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About Me: Yuxuan - MMA Class of 2024

Quick info:

  • Pronouns: Her/She
  • Class of 2024
  • Previous education: 
    • University of Toronto, Honours Bachelor of Science (with High Distinction), Applied Statistics Specialist & Economics Major, 2019-2023

Why did you decide to join the Master of Management Analytics program?

I decided to join the MMA program for several reasons:

  • MMA's sterling reputation as a world-class program renowned for its commitment to academic excellence & career outreach greatly appealed to me.
  • MMA's practicum would afford me the invaluable opportunity to engage in the practical application of my skills by addressing real-world industry challenges, thereby honing my abilities and contributing meaningfully to the resolution of complex business problems.
  • I've been at UofT for 4 years and this campus is my comfort zone. Among all the UofT master programs, I would say MMA's career support is top tier.

Top Reason(s) for choosing Rotman:

I chose Rotman due to the following 3 reasons:

  • The schools's international reputation, enabling me to potentially engage in professional work beyond the boundaries of Canada.
  • Rotman has extensive alumni network globally & commitment to career support, opening up more doors in terms of career possibilities.
  • Rotman has a vibrant community which boasts a set of diverse backgrounds, creating an inclusive environment that resonates with a sense of familiarity for individuals from various cultural backgrounds.

What are you looking forward to the most in the program?

  • Receiving professional career advice & services, e.g. job search techniques, strategies for coffee chats, how to prepare for technical interviews.
  • Enhancing my technical model building techniques based on my previous statistical knowledge & quantitive skills.

What do you expect to gain in your next 11 months at Rotman?

  • A holistic view of my career path in the next 3-5 years.
  • Strong technical skills to fit in a role like data scientist or risk modelling.
  • Life-long friends from beyond this year's cohort.



The Master of Management Analytics is designed to give students the advanced data management, analytics, and communication skills needed to become an analytics professional.

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