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Yancheng Li, GABELLI ‘20: Inspiration to Work Hard—and Sing a Little—Pays Off

Graduate, Success Stories | May 14, 2020 |

Determination, networking, hard work, and a good smile. That was how Yancheng Li, who goes by Tony, approached each day at the Gabelli School of Business at Lincoln Center. “I’m not coming from a background where my entire family is …

Swarna Swathi Badekila, GABELLI ’20: Accounting Grad Finds Confidence, Community, and Success

Accounting, Graduate, Success Stories | May 11, 2020 |

Earning a master’s degree in accounting was not in Swarna Swathi Badekila’s original plan when she moved to the United States from India in 2016. After marrying her high school sweetheart in her native city of Mysuru, she joined him here in …

Success Story: Alexandra Gallagher, GABELLI’20, on a Transformative Gabelli School Experience

Success Stories, Undergraduate | May 05, 2020 |

Alexandra Gallagher was a pragmatist when it came to her career goals. Although she initially wanted to become a professional ballerina (she studied at the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at American Ballet Theatre and performed at New York’s Metropolitan Opera …

Abhishek Agrawal (MS ’19) Accepts Position as Equity Research Intern at Sutton Place Capital Management

Students, Success Stories | Apr 06, 2020 |

By Marianne Fulgenzi Once a waiter at London’s Mayfair Hotel in 2013, Abhishek “Abi” Agrawal, GABELLI ’19, would collect the business cards of professionals from top companies that he served, thinking that perhaps one day, he might be passing his …

Success Story: Erica Harrell ’19 Accepts Management Consultant Position at Oliver Wyman

Success Stories | May 29, 2019 |

by Kelly Anderson After receiving a full-time offer from her internship at KPMG, Erica Harrell, BS’19, decided to take a chance and decline the offer. She explored other options and has now accepted a role in management consulting with Oliver …

Success Story: Marc Guberti ’20 is Named an Icon of Influence at the New Media Summit

Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Success Stories | May 08, 2019 |

By Kelly Anderson Marc Guberti, BS ’20, is a finance student, a runner, a podcast host, and an author of twenty e-books. He’s been named an Icon of Influence for the New Media Summit in Tampa, Florida, and his book …

Success Story: Sahiba Sikand ’20 lands summer internship at Barclays Equity Research

Success Stories | May 07, 2019 |

When opportunity knocks, open the door. For junior Sahiba Sikand ’20, opportunity turned out to be an interview invitation while on vacation in California. Already interning with Frankling Templeton Investments in New York at the time, Sikand flew back to …

Success Story: Alexandra Aloe ’21 secures J.P. Morgan sales and trading internship

Success Stories | Apr 30, 2019 |

By Kelly Anderson While many freshmen may consider themselves too inexperienced to compete for internships, finance major Alexandra Aloe was able to secure a J.P. Morgan sales and trading 2019 internship during her first year at Fordham. “I was just …

Success Story: Morgan Fusco ’19 accepts analyst offer at RBC Capital Markets

Success Stories | Apr 16, 2019 |

By Kelly Anderson If networking were a competitive sport, Morgan Fusco, BS ’19, would be a serious contender for the gold medal. After completing a summer internship in the credit risk division of RBC Capital Markets, Fusco learned that full-time …

Success Story: Amanda Papaleo ’19 accepts financial analyst position at Bank of America

Success Stories | Apr 03, 2019 |

By Victoria Cheah What do superheroes and renting apartments have to do with becoming a financial analyst? For Amanda Papaleo, BS ’19, they both call to mind the “ability to handle change” and to make the most out of every …


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