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Julia is Associate Director of Admissions for the Berkeley MBA Programs for Working Professionals. She hopes these blog posts provide you with more personal insight into the Berkeley-Haas and Evening & Weekend Berkeley MBA program experience.

Recent Posts

Part-time MBA ROI: A Career Change to Management Consulting

By Julia Sprague   |   1/04/2016
When Desirae Early, MBA 15, looked at part-time MBA programs, the extensive career resources in the Evening & Weekend MBA Program were an important factor in her decision to enroll at Berkeley-Haas.

How Part-time MBA Studies Strengthen Post-Military Careers

By Julia Sprague   |   11/10/2015
Berkeley MBA student and former naval officer LeAnn Turner (center) Part-time MBA students typically don’t want to put their careers on hold while getting their degrees. That includes students in the Evening & ...

Part-time MBA Grad Becomes Business Manager to the (Michelin) Stars

By Julia Sprague   |   9/30/2015
Restaurant kitchens are all about transformations: whipping egg whites and sugar into meringues, emulsifying egg yolks and oil into mayonnaise, stirring butter, flour and milk into a béchamel sauce. Part-time ...

Financing Your Part-Time MBA: Your Questions Answered

By Julia Sprague   |   9/28/2015
An MBA is an investment you make in yourself. It delivers a foundation of knowledge, a set of skills, and a network that can play a strong role in your success (even while you're still in the program!), but, ...

Free Ebook: Am I Ready for an MBA?

By Julia Sprague   |   9/01/2015
There is no doubt that the decision to pursue an MBA is a big one. One that requires a clear-eyed assessment of your readiness to do so. At Berkeley-Haas, we hear from thousands of aspiring candidates each ...

Career Advancement: Part-time MBA Student Takes Off at Lockheed Martin

By Julia Sprague   |   8/20/2015
Noting that Lockheed Martin is “good about letting people try new things,” Katherine Pease, MBA 15, is on her third “new thing” at work since enrolling in the Berkeley-Haas Evening & Weekend MBA Program.

What will I get out of an MBA? 7 things you may not have thought of

By Julia Sprague   |   6/10/2015
The decision to pursue an MBA frequently starts with the sense that there must be something...more, career-wise. More challenge. More meaning. More impact.

Part-Time MBA ROI: Fostering Cleantech through Structured Finance

By Julia Sprague   |   5/05/2015
Matt Heling came to Haas to shift his career within cleantech and gain immediate and measurable ROI in the process. Mission accomplished.  On the eve of graduating from the Berkeley-Haas Evening & Weekend MBA P...

Fun and Fashion Sense: Part-Time MBA Students Suit Up for Success

By Julia Sprague   |   4/27/2015
In the Evening & Weekend Berkeley MBA Program, Career Services supports students with personalized advising, networking opportunities, and tools for job search success.  Part-time MBA student leadership saw an ...

One of the "Best 40 Under 40"—Meet this Evening & Weekend MBA Prof.

By Julia Sprague   |   4/24/2015
Poets & Quants has compiled its 2015 list of "The World's Best 40 Under 40 Business School Professors," with the Berkeley-Haas Evening & Weekend MBA Program's Panos Patatoukas making the cut.