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Covid Journals: Finally taking the leap

By Tulsi Patel

During the Fall 2020 Semester, The Oppy will be publishing submissions from members of the Stern community about how the Covid-19 Pandemic has impacted their experience in and out of the program. This issue, we approached incoming students to learn why they chose to pursue an MBA knowing the pandemic would fundamentally change their entry in the Stern community. If you wish to write about your own experience, please e-mail us at oppy@stern.nyu.edu

The following entry comes from Langone student Tulsi Patel.

Back in March, I was late booking a flight to Istanbul for a friend’s wedding.…

Covid Journals: Reunited Down Under

During the Fall 2020 Semester, The Oppy will be publishing submissions from members of the Stern community about how the Covid-19 Pandemic has impacted their experience in and out of the program. If you wish to write about your own experience, please e-mail us at oppy@stern.nyu.edu

The following entry comes from Langone student Andy Garcia.

February 16th, 2020 was already slated to be a tough one. I was headed to the airport to drop off my wife Shenae for her flight to Australia, as she awaited the final step of her United States visa process: the in-person interview at the U.S.…

Covid Journals: Talking Opera with Alexa

By Alexandra Svokos

During the Fall 2020 Semester, The Oppy will be publishing submissions from members of the Stern community about how the Covid-19 Pandemic has impacted their experience in and out of the program. If you wish to write about your own experience, please e-mail us at oppy@stern.nyu.edu

The following entry comes from Langone student Alexandra Svokos.

You know those scrawled messages on hospital doors and overpasses at the start of every zombie movie? The first thing I saw looking out at the beach beneath my parents’ apartment in Florida was the word “JESUS.” Someone had painstakingly written it out in palm leaves and seaweed, with another word beneath I couldn’t quite catch.…

Covid Journals: Feeling normal on the other side of the world

By Daniel Martin

During the Fall 2020 Semester, The Oppy will be publishing submissions from members of the Stern community about how the Covid-19 Pandemic has impacted their experience in and out of the program. If you wish to write about your own experience, please e-mail us at oppy@stern.nyu.edu

The following entry comes from Langone student Daniel Martin.

Since I moved to New York five years ago, I had wanted to go to NYU, so much so that Stern was the only MBA program I had applied for. I began classes as a Langone student this past spring, and I was honored to share a classroom with so many distinguished young professionals as I looked to grow my network and make new friends.…

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