Our Ambassadors are here to help you navigate the admissions process at Fisher and also give you more information about the programs we offer.  Feel free to contact them or schedule an appointment to meet and tour the campus.

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MHRM AmbassadorElise Zawacki | MHRM Ambassador

Hometown(s): Monroe, MI
Undergraduate college: Central Michigan University
Undergraduate major(s): Human Resource Management
Career path interests/plans: To work in Consulting or Talent & Development with the ultimate goal to create my own Human Resource practice.
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  • Q & A with Elise

    Why you chose/what you like most about Fisher: The MHRM program truly encompasses everything that I was looking for in a Masters degree. The practicum curriculum and business foundation electives are aligned with my immediate career objectives and provide the acumen necessary to manage a Human Resources administration as well as operate a business. In addition to this, the program offers a wide range of opportunities to further develop through career management, student organizations, professional events as well as exposure to a distinguished network of business professionals, staff, and alumni.
    What surprised you the most about Fisher: How immediate I felt at home here. The staff and students of the program were so genuine and helpful through the entire admission process. As soon as I stepped on campus, I knew that I belonged here.
    What your favorite class has been so far or what class you are most looking forward to: I am most excited to begin the 'Crucial Conversations' course, which teaches how to address contrasting opinion and performance differences in a skilled, constructive manner in the workplace. This course is one of a kind and great for leadership development.
    What advice you would give to prospective students: Applying to graduate school can be a daunting task but don't feel like you have to go through it alone. Reach out to the programs you are interested in and get to know the recruiters. Don't be afraid to ask questions. The more you speak to those involved with a program you are interested in, the more you will be able to tell if it is a good match for you.


SMF Ambassador headshotFerny Angeles Paz | SMF Ambassador

Hometown(s): Lima, Peru
Undergraduate college: The Ohio State University
Undergraduate major(s): Finance & Economics
Career path interests/plans: Consulting and Advisory
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  • Q & A with Ferny

    Why you chose/what you like most about Fisher: I completed my undergrad at OSU and fell in love with the school. The connections and opportunities that you encounter in one of the largest universities in the country such as OSU are unparalleled. The people, the tradition and the excellence, Fisher is all about that and I am proud to call myself a Buckeye for life.
    What surprised you the most about Fisher: The presence of alumni all over the world, even in my home country Peru.
    What your favorite class has been so far or what class you are most looking forward to: Financial Consulting Practicum and Financial Software Applications.
    What advice you would give to prospective students: Do not be afraid to pursue your dreams. At Fisher, you have many opportunities to develop professionally and as an individual. Once you figure out what career path you want to pursue don't be afraid to seek out for help, there is always a Buckeye willing to help you. If you are coming to Fisher to enhance your career, have no doubt that Fisher will help you further your professional skills and the connections that you build will be everlasting.


MAcc AmbassadorMatthew Steffan | MAcc Ambassador

Hometown(s): Buffalo, NY
Undergraduate college: The Ohio State University (BSBA/MAcc)
Undergraduate major(s): Accounting
Career path interests/plans: Forensic Accounting, Wealth Management, Corporate Finance.
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  • Q & A with Matthew

    Why you chose/what you like most about Fisher: I chose Fisher because of the abundance of opportunities available within the college.  The professors are world-class and challenge me to test my limits as both a student and a person every day in the classroom.  Fisher has seemingly limitless resources available for students to utilize and excellent relationships with top-tier employers.
    What surprised you the most about Fisher: I was surprised the most with how willing professors are to get to know their students at an individual level.  No matter if I was in a class of 20 or 200 students, professors at Fisher took the time to learn what their students are passionate about and provided their support to help students achieve their goals.
    What your favorite class has been so far or what class you are most looking forward to: I am looking forward to the Negotiations class.  Being able to leverage your skill set to make a deal that is more beneficial for you is crucial no matter what profession you select.
    What advice you would give to prospective students: My advice to prospective candidates is to start planning for how you are going to apply today.  It is never too early to prepare for the future.  Figure out what you need to get done and when it needs to get done by ahead of your deadlines.  This will give you the opportunity to ask questions and correct issues that may arise in the application process.


PlaceholderJulie Peterson | MAcc Ambassador

Hometown(s): Whippany, NJ
Undergraduate college: North Carolina State University
Undergraduate major(s): Accounting
Career path interests/plans: Tax Associate at PWC
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  • Q & A with Julie

    Why you chose/what you like most about Fisher: I selected Fisher because of the high reputation of the program and because of how helpful everyone at Fisher was during my application process. It made me feel like Fisher was the right fit for me. 
    What surprised you the most about Fisher: What surprised me was the flexibility you have in choosing your classes. There are many accounting and non-accounting electives you can choose.
    What your favorite class has been so far or what class you are most looking forward to: I am looking forward to my Data and Analytics course. That is something I didn't learn a lot about in undergrad, so I am excited about it.
    What advice you would give to prospective students: Don't be afraid to reach out if you have any questions. Everyone at Fisher is very helpful and wants to give you as much information about the program as possible! 


SMF Ambassador headshotTatenda Ushendibaba | SMF Ambassador

Hometown(s): Harare, Zimbabwe
Undergraduate college: Fairmont State University
Undergraduate major(s): Accounting
Career path interests/plans: Consulting and Corporate Finance
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  • Q & A with Tatenda

    Why you chose/what you like most about Fisher: The brand. I knew Fisher had a respected brand that is recognized by companies world over. The program was also another factor. The curriculum comprised of core classes and electives that would go a long way in preparing me for my professional career. 
    What surprised you the most about Fisher: Most, if not all the information I read and heard during the application process has turned out to be true and accurate. I like that no deceptive or truthful information was used to draw me here.
    What your favorite class has been so far or what class you are most looking forward to: Corporate Finance
    What clubs you are involved in and/or on-campus/community involvement: It’s mostly work and school for me here!
    What advice you would give to prospective students: As a student, I can confirm for you that the claims and statements made by recruiters are true. Fisher is the right place for you to experience the student to professional transformation. Apply as soon as you can because this gives you time to put forward your best application.

     


MAcc Ambassador HeadshotAudrey Faber | MAcc Ambassador

Hometown(s): Cincinnati, OH
Undergraduate college: University of Illinois
Undergraduate major(s): Accountacy
Career path interests/plans: I will be working in the Audit practice at Deloitte - Chicago, IL.
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  • Q & A with Audrey

    Why you chose/what you like most about Fisher: I felt “at home” on OSU’s campus and knew that I would be most successful here!
    What surprised you the most about Fisher: The diversity of undergraduate schools represented in my class.
    What your favorite class has been so far or what class you are most looking forward to: I am most looking forward to the Data & Analytics class. Public accounting will be changing so rapidly over the next five years and the skills learned in the Data & Analytics class will prepare us well for the future of Audit.
    What advice you would give to prospective students: Get to know as many faculty and students as you can. This will help you in deciding if Fisher is the best fit for you.