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Poets&Quants 2017 Best and Brightest Features Two JMU Students

by Karen Doss Bowman

Carrie Bao & Michael Habib - Poets&Quants Best and Brightest - 2017

SUMMARY: Two JMU students were included in the second annual "Best and Brightest Business Majors" listing by Poets&Quants for Undergrads.

Two JMU students were included in the second annual “Best and Brightest Business Majors” listing by Poets&Quants for Undergrads. Carrie (Juxian) Bao, of Guangdong, China, and Michael Habib of Walpole, Mass., were among 100 students from the Class of 2017 who were profiled on the Web site recognizing the nation’s top business majors. Bao and Habib, who are both double majoring in economics and quantitative finance and minoring in mathematics, were nominated by the CoB’s faculty and administration, based on their “academic excellence, extracurricular leadership, personal character, innate potential, striking personal narrative and overall impact on the program.” Read their profiles by visiting: CoB 2016 Poets&Quants for Undergrads Recognitions.

JMU was ranked 10th on Poets&Quants for Undergrads’ listing of “B-Schools that Create the Best College Experience.” The article notes that COB300 was the most-mentioned single course among all schools participating in the alumni survey. Read the article here.

JMU also comes in at No. 32 for starting salaries, and at No. 43 overall (24th among public institutions) in the “Top Business Schools” listing. Read the school profile here: Additionally, JMU received top 10 rankings on many of the alumni survey questions. Read here.

Poets&Quants for Undergrads is a social network for people interested in undergraduate business education. It is part of the Poets&Quants network founded by John A. Byrne, former executive editor of BusinessWeek magazine and former editor-in-chief of Fast Company.

Published: Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 2, 2019

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