If I told you that I had taken nonprofit management this fall, you might think, “Oh, that’s nice — a class about philanthropy. Good for you.”
The Career Management Center (CMC) for Working Professionals was one of the top factors in my decision to apply to Goizueta’s Evening MBA program.
Two years ago, when I was considering where to pursue my MBA, one of my top priorities was to attend a school with a strong alumni network.
The trip started with a bang, as we stepped out from our Uber and into the terrific accommodations at the Mayflower, quite the insider hotel. President Harry S. Truman called it “Washington’s second best address.” The location within the city was amazing, and I jogged to the White House before classes each morning, bonding with classmates.
Now that I’m more than halfway through my courses for the EvMBA Program, I’m realizing how little time I have left to take advantage of the countless networking and educational opportunities that Goizueta offers.
I’ll admit it took me over a year to work up the courage to sign up for this training. It is totally out of my comfort zone, representing a perfect example of why I applied to the MBA program: to “dive head-first” into the unknown, the ambiguous and the uncomfortable, in order to grow personally and professionally.
It’s 8 p.m. on a Tuesday — time to get some homework done before falling asleep to Netflix. But tonight, I’m not studying in the library or in my home office. Instead, I’m in aisle two of my local Kroger, staring at the mustard selections.