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Michael Dweck

Graduation Year: 2009

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"I loved learning facts and my approach was to download everything," Dweck said of his Rutgers experience. He took a lot of history classes, as well as some courses in communications and British literature, but his world changed when he stumbled upon "American Studies 101" taught by Angus Gillespie. He was drawn to the interdisciplinary approach of the field, which includes the study of history, sociology, literature, folklore, and more.

"I'd always learned in a very structured way, but when I went to Rutgers and became an American studies major, I learned that there were six sides to a story and many different approaches," Dweck said. "Rutgers taught me how to learn, how to think - skills I use every day in business."

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