Ten Minutes with Clare Burns ’17

Across the past six MSA classes (2017-2022), approximately 40% of students joined the program directly following completion of their undergraduate degrees. Alex Pirsos, a current student, and (Virginia) Clare Burns ‘17 are two such individuals; Alex studied marketing at Elon University and Clare earned a bachelor’s in public health from Continue reading Ten Minutes with Clare Burns ’17

Diverse Disciplines: Sneha Bhalodia '17

The Institute’s admissions team regularly receives inquiries from prospective students along the lines of: “I’m interested in the MSA program, but I’m a ________ major. Do I even have a chance of being admitted?” One can fill in that blank with any number of disciplines — physics, philosophy, food science Continue reading Diverse Disciplines: Sneha Bhalodia '17

Alumni in Action: Rose Nyameke MSA '17

Rose Nyameke MSA ‘17 entered the MS in Analytics program at NC State after completing studies in neurobiology at Harvard and working in academic technology. While in college, she did an internship at Microsoft, where she discovered the appeal of using data science as a tool to solve complex problems. Continue reading Alumni in Action: Rose Nyameke MSA '17

An Interview with Shoshana Collins

Meet Shoshana Collins, Class of ‘17. She entered the MSA program after working as a research analyst at Cushman & Wakefield, a commercial real estate company. Before that, Shoshana received a history degree from U.C. Berkeley, and worked as a freelance writer and researcher. Since completing the MSA, Shoshana has Continue reading An Interview with Shoshana Collins