Work/life Balance

Brent Jackson MBA 20 in the operating room
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Embrace Change—Luck is Where Preparation Meets Opportunity

“I was on the crispy end of the burnout spectrum, but I welcomed the unknown.”

From physician to hospital administrator, Dr. Brent Jackson (M.D., M.S.,) MBA 20 earned his UC Davis MBA at age 55—a prescription for further success.

Dean H. Rao Unnava at Graduation
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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.

Sheena Tsang gets ready for a run
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A Day in My Part-Time MBA Life

Balancing work, life and earning a UC Davis MBA

How do you find time for it all? Bay Area Part-Time MBA student Sheena Tsang shares her daily routine from her job at T-Mobile to Zoom calls with classmates.

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Parents, Here’s Why You Should Consider an MBA

“Even when family life feels overwhelming, I’ve enjoyed my time at the UC Davis GSM”

As a full-time professional and parent of three young kids, Wesley Chua shares why he took the leap to start the Bay Area Part-Time MBA.

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From History Major to Accounting—as a New Parent

I didn’t come from an accounting background, but I fit right in.

With a newborn on the way, Carl Stearne MPAc 20 decided to switch careers and joined the accounting program at UC Davis to help prepare him for the corporate world.

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From History Major to Accounting—as a New Parent

I didn’t come from an accounting background, but I fit right in.

History majors have long faced criticism for wasting their time and money. But I have a different theory: We simply study the past to better understand the future, and in the process, we’re improving society no matter our ultimate careers.