So you're thinking about getting an MBA? Join UCLA Anderson full-time MBA students, alumni, and admissions officers for MBA 101: Starting Your Path to Business School, a special new half-day information event where you can learn all about the what, why, where, when, and how of getting an MBA. Through presentations, break-out panels, workshops, and a networking fair*, you can get answers to questions like… What is an MBA degree and its curriculum? Why do people pursue an [...]

Here's the next tip in our new series of Admissions Tips by the UCLA Anderson MBA Admissions team.   Check back weekly on Tuesdays for a new #TuesdayTip here on our blog, or follow us at @uclaMBA on Instagram and Twitter.  — Stay in Touch: Introduce YourselfFollow the Admissions Team @uclaMBA:  Twitter and InstagramQuestions? Contact us at: mba.admissions@anderson.ucla.edu

Originally from Russia, Valentina Durand was living in New York and working in sales and trading at Merrill Lynch when she realized her future was in investing. Given her strong finance background, Valentina wanted an MBA program where she could step directly into advanced level courses that would immediately take her beyond her current knowledge. Booth provided exactly that opportunity as well as lots of ways to get real life experiences while she is attending [...]

Originally from Russia, Valentina Durand was living in New York and working in sales and trading at Merrill Lynch when she realized her future was in investing. Given her strong finance background, Valentina wanted an MBA program where she could step directly into advanced level courses that would immediately take her beyond her current knowledge. Booth provided exactly that opportunity as well as lots of ways to get real life experiences while she is attending [...]

Introducing you to today's Instagram #TuesdayTakeover student, Becca Katz! Becca will be taking over our Instagram account @uclamba for a whole day today to show everyone a "Day in the Life" of a UCLA Anderson student! Check in throughout the day to our @uclaMBA instagram account to hear about Becca's "Day in the Life"! Name: Becca Katz` Hometown:Hastings-on-Hudson, NY Undergrad & Masters:Marketing & Psychology, NYU Pre-Anderson:Retail eBusiness & Channel Strategy, Forrester Research Summer Internship:Associate Marketing Manager Intern, General Mills [...]

Name: Marco Mendoza Saenz City: Lima, Peru Employer: Scotiabank Peru Years of Experience: 8 Format/Section: GEMBA / CHO What is your current job? Head of Investment Strategy at Scotiabank Peru Why did you decide to pursue an MBA? My focus has always been finance. However, now that I have a CFA certification, I think my finance knowledge is covered. As I thought about the future, I realized I needed to improve my leadership skills in [...]

Here's the next tip in our new series of Admissions Tips by the UCLA Anderson MBA Admissions team.   Check back weekly on Tuesdays for a new #TuesdayTip here on our blog, or follow us at @uclaMBA on Instagram and Twitter.  — Stay in Touch: Introduce YourselfFollow the Admissions Team @uclaMBA:  Twitter and InstagramQuestions? Contact us at: mba.admissions@anderson.ucla.edu

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