MBA Student Life Articles

  • Veteran Experience at Wharton

    Veteran Experience at Wharton

    by on April 23rd, 2014

    During the first week of class, I vividly remember how I felt like I just did not belong. I wasn’t mentally prepared to leave the service, and at many times, felt selfish for leaving the ranks to become a civilian. … Read More

  • Searching for an MBA Internship

    Searching for an MBA Internship

    by on April 22nd, 2014

    I’m a first year student at The University of Maryland Robert H. Smith School of Business. I was born and raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan and moved to Washington, DC to work as a Victim Advocate and Program … Read More

  • Getting an MBA While Attending Medical School

    Getting an MBA While Attending Medical School

    by on April 21st, 2014

    My name is Armen Henderson and I am a current 2nd year MD/MBA candidate at Vanderbilt University’s Owen School of Management in Nashville, TN. I grew up in Philadelphia and did my undergrad at Mansfield University in … Read More

  • Balancing an MBA and Family Life

    Balancing an MBA and Family Life

    by on April 19th, 2014

    I’m a member of the Class of 2014 at the Darden School of Business at the University of Virginia, studying General Management and Strategy. At Darden, I’m a Consortium for Graduate Study in Management … Read More

  • Avoid the Nightmare: 4 Ways to Handle Group Projects

    Avoid the Nightmare: 4 Ways to Handle Group Projects

    by on April 18th, 2014

    When your professor announces there is a group project in the course, do you groan? Me too. Let’s face it, group projects with people you don’t know are usually demanding and stressful endeavors. In my experience, … Read More

  • A Typical Day at Business School

    A Typical Day at Business School

    by on April 17th, 2014

    My name is Finnbar Cornwall, I’m in the class of 2014 at London Business School. I’m British and grew up in the UK, but I spent the five years before the MBA living overseas. Before my MBA, I worked for the British … Read More

  • 4 Ways to Maximize Your MBA Experience

    4 Ways to Maximize Your MBA Experience

    by on April 16th, 2014

    The MBA Student Voice blog of UCLA Anderson School of Management recently posted some great advice from second-year student Nathan Adelman on how to make the most of your MBA experience, and it rings true no matter where … Read More

  • 4 Ways to Balance Social Life and Study Life

    4 Ways to Balance Social Life and Study Life

    by on April 15th, 2014

    Today’s article was written by Angela Coquis. We all live busy, hectic lives and we’re constantly bombarded with opportunities to get distracted. There’s nothing wrong with having fun, but as we all know from … Read More

  • NYU Stern MBA Program Appoints New Dean of Students

    NYU Stern MBA Program Appoints New Dean of Students

    by on April 10th, 2014

    New York University Stern School of Business announced it has appointed alumnus Conor Grennan as Dean of Students for the MBA program, a position which acts as a liaison between the administration and more than 2,500 … Read More

  • Attending My First Career Fair

    Attending My First Career Fair

    by on April 7th, 2014

    Today’s article was written by Jaskamal Gill. Attending a career fair can be a daunting prospect and it was for this sophomore undergrad! Even though I am more than halfway through my second year at Rutgers and I … Read More

  • The MBA Life: International Trips and Study Abroad

    The MBA Life: International Trips and Study Abroad

    by on April 5th, 2014

    Submitted by Christine Bassitt, Forté Fellow and MBA Candidate 2014, University of Southern California (Marshall School of Business). One of the biggest benefits to getting an MBA is the global exposure most programs … Read More

  • Being an Introvert and Doing B-School

    Being an Introvert and Doing B-School

    by on April 3rd, 2014

    By Abraham Ingle. I’m an introvert. Depending on who you tell this to, some people I know will say, “What?? No you’re not. You talk all the time!” And others will say, “Duh, you’re totally antisocial.” … Read More

  • Harvard Students Host 15th Annual Social Enterprise Conference

    Harvard Students Host 15th Annual Social Enterprise Conference

    by on April 2nd, 2014

    Conference to focus on defining future of the field and include keynote speeches from leaders of Kiva and Echoing Green Cambridge, MA – On March 29th and 30th students from Harvard Business School and Harvard … Read More

  • HBS Updates: Enjoying Spring Break

    HBS Updates: Enjoying Spring Break

    by on March 26th, 2014

    Half of the second semester has passed. Escaping from the still freezing climes of Boston, I’m now enjoying the long-awaited spring break in Miami. Only a three hour flight—it’s a totally different world; white … Read More