One thing I enjoyed the most during Orientation would definitely be Summit Vision. It was full of team building activities and adventures. Summit Vision was the place where we started to build our friendship and helped each other. It was a place where we learned from mistakes and started to grow. Here are some highlights:
A picture of my kitchen table on the first day of pre-term MBA program I’m a 33-year-old (balding) dad of two young kids with 10 years of non-profit work experience. How do I fit in at business school?
Since I’ve been in Columbus for almost five weeks I feel like I’m settling into Fisher and what it means to be a graduate student as well as an Ohio State Buckeye. First, grad school is NOT undergrad. They told us this during orientation but I don’t think it really hit home until the first two weeks of classes came and gone, very quickly. We are held accountable to reading because students need to be a value-added body in the classroom that’s prepared to contribute.
Life is full of transitions. As a married military veteran with a family, I view transitions as endeavors to personally and professionally grow while taking advantage of new opportunities. Leaving the private sector for full-time graduate school is a long-term investment. The Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University has so much to offer. I'm proud to be a Buckeye.
Classes are soon starting and I feel like I did when I was a kid going to the first day of school. There is a definite uncertainty of the future twisted with the excitement of the beginning of a new adventure. Being an untraditional graduate student, I had anticipated a certain type of distancing that would occur because of my unique background. My theory was completely demolished by the welcome provided at orientation. Professors and advisors all made me feel welcome and that I both belonged and deserved to be there. Even though orientation was only a day and a half, by the end of it,