Day 49: Kid in a Candy Store

Peyton Adams 2018

As I am writing this, I am thinking about how earlier today I sat with my fellow MSBA classmates, toasting the journey, the laughs and our last final week together. However, this is not goodbye, it is “see you later”. None of us embarked on this journey thinking that we would all come so far. However, I can whole heartedly …

Day 48: Welcome to the Arena

Andrew Zingone 2018

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again …

Day 47: The Homestretch

Christian Gange 2018

I still remember the day like it was yesterday. It was December 8, 2017 and after a long night of preparing for my Fall semester finals at USC, I was waking up early for a phone call with Bailey and Lorne to “further discuss my MSBA application.” Little did I know, that call would be the beginning of the most …

Day 46: Where Aggression Meets Strategy

Avery Toliver 2018

It’s the second to last Wednesday, which means my time at MSBA is coming to a close. It also means that it’s almost time for me to say goodbye to these 26 individuals (yes, John and Grace are included in this crazy family) who have made my time in New York better than I could have imagined. In the past …

Day 45: Elevate Your Normal

Jessica Schafer-Thomas 2018

I’ve always been one of those people who believes that everything happens for a reason, which is crazy because I’m also the person who always has a backup plan to the backup plan. I’ve been that way my whole life and I’m not going to lie, I get a little wacky when things don’t go according to plan. I like …