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R.H. Smith Orientation Keynote


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This was a speech given to MBA Class of 2012 at R.H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.

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R.H. Smith Orientation Keynote

  1. 1. Jason ! Madhosingh! MBA ‘06!
  2. 2. Ac#ve  Users   500,000,000   0  
  3. 3. VAN MUNCHING HALL, 2004
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  5. 5. Average workweek during your MBA: 1,000 pages to write 1,000,000 pages to read 1, 000,000,000 financial equations And this isn’t even finals!
  6. 6. Getting out of the classroom means more than sitting in the lawn.
  7. 7. Greta Garbo was a George Bernard was famous actress during an Irish playwright and the silent film era of a co-founder of the the Great Depression London School of (and well after!) Economics.
  8. 8. Volunteer for something
  9. 9. make some new friends.
  10. 10. Imagine a circle that contains all human knowledge
  11. 11. By the time you finish grade school, you know a little
  12. 12. By the time you finish high school, you know a bit more:
  13. 13. With a bachelor’s degree, you gain a specialty
  14. 14. And imagine, if during your graduate work, you go to the edge
  15. 15. And you push the boundary… just a little
  16. 16. So now, your world looks like this
  17. 17. But don’t forget the bigger picture
  18. 18. So keep pushing yourself •  Be persistent! •  See the forest through the trees •  Find great people and learn from them •  School is about more than books
  19. 19. THANK YOU! Contact  Me   Jason  Madhosingh   @madho