Kaveh Ahrabi

Professional MBA - Weekend, Class of 2020

Hometown: Houston
Home State: Texas
Home Country: US
Previous Institution & Degree: University of Houston, Mechanical Engineering with Math Minor

Pre-MBA Industry: Oil & Gas
Pre-MBA Company: Dril-Quip, Inc.
Pre-MBA Title: Project Engineer
Desired Post-MBA Industry: General Consulting
Desired Post-MBA Function: Consultant

Student Organization Membership:

  • Consulting Association¬†
  • Economics Association (The Adam Smith Society)¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†
  • Energy Association¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†
  • Finance Association¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†
  • Technology Association

What about the Rice MBA program has surprised you the most?
How knowledgeable the professors are and receiving a high quality education while at the same time the students are friendly, helpful and respectful to each other.

What has been your favorite moment of your Rice MBA experience so far?
The global field experience, where I got the opportunity to travel to Uganda and meet an amazing group of locals, made many friends, learned a lot about the culture, and created a great network.

What is your favorite thing about and/or favorite spot in Houston?
The greatest thing about Houston is its diverse culture.
My favorite spots in Houston are the museum district and River Oaks Theater.

In a sentence, what is the one piece of advice you have for prospective students?
Cherish your every moment at Rice, and be involved in as much as you can.