Mendoza School of Business

First Gen: Inspiring stories of MBAs who beat the odds

Published: November 18, 2018 / Author: Poets & Quants

Accountancy professor Brad Badertscher and Class of 2019 MBA candidate Stephen Meehan were featured in a Poets & Quants story on first-generation college students.

“The hardest thing is getting that sense that you fit in,” Badertscher notes. “You have never done this as a first generation student. You want to feel like you have a seat at the table when you go. As a first year student, you’re just trying to figure out where you belong.”