The value an MBA is that it teaches business managers how to convert opportunity into value; how to find where the rubber meets road. Cornell is home to so many top-tier programs that have produced truly world-changing work.
Professor Russo mentioned the common phrase of “walking a mile in someone else’s shoes.” What struck me was what he said next, which was something along the lines of: “and the only way you can do that is if you take your shoes off first."
For me, it took stepping away from Sage Hall to truly appreciate what I have learned there. I spent the summer working in hospital administration at a children’s hospital in Utah and am completing my Park project with a local non-profit.
After my first semester, I'm now actively defining and finding what balance means to me. With that lesson in mind and the progress made thus far in tow, I established new goals for the spring semester.