Full-time MBA Blog

The Smith alumni network: Worth its weight in gold

Posted By: Suhayb Shah on June 05, 2019

The Smith alumni network is something that I heard a lot about during my MBA program – the strength of the network and how we become a part of that family upon graduation. The access to this new family is more than worth its weight in gold.

How Kimberly Fulton orchestrated her own six-month secondment to focus on her passion

Posted By: Hailey Eisen on May 23, 2019

Kimberly Fulton, MBA'15, was navigating her career as a management consultant and looking to incorporate her passion for women’s advancement into her work. Inspired by an article in her alma mater’s alumni magazine, she pursued and secured herself a six-month secondment with a global not-for-profit focused on women’s advancement in the workplace.

MBA Mom

Posted By: Nathalie Rodrigues on May 10, 2019

A frazzled mom of two manoeuvres her double-stroller over the curb of a busy Toronto sidewalk. An immaculately-suited businessman steps purposefully around her. She thinks to herself, “That is what a typical MBA candidate looks like,” and sighs as she navigates her snotty-nosed brood to the park. What she doesn’t realize is that the skills she has learned in motherhood will prove invaluable in an MBA setting.

Having it all figured out isn’t necessary, but having a vision is

Posted By: Tichina Beaton on April 10, 2019

I recall hearing that people pursue an MBA because they are either running away from or toward something, and that if you’re in the former category you ought to re-evaluate. While there is surely some truth to this statement, given the hefty investment of an MBA, I want to dispel the myth that you should have it all figured out before you enroll. That’s not true of education, and that’s not true of life.

Why I chose the Full-time MBA at Smith School of Business

Posted By: Full-time MBA on March 19, 2019

The decision to pursue an MBA is a big investment, both from a time and money perspective, so it makes sense that choosing the right business school to obtain your degree is imperative to ensure you the get the best return on investment (ROI). Here, a few of our student ambassadors from the Class of 2020 share some of the reasons they chose to attend Smith for their MBA.