Having spent most of my life outside of the United States, I came to business school unsure how to pursue the seemingly overwhelming task of picking a direction with my studies and career. Luckily, due to the intimate size of the cohort within Goizueta, I was able to have a one-on-one meeting with Associate Dean Brian Mitchell. His advice was to follow your energy, pursue the path that interests and energizes you. Initially, I was puzzled as I craved certainty in my guidance.
Too bad, sometimes we are not sure what we want and need to pivot directions to get to our new goals. See how this person made a compelling case: My academic background is rich, and places me in a unique position. As a physics major with high performance—having won a New Year Excellence Award, given to the top 1% of students at my university—I have had access to advanced level theoretical mathematics but was also tasked to apply these to practical contexts. For example, as a
NO SHAME! Food is the perfect reason to go to Bocconi in Milan! The MSc Finance program at Bocconi is industry leading in that it is strongly geared towards obtaining real world experiences and contexts. For example, it is a program partner with the CFA Institute, which means that the university is sensitive to the trends and movements of the industry, and provides up-to-date learning on the concepts currently valued by top professionals in the field. Furthermore, with the he