Business Student Panel

Recorded Tuesday, December 22 at 10:30 PM

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About this livestream


Ask current business students questions about their major! On this panel, we will explore all topics related to studying business, such as internship opportunities, class size, post-grad careers, and coursework. Livestream viewers will get to vote on questions and ask their own. Stop in to ask a few questions or stick around for the whole hour to learn from other viewers' questions!

Meet the panelists: Brian, Kathryn, Grace, and Hannah

Brian Ibe is a senior from Texas Tech University, Lubbock in Rawls College of Business. He is pursuing a Bachelor’s in Accounting & Finance. Brian is an active member of President Select, VP of Innovation Hub Ambassadors, and a engaging member of Accounting Leadership Council. Outside of school, he enjoys volunteering, spending time with friends/ family, and watching horror films on Netflix.

Kathryn Jordan is a Senior from Atlanta, Georgia at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business. She is double majoring Marketing and Finance with a minor in English literature. Kathryn is Head of Consulting on the McDonough Global Case Team (MGCT), a member of Innovo Consulting, and a dancer on the Hoya Blue Diamonds dance team. In her free time she also loves to cook, workout with friends, travel with her family, and watch Sci-Fi movies.

Grace McInnis is a pre-junior from Jamison, PA studying marketing at the LeBow College of Business at Drexel University. She also has a minor in retail, and is pursuing co-ops in the fashion industry. She is currently working at a small bra company in Philadelphia. Outside of school she likes to embroider, read, and hang out with friends.

Hannah Jian is a second year student at Emory University planning to go into the Goizueta Business School. She is pursuing a Bachelor's in Business Administration with a concentration in consulting. Hannah is an active member of The Humans of Emory, Emory Impact Investment Group, Emory Entrepreneur and Venture Management, Asian Health Alliance, and ResLife. Outside of school, she enjoys thrifting, embroidering, having picnics, and watching The Good Place.

Your host

Undergrad College: University of Pennsylvania '19

Major: English and Women’s Studies

Work Experience: I'm passionate about merging storytelling, psychology, and spirituality to co-create experiences that transform people. In addition to advising students with CollegeVine, I work as a life coach and freelance writer.

Audience questions

These are questions from the audience that we had time to answer during the live session. If you have any other questions, you can request an answer from Moriah and other CollegeVine experts in an upcoming livestream or on the Q&A Forum anytime.
6:26@anonymous210:Is business a worthwhile major?
6:28@anonymous:What are some of the activities you did to show your passion for business?
6:41@anonymous210:Because I think there is a stigma surrounding that, and I was wondering if y’all could debunk that
11:29@anonymous:What can I do before college to show interest in business?
15:56@BirbJay:Where do y'all see yourself in 5 years? Like career wise.
21:56@ssolkhan:How good should one be in Math for a successful business undergrad? Does one need to take both AP Calc AB and BC while in high school?
25:26@RebeccaOpher:What does majoring in “business entrepreneurship” look like at your schools. What about a “management concentration?”
29:18@anonymous:Is it a good idea to pursue a business internship at a big company in high school?
33:08@RebeccaOpher:Are your schools more competitive or collaborative (between students), and how have you navigated that landscape.
37:06@anonymous:Where did you find these business internships? I’m having a difficult time finding some for high schoolers.
39:21@anonymous:Are there any free business programs?
43:56@anonymous:Are there any schools you recommend specifically for consulting?
45:54@anonymous:Is it good to start applying for scholarships during junior year?
46:35@anonymous:How did you know that you had a passion for business? Like what was the switch in your brain that said "Ooh, I want to pursue this"?
51:27@MohidBasha:What is the difference between a business major, Econ major, and finance major? Does one have competitive advantages over others in the job market?
54:10@anonymous:How has Covid and the pandemic affected your majors? It will surely be around next school year, and its always good to know what to expect.


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