Andrew Sean Burleson is now a Master of Business Administration!
I’m proud that both of my kids in are following in my footsteps and
Last Friday, on the 17th of December, 2010, Andy finally got hooded!
Getting an MBA is a transformative experience; it defines you as a
hard charging attack dog, a business executive who rules the world the
Fortune 500. Andy graduated from East Carolina University College
of Business, consistently rated as one of America’s top Business
The MBA program is defined by hardness:
- Hard Entry: You need a great
undergraduate PGA and a good GMAT score to get into a competitive
AACSB MBA school.
- Hard program: The classes beat you
up! When I was adjunct faculty at the University of New Mexico
College of Business, I felt bad for abusing them but I told them
that “They did it to me, and I’m fixing to do it to you”.
- Hard Skills: An MBA is a thinking machine
who knows every nook and cranny of the business world.
Andy had reason to be proud:
Andrew Burleson: a spanking new MBA!
I ensured that both my kids learned the value of hard work and the
courage to take calculated risks. They are both proficient skiers,
certified scuba divers.
I even made them try skydiving, to get the confidence to make
Now he only has six more semester of study (Law school) and he will
be ready to enter the world of work, holding the ultimate über degree,
Sadly, like most kids his age, an MBA has not yet paid off . . .