Selom Adzamli (second from right) with some of her classmates during an MBA awards dinner.

An entrepreneur turned MBA wants to make impact in new marketing role

As she was completing her Full-Time MBA, Selom Adzamli recalled why she made the decision to attend Rutgers Business School. “I immediately felt like I was part of a community,” she said. “I had done extensive research into MBA programs and had attended many prospective student events over the years, but it was the level of personalization at RBS that I found refreshing."

"At the end of the day," she said, "I truly felt like my presence would be valued on campus.”

Adzamli thrived at Rutgers. She was a stand-out student who took on leadership roles and formed close relationships with classmates and faculty.

Rutgers MBA graduate Selom Adzamli.
Selom Adzamli

After doing a mid-program internship at PepsiCo in New York, she was offered a full-time job as an associate marketing manager.

Watch a Video of Adzamli describing her MBA experience. "My Rutgers MBA Story: 'Where I am now is exactly where I want to be.'"

What surprised Adzamli most about business school? “The time commitment surprised me most,” she said. “After two years, I believe the key to succeeding in business school is learning how to work smart.”

Read more about her in this Poets & Quants MBA-to-Watch profile.


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