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Q&A with MBA@UNC Student Mike Szalkowski

With a background in Accounting, Mike Szalkowski addresses why he chose to pursue an MBA, and how MBA@UNC has contributed to his success investing assets for S Partners, LP.

Why Anesthesiologist Vanessa Olbrecht Decided to Earn an MBA

Vanessa Olbrecht, a pediatric anesthesiologist and pain physician at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, continued her education with MBA@UNC, an experience that she says has given her a “new perspective on medicine.

Pursuing an MBA While Living Abroad

As a current student at MBA@UNC, Salmon is able to live abroad while also earning a degree that will help make her dreams possible.

Dual Perspectives: Kate Schaefer’s Journey as a Teacher and an MBA@UNC Student

Working as a high school teacher while pursuing an MBA certainly is not an easy feat, but Kate Schaefer has found the experience to be deeply rewarding.

A Global Perspective: An MBA@UNC Student in Hong Kong

When Lauren Abraham was offered a management position at TransPerfect Translations International, she had 48 hours to decide whether or not she would accept the offer. While she was eager to move into such a role, the job would require her to uproot her life and move to Hong Kong. Through MBA@UNC, Abraham was able to accept this new opportunity and pursue an MBA from Kenan-Flagler from across the world.

A Professional Edge: Using MBA@UNC to Stand Out

MBA@UNC student Joshua Brown stands out in the winemaking business with an MBA from Kenan-Flagler.