Articles by Military to Business

War-Gaming the MBA Wait List Process

by Military to Business on June 24, 2015

I was ahead of the game. In the summer of 2014, I fine-tuned my resume, I started writing several essays, and I began preparing for [...]


Impacts of Section 702 of the “Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act”

by Military to Business on May 24, 2015

Section 702 of the “Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act” has made substantial changes that are going to have a significant impact on many Veterans [...]


The Online MBA: Can You Have Your Cake and Eat it Too?

by Military to Business on January 16, 2015

I was a year and a half from completing my service obligation and in the process of evaluating my life and career options. Despite having [...]


MBA Student Dilemma: What’s My Mission?

by Military to Business on January 6, 2015

Where would you work if you could go anywhere? That’s the dilemma facing MBAs matriculating from top b-school programs. It’s a current dilemma that I, and [...]


First Semester of HBS: A Review by a Former Army Officer

by Military to Business on December 31, 2014

First semester of HBS just ended, but it does not feel like 25% of my MBA experience is already over! Often times I get the [...]


5 Takeaways from A Veteran’s Successful Pursuit of His Dream Job

by Military to Business on December 4, 2014

Below are 5 takeaways from one veteran’s successful pursuit of his dream job. The author is a graduate of the Naval Academy and Harvard Business [...]


A Naval Aviator’s Perspective on Applying to B-School

by Military to Business on November 18, 2014

All military veterans face unique challenges in the decision to apply to and attend business school. Eric did a great job of outlining the process [...]


Cornell Military Preview Days Nov 13-14, 2014

by Military to Business on October 26, 2014

The veterans at Cornell would like to invite you to their Military Preview Days. It seems that b-schools are leaning more and more into these [...]


Manage Your MBA Expectation

by Military to Business on August 21, 2014

As military officers, we are often told that we are “the best of the best” and that top schools like HBS/Wharton/GSB will be “knocking on [...]


6 Lessons My MBA at HBS DID Not Teach Me

by Military to Business on July 23, 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 [...]


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

by Military to Business on July 7, 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 [...]


Jefferson Scholars Foundation at Darden Business School

by Military to Business on July 2, 2014

The Jefferson Scholars Foundation, an independent merit-based scholarship and fellowship program at the University of Virginia invites applications to join a special competition for the [...]


Naval Officer at HBS: My First Year

by Military to Business on June 13, 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 [...]


MBA Summer Internship: “Traditional” or Entrepreneur?

by Military to Business on May 29, 2014

First year of b-school is in the books! 10 courses, 10 finals, the FIELD experience (including starting a microbusiness and a 2 week trip to India) [...]