Fullbridge News

We’re redefining the education landscape—and people are taking notice. Read on for the latest buzz about our programs.

Inside Higher ED
XBA Certificate for Veterans
“The company has also teamed up with Concordia University Chicago so the program an lead to a 15-credit graduate certificate in business fundamentals.”

Fortune
Meet the XBA: A better, faster, cheaper MBA?
“The students are all in the Fullbridge Program, a new kind of business school, akin to an MBA — a baby brother, perhaps, but with a speed addiction.”

Wall Street Journal
The Business of Boot Camps: Undergraduates Look for Competitive Edge With Training
“Amid a brutal job market for graduates and growing concern that a liberal-arts education may not translate into real-world success, even accomplished students like Mr. McCann are desperate for any potential edge.”

BusinessWeek
XBA Aims to Fill a Hole Left by an ‘Outdated’ MBA Model
“The Fullbridge Program—an intense course for undergraduates, recent graduates, veterans, and law students who want to learn business basics—aims to give the MBA a run for its money.”

Law 360
5 Innovative Associate Training Programs
We collaborated with the Fullbridge Program team to deliver sophisticated, intensive business skills training to our brand new associates.”

The Recorder
Orrick Puts Would-Be Partners Through Business Boot Camp
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe put 40 senior associates, including 14 from the firm’s California offices, through a week-long MBA boot camp. Developed in collaboration with The Fullbridge Program, which offers business education to a range of professionals, Orrick’s Senior Associates Academy aims to prepare its lawyers to be “trusted advisors” by better aligning them with the firms’ clients.

BostInno
An Alternative to Graduate School Built by a Powerhouse Pair of HBS Alums
“Each program comes with the promise of being lecture-free, serving as an immersive, hands-on bootcamp instead — one that combines peer-to-peer learning with business exercises and e-learning modules.”

Scripps College Office of Communication and Marketing
Tangible Results
“For some, the program translated quickly into real world opportunities: Daysha Edewi ’14, from Concord, MA, landed an internship with ID, a Los Angeles public relations firm, after speaking with a panelist on the program’s final day.”

Beyond the Elms: the Official Blog of the Scripps College Career Planning & Resources
Winter Break at the Fullbridge (Business) Program
A series of blog posts by Scripps student Jessica Lin ’16 about her experience taking the Fullbridge Program on the Occidental College campus.

Trinity Tripod
Fullbridge program prepares Trinity Students for post-grad life
“In today’s extremely competitive job search, students are continuously looking for ways to separate themselves from their peers and to showcase their skills and strengths to potential employers.”

Washington University in St. Louis School of Engineering and Applied Science Blog
What I Learned in the Fullbridge Program
“Overall, the experience of the Fullbridge program was absolutely amazing. I was able to meet and network with so many interesting people, learn about business, and better understand who I am and what I want for my future. This small step — partaking in this program — has made such a large impact on my life and my future.”

Occidental College Career Development Center Blog
Five Oxy students and two alumni take on business and entrepreneurship in Boston
“Sid Saravat ’15, who applied for Fullbridge hoping to focus his business career goals, claims that the program had a huge impact on his future. ‘The Fullbridge program is designed and run by experienced business professionals who embody the skills and talent that I hope to have one day,’ says Sid, who now feels much more prepared by the Fullbridge curriculum for the post-graduate business world.”

The Krash Pad Blog
The Fullbridge Program offers 4 week program to transition recent graduates into the working world
“The Fullbridge program is a place to develop intangible skills such as leadership, communication, and motivation that are highly regarded in the business world today.”

Emmanuel Office of Marketing and Communications
The Fullbridge Program Comes to Emmanuel
“Any non-management major going into this program is going to take so much away from it and learn more than they thought they could in such a short period of time,” she said. “It’s also a great program for management majors because it really introduces you to a business workplace environment, rather than just sitting in a classroom listening to a lecture.”

Financial Times
An Internship is a debut performance, not a dress rehearsal
Written by Fullbridge’s Co-CEO, Candice Olson addresses the “basic things students and employers can do to get more out of internships.”

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