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“Working towards my MBA has helped me realize that I can solve problems, meet deadlines, provide insights, and work with others. This program has allowed me to realize my potential.” Says Tyler Walker, MBA'22

“The practical focus of the program was really appealing to me. The curriculum is designed to give students a strong foundation in finance theory and analytical tools and to teach us to apply that knowledge to real-world situations. This emphasis was important to me–I want to work in finance and be prepared to hit the ground running after graduation. The MS in Finance seemed like the perfect fit.” Says Alex Mella, MS in Finance'22

“I always had a dream to work on Wall Street. During my time as a financial analyst, I realized that I would need more knowledge and to educate myself further to build a successful finance career in the United States. I ultimately decided to pursue my Master's because I was confident that it would provide me a step up in the finance world and job competition.” Says Ayush Goel, MS in Quantitative Finance'22

“[My graduate co-op] allowed me to work within a startup while also learning to consult with larger private equity firms. I know the practical knowledge I gained through this hands-on experience will make me stronger in future consulting roles.” Says Priyanshi Shah, MS in Quantitative Finance'22

“When hiring companies see I have a Bloomberg Market Concept certification, they know I've done my homework and have the skills. This certification is an important asset for any company when hiring a team member, and it put me in a favorable position during my hiring process.” Says Kavan Pandit, MS in Quantitative Finance'22

“For my graduate co-op, I worked in the finance department at CooperCompanies for six months. This experience helped me further develop my financial analysis and reporting skills while establishing a network that will be useful in my future career.” Says Khushbu Dudani, MS in Quantitative Finance'22

“Given the bailout, I don't think there's anything else that people should be worried about,” says John Bai, an associate finance professor at Northeastern. “I think confidence should still be there.”

“For my graduate co-op, I worked as a private equity intern assisting with due diligence. Each day, I connected with investment bankers to source deals. I was included in projects from start to finish. This complete immersion and hands-on learning experience reinforced my desire to work in private equity.” Says Saneel Jhaveri, MS in Quantitative Finance'22

Taking action can prevent financial PTSD from inflation and threats of recession, says Northeastern professor Kristen Lee. But it's a process. Carlos Cuevas, a clinical psychologist, says trauma patients are often reluctant to seek help, while Vincent Muscolino, a lecturer of finance, tries to make learning about budgets fun.

“As an international student whose first language is not English, I've found that the classes here are diverse, judgment-free spaces where everyone can contribute their ideas.” says Andrea Pinto Quiroz, Graduate Certificate in Marketing'22