App State business student earns top scores on nationwide exam

Risk Management and Insurance Major Ethan Abrams has scored in the 99th percentile on his Major Field Test — an exam required of all Walker College graduating students.

He was among the top scorers of an approximate 17,000 business students from 300 business schools nationwide.

"This is truly an amazing accomplishment," said Stephanie Moretz, the Walker College instructor who administers the exam. "We celebrate the time and hard work that led him here!"

Abrams received a certificate and a small keepsake in recognition of his achievements.

The ETS Major Field Tests are comprehensive undergraduate and MBA outcomes assessments that measure the critical knowledge and understanding obtained by students in an academic major. The test evaluates students' ability to analyze and solve problems, understand relationships, and interpret material from their major field of study.

About the Walker College of Business

The Walker College of Business at Appalachian State University delivers transformational educational experiences that prepare and inspire students to be ethical, innovative and engaged business leaders who positively impact our community, both locally and globally. The college places emphasis on international experiences, sustainable business practices, entrepreneurial programs and real-world applications with industry. Enrolling approximately 3,000 undergraduates in 10 majors and 175 graduate students in three master's programs, the Walker College is accredited by AACSB International – the premier global accrediting body for schools of business. Learn more at

Ethan Abrams, right, scored in the 99th percentile on the Walker College Major Field Test
Published: May 4, 2023 12:01pm