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Aug 24, 2021

On this episode, Stacy talks with fellow student and Ph.D. candidate Jen Zoghby. Jen shares her long, winding, and diverse career path and journey to The Mitchell College of Business Ph.D. Program. Listen closely because Jen knows what it takes for "getting started" in a business past graduate school and what skills and tools you will need to not only survive but thrive in a high-level program. Plus, Jen reveals her thesis work and her plans moving forward with her Ph.D.

Key Takeaways

- Don't let excuses and fear stop you from pursuing your academic dreams. Be patient, but if you genuinely want a post-graduate degree, get started.

- The USA program and cohort structure allowed Jen to keep up with her current life and career responsibilities while earning her Ph.D. degree.

- The Ph.D. program academics were challenging and engaging.

- While the USA program is highly competitive, Jen found her fellow cohorts to be supportive and instrumental to her success in pursuing her degree.