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Sanjana Upadhyay, MBA 2020

"I have always enjoyed solving problems creatively, collaborating in teams, and working in diverse environments. Already equipped with an academic background in engineering, I joined Stern to pursue a career in Financial Services..."

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Alison Lochner, MBA 2021

"Prior to Stern, I worked at NBCUniversal, pitching and executing marketing campaigns for a number of cable networks. I thoroughly enjoyed working in the media industry, but wanted to explore it in a more quantitative and analytical capacity..."

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Nick Turner, MBA 2021

"Before I came to Stern, my career path was anything but linear. After undergrad I worked in government, then pursued a master's degree in international relations, then moved out west to screenwrite and see what tech was all about. Through a series of fortunate events..."

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Eric Baeur, MBA 2020

"Before coming to Stern, I spent a few years working at two different software companies, in two highly different roles. While I found the work challenging, interesting, and developmental from a professional standpoint, I wasn’t ready to commit to a..."

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Cortne Edmonds, MBA 2021

"Before Stern, I had the opportunity to move to Tokyo to independently run the Japanese production division at a translation and localization firm. It was that leadership experience that made me realize how much I enjoyed..."

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Sarah Serbiak, MBA 2020

"Post-undergrad, I made a leap of faith and moved to New York to pursue a career in Fine Arts. I learned the meaning of ‘starving artist’ all too quickly and decided I’d rather build upon my prior experience in the retail industry..."

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Miguel Baptista, MBA 2021

"Coming from a family of lawyers, it was almost inevitable that I would pursue a career in law. After landing a job as a corporate lawyer at a top law firm in Portugal, I thought I was living the dream. However I soon realized that being on the legal side..."

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Lia Dal Cortivo, MBA 2021

"I always knew I wanted to get an MBA to supplement my engineering experience in energy with a broader strategic and financial perspective. Investment Banking quickly became the path that I thought would offer the most exposure while..."

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Elizabeth Naylor, MBA 2021

“Prior to Stern, I worked in government affairs in Washington, DC with a variety of clients across the healthcare industry. To round out my experience, I decided to go to business school, and was drawn to Stern because of its emphasis on holistic leadership..."


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Abhinav Krishna, MBA 2020

“I worked in the Indian media industry before arriving at Stern, where I experienced the impact of digital media on the way we create and consume content. I wanted to work in technology, but I needed a strong conceptual understanding..."

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Jessie Kaliski

Jessie Kaliski, MBA 2020

"I found my inspiration my junior year of college. A professor related a story in which toilets were installed in a community, only to be refurbished into storehouses for agricultural equipment. The community completely neglected..."

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Ashwin Advani

Ashwin Advani, MBA 2020

"Prior to business school, I had taken risks to make a few drastic career changes and gained experience in management consulting, healthcare, international development, and tech start-ups. When I look back at my non-traditional career..."

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