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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.

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Unleashing My Creative Voice at UC Davis

Creativity is a dynamic way of living life, not a job title.

First-generation immigrant woman and designer Fabi Addamo shares the meaning of grit as she joins UC Davis Online MBA program in search of starting a business.

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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.

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UC Davis Welcomes Back Google Cloud Hero Competition

Google partnership paves way for practitioner certification

Teaming up with the pros from Google to learn cloud computing and reach our Google Cloud Practitioner certification.

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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.

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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How Our Board is Enhancing Student Connections in Virtual Landscape

Building a foundation for student success through community

Double-Aggie and MPAc Board President Oscar Halliwell shares his goals to foster connections between students across the School.

Before enrolling in the Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc) program at UC Davis, I enjoyed a summer

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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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MSBA Teams Claim Top Finishes at Pair of Analytics Challenges

Two tight weeks lead to strong lessons for student teams

Our MSBA student teams claimed a top-20 finish at the Adobe Analytics Challenge and reached the semifinals at Humana-Mays Healthcare Case Competition.

The recent Adobe Analytics Challenge and Humana-Mays Healthcare Case Competition were

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5 Job Search Tips from MSBA Alumni at Amazon and REEF

When you don’t have an edge, rely on your network

New MSBA student Chanel Diggs quizzes alumni about building analytic skills and tapping the network to land sought-after roles in tech.

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New MSBA student Chanel Diggs graduated from Howard University in 2015.

As a senior at Howard University, I wasn’t sure if graduate school was in my future. Then I had an

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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

Jonathan Pan shares a photo of his time at ROMBA 2019
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5 Must-Know Virtual Conference Tips for MBA Students

Takeaways from two years at ROMBA

Full-Time MBA student Jonathan Pan compares the last two years of Reaching Out MBA (ROMBA) and offers his tips for virtual conferences.

It was Atlanta Pride 2019, and I was a gay MBA student in the midst of thousands of other fabulous LGBT

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MSBAs Kick-Off New Adventure in Challenging Times

Getting connected and overcoming obstacles with my new classmates

New MSBA student Khristion Lambert shares experiences from his first weeks in the program, and interviews with classmates.

In any other year, students like me, from all across the world and walks of life would come together in San Francisco

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Double-Aggie Alumna: Why I Joined the MSBA Class of 2021

Making virtual connections with my new cohort

The double-Aggie alumna describes her journey to business analytics, the virtual transition and fun facts about her classmates.

I didn’t know what to expect when I logged on to Zoom for the M.S. in Business Analytics (MSBA) student

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Nurturing Your Network: Turning a Layoff into a Rewarding New Career

MSBA alum cranked up the volume on LinkedIn

After job cuts forced him back into the market, Ashwin Suresh MSBA 19 shares how a viral LinkedIn post led to a pair of great new opportunities.

Double-digit unemployment, hiring freezes and layoffs triggered by the coronavirus pandemic

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Speed Networking: Tips from Industry Professionals

MSBA events with alumni offer big opportunities to connect

MSBA student John Elmer Loretizo shares his speed networking experience with a dozen MSBA and MBA alumni from Facebook, YouTube, Charles Schwab and more.

One of the great things about being in the UC Davis Master of Science in Business

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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.

I caught up with Sharad Jain, a Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) alumnus