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Inspiring Stories of Recent MBA Students

Completing your master’s degree in business is no easy feat. If you’re in the middle of your program, just graduated, or are thinking about taking the first steps to further your education, you might be facing a lot of stress and wondering if it’s all really worth it.
To help get you out of that stressful place, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most inspiring stories of recent MBA students stories we’ve seen recently. Keep reading below to receive motivation.

  1. MBA student, Navy veteran shares passion for painting | by Zixu Wang for The Observer

“Jacob Mazurek, a second year Mendoza MBA student, stands out among his peers not only as a Navy veteran of 23 years, but also as a devoted and accomplished painter.”

  1. First Gen: Inspiring Stories Of MBAs Who Beat The Odds | by Jeff Schmitt for Poets & Quants

“You don’t forget being homeless. You don’t shake the trauma that comes when you don’t know where you’ll sleep or how you’ll eat – especially when you’re just 12 years old. That was Yasmin Serrato-Muñoz’s fate. Before she was a strategy consultant and a Wharton MBA candidate, Serrato-Muñoz lived in a cramped motel room to stave off the homeless shelter. While she’ll always remember the sting of poverty, she’ll also never forget the example that her mother set for her.”

  1. Should I get an MBA? 4 Success stories to inspire you | by Brandman University

While modern science has not provided a way to peer into your professional future, hearing from grads who have found success after earning their MBA can be helpful.

  1. Legally blind MBA student Elton Thomas pushes own career forward while advocating for others | by Steve Walentik for UMSL Daily

National Industries for the Blind named UMSL MBA student Elton Thomas the 2019 recipient of the Milton J. Samuelson Award earlier this year. The award is presented to individuals who demonstrate career advancement at an NIB-associated nonprofit agency or in the private sector.

  1. Inspiring young women to pursue STEM careers | by Nick Fetty for Iowa State University

After being singled out as the only girl in an electricity class her first year of high school, Erin Mitchell swore she would never pursue a career in the STEM field. Now, a decade later, she works as an industrial engineer for Collins Aerospace in Melbourne, Florida.

  1. Meet The World’s Top M.B.A. Graduates This Year | by John Byrne for Forbes

To read 100 in-depth profiles of the Best & Brightest MBAs of 2019, click here.

  1.  Inspiring People Who Changed The World After Business School | for Top Universities

Ever wondered what it takes to change the world? Well, apparently, the answer is a business degree.

  1. How today’s MBA graduates can help save the world | by Catesby Holmes for The Conversation

Recent news reports have suggested that the MBA (masters in business administration) may be “losing its lustre” at American business schools, including some of the most elite on the planet.
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