MARS reflects real world needs, increasing students’ problem-solving abilities and ability to construe meaning.
MARS reveals how students solve problems, not just the final answer, since reasoning determines students’ ability to transfer learning.
MARS is not be limited to solo performances, since much of life requires an ability to work in cooperation with others.
MARS allows for more than one way to do things or more than one answer to a question, since real-life situations rarely have only one correct alternative.
We’ll always stay true to our core principles, but are consistently look to future-proof the program for what’s to come.
Join us as learning partners including Microsoft, Canadian Tire Bank, Pepsico, Jan Kelley and MLSE will be running 2 hour workshops every Wednesday on campus during first semester.
If you’re like me, and might be fearful of rejection, all I can say is no one will be disappointed in you trying. No one can criticize you for trying. As a nervous third-year student, who hadn’t quite made my ‘mark’ yet in University, I am so grateful that I took the risk and applied. All I did was try my absolute best, and somehow discovered this whole new world of marketing that I am now so passionate about. I honestly don’t know where I’d be now as a new grad if I hadn’t taken that plunge myself.
Students at McMaster are missing an opportunity if they do not participate in MARS. I formed great friendships, learned about teamwork, found mentors, earned experience, and realized that I really could compete for these opportunities. I also had the chance to befriend Professor Malik who is still a mentor to me today and a wonderful friend. He once told me that time is a choice – you either make time for something or you don’t. Make time for MARS.