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Balancing an MBA With Work, Wedding Planning, and More

By Eileen Jacob   |   4/13/2017
A mentor recommended she get her MBA. She knew it would be a time commitment, but it would help her get ahead.

6 Ways You Can Balance an MBA with Work and Life

By Eileen Jacob   |   3/24/2017
Think pursuing your MBA means sacrificing your family, friends, or current job? Not so.

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.

Meet Chris Sampson: Balancing Business and Family with a Berkeley EMBA

By Susan Petty   |   3/01/2017
“The Berkeley EMBA program really encourages you to dig deep and discover what your motivating factors are... There has been a lot of self-reflection, asking myself and other people: what drives me?” Like many ...

MBA Student Perspective: Sharing Haas with a Partner

By Christie Howe   |   12/29/2016
It wasn’t an easy decision to uproot my life—and my partner Ben’s life—to move across the country from Boston to pursue my MBA at Berkeley-Haas. 

Humans of Haas Podcast: Two MBA Love Stories

By Laura Counts   |   11/21/2016
Tianyi Ma, MBA 17, and Joanna-Xiaojun Guo, MBA 18, fell in love and married in China before Tianyi enrolled in the full-time Berkeley MBA; when Joanna visited him, she also fell in love with Berkeley, set her ...

For Experienced Professional And Working Parent, What's the Value of an MBA?

By Susan Petty   |   11/18/2016
Living in San Diego, Sally Allain works at Janssen Research & Development, a Johnson & Johnson company, as the Director of External Alliances. With two school-aged children at home, she and her husband both ...

Work-Life Balance at the Intersection of Parenthood & a Part-time MBA

By Eileen Jacob   |   9/20/2016
“Sometimes you hear that people who don't have children aren’t understanding, but at Haas, I felt like it was the exact opposite…” Starting the Berkeley Evening & Weekend MBA, Celia Carter was already a ...

Evening & Weekend MBA Finds Support for Balancing MBA and Family

By Eileen Jacob   |   5/16/2016
“To make sure that I give my family the ‘return on investment’ that they’re putting into this, I need to put my best foot forward in the classroom setting. With his wife as a PhD candidate at Stanford and ...