Student Experience

Ask any student in McCord Hall what has made their experience at W. P. Carey unique and I bet they will say “the people." That’s because at W. P. Carey, business is personal. Small classes, a dedicated student services team, and a culture of feedback and co-creation foster an environment where every student can thrive.

It’s no secret that a full-time MBA program is hard work. Classes, networking, and recruiting can be time-consuming and stressful. Often, individual wellbeing gets lost in the hustle to learn more and do more. As an MBA student at the W. P. Carey, Manish Choudhary decided to change that.

You crushed the GMAT. You aced the interview. Congratulations, you did it! But since we know you are probably already planning how to best prepare for day one, let us offer some advice from current students.

MBA programs are stepping up efforts to include training and similar exercises to boost the ranks of female and traditionally underrepresented groups in graduate programs — and help them feel welcome on campus.

The first year of business school is a juggling act of commitments — meeting new people, studying, networking, searching for internships…the list goes on and on. So how did Abby Rudd, a first-year MBA student at W. P. Carey studying marketing and business analytics, find time to train for a marathon at the same time?