Members of Class of 2022 Share First-Year Experiences, What Inspired Them to Get an MBA Now

To learn more about the motivations, goals and challenges of incoming MBAs, we decided to follow a few members of The Consortium’s class of 2022. Throughout the year, MBAs Alyssa Buchanan, Bryan Shepherd, Whitney Pollard and Chumar Williams will share insights and experiences from their first year of b-school. Read more →

What It’s Like to Start an MBA During a Pandemic

Simon Business School MBA candidate Brittany Floyd talks about her decision and experience pursuing an MBA during uncertain times, including how much things have changed — and a few things that, fortunately, haven’t. Read more →

Unemployed as a Result of COVID, This Incoming MBA Found Hope in Being Open to New Paths

Ryan Fleer knew he wanted to one day make the jump from financial services to consulting, but after being let go in May, he decided to make the transition sooner than expected. He is now pursuing his MBA at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School — a move he says just makes sense in the current business climate. Read more →

Lessons in Uncertainty: MBAs Share Virtual Learning Insight and Advice for Incoming Students

With COVID-19 showing no signs of waning, many MBA programs have moved either fully or partially online. We spoke with a few Consortium MBAs who shared insight and advice for incoming students on how to navigate the new normal that is virtual learning. Read more →

Diverse in Many Ways, Class of 2022 MBAs Align in Desire to Improve Their Lives and Those of Others

A group of incoming students share what inspired them to pursue their MBA. Their responses are representative of a diversity of backgrounds, cultures, experiences, interests, motivations and goals. The one thing they all have in common, though, is a desire to better their lives and/or the lives of others. Read more →

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The Orientation Program

As a Consortium fellow, you’ll connect with other incoming students from 20 top MBA programs, along with leaders from our corporate partners, at the Annual Orientation Program & Career Forum.

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Consortium News:

Meet Consortium Application Processor Kristin Laney, Who Enjoys Helping Students “Live Out Their Dreams”

As a member of The Consortium’s recruiting team, Kristin Laney manages all aspects of the application process for the organization and its programs as its application processor.  Before joining The Consortium in March of 2019, she earned her associate degree…

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