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How Long does it take to get a part-time MBA? Zen Menon's Answer

By Eileen Jacob   |   3/22/2017
Zen Menon entered the Evening & Weekend Berkeley MBA Program expecting to finish in 2.5 years, but ended up choosing to spend 3 years in the program. Here's why he changed his timeline and why he's glad he did.

The MBA and Meaningful Work: Meet Jim Trenkle of Gilead Sciences

By Eileen Jacob   |   3/17/2017
As a successful bench research scientist for pharmaceutical developer Gilead Sciences, Jim Trenkle, MBA 16, found himself wondering about what came next in the life cycle from bench to bedside.

Earning an MBA While Working, You Become a Time Management Rock Star

By Eileen Jacob   |   3/14/2017
Think earning an MBA while working means sacrificing your family, friends, or current job? The best part-time MBA programs actually set you up to succeed on all fronts of your life.

Shaping Your Berkeley MBA to be a Social Impact MBA

By Angela Fleekop   |   3/02/2017
Pursuing a social impact career takes drive. It takes commitment. It takes passion. It also takes support and resources—both of which you'll find in Berkeley MBA Programs.

Video: MBA Application Tips for Your Letters of Recommendation

By Eileen Jacob   |   2/25/2017
Procuring letters of recommendation can feel like one of the more daunting parts of the MBA application process—but it doesn't have to be. Whether you're applying for a part-time MBA program or an executive ...

What Many Top Leaders Have in Common: Cross-Sector Careers

By Susan Petty   |   2/23/2017
Want to be truly versatile? A two-year study that looked at the career paths of more than 2,000 of the country's top executive leaders found that half of them had rounded out corporate experience with work in ...

Why Business School? Berkeley MBA Students Share Their Reasons

By Eileen Jacob   |   2/17/2017
At its core, a decision to pursue an MBA is a decision to take ownership of one's career. We hear often from students about the desire to explore and to move their careers forward in new ways. They also tell ...

Am I Ready for an MBA if I Don't Have a Business Background?

By Eileen Jacob   |   2/15/2017
Am I ready for an MBA? It's a question that every potential applicant needs to ask. There are circumstances that could stop you from applying to business school, but one thing that shouldn't hold you back is ...

Going to business school could turn you into an MBA entrepreneur

By Angela Fleekop   |   2/01/2017
Above: Berkeley MBA startup Planet Murple aims to help kids each more vegetables If you've ever considered enrolling in an MBA program, you may have pictured yourself getting promoted to a prominent new ...

Video: Which Berkeley MBA Program is Right for You?

By Eileen Jacob   |   1/27/2017
  Choosing an MBA program is, in part, about finding the peer group and the program format that works best for you.