Janice Yong's Entries

A Sternspective on… Healthcare

Friday, April 7th, 2017 | | Full-time MBA

This time I have with me my friend and fellow Graduate Ambassador Kyle Boutin, who is our resident Healthcare expert and Co-President of the Stern Healthcare Association (SHA).  Kyle and I got to know each other after teaming up with a …

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Experiential Learning in China

Monday, February 27th, 2017 | | Full-time MBA

Back in January, I traveled with 35 of my classmates to Hong Kong for one of the handful of “Doing Business in…” (DBi) courses offered each semester.  With b-school lasting only a short two years, these one- or two-week courses are …

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A Sternspective on… Stern Signature Projects

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016 | | Full-time MBA

Last Spring, Sarada Anne, one of my best friends at Stern, had the opportunity to take part in what she lauds as her favorite class to date.  Sarada is originally from Hyderabad, India.  She received her degree in industrial engineering …

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A Sternspective on… Marketing

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 | | Full-time MBA

It’s been a month since 13 of my fellow MBA2s and I started as MBA Admissions Graduate Ambassadors, and I must say that I’ve really been enjoying the experience of interacting with so many prospective students over e-mail, over the …

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And We’re Back!

Monday, September 19th, 2016 | | Full-time MBA

The sun is shining.  The air is hot.  The open area in front of Stern that is Gould Plaza is once again a concrete quad where hundreds of students cross paths daily, colliding at will—conversations shared, smiles exchanged, waves projected …

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Come Visit Us!

Thursday, August 4th, 2016 | | Full-time MBA

Over the course of last semester, I was fortunate enough to meet a handful of prospective students and take them out to lunch at a couple of our many neighborhood haunts.  In case you didn’t know, having lunch is just …

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The Journey So Far

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 | | Full-time MBA

I remember where I was two years ago—out in Los Angeles, still working, rather cheerless but resolved to make the changes in my life that I felt I needed to make.  By this point two years ago, I was slowly …

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At the Cannes Film Festival

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 | | Full-time MBA

For those interested in the entertainment business, the classic question that emerges is, “New York or L.A.?”  As a native New Yorker who started her career in Los Angeles, I do think that the answer varies for every individual, as …

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Ally Week

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016 | | Full-time MBA

Diversity is a difficult topic, whether it’s a matter of race, gender, or sexual preference.  Though organizations like Friendfactor have ranked Stern first in LGBTQ support out of all MBA programs, we know that there is still so much we …

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Why I Chose Stern

Friday, March 25th, 2016 | | Full-time MBA

The timing of this post is not a coincidence.  There is plenty of discussion happening in school regarding the U.S. News & World Report rankings—what happened; why it happened; what the administration, faculty, and students can all do to address …

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