Simon Business School attracts students from around the world who understand business success is never an easy ride. We have drawn students from over 130 countries and feature one of the most diverse student bodies of any business school. The Simon experience is rigorous and global. It’s the way the world does business. With a diverse community of more than 14,000 alumni worldwide, the power of the Simon Business School alumni network is behind you.
Hometown: Houston, TX
Undergraduate school and major: Kenyon College, Psychology
Pre-MBA career: ICF International
Post-MBA plans: Marketing/Brand Management
Favorite thing about Simon: The mix of cultures and engaging interactions among students.
Why Simon: The small community helps you feel connected to your fellow students and faculty.
Simon clubs: Simon Ambassador, Simon Marketing Association, and Simon Basketball Club
Hometown: Patchogue and Plattsburgh, NY
Undergraduate school and major: Cornell University - Political Science
Post-MBA plans: International Banking
Favorite thing about Rochester: Being in a city that is rich in history and is easy to navigate
Favorite thing about Simon: The camaraderie
Why Simon: Its stellar reputation in finance
Hometown: Buffalo, NY
Undergraduate school and major: Colby College - Economics
Pre-MBA career: Financial management consultant for the US Air Force technology programs
Post-MBA plans: Strategy Consulting
Favorite thing about Simon: The student-to-faculty/staff ratio
Why Simon: Support and impact. Simon is the best-kept secret among MBA programs.
Simon clubs: Net Impact, GSA, Venture Capital Fund, Pricing Club
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Undergraduate school and major: University of California, San Diego - Molecular Synthesis Chemistry
Pre-MBA career: QC/Operations in Biotech
Post-MBA plans: Operations Program Analyst at Facebook
Favorite thing about Simon: My peers - they are some of the most incredible people I've ever met.
Why Simon: Simon is very community-oriented and it's apparent in every aspect of the School.
Simon clubs: Simon Ambassadors, UNcorked, Simon Volunteers
Undergraduate schools and majors: Miami University, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Public Administration; University of Rhode Island, Master's in Public Administration
Pre-MS internships and experience: United States Debt Recovery Investment Management, State of Rhode Island General Treasurer, City of Fairfield, and Center for Public Management and Regional Affairs
Why Simon: The choice was clear! When comparing MS in Finance programs, Simon offered a unique combination of exceptional academics and real-world experience. I chose Simon to develop the knowledge, skills, expertise, and resilience to navigate complex financial challenges.
Undergraduate school and major: University of Delhi - Economics
Pre-MS internships and experience: International Tobacco Company, Reliance Capital Asset Management Limited, and Central Road Research Institute-CSIR, Government of India
Why Simon: Simon’s eminent reputation for Finance and its proximity to NYC, the finance hub of the world, along with the superior quality of education imparted by highly erudite professors is what makes it one of the top choices for students looking for a career in Finance.
Undergraduate school and major: Marist College - Accounting
Pre-MS internships and experience: Sullivan and Associates Wealth Management LLC
Why Simon: I chose Simon not only for the ranking of 5th in the nation for Accounting programs, but because I know it can help me build a solid foundation to my dream career.
Undergraduate school and major: University of Rochester, Bachelor of Arts, in Business and International Relations
Pre-MS internships and experience: European Parliament and Fingerpaint Marketing
Why Simon: I chose to attend Simon because it was the perfect place to expand my international horizon with its highly diverse student body and the innovative and advanced marketing research applications, that will offer me a certain edge on the rest of the competition.
Undergraduate school and major: D J Sanghvi College of Engineering - Chemical Engineering
Pre-MS internships and experience: Jacobs Engineering, Hindustan Petroleum Co Ltd, and Larsen & Toubro - Chiyoda
Why Simon: The intensive MS in Marketing Analytics program at Simon prepares you to confidently take on real-world business challenges. It offers you the right resources, guidance, and opportunities to develop your personality and demonstrate your leadership skills, paving the path to a successful career.
Undergraduate school and major: Georgia State University - Managerial Science
Pre-MS internships and experience: Research assistant to Dr. Pierre Nguimkeu, BHCI Ivorian Bank for the Habitat
Why Simon: While in the process of reviewing my school choices, I visited Simon Business School for Scholarship weekend. I was already impressed by the program curriculum, but interacting with current students and faculty cemented my conviction that the MS in Business Analytics program at Simon would not only equip me with the analytical and quantitative skills required in today’s competitive business world, but also help in my personal development.
Undergraduate school and major: State University of New York at Geneseo - Economics
Pre-MS internships and experience: Wegmans Food Markets Inc.
Why Simon: The Business Analytics curriculum provides an analytical approach to understanding an issue, and the technical background necessary to solve complex business problems. This combination, in addition to a unique global experience and world-class faculty, prepares students to work on the cutting edge of this rapidly-expanding field.
Undergraduate school and major: Fudan University - Economics
Pre-MS internships and experience: Standard Chartered Bank, Guotai Junan Securities, and Deloitte
Why Simon: Simon has a great reputation in the finance area and its intensive MS in Finance program is highly competitive. Also, the diversity of the Simon community enables students to develop a global business perspective. I believe Simon is a place where I can lay a solid foundation in financial knowledge and build the necessary soft skills to help me realize my career goals.