Want to meet some of the remarkable incoming students of the #1-ranked Kelley Direct Online MBA? In this Q&A series, students share why they chose Kelley, how they navigated the admissions process, and the goals they’re most excited to achieve. Introducing Taylor Bruner—a project manager in Atlanta excited to maximize her leadership potential:
Why are you pursuing an MBA?
“I’m currently a project manager in merchandising for Home Depot, a role I’ve had for three years. My undergraduate degree is in finance, and I want to advance as a business leader in my career.”
Why did you choose Kelley Direct?
“I was looking for a top school, and the education and opportunities at Kelley were comparable to those at Ivy League schools. After weighing the options, the Kelley Direct Online MBA stood out as a program that fits well in a working professional’s lifestyle. Where other schools have rigid schedules, Kelley offers flexibility for real life.”
What are you looking forward to the most?
“I’m looking forward to Kelley On Campus, and I can’t wait to take advantage of Kelley Direct’s global immersion courses. While an online format is best for me overall, having in-person experiences will allow me to invest time in building relationships with faculty and classmates.”
Did anything surprise you about the Kelley Direct admissions process?
“I thought that the process would take a significant amount of time, but instead I received prompt and personalized responses to my application.”
Interested in earning the Kelley Direct Online MBA? Start with the first part of our Kelley Direct Application. It’s free and takes only a few minutes to complete.