Business school spotlight
I feel like KU is my first choice now.
High school students got a taste of life at KU during the School of Business’ inaugural Summer Venture in Business program June 4-6, 2017.
Introduced by 2016-17 Student Body President Stephonn Alcorn and Vice President Gabby Naylor, the program aims to familiarize underrepresented students and potential first-generation college students with business topics and equip them with the tools to succeed in college.
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I graduated in May 2014 with majors in finance and management and leadership, and a concentration in international businessTell us about your current job and what it entails.
I am a senior financial analyst with Walt Disney Studios. My team helps prepare forecasts for the current fiscal year as well as the long-range plans of the studios. We forecast the performance of the movies for all of the studios, from Disney Animation to Marvel to Lucasfilm.Andréa Alden, who graduated from the School of Business in 2014, now serves as a senior financial analyst for Walt Disney Studios.What do you like most about your position?
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I’m majoring in accounting because I’ve always loved math. Little did I know that accounting is mostly addition and subtraction! In high school, I was offered the opportunity to take both introductory accounting classes, and that’s where I realized I liked it. I love accounting because it challenges me in a way where I don’t get frustrated if I stare at something for awhile. I know I can figure it out if I keep trying different solutions. It’s a great feeling when a trial balance is balanced!What has been one of your best School of Business experiences?
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