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First Year Perspectives: A Day in the Life of a UCLA Anderson Full-Time MBA Student

About Layla: Layla Mazdyasni grew up in San Diego, went to UC Berkeley, and lived in San Francisco and Washington, D.C. prior to attending Anderson. At Berkeley, Layla studied cognitive science with an emphasis on society, culture, and cognition. After graduating, she worked at Bloomingdale’s in its Executive Development Program…

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First Year Perspectives: Pursuing an MBA Without Intent to Career Pivot

About Grace: Grace Fogel is a Southern California native and graduated from USC with an undergraduate accounting degree. She was involved in many student organizations and roles during her time there. Upon graduating, Grace started her career at Deloitte’s audit and assurance practice in Los Angeles and obtained her CPA…

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First Year Perspectives: Oh, the Places You'll Go! Travel Opportunities at Anderson

About Olivia: Growing up in New England, Olivia always knew she was meant for warmer weather. Her first stop was the University of Texas at Austin, achieving an undergrad in the Canfield Business Honors program with a major in Management Information Systems. After graduating with a perfect streak of football…

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First Year Perspectives: Exploring Social Impact at Anderson Academically and Professionally

About Imran: Imran’s journey spans various locations before settling in California. Originally from Little Rock, Arkansas, he studied Finance and Accounting at Wash U in St. Louis. His career journey shifted towards social impact, starting with Michigan Women Forward in Detroit, where he managed microfinance loans for local businesses. Transitioning…

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First Year Perspectives: Exploring an Entertainment MBA

About Michelle: Michelle is a life-long east coaster who moved to Los Angeles to pursue her MBA in Entertainment at UCLA Anderson. After graduating from Sarah Lawrence College, she became a Page before working in Talent Management at NBCUniversal. Michelle hopes to pursue a career in entertainment strategy. She enjoys…