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Caitlin Piccirillo-Stosser ’23


Student Ambassador


MBA Class of 2023


Ossining, NY


United States (primary), Brazil

Undergraduate Institution and Major

The University of Chicago, Economics and Public Policy Studies

Pre-MBA Industry

Retail, Financial Planning & Analysis, The Home Depot Pro

Internship Organization

Education, Consulting, Bellwether Education Partners

Clubs and Affiliations

Education Club, Women in Management, SOM United, IM Softball, Admissions Guide

Leadership Positions

Education Club, Co-president; Women in Management, Young Women's Leadership Launch Committee (1Y leader)

Why did you choose to attend Yale SOM?

For me, the biggest draw of Yale SOM was its mission: to educate leaders for business and society. I thought that this was a really unique mission compared to those of most other business schools, how the school puts the improvement of the whole of society at the forefront. Furthermore, every SOM student I spoke to during my admissions process seemed to embody that mission and truly think about how their actions and their goals would impact society. Since I was interested in pivoting my career from working in retail to working in the education space, a more non-traditional MBA path and one that focuses specifically on social impact, I believed that SOM's mission aligned best with my goals. I knew that I would receive the support and resources I needed to be successful in my academic and career goals from my classmates, the faculty, and the university as a whole by attending SOM. Finally, it was the people at SOM who helped bring me here. Everyone was so kind and welcoming, and I knew that these were people who I wanted to be around for the next two years of my life.

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