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Video: Finding an MBA Community of Like-Minded Women

By Susan Petty   |   6/20/2018
For Sarah Reichenbacher, meeting the Berkeley MBA for Executives community made it easy to choose the program for her MBA. "I wanted to be sure that I would be in a place that really aligned with my personal ...

7 Ways to Justify the Cost of an MBA to Yourself, Your Partner, and Your Boss

By Marjorie DeGraca   |   6/06/2018
Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to pursue an MBA. But before you can proceed, you may need to think about the price tag and ensure you’re able to justify the cost of an MBA program to yourself, your ...

5 Ways to Earn ROI Before You Complete Your MBA

By Marjorie DeGraca   |   5/23/2018
When many prospective applicants calculate the return on investment (ROI) of their Master in Business Administration (MBA) degree, they often use figures and equations that only account for life after ...

From Entrepreneurship to Finance: How an MBA Community Helps With the Next Move

By Eileen Jacob   |   5/16/2018
As a successful entrepreneur of several ventures—including two e-commerce sites and a co-working space—Sean Li first decided to pursue his MBA to scale his current businesses. Based in Los Angeles, Li chose ...

5 Reasons Why MBAs Are Landing the Jobs You’d Love to Have

By Marjorie DeGraca   |   5/09/2018
How many hours have you spent searching for jobs on websites like LinkedIn, Glassdoor, or Indeed? How many times have you found the perfect position only to learn that you aren’t qualified due to some specific ...

Evening & Weekend MBA sense of community inspires grants for commuters

By Rahul Sampat   |   5/03/2018
Abhishek Sharma spent hundreds of hours on Amtrak trains and in cars while earning his MBA, commuting to Berkeley Haas from his home in Sacramento.

What exactly do people do with an MBA? Stories from Berkeley Haas

By Susan Petty   |   4/28/2018
What exactly to people do with an MBA? There are as many answers to that question as there are students—maybe even more if you consider the changes possible over the course of a career.

Why Business School? Berkeley MBA Students Share Their Reasons

By Eileen Jacob   |   4/27/2018
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 ...

An Executive MBA: Worth So Much More Than the Financial ROI

By Susan Petty   |   4/25/2018
As an engineer, Tom Duggan (above left) took an analytical approach when considering whether an executive MBA (EMBA) would be worth the time and money. His salary projections led him to expect a marginal ...

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

By Eileen Jacob   |   4/24/2018
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.