Michelle Hassan

2012 Major: Economics

Current Employer: Boston Consulting Group

How has being an Economics graduate from Duke helped shape your professional success?

"As an Econ major, I learned how to break down problems into their component parts, apply relevant formulas / mathematical principles to define an answer, and then put that answer in the context of a larger scenario (e.g., macroeconomic conditions or a businesses' overall strategy)."

What advice would you give students in Economics?

"A major in Economics provides a strong academic basis for success in the business world."