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Adobe Analytics Challenge: 14 Past Competitors Share How it Impacted Their Careers

Three UC Davis MS in Business Analytics alumni, Ashish Ranshinge, Paridhi Agal, and Vardhini Manivannan, reflect on their experience competing in past Adobe Analytics Challenges and how it "opened doors" for them.

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Refresh and Recharge Your Career Webinar Series

A series hosted by the Graduate School of Management Alumni Relations and Career Development Teams

Refresh and recharge your career with the help of the GSM Alumni Relations and Career Development teams.

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Pathways to the Boardroom Webinar Series

A series hosted by the Graduate School of Management Alumni Association

Pathways to the boardroom look different for everyone. Our four-part series will help you build a step-by-step roadmap to your leadership seat.

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How I Passed the CPA Exams

MPAc grads’ insight into exam prep and the testing process.

Teaming up with a fellow alumna, Navodi Weerasinghe MPAc 19 shares how she prepared and passed the four CPA exams.

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UC Davis Leads Meetup of UC Accounting Students

My three lessons learned from our virtual networking event.

MPAc student Ingrid Isea-Smith shares three lessons from the UC Davis-led virtual networking event for graduate accounting students.

Bay Area Part-Time MBA Kevin Leung at UC Davis
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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.

Michael Roytman joins the MSBA class
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Industry Experts: How to Leverage Data Analytics in Today’s Dynamic Workplace

Guest speakers challenge us with real-world case studies

MSBA student Khristion Lambert recaps the guidance and insight his class received from two leading data professionals.

Jesse Rodriguez MBA 19 at Upwelling Capital Group
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Advice and Network Paved My Way to New Finance Career

My transition to private equity at Upwelling Capital Group.

Double-Aggie Jesse Rodriguez BA 13, MBA 19 shares how he built a strong network among faculty and alumni to launch a rewarding new finance career.

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Aggie Hacks x Google Cloud: The COVID-19 Path to Recovery

Winners and results of our MSBA program’s first national hackathon.

MSBA program hosts national hackathon in partnership with Google Cloud, attracting students from nine schools, to team up on COVID-19 solutions.   

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Aggie Hacks Goes National to 100+ Competitors at Nine B-schools

Our MSBA program’s first nationwide virtual hackathon

As this year’s Aggie Hack student organizer, Jessica Padolina MSBA 21 learned about connection and collaboration with partners from Google Cloud.

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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.

Layne Austin MBA 23 speaking at Genentech Career Day
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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.

Wyatt Tucker MPAc 21 Pitching for the UC Davis baseball team
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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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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.

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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.

Adobe and Humana Analytics Challenges
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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.

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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.

Kristy Pahel MPAc 21 graduation photo on the beach
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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.”