Adobe Analytics Challenge: Sweat, Tears, Perseverance and Joy

UC Davis MSBA team Guns n Roses bests 4,000+ worldwide to win $6,000 third prize

Competing alongside more than 4,000 teams worldwide in the prestigious Adobe Analytics Challenge 2022 is a clear highlight of my first few months as a student in the UC Davis Master of Science in Business Analytics program.

Tips & Tricks for Your MPAc Application
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Tips & Tricks for Your MPAc Application

Nov. 17, 2022 Webinar Recap

Learn how to strengthen your application for the UC Davis Master of Professional Accountancy program. MPAc Associate Director of Admissions Zoë Richardson leads an insightful conversation about the program and the application process.

From Ideation to Insights: Creating Business Value from Data
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From Ideation to Insights: Creating Business Value from Data

Takeaways from UC Davis MSBA–Association of National Advertisers conference

Student Ridwan Abdusalam shares key takeaways from the joint UC Davis MSBA–Association of National Advertisers conference featuring top data science executives.

Building My Pride Network at 25th ROMBA Conference
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Building My Pride Network at 25th ROMBA Conference

Connecting with LGBTQ+ professionals nationwide—and meeting Monet X Change

In Washington, D.C., Full-Time MBA Angelina Cayabyab shares how she stepped out of her comfort zone to connect with LGBTQ+ professionals nationwide.

Setting Sail in the MSBA with a Practicum Booster and Davis Day
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Setting Sail in the MSBA with a Practicum Booster and Davis Day

Starting our journey at UC Davis, meeting the dean, touring campus

Onboarding for our MSBA cohort featured a tour of the UC Davis campus, essential preparation for our client projects, and meeting the community.

Over the EDGE: Reinventing Myself by Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone
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Over the EDGE: Reinventing Myself by Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone

Lessons learned in networking as an extroverted introvert and UC Davis MBA student

Esther Muriithi shares her experience juggling being a Sacramento MBA student, nurse and parent, and how she’s spreading her wings to become a better networking professional.

Bootcamp Basics: Getting Up to Speed in the MSBA Program
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Bootcamp Basics: Getting Up to Speed in the MSBA Program

From Amazon to PayPal to UC Davis Master of Science in Business Analytics

After working globally for Amazon and PayPal for seven years, Laksh Suryanarayanan’s path led to the UC Davis MSBA program.

Defining My Leadership Style at UC Davis
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Defining My Leadership Style at UC Davis

Collaborative Leadership Program becomes foundational to my future

What makes a great leader? Deepi Agarwal MBA 22 shares insights from her UC Davis experience in the Collaborative Leadership Program and a three-day retreat with C-suite executives.

MPAc Admissions Answers Top Questions from Recent Ask-Me-Anything
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MPAc Admissions Answers Top Questions from Recent Ask-Me-Anything

Learn about scholarships, student life, start dates and more

Erica Wondra, our assistant director for our Master of Professional Accountancy program, answers burning application questions during an AMA on IG.

Startups Make a Splash at the UC Davis Big Bang! Business Competition
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Startups Make a Splash at the UC Davis Big Bang! Business Competition

Held in person for the first time since 2019, the 22nd Annual Big Bang! Business Competition presented over $100,000 in prize money and in-kind awards to early-stage startups in the food and agriculture, health, energy/sustainability, and social

Career Q&A with Upwork’s Director of Trust and Safety Analytics
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Career Q&A with Upwork’s Director of Trust and Safety Analytics

Exec shares interview mistakes to avoid and career tips with MSBA students

With 20+ years of analytics experience, Pubudu Wariyapola, director of trust and safety analytics at Upwork, shared valuable tips with my MSBA class.

Q&A with MBA Alumna Smita Madam, Tableau Product Manager
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Q&A with MBA Alumna Smita Madam, Tableau Product Manager

Learning about the technical and non-technical sides of product management

From data deep-dives to interview tips, MSBA student Tushar Kotangale shares seven top questions from our recent Q&A with alumna Smita Madam.