How did receiving a Tippie MBA prepare you for your career?
I did not have any business experience or education prior to starting at Tippie. Tippie gave me my introduction to the business world and a solid business foundation. The program allowed me to have several excellent internship experiences and gave me a running start into my career. Tippie provided me with a well-rounded business education.
What type of impact did the program have on you both socially and academically What was it like being a part of a small program?
I have made several excellent friends through Tippie and I am thankful for those relationships. The small environment at Tippie was most beneficial from an academic perspective—access to and attention from faculty were instrumental in my development.
How did the consulting opportunities (BSC) prepare you for future success? Did you feel they were instrumental to your development?
Yes. Taking what I learned in the classroom, applying it to a real-world business issue and working with a team to reach a resolution was an excellent experience. I also received an internship offer from the company I was working with!
What was the environment like both on and off campus, in and out of the classroom?
Tippie was a warm and collegial environment.
What were you seeking when you started an MBA, and do you feel that your Tippie MBA helped you achieve it?
An introduction to the fundamentals of basics and a good launch to a career in business. I got both.
How did your participation in extra activities enhance your experience or prepare you for success?
My participation in student government gave me excellent leadership and management experience.
What do you feel sets Tippie apart and above other similar MBA programs? In short, what makes Tippie special?
Tippie provides a top-notch, low-cost business education. In delivering high-quality education at an affordable rate, Tippie distinguishes itself from its competition via its ROI.