Piyashi Bhattacharyya is an international student in the Crosby MBA program.
Piyashi Bhattacharyya is a first-year student in the Crosby MBA program. She is concentrating in marketing analytics. Originally from India, she has an undergraduate degree in computer science from Annamalai University and worked as an engineer before deciding to continue her education in the United States.
Last night I sat back and scrolled through the pictures on my Facebook timeline.
I had a smile on my face and a sense of joy. As these memories of the last six months appeared, all I could think about was how different my life would have been had I not made one of the best decisions of my life to study abroad and pursue an MBA at the University of Missouri.
OK, so all of that might sound cliché, but trust me, I gave it a lot of thought before referring to this decision as “one of the best” of my life.
Let’s look back beyond the past six months:
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After interim Director Barbara Schneider introduces participants and Assistant Director of Admissions Kimberly Earnest provides details about the program, students and alumni share their stories. (more…)
The Carter family
Tyrel Carter graduated in December with dual masters’ degrees in business administration and healthcare administration. He and his wife are from small towns in Idaho and moved to Missouri so Tyrel could take advantage of MU’s MBA/MHA program. They have loved their time in Missouri, and Tyrel has taken an administrative fellowship position with University of Missouri Health Care.
As I sit at my desk and work my way through a homework assignment, I am interrupted by something to which most of my classmates are less accustomed, a crying baby boy. My wife and I have been married for just more than three years, and we have an amazing 8-month-old son.
I would classify myself as a pretty typical MBA student, with the significant caveat that a family is added to my priorities. Still, having a family in no way has been a “disadvantage” or “distraction.” In fact, I think I have benefited by going to school as a father. Beyond developing skills for my career, I have learned to maintain a healthy balance between work and life. (more…)