Students

  • 2022 Best & Brightest MBA: Derek Cunningham, Georgetown University (McDonough)

    Deciding to apply for an MBA, Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business felt unique and different from my other school interactions. I knew that I wanted a school that offered a smaller cohort size, which was taking active steps towards inclusivity and focused on a global mindset. I found all of those and more at McDonough. What really stood out more than that was this palpable feeling that each and every member of our community truly cared for the success and well-being of one another.

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  • 2022 Best & Brightest MBA: Richard Williamson, Georgetown University (McDonough)

    “Georgetown University immediately caught my attention! After I learned about the Georgetown Pivot Program and the Global Business Experience, McDonough became my top choice for business school admission,” said Williamson. “I have always been passionate about serving marginalized communities, mostly at-risk youth, through extracurricular teaching and mentorship. Therefore, I was truly thrilled to see one of the top MBA programs in the world driving positive change within the marginalized community of formerly incarcerated individuals.”

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  • 2022 Best & Brightest Business Major: Ryon Cairo Henderson, Georgetown University (McDonough)

    Ryon is a really bright and motivated student, and he embodies our cura personalis mission at Georgetown McDonough. Ryon is going to make a very sound and successful CEO one day, but even more importantly, he will also prove to be quite a contributing citizen of the world, and that is exactly what Georgetown stands for.

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  • 2022 Best & Brightest Business Major: Aaryn Taft, Georgetown University (McDonough)

    It is not just her leadership that makes Aaryn such an invaluable addition to the Class of 2022, it is also her service to others. Whether it is in the classroom or in the hallways of the McDonough School of Business, Aaryn is always listening to people’s concerns and worries and then providing advice on how to move forward. Students who have been mentored by Aaryn are so grateful for her support and care and she was always willing to help them through the difficult challenges they were facing. Taking on the mentor role is time consuming, but Aaryn’s motivation to help others is one of her distinctive qualities as student leader—and as a person.

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