Category: Podcasts

New on the Podcast: MS Admissions Ambassador Roundtable

podcast_MS AAsJoin Trista Kukucka, assistant director of admissions, for a chat with four current MS students about all things Simon: favorite classes, club involvement, where to live in Rochester, advice for prospective students, and more!

Panelists include (left to right):
Tuan Ngo, MS in Finance Class of 2020
Shirley Zheng, MS in Accountancy Class of 2020
Hector Abreu, MS in Marketing Analytics Class of 2020
Luke Bamburoski, MS in Business Analytics Class of 2020

We invite you to reach out to our students if you have more questions about life as a Simon MS student, but please note that response times may be a bit longer than usual as our students are on Winter Break until mid-January.

Check out past episodes of Simon Bizcast on our website, and stay up to date on new episodes by subscribing: search for “Simon Bizcast” in iTunes, Google Play, or Spotify.

Happy listening!

New on the Podcast: Recent Episodes Cover MBA Overview and Student Experience

SimonBizcast_podcast_logo_MR1_LightIf you’re traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday this week or are simply looking to get a jump on business school research ahead of the holiday rush, tune in to the latest episodes of Simon Bizcast for everything you need to know about the Simon MBA. 

On this week’s episode, Julie Sadwick, senior associate director of admissions, sits down with Greg Bauer, associate dean of full-time programs, to discuss the ins and outs of Simon’s MBA curriculum, the Integrated Student Experience—which intentionally links coursework, co-curricular activities, and career search activities—and the STEM-designated MBA option.

In addition, Dean Bauer answers pre-submitted questions about examples of client projects, alumni interaction with current students, the requirements to attain a STEM-designated MBA, and more!

In another recent episodeAndrew Brayda, senior associate director of admissions, is joined by a panel of current MBA students to discuss life at Simon. The students weigh in on how they determined the number of b-schools to apply to, coming to an analytical MBA program from a “non-traditional” background, the benefits of Simon’s STEM-designated option, things they would have done differently during the application process, and more! MBA panelists include: Calvin Crockett ’20, Miguel Garcia ’20, Wallace Gundy ’20, and Raazgi Haidri ’20.

Check out past episodes of Simon Bizcast on our website, and stay up to date on new episodes by subscribing: search for “Simon Bizcast” in iTunes, Google Play, or Spotify.

Happy listening!

New on the Podcast: On-Campus Events Student Roundtable

SimonBizcast_podcast_logo_MR1_LightFit is important when deciding on a business school, and at Simon we believe there is no better way to truly get a sense of what your life will be like as an MBA student than to experience it for yourself.

Julie Sadwick, senior associate director of admissions, chats with MBA students who visited Simon during the admissions process—they reflect on favorite campus visit memories, how attending events influenced their decision to enroll, and more!

MBA Panelists:
Emily Bader ’20 
Sean Dozier ’21 
Joshua West ’20 
Sayuri Yassuda ’20 

Check out our Experience Simon Weekend events for 2019-20 and mark your calendar. We hope to see you in soon in Rochester! 

Never miss an episode of Simon Bizcast—subscribe to the podcast by doing one of the following:

  • Visiting our website (tap the “subscribe” link in the top right corner from your smartphone)
  • Searching for “Simon Bizcast” in iTunes, Google Play, or wherever you listen to podcasts

Happy listening!

New on the Pod: The Full-Time Application is Live!

SimonBizcast_podcast_logo_MR1_LightHeather Cobbett sits down with Julie Sadwick and Trista Kukucka, two members of Simon’s Admissions Committee, to discuss elements of Simon’s full-time application, pitfalls to avoid as you’re preparing to apply, common misconceptions about the process, and how to distinguish yourself as an excellent candidate.

View our application checklist to ensure you’re prepared with everything you’ll need to apply, and review our application deadlines to target the round that works best with your business school timeline. The checklist and deadlines are identical for MBA and MS applicants.

Next Steps:

Attend one of our live upcoming webinars and receive an application fee waiver (a $90 value).

Check your eligibility and receive personalized feedback on your fit with Simon—including advice and how to best position your candidacy—before you apply. Send a copy of your resume and test scores (if you have them) to CYE@simon.rochester.edu, and we’ll respond in 3–5 business days.

Start your application!

Never miss an episode of Simon Bizcast—subscribe to the podcast by doing one of the following:

  • Visiting our website (tap the “subscribe” link in the top right corner from your smartphone),
  • Searching for “Simon Bizcast” in iTunes, Google Play, or wherever you listen to podcasts.

Happy listening!