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MBA students awarded merit scholarship

MBA students Brandy Bassett and Basil Newburn are this year’s recipients of the annual Advisory Board Merit Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to first-year graduate business students with exceptional academic backgrounds. We spoke with them about their experience in business and their time at the Leavey School of Business so far.  Find their profiles below:

Brandy Bassett
MBA '17 (expected)
Hoping to expand and develop his skill set while connecting to a new network, Brandy chose Santa Clara for his MBA because of its connections in Silicon Valley and its focus on social and ethical aspects of business.
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Basil Newburn
MBA ’18 (expected)
Currently a finance consultant with LeighFisher, a boutique management consultancy focused on the aviation industry, he most admires those who have been professionally successful while also making valuable contributions to society such as David Attenborough, Galen Rowell, Charlie Munger, Wallace Stevens, and Steve Fossett.
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