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How to Know When You're Ready for an MBA

By Eileen Jacob   |   6/17/2016
If you’ve been considering whether now is the right time for an MBA, you’ve probably thought about timing, family, career path, your partner—the list goes on.

Tackling the GMAT? Treat Yourself!

By Eileen Jacob   |   4/28/2016
If you've ever trained a dog, taught a child, or persuaded yourself to exercise after a long day, you've probably used some sort of reward-based practice. Studies show that we–along with animals–are highly ...

Considering an Executive MBA? An EMBA Admissions Consultation Can Help

By Susan Petty   |   3/10/2016
Am I too young for an executive MBA program? Too old? Do I still have time to apply? If you’re wondering about these or other questions related to the Berkeley MBA for Executives Program, a personal ...

How to use the GMAT to Your Advantage in Business School

By Morgan Bernstein   |   2/16/2016
Whether you are considering a part-time MBA program or a full-time MBA program, returning to school after two years or ten, one thing nearly all prospective MBA students share is a dread of the GMAT or GRE.

What to Consider When Putting Together Your MBA Application

By Morgan Bernstein   |   1/29/2016
If you read our first MBA application tips post, featuring my conversation with fellow admissions directors from each Berkeley-Haas MBA program, you probably noticed some common threads, as well as ...

GMAT. GRE. Grrr! How to Take the Pain out of MBA Test Prep

By Susan Petty   |   1/13/2016
It’s universal. Studying for and taking the entrance exams required for admission to many MBA programs is a low point for many in the MBA application process.  And yet, there’s no getting around it: You'll ...

Application Tips and Insights from Berkeley MBA Admissions Directors

By Rahul Sampat   |   1/08/2016
What do admissions directors from top MBA programs want applicants to know? I thought it would be interesting to explore this question across all three Berkeley MBA programs, so I brought my perspective on our ...

How do you know if you're ready for an MBA? (Free Ebook)

By Susan Petty   |   12/16/2015
How do you know if you're ready for an MBA? With tuition for a degree from a leading business school topping $110,000, choosing when to apply requires considerable thought.

Commuting for an Executive MBA: Berkeley EMBAs Share Perspective

By Susan Petty   |   11/30/2015
Karin Lion, associate program officer with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, commutes to the Berkeley executive MBA program from Seattle Nearly a third of the students in the Berkeley MBA for Executives ...

Evening & Weekend MBA Students Reap the Benefits of Commuting

By Rahul Sampat   |   11/24/2015
For busy part-time students who want to continue their careers, a long commute can at first sound lethal to obtaining an MBA.  But as many students of the Evening & Weekend Berkeley MBA Program know, commuting ...