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Imagine this: You are sitting in your room and you get a phone call. It’s an unknown number, but you pick it up anyway. And suddenly, your day just became so much better–You got an interview with the firm of your dreams! You’re incredibly excited, but also apprehensive, because what …

Come September, students will be walking through the Schulich corridors trying to find their classroom. They will walk into the lecture room and search the crowd of students for a familiar face. They will look across the rows of tables, looking for the ideal spot to spend the next few …

I still remember the first time I stepped into the Schulich building and excitedly took the iconic photo (that everyone takes at least once) with the school sign. Flash forward, I am going into my third year and have reached the halfway point of my degree. A lot can happen …

Marketing Instructor Marian Magrane is quick to admit in an email chain with me that it was easy for her to list her failures, but that successes were a little scarcer. A situation which I feel many of us have become acquainted with through interviews or personal conversations. In any …

From a 3,000 square foot basement to operations of over 500 people on both sides of the Atlantic, 9 Story Media Group has established itself as a major player in the animated content industry. The company was founded in 2002 by President and CEO Vince Commisso and Executive Vice President …

Accounting is a specialization that comes with many myths and apprehensions associated with it. It is also the first specialization that a first year at Schulich usually becomes acquainted with through their courses and the extra-curricular activities that they are exposed to. It was no different for me when I …

Remember when you had to complete 40 hours of volunteer work? Remember wishing you got paid for the work you did? Schools across Canada have a general requirement that students complete between 25 to 40 hours of community service – depending on the school board regulations – before graduation. The …

Similar to many students, I entered Schulich expecting to specialize in accounting and get a CPA. The opportunities in accounting appeared to be very exciting; great firms and fun cultures. Although I learned that the former is still correct, I realized that my interests may not necessary align directly with …

The finance specialization requires you to take courses that teach you how and why corporate leaders make the decisions they make. Events such as Google becoming Alphabet, or Apple moving its manufacturing from China to India, or even large global mergers and acquisitions such as when Activision bought King Digital, …

It doesn’t come as a surprise that the moment one sets their foot within the Schulich School of Business, the concept of networking is one that is no longer optional but rather, vital. Networking is not only a method of gaining crucial insight from those with more experience, but also …