blog postsNine Compete for Full MBA ScholarshipMar 27, 2012 4:30 pm1236 views On Friday, March 9, nine prospective students for the University of Illinois MBA program competed for top scholarship prizes. The annual Illinois MBA Scholarship Case Competition offers prospective students a unique and productive way to show off their analytical and presentation skills to seasoned professionals and program administrators. In return, the top three participants earn significant scholarships that apply toward a degree from the Illinois MBA program.An Interview with the MBA Association PresidentMar 18, 2012 11:15 am614 views Every year in January, a first-year Illinois MBA student begins his/her term as the MBA Association president. This year, Corey Painter was elected to this prestigious position. Since Corey has been the MBAA president for a couple of months, I decided that now was the perfect time to gather his thoughts on his position and his vision for the rest of the year.HP's Global Consulting ChallengeMar 6, 2012 12:00 pm1222 views Working with the Admissions team, I’ve noticed that a lot of our perspective students are interested in case competitions and what they entail. My good friend and second-year MBA student, Tim Kingery, was on the Illinois MBA team for the HP Global Consulting Challenge Case Competition that competed a couple weekends ago. I spent some time with Tim to learn more about his experience.