From Contacts to Coaching: Berkeley MBA Career Services Support You

Posted by Morgan Bernstein

02/10/2015

 

When the Financial Times ranked the Berkeley MBA Program #10 in the world and #7 in the U.S. in its recent 2015 Global MBA ranking, it called out the strength of career services at Berkeley-Haas.

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Topics: careers, full-time

Berkeley MBA Students: Proud to Be LGBTQ Allies, Part II

Posted by Morgan Bernstein

02/3/2015

 This is the second post in a two-part series reflecting on the LGBTQ ally culture in the Berkeley MBA Program, following a #1 ranking this past quarter in the Friend Factor Ally Challenge. In the first post, we heard from one of the Q@Haas club's VP of Allies Shadie Andraos. 

This time, we hear from Rachel Park, MBA 16.

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Topics: full-time, haas culture, diversity

Berkeley MBA Students: Proud to be LGBTQ Allies, Part I

Posted by Morgan Bernstein

02/3/2015

The LGBTQ-friendly culture at Berkeley-Haas was recently recognized by Friend Factor's MBA Ally Challenge, in which the Berkeley MBA Program topped 22 other schools to be ranked number one for the past quarter in the ongoing competition. 

To measure b-school LGBT-friendliness, the ranking evaluates the percentage of a student body participating in the challenge, the number of ally engagement activities, and an inclusion score, measured against a pre-challenge survey.

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Topics: full-time, haas culture, student perspectives, clubs, diversity

Comparing the Class Profiles of Top MBA Programs

Posted by Morgan Bernstein

01/22/2015

Thanks to MBA Mission for this infographic comparing the class profiles of 10 top full-time MBA Programs, based on the U.S. News ranking. 

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Topics: admissions, full-time, haas culture, diversity

43% Strong: Women in the Berkeley MBA Class of 2016

Posted by Morgan Bernstein

12/19/2014


"I am fortunate to attend classes where almost every other seat is occupied by a female classmate, and I work through group cases with female voices at the table.
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Topics: admissions, full-time, leadership, haas culture, haas achieves, clubs, diversity

Berkeley-Haas Veterans Learn VC Ropes on Trek to Andreessen Horowitz

Posted by Brian Chadwick

12/15/2014

Members of the Haas Veterans Club spent an afternoon at VC firm Andreessen Horowitz, engaging in a case study on funding negotiations, learning about the tech employment landscape for vets, and sitting down with Founder Marc Andreessen.

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Topics: careers, entrepreneurship, full-time, student perspectives, diversity, veterans

Constructing a New Berkeley MBA Student Experience

Posted by Morgan Bernstein

12/9/2014

Coming in 2016 to Berkeley-Haas: 80,000 square feet devoted entirely to student learning and interaction.

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Topics: evening & weekend, full-time, executive, academics

International Opportunities in the Berkeley MBA Program

Posted by Betsy McCormick

12/9/2014

Guest Blogger: Betsy McCormick, MBA 2015 and Haas Student Ambassador

One of my Haas highlights is the number and quality of international opportunities I have had. Over 40% of students in the Berkeley MBA Program students hail from other countries, which is a tremendous boon in the classroom and enables us all to broaden our perspectives on the challenges facing business leaders today.

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Topics: full-time, ibd, extracurriculars, student perspectives, academics, international

How Culture Comes to Life at Haas

Posted by Matt Richards

11/19/2014

Insights from a Haas Student Ambassador and MBA 2015

One of the biggest reasons I chose Haas over any of the other schools that I applied to was the student body.  Everyone I met was friendly, accomplished, intelligent, and, most importantly, everyone was down to earth.

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Topics: full-time, haas culture, student perspectives

7 Top Reasons to Love the Berkeley MBA's Bay Area Location

Posted by Greg Guglielmo

10/31/2014

Haas Student Ambassador and MBA 15

Location was an important factor as I considered where to go to business school. Haas’s place as a Bay Area MBA Program – a half hour from San Francisco and an hour from Silicon Valley – offers an ideal combination of academic excellence and professional opportunities with city life and the outdoors.

Here are my 7 top reasons to love the Berkeley MBA's Bay Area location:

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Topics: full-time, bay area, student perspectives