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Hometown: Romulus, NYUndergraduate School and Major: Princeton University, Major: Sociology, Minor: Creative Writing, Gender and Sexuality Studies Academic Focus: Specialization: Marketing, Minor: Entrepreneurship
Scale my virtual fitness company: trainwithsusanna.com
I wanted to be near my family.
The small size—the whole class is on one group chat.
Exploring walking trails in Highland Park.
Simon Entrepreneurs Association; Simon Says; Simon Women in Business; Simon Black Student Alliance; Simon Spectrum
Hometown: Buffalo, NYUndergraduate School and Major: SUNY Buffalo State, Pre-Med Academic Focus: Product Management
Product Management in Tech
The top three reasons I chose Simon are the close-knit community feel, the academics with an emphasis on data and quant, and the leadership and post-grad opportunities.
The weather… no, seriously. I love having four seasons and the summers are amazing.
Graduate Business Council; Simon Product Management Club; Simon Marketing Association; Simon Golf Club
Hometown: Toronto, CanadaUndergraduate School and Major: Houghton College, Business AdministrationAcademic Focus: Consulting
External management consulting or internal strategy consulting
Simon is a hidden gem. The education is top tier, the community is outstanding, and faculty are best-in-class.
The comprehensive approach to education and career planning—Simon provides immense career resources to ensure each student is successful.
Nothing ever seems to be more than a 10-minute drive away.
Simon VISION Consulting; Simon Consulting Club; Simon School Venture Fund
Hometown: Nairobi, KenyaUndergraduate School and Major: Jomo Kenyatta University, Civil Engineering Academic Focus: Corporate Finance
I worked in private equity, strategy, investor relations, and, most recently, corporate finance in a financial planning and analysis role.
Corporate finance with a mix of internal strategy.
A close-knit, communal, and diverse classroom was the top deciding factor when I was looking at business schools. Beyond its rigorous academic program, Simon is known for embracing diversity not only with regard to the backgrounds but also the perspectives that the students offer. I knew that the relatively small classroom would allow for direct engagement with my classmates, the second-year students, and the faculty.
The people, from the students to the staff. Everyone is always willing to learn, lend a hand, and be ever better!
The town is both small enough that everything you need is within a 20-minute radius and big enough that you can take in the beautiful parks, festivals, and eateries.
Simon School Venture Fund; Simon Africa Business Club; Simon Finance and Investment Club
Hometown: Queens, NYUndergraduate School and Major: Hunter College, Geography and Studio Art Academic Focus: Product Management and Pricing Strategy
Prior to Simon, I worked as a designer and merchandiser in the luxury furniture and hospitality industries in NYC. I even started my own design consulting business!
Simon’s culture of thoughtful leadership aligned with my vision for the ideal MBA program. After speaking with students, it was clear that Simon primes its student community to become leaders for change.
Caring and smart community. Simonites always lend a helping hand.
I love Rochester’s cycling paths! You can be surrounded by lush trees in Genesee Valley Park or enjoy an idyllic view of the city from Highland Park.
Simon Product Management Club; Simon Marketing Association; Asians in America; Net Impact; Outdoor Adventure Club
Hometown: Penfield, NYUndergraduate School and Major: Cornell University, Industrial and Labor Relations Academic Focus: Specializations: Strategy and Technology, Minor: Analytics
Sales and Compliance
HR in the tech industry
Connecting the world of management with analytical thinking is my primary goal in pursuing an MBA, and it is an area where Simon excels. The emphasis that is placed on diversity at all levels is something that is core to my beliefs and another big reason I chose Simon.
The sense of camaraderie and community on campus when speaking with colleagues, classmates, professors, and staff.
The abundance of hiking and outdoor options to explore nature, including countless trails and gorges to check out while you are here. Honorable mention to the litany of food options from across the globe—Ethiopian, Thai, Spanish, Rochester has it all!
Simon VISION Consulting; Simon Data Analytics Club; Simon Spectrum; Simon Women in Business and Forté—Men as Allies; Simon Volunteers
Hometown: MalaysiaUndergraduate School and Major: London College of Fashion, Fashion Management Academic Focus: Brand Management, Marketing
Brand Management, Marketing
To work for a company whose core values give back to their industry and society.
The strong data analytics focus and community-driven values.
The tight-knit community that the program creates.
Access to wineries, breweries, different hiking trails, and waterfalls.
Simon Marketing Association; Simon Women in Business; Asians in America
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