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March 2014 Archives

Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2014 MBA Diversity Fellowship Program

The Bank of America Merrill Lynch MBA Diversity Fellowship Program will award merit-based fellowships to women, Blacks/African Americans, LGBT, Hispanics/Latinos, Alaskan Native/American Indian, military veterans, and students with disabilities entering business school in Fall 2014....

Being on Hold

After I graduated with my undergraduate degree I was excited to be out in the "real world," but I always knew, in the back of my mind, that I would be going back for further education at some point. I...

The "Why Simmons?" Series: Part 2

A few weeks ago, I wrote part 1 of a series on why I chose to come to Simmons to get my MBA, and described the special community that exists here. And now I'm back for part 2! You might...

Dinner with the President!

As a smaller college, Simmons is able to create an intimate and personalized experience that is catered to each student's needs. I think most of my classmates would agree that our classes have the right amount of students to diversify...

Learning Opportunities Outside of the Classroom

One great perk of academic life is access to speakers and events that can expand your own perspective and provide an opportunity to network with others. Simmons is especially great for providing these opportunities in both formal and informal settings....

Highlights from "The Frontlines of Health Care IT: War Stories and Lessons Learned" Event

Efforts to solve most serious health care challenges - quality, cost, racial and gender disparities, or the implementation of "Obamacare" - rely on major investments in new information technology. But can health care IT achieve what is expected of it?...