Posts Tagged ‘Entrepreneurship’

Meet Dr. Nadia Afridi, Plastic Surgeon, Recent Columbia EMBA, and Mom [Episode 258]

By - May 13, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Our guest today, Dr. Nadia Afridi earned her bachelors and MD in Canada and then did a residency in plastic surgery at Dalhousie University. She also earned her Executive MBA from Columbia in 2017. Can you tell us about your background?  Where you grew up? What...

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USC Marshall’s Kellee Scott: Don’t Be Rigid, Boring or Tedious! [Episode 255]

By - Apr 22, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

It gives me great pleasure to welcome Kellee Scott. This is Kellee’s first time on AST, but she is no stranger to Accepted, having participated in our old online chats. Kellee earned her bachelors in business at the University of Miami and worked in business...

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Dr. Calvin Sun, ER Resident, Entrepreneur, and Adventurer [Episode 254]

By - Apr 15, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Warning: Our guest today has done so much that it’s going to be really hard to give his background succinctly, but here goes. Dr. Calvin Sun earned his bachelors in 2008 at Columbia where he held numerous leadership positions. In 2014, he graduated from SUNY...

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An Interview with Dartmouth Tuck’s Admissions Director, Luke Pena [Episode 252]

By - Apr 2, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

It gives me great pleasure to have for the first time on AST, Luke Pena, Executive Director of Admissions and Financial Aid at The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. Luke earned his bachelors in PR and business at USC in 2006 and cut his...

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How to Get Really Great Recommendations Notes [Episode 235]

By - Nov 29, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Joe Pavlisko is the founder of Referrio, a start-up that makes getting and writing recommendations easy. Joe graduated from the University of Alabama with a bachelor’s degree in economics and a concurrent master’s degree in finance. In addition to English, Joe speaks Spanish and German...

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From US Military to IE MBA Student

By - Nov 28, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

  This interview is the latest in an Accepted blog series featuring interviews with business students, offering readers a behind-the-scenes look at top programs. And now, introducing Nick… Accepted: We'd like to get to know you! Where are you from? Where and what did you study as an undergrad? Nick: My...

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1 Doctor, 2 Entrepreneurs: Eliza Morrison & Andrew Nimmich [Episode 230]

By - Oct 29, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Meet Eliza Morrison and M4 Andrew Nimmich, the CEOs of Tutor the People and Nerdly. Both of today’s guests attended the College of Charleston in South Carolina where Eliza Morrison majored in French, Russian and Comparative Literature. Andrew Nimmich also attended the College of Charleston and...

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An Inside Look at Wharton’s MBA at the 2017 AIGAC Conference

By - Jul 25, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Last month, during the 2017 AIGAC (Association of International Graduate Application Consultants) conference in San Francisco, my consultants, colleagues, and I spent an illuminating morning visiting Wharton West. Wow. It’s on the Embarcadero by the Bay, next door to Google; it has exposed brick walls...

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5 Practical Lessons I Learned at HBS that Helped Me Launch My Startup

By - Jul 19, 01:49 AM   Comments [0]

Harvard Business School is often seen as a “finance” school, or a “consulting” school, or a “general management” school—and usually isn’t the first MBA program you’d think of when it comes to entrepreneurship. My experience, though, was that HBS had a great entrepreneurial curriculum—and despite...

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Goal Setting as an Entrepreneur

By - May 16, 01:58 AM   Comments [0]

I always ask my clients to state their long and short-term goals for me on our first meeting.  Eighty percent of the time I hear the response, “I want to be an entrepreneur.”  So I begin to peel away at the onion. • What problem is your...

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