Student Voices

Alt text: Students in the Park Fellows Class of 2020 pose for a group photo at an outdoor event.
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Network power: The professional impact of building meaningful relationships

Austin Blais, MBA ’20, reflects on his time career searching, the professional impact of building his network, and some lessons learned along the way.

Students pictured overlooking the Dead Sea
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Exploring history, culture, and health tech innovation in Israel

Shuhan Zhang, Johnson Cornell Tech MBA ’20, shares insights from an Israel trek and her experience participating in a health tech hackathon.

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A first-hand look at the African economy

Sophia Marseille, MBA ’20, shares insights about her trek to South Africa and Ghana, pinpointing entrepreneurship and brand strategy as growth opportunities.

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Park Perspectives: Our biggest decision and our greatest asset

Zach Zirkle, MBA ’20, reflects on his MBA experience and says the choice regarding what we want in life is the most important choice we will ever make.

Four students stand in front of a large temple in Thailand
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Spring trek combines Asian culture, real estate, and infrastructure

Emile Schachter, MPS-RE ’20 (Baker), reflects on Asian culture, economics, and the real estate market after his trek to Thailand, Singapore, and Indonesia.

Chris Marino, Anand Narayan, and Shady Henien
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EMBA Metro NY students take teamwork to the next level with business ideation

Three EMBA Metro NY students combine classroom lessons and group experience to form a diverse team and launch a telemedicine business.

Students stand in front of a waterfall
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Park Perspectives: The (un)natural leader

Greg Wool, MBA ’21 explains the benefits of admiring your efforts—the continuous improvement mindset—rather than the goal you’ve accomplished.

Students pose in traditional Korean ‘hanbok’ formal attire
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Japan-Korea trek focuses on business strategy in wines and spirits

Students in Johnson’s residential MBA programs traveled to Japan and Korea, identifying international business opportunities in wine and spirits.

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Late-night teamwork, Battle of the Brands, a musical goodbye, and more

Johnson’s graduates in the Class of 2020 share their favorite Cornell memories. Congratulations to our newest business management leaders!