Student Voices

Nisarg Shah

Nisarg Shah

MBA'18, Finance Track

"D’Amore-McKim is the place where I have grown. I've grown intellectually through coursework, analytically by solving case studies, socially by networking with a diverse set of people, and personally because all this has helped me raise my confidence in my skills and abilities to face the world more skillfully."


Q:Where is your hometown?

A:Mumbai, India

Q:What are you studying at the D’Amore-McKim School of Business and what is your graduation year?

A:MBA – Finance, August 2018

Q:What do/did you do in your corporate residency? What are/were your responsibilities? How did you impact the business?

A:I will be starting my corporate residency at Parexel International, Inc. in July 2017. I will be working as a Financial Analyst.

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

A:I am building teamwork, initiative and leadership skills. They are an essential part of any task/work and needed for success.

Q:What has been the biggest take-away from working toward your MBA at Northeastern? What can you do today that you couldn't do before you started your MBA?

A:Understanding different perspectives and analyzing a condition under different lenses has been my biggest take-away.

Q:What has been your most valuable experience so far?

A:Global Project Course has been the most valuable experience so far because it provided the opportunity to provide consulting to a company based on live scenarios.

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

A:The coursework at D’Amore-McKim is holistic with a good balance between class and practical experience. The corporate residency and the Global Project Course provide an opportunity to apply the concepts learned in class. Also, the large pool of options to select the classes within our concentration helps to grow our knowledge deep in our areas of interest.

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

A:The culture and experience at D’Amore-Mckim provides a strong ground to be “success-ready.”

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

A: In 10 years from now, I see myself in a senior management position involved in the strategic decision making of an organization.

Q:How has D’Amore-McKim helped you to become more?

A:D’Amore-McKim is the place where I have grown. Grown intellectually through coursework, analytically by solving case studies, socially by networking with a diverse set of people, and personally because all this has helped me raise my confidence in my skills and abilities to face the world more skillfully. In short, D’Amore-McKim has made me grow more holistically.


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