MBA Student Life Articles

  • What Burning Man and B-School Have in Common

    What Burning Man and B-School Have in Common

    by on September 20th, 2016

    As part of our 15th anniversary celebration, I’m highlighting some of my favorite blog posts from along the way that I think will really resonate with applicants who are gearing up for submission this fall. Enjoy! … Read More

  • 5 Ways to Prepare for the 1st Year of B-School

    5 Ways to Prepare for the 1st Year of B-School

    by on September 18th, 2016

    Throughout the business school application process, MBA candidates spend ample time filling out applications, writing essays and even honing interview skills to successfully gain admittance to their institution of … Read More

  • HBS Partner Life: What You Should Know

    HBS Partner Life: What You Should Know

    by on September 14th, 2016

    Today’s article was submitted by Heather Fischer. Dear RC Partners, For (at least) a year or so now, many of you have listened to your student excitedly share their dream, hope, and aspiration of pursuing their MBA … Read More

  • 8 Things I Wish I’d Known Before My First Year at HBS

    8 Things I Wish I’d Known Before My First Year at HBS

    by on September 8th, 2016

    Today’s article was submitted by Itamur Zur. 1. Remember: it’s a marathon, not a sprint If you imagine that life at HBS could be busy—you may well be underestimating how busy it can really be. Before you know … Read More

  • Revenge of the HBS Nerds

    Revenge of the HBS Nerds

    by on September 7th, 2016

    Today’s article was submitted by Norman Nescio. So you think you’ve made it. You struggled and climbed your way to the top of your five year career, only to open a letter one day which reads … ‘It’s a … Read More

  • 2 Tuckie Start-Ups & Me: Chatdesk.com and JoinReflect.com

    2 Tuckie Start-Ups & Me: Chatdesk.com and JoinReflect.com

    by on August 31st, 2016

    Here I am again with another blog post. This one is is inspired by a couple of situations that I’ve had over the last couple of weeks. They’re relevant to this blog because as I reflected on each situation, I … Read More

  • A Day in the Life of a B-School Student

    A Day in the Life of a B-School Student

    by on August 25th, 2016

    This article by Elana Goodwin is brought to you by Uloop and Kaplan. It’s hard to know what something will be like until you actually experience it—but it’s helpful to have some idea of what to expect, … Read More

  • How Networking as a Pre-MBA Can Pay Off

    How Networking as a Pre-MBA Can Pay Off

    by on August 21st, 2016

    I’ve got to find two posts that will add some context to this current post. But I’ll start anyway and then back track. Per my blog you should recognize by now that I’m a networker. I love to meet people … Read More

  • Don’t Give a Damn when Starting Your MBA Program

    Don’t Give a Damn when Starting Your MBA Program

    by on August 19th, 2016

    Good Morning! This isn’t the next blog post that I truly wanted to write but, it’s top of mind right now so I’ve got to do it. I just had morning coffee with my friend who suggested to me in 2009 that I … Read More

  • 5 Ways to Prepare for the 1st Year of B-School

    5 Ways to Prepare for the 1st Year of B-School

    by on August 17th, 2016

    Throughout the business school application process, MBA candidates spend ample time filling out applications, writing essays and even honing interview skills to successfully gain admittance to their institution of … Read More

  • Before You Start B-School: How to Leave Your Job Gracefully

    Before You Start B-School: How to Leave Your Job Gracefully

    by on August 16th, 2016

    You’re an admitted MBA student. You got accepted into a top MBA program. Maybe you’ve even sent in your deposit. You’re starting to look at housing, talk to other students in Facebook groups, and brush up on … Read More

  • 5 Types of Students You Meet in B-School

    5 Types of Students You Meet in B-School

    by on August 12th, 2016

    This article by Gretchen Kernbach is brought to you by Uloop and Kaplan. The only difference between your business school years and undergrad years is that everyone can legally drink, your classmates are getting … Read More

  • 4 Things to Accomplish in Your First Semester of B-School

    4 Things to Accomplish in Your First Semester of B-School

    by on August 10th, 2016

    Congratulations! You’re going to business school. This transition is quite an exciting time in your life. Now that the application process is over, the fun can begin. Before you dive headfirst into your MBA program, … Read More

  • 7 Ways to Prepare for Your First Year in B-School

    7 Ways to Prepare for Your First Year in B-School

    by on July 11th, 2016

    This article by Madison White is brought to you by Uloop and Kaplan. You may feel a lot of different ways before starting your first year of business school—nervous, excited, confident. Yet the best way to feel is … Read More