Articles by Julianne Harty

  • Updates from Tepper: The Job Hunt Continues

    Updates from Tepper: The Job Hunt Continues

    by on July 26th, 2013

    No, this isn’t retired yet because I am still on the job hunt! I think I’m one of about 20 people in my class currently unemployed. Not to say that I don’t have opportunities, it just takes a lot of … Read More

  • The Day Has Come: My MBA Graduation

    The Day Has Come: My MBA Graduation

    by on May 23rd, 2013

    Well, this is it. It happened. I have now officially graduated from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon, with a Masters of Business Administration and a specialization in Technology Leadership. I’ll … Read More

  • Lucky #100: Last Days as an MBA at Tepper CMU

    Lucky #100: Last Days as an MBA at Tepper CMU

    by on May 19th, 2013

    How apt that my 100th post is possibly my last. Nah. Anyhoos, for the cool news: I got nominated for Clear Admit’s Best of Blogging awards. If you think that I’ve been helpful or interesting in any way, … Read More

  • Holy Avocado Student Debt

    Holy Avocado Student Debt

    by on May 3rd, 2013

    I’m writing this on a Tuesday evening, having just realised that I took my last class in my graduate program today. But now is not the time to reminisce – that’s in a few weeks. Instead, I’m going … Read More

  • Final Tepper Experiences

    Final Tepper Experiences

    by on April 23rd, 2013

    As I was writing the last post, I discovered a topic I probably should talk about. So I’m well into my job recruitment phase, much much later than the rest of my class. Last set of statistics said that about 80% … Read More

  • Inter-campus Teams

    Inter-campus Teams

    by on April 21st, 2013

    I just finished an assignment where I was working with a teammember from another school at CMU (ETC). We had to design a game together, playtest it, then write up the analysis of the game. It was due yesterday, and we … Read More

  • The Game Developers Conference (GDC) Week

    The Game Developers Conference (GDC) Week

    by on April 2nd, 2013

    I’ve just spent the last week in sunny, warm San Francisco at the Game Developers Conference. While this post is not going to be exactly Tepper-experience-related, it is related to my own ambitions post-MBA. GDC, … Read More

  • Last Mini Evah!

    Last Mini Evah!

    by on March 24th, 2013

    Well, folks, it’s nearly it. This is the very last mini I need to take and then I’ve completed my degree. What a crazy, wild, exhilarating two years it’s been. A number of my classmates are in Germany … Read More

  • Spring Break

    Spring Break

    by on March 20th, 2013

    So I’ve been on Spring Break for the last week or so, and I’m looking at the conclusion of this break with mild trepidation and annoyance. Like I’m sure many have before me, I came into this break with … Read More

  • End of Mini 3: I’m Getting My Money’s Worth From This Degree

    End of Mini 3: I’m Getting My Money’s Worth From This Degree

    by on March 8th, 2013

    It has been a very long while since I last posted, but that is because a lot has happened over the past couple of weeks that has caused me to neglect my blog. Everything people had been telling me was that year 2 was … Read More

  • Initiative: Networking Event at Tepper

    Initiative: Networking Event at Tepper

    by on February 17th, 2013

    This last week/two weeks have been pretty horrendous for me. When a lot of my classes are project-based, like they are now, I make sure to have my main involvement in the each project to occur at a different time than … Read More

  • Scale Ratings aka How I Can’t Be Impressed

    Scale Ratings aka How I Can’t Be Impressed

    by on January 31st, 2013

    About a year before I left my organization for my MBA program, a new directive passed down from the C-Suite: performance ratings had to be toned down. It seems like nearly everyone had super star employees; but the … Read More

  • CMU Culture

    CMU Culture

    by on January 24th, 2013

    I opened up my inbox today to receive a campus-wide email inviting CMU students to discuss the “culture” of CMU in response to an article that was posted in the (undergraduate) newspaper, The Tartan. It … Read More

  • Week 1: Capstone

    Week 1: Capstone

    by on January 23rd, 2013

    Over the Winter Break, I went back home to Australia to visit my family, introduce my partner to both family and country, and took a small trip to the Whitsundays to snorkel the Great Barrier Reef. During that time, I … Read More