MSIM Student Spotlights

Lizzy McGaffey (MSiM ’21)

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Undergrad: Miami University, BS in Anthropology (’20)

“The quality of professors at Miami is outstanding. The faculty are really invested in our learning and you can tell they care so much about us and our program. And I really enjoy the small cohort size because it gives me the opportunity to learn and connect with everyone. 

The program feels really invested in my career plans and I love that I can go to anyone involved for advice and they would happily help. I would 100% recommend this program to anyone interested in getting a solid foundation in business. I’m only in my first semester and the program is already opening a lot of doors for me.”

Precious Ayah (MSiM ’21)

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Undergrad: Miami University, BS in Psychology, Minor in Management and Leadership (’20)

"I majored in psychology because I wanted to understand how behavior impacts others both socially and in a working environment. Joining the MSiM program seemed like a natural fit to continue learning about how people and organizations work. I believe at the end of this program I will be equipped to smoothly transition into the workforce and ready to take on new opportunities."

Eric Sampsel (MSiM ’20)

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Undergrad: Ohio State University, BA in Political Science and Public Policy (’20)

"The Farmer faculty are very devoted to teaching and have a ton of real-world experience. I was originally planning to attend law school, but a summer internship working on public policy issues for high-tech startup companies made me change course and enroll in the MSiM program. The MSiM is giving me the hard business skills I need to leverage my public affairs background into the career I want in management consulting."