MBA Student Life Articles

  • Letting Go of Anonymity

    Letting Go of Anonymity

    by on August 30th, 2014

    School at Johnson is now in full swing, and I can confirm that what everyone says about bschool is true: There just aren’t enough hours in the day to do everything you want to do. I thought I could still maintain some … Read More

  • Michigan Ross Kicks Off Annual Impact Challenge

    Michigan Ross Kicks Off Annual Impact Challenge

    by on August 29th, 2014

    The University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business has unveiled details of its annual Impact Challenge. Organized by the Ross Leadership Initiative (RLI), the 2014 Impact Challenge will harness the creativity of … Read More

  • 3 Things to Do Before Your Internship Ends

    3 Things to Do Before Your Internship Ends

    by on August 25th, 2014

    Written by Angela Guido of MBA Career Coaches. Summer internships offer an incredibly important opportunity to build relationships, skills, and experience en route to a rewarding full-time position. Before your … Read More

  • 3 Ways to Prepare for the B-School Transition

    3 Ways to Prepare for the B-School Transition

    by on August 20th, 2014

    Are you starting business school this fall? Congratulations! Beginning an MBA program marks a significant transition in your life, so how can you prepare for this next stage in your academic journey? Here are three ways … Read More

  • Use an MBA to Empower Women

    Use an MBA to Empower Women

    by on August 7th, 2014

    I’m a music-loving mountain girl born and raised in Canmore, Alberta. In 2005, along with my teammates, I started Fast and Female to “inspire and be inspired.” In 2006, I won Olympic gold in cross-country … Read More

  • 6 Lessons My MBA at HBS DID Not Teach Me

    6 Lessons My MBA at HBS DID Not Teach Me

    by on July 23rd, 2014

    An Army combat veteran from West Point shares a perspective on two years of learning at Harvard Business School. My name is Ben Faw, I am a West Point graduate, Class of 2007, a former Infantry Platoon leader, and a … Read More

  • How to Stay on Your Game and Keep Your Mind Sharp During the Break

    How to Stay on Your Game and Keep Your Mind Sharp During the Break

    by on July 17th, 2014

    We’re in the middle of summer and I admit there’s nothing much better for a student than finally getting a break from the school year. Summer plans are made for swimming, barbeques, vacations out of town, or plain … Read More

  • What Can You Expect in an MBA Program?

    What Can You Expect in an MBA Program?

    by on July 13th, 2014

    My name is Khalia Jenkins and I am a rising 2nd year MBA student at Clark Atlanta University with a concentration in Marketing. For my undergraduate degree, I attended the University of Cincinnati in my hometown of … Read More

  • One Year Down, Second Year Bound

    One Year Down, Second Year Bound

    by on July 9th, 2014

    Hardly Working So for the past 7 weeks, I’ve been back out on the west coast living and working in the Silicon Valley for Google. It has been an out of this world experience thus far and I hardly want to come to grips … Read More

  • 4 Reasons I Brought My Military Uniform with Me to B-School

    4 Reasons I Brought My Military Uniform with Me to B-School

    by on July 7th, 2014

    An Army combat veteran from West Point shares a perspective on why some lessons from the military still apply, even in settings where you might assume otherwise. My name is Ben Faw. I am a West Point graduate, Class of … Read More

  • How to Get the Most from an Internship

    How to Get the Most from an Internship

    by on June 17th, 2014

    Ah, summertime. For most, the season conjures up images of water parks and ball games. After two crazy semesters, MBAs need a summer getaway like everyone else. But you won’t find them heading off to the Grand Canyon … Read More

  • What My MBA at Harvard Did NOT Teach Me

    What My MBA at Harvard Did NOT Teach Me

    by on June 14th, 2014

    The only way to make an impact is to go to Wall Street. More HBS graduates are heading out to the West Coast to make a difference, taking positions in product management, marketing, sales, and general management. In a … Read More

  • Naval Officer at HBS: My First Year

    Naval Officer at HBS: My First Year

    by on June 13th, 2014

    Written by a former Navy officer, HBS Class of 2015. Reflections on my RC year I can’t believe how fast the past year has gone by. Here I am, at sunny San Francisco on the eve of my MBA summer internship start date, … Read More

  • A Conversation on Leadership after Graduation

    A Conversation on Leadership after Graduation

    by on June 12th, 2014

    When I graduated from HBS in 2010, I started down the common path of becoming a management consultant, but I knew I wanted to become an entrepreneur down the road. I believed that experiences in one setting could … Read More