Q: What are you studying at the D’Amore-McKim School of Business and when do you plan to graduate?
A: I am pursuing the MS in Technological Entrepreneurship and will be graduating in August 2017.
Q: What skills are you building at D’Amore-McKim that you will use in your future career?
A: The skill set I developed here will have an enormous impact on my career. I have learnt how to nurture an idea and groom it into a business while keeping in mind different aspects of entrepreneurship like marketing, growth, and finance. I am learning how to put the customer first by creating attractive and sustainable business models.
Q: Why did you choose D’Amore-McKim?
A: D’Amore McKim has a lot to offer its students. My reason was the unique course structure in the entrepreneurship discipline. It’s different than the standard management courses you see elsewhere. Also, the faculty are experienced and their skillset is varied in different branches of business to help students in every way possible.
Q: What would you say to a prospective student considering D’Amore-McKim for their business degree?
A: I would recommend any prospective student consider the entire ecosystem Northeastern offers. There are innumerable resources at your disposal to learn about business and to prepare you to start your own. You can have a variety of experiences with entrepreneurial and business clubs to expand to new horizons while getting a high ranked education simultaneously.
Q: Where do you see yourself in 5 or 10 years?
A: Throughout the next decade, I want to be an integral part of a high-tech business that falls under the emerging markets label to expose myself to the different possibilities technology offers. The MS in Technological Entrepreneurship program has taught me to continuously innovate and brainstorm to make thoughtful business decisions. This along with my risk-taking ability will help me start my own business.
Q: How has D’Amore-McKim helped you become more?
A: The most important thing that D’Amore McKim taught me was time management. The course load varied with each professor, class, and semester. The important thing was to align that work with my life to make the most of it. This helped me while applying for jobs and studying full time for the MS in Technological Entrepreneurship program.