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Neha Vinod

Neha Vinod

GCBA '18

"One of the most positive aspects of the classes at D’Amore-McKim has been the opportunity to learn from others with different educational backgrounds and experiences than my own."


Q:What skills are you building at D’Amore-McKim that you will use in your future career?

A:Almost immediately, my education at D’Amore-McKim began enhancing my technical skills, enabling me to perform better in the workplace. Additionally, I have had the opportunity to develop essential life skills like networking, presentation skills, public speaking, and the ability to collaborate with diverse groups of people with different backgrounds and nationalities. One of the most positive aspects of the classes at D’Amore-McKim has been the opportunity to learn from others with different educational backgrounds and experiences than my own.

I have also seen a drastic improvement in my time management skills. This program has encouraged me to excel in my courses, while maintaining the same work ethic in my career, business, and other extracurricular activities.

Q:Why did you choose D'Amore-McKim?

A:Studying at Northeastern University has always been a dream of mine. I was drawn to the school not only due to the warm and friendly environment among the community, but also due to the metropolitan Boston location and the renowned business program. The vast diversity in students and faculty, high qualification of the professors, quality of education, and hands-on experience I receive in my classes provide me with the opportunity to advance in my career, as well as in other areas of life. Moreover, D’Amore-McKim has given me the ability to pursue my education at my own pace, while maintaining my full-time career, and simultaneously running a business on a part-time basis.

Q:What would you say to a prospective student considering D’Amore-McKim for their business education? 

A:For anyone considering a degree from D’Amore-McKim, I would definitely recommend that you go ahead and apply! The education and experience you receive is incomparable. The school makes a special effort to ensure each student’s success both during their education and in their careers.

Q:Where do you see yourself in 5 or 10 years?

A:Within the next five years, I plan to continue my studies and earn an MBA from Northeastern. My goal is to leverage my education from D’Amore-McKim to advance in my career, as well as other entrepreneurial endeavors. After graduation, I hope to pursue a role in upper management within an IT company. I also believe that a MBA from D’Amore-McKim will provide me with a broad perspective in other related fields, and may open the door to future opportunities in marketing, finance, HR, etc.


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