Oct 14

Tiffany Grant: Financial Entrepreneur

7 Questions with a Spartan Owner, Money Talk with Tiff MBA 2018 1. What do you love most about your job? I love being able to help people understand complex financial topics and provide guidance as they work their way to financial independence. The countless DMs, text messages, comments, and phone calls with financial wins makes … Continued

Oct 14

International Experiences Fuel Interest in Economics

Global experiences can expand one’s perspective in many ways, and present paths to opportunities previously unforeseen. For Teka Lanahan (BS in Economics, 2019), these experiences are exactly what attracted him to economics. Born in Addis Abbaba, Ethiopia and moving to Asheville, North Carolina in his childhood, he became interested in uncovering the mechanisms behind what … Continued

Oct 11

From Intern to Policy Influencer

Justin Larson ’18 PhD is enjoying a career as a research economist at RTI International, an independent nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Larson interned at RTI International from 2016 until 2018, when he completed the doctoral program. Researching International Issues Larson’s research interests are around environmental and energy issues. At RTI … Continued

Oct 11

PhD Opens Door to Global Opportunities

Jonathan Norris ’18 PhD finds inspiration in opportunities to engage in research on topics we care about in everyday life. He currently works as a lecturer at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland where his time is split between research, teaching, and administrative duties. Right now, the bulk of his time allocation goes toward … Continued

Oct 09

Anna Sullivan: Social Media and Marketing

7 Questions with a Spartan BS Consumer, Apparel, and Retail Studies 2014 Founder, The Creative Exchange 1. What do you love most about your job? I love that I wake up everyday knowing I am pursuing my dream and able to work with people I choose. I run a small company so everyone has to … Continued

Sep 27

You got lost? So what!

A Study Abroad Adventure Begins By Vivian O’BrienJunior marketing major with a minor in economics As the train rumbles towards its final destination, my heart is pumping blood to my legs faster and faster, building up adrenaline as the train comes to a halt. The doors open at a methodically slow pace, and I burst … Continued

Sep 12

How to Party like it’s 1969!

This year marks the Bryan School’s 50th anniversary, and to celebrate we’re planning a throw-back homecoming party beyond anything the Bryan School has seen before! On October 19, the Bryan School will play host to alumni and friends in the EUC Cone Ballrooms with the theme “Party like it’s 1969”. But how do you party … Continued

Aug 30

Eric Durham: Fund Development

Seven Questions with a Spartan BS in Business Administration and BA in Music, 2011Current job: Senior Development Manager, JDRF What do you love most about your job? Creatively brainstorming ways to engage with our corporate partners to find solutions that work best for their company, while also providing an impact on promising Type 1 Diabetes … Continued

Aug 14

The Cost and ROI of Graduate School

If you’re considering a graduate degree, you probably have questions about how you’ll finance your education, and if there will be a good return on your investment. Here are some options and insights to consider as you make your decision. How can I finance my graduate degree? Financial Aid You can apply for federal financial … Continued

May 29

To Whom It May Concern: Letters of Recommendation

Tips on submitting letters of recommendation for graduate school Let’s break this down: Who do I ask? How do they submit? WHO? One of the most common questions I get about the application process is, “Who should write my three letters of recommendation (commonly referred to as ‘LORs’)?” My short answer: Everyone is different! It … Continued

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