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Student Spotlight: Christy Evans

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Warrington College of Business is full of standout students. No matter their program or major, students are using their time on campus to prepare for impactful careers. This monthly series will feature exceptional students from across Warrington.  While working as a student in the Fisher School of Accounting’s Master of Accounting program, Christy Evans has also spent time outside of the classroom to become a more well rounded person and professional. She works as a citizen scientist for the

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Warrington’s top 10 stories of 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute As we wrap up 2019, we take a look back at the stories that you loved the most. From UF MBA receiving its highest ever ranking from U.S. News and World Report to two students who made their entrepreneurial dreams come true to suggestions for the best books to read from our faculty, check out the top 10 stories in the UF Warrington Newsroom from 2019. UF MBA receives highest ever ranking from U.S. News & World Report Seven Warrington

Amanda Ayoub

This Master of International Business student shares her tips on how to have a successful interview

Reading Time: 3 minutes Amanda Ayoub is a current Master of International Business (MIB) combined degree student. Amanda will graduate from the MIB program in the fall of 2020. She started the MIB program in the fall of 2019 and will be soon interning at J.P. Morgan’s Corporate Client Banking division. We spoke with Amanda about her experiences at Warrington and she shared tips for current students on how to interview well and be successful. Q: Please tell us about yourself and your journey to

Kirbie McCullough

How this psychology major is benefitting from a Master of Science in Management

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kirbie McCullough is a current Master of Science in Management (MSM) student graduating in the spring of 2020. She joined the combined MSM program with an undergraduate degree in psychology and sociology. Kirbie has a summer internship with Johnson & Johnson and is looking forward to it as she graduates. We spoke with her about how the MSM program has benefitted her education and how it helped her land an internship with Johnson & Johnson. Q: Tell us about yourself.

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Six Warrington students honored by UF International Center

Reading Time: 4 minutes GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Six students from the Warrington College of Business received Outstanding International Student Awards from the University of Florida International Center on November 19. The Outstanding International Student Award recognizes international students who not only meet exemplary academic achievement, but also a wide range of accomplishments and contributions. Warrington’s recipients for 2019 are: Yiduo Shao (Ph.D. ’22): Shao, originally from Shenyang, China, is a Ph.D. candidate in the department of management. She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology

Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone with UF MBA

Reading Time: 3 minutes By Jonathon Little, MBA ’19 I had hesitated to participate in the Global Immersion Experience as part of my time at Warrington, but after several conversations with friends and UF faculty who had previously participated in the program, I decided to go for it. I had never left North America before. I hadn’t even been on a plane longer than three hours, but here I was, preparing for a 13-hour journey to Seoul, South Korea. I partially chose Seoul for

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Why communications professionals should consider an MBA

Reading Time: 4 minutes As you might expect, business acumen is pervasive throughout many other industries, like engineering, law, health care, technology, communication and the sciences. If you’re currently in one of those fields, you might be considering boosting your business knowledge with an MBA to help you get ahead. But what exactly will you gain from an MBA? In this series, we talk with MBA alumni and current students across each of these fields about how they are putting their business knowledge to

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UF MBA student creates mentoring program to connect current students with alumni

Reading Time: 3 minutes By Nicole Howe, MBA ’20 I’m definitely not a traditional candidate when you think about students in an MBA program. As a career switcher coming from the non-profit sector, at first, I struggled with the transition into the 2-year Full-Time UF MBA program. I felt stressed, and like I often do, I reached out to a few mentors in my life for advice. Those conversations were energizing – my mentors provided me with guidance and encouragement. That support, along with

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Inaugural Washington Campus residency highlights the critical connection between government and business for this UF MBA student

Reading Time: 4 minutes By Ramona Saridakis Bean, MBA ’20 This October, I had the opportunity to be part of the inaugural UF MBA group to participate in the Washington Campus residency based in Washington, D.C. in a program called Managing Business, Public Affairs, and Public Policy. My resume includes experience as a legislative aide on Capitol Hill for a former Florida congressman and time as a political appointee assigned to the U.S. Treasury Department under Secretary Henry Paulson during President George W. Bush’s

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These are the top 4 electives UF MBA students choose to take

Reading Time: 5 minutes Outside of the core courses UF MBA includes in its curriculum, students have multiple options for elective courses. We looked at the top elective courses by enrollment in the 2018-2019 academic year to determine this list of UF MBA class favorites. Hear from four Full-Time UF MBA alumni about why they enjoyed each class, what their biggest takeaway was and if they think you should take the class, too. See what they had to say about the top UF MBA