Full-time MBA Blog

Nova Scotia artist sets her sights on non-traditional consulting career

Posted By: Chloe O'Brien on September 18, 2019

I grew up in Amherst, Nova Scotia, a small town of 9,000 people. My undergrad was in fine art. Creativity and challenging convention are some of the core concepts in a fine arts practice, both of which help define innovation. Innovation is necessary in keeping a business competitive and sustainable in the long-term.

Smith Scholar brings his A-Game

Posted By: Andrew Lue on August 27, 2019

The CFL exposed me to a lot of unique experiences that have been beneficial to me during my MBA. Most notably, I developed skills in strategy and communication, and I learned to thrive in ambiguous situations.

Olympic medalist and Game Plan athlete, Megan Lukan, launches new career to empower and enlighten

Posted By: Megan Lukan on August 07, 2019

I have always loved sports – pushing myself to be the best athlete I can be. Now my passions are changing and I want to empower others to believe that they can accomplish anything they set their minds to. I want people to realize how capable they are.

Smith Scholar urges MBAs to consider making a difference in social impact sector

Posted By: Nadim Sayed on July 25, 2019

I was born in Bensheim, Germany and grew up in Toronto. After helping to successfully fend off the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in the 1980s, my parents moved to Canada in search of a more stable life for their children. The onus is on our generation to make the most of the opportunities that have been made available to us – with a graduate degree being a crucial component of long-term professional success, in my opinion.

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.