Eileen Jacob

Eileen Jacob

Eileen was Senior Assistant Director of Admissions for the Berkeley MBA Programs for Working Professionals from 2017-2019. She enjoyed meeting prospective students and helping them explore the benefits of an MBA, and hopes these blog posts provide valuable insight into the Berkeley MBA experience.

Posts by Eileen

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Admissions Tips | 6 MIN READ

The online GMAT/GRE/EA: what to expect and how to succeed

Updated July 22, 2020 - While some test centers are beginning to re-open worldwide, many prospective MBA students are still choosing to take their ...
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Evening & Weekend | 3 MIN READ

From entrepreneurship to finance: How an MBA community helps with the next move

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 ...
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Evening & Weekend | 2 MIN READ

Why business school? Berkeley Haas MBA students share their reasons

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 ...
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Evening & Weekend | 2 MIN READ

Part-time MBA ROI: A career change to management consulting

When Desirae Early, MBA 15, looked at part-time MBA programs, the extensive career resources in the Evening & Weekend MBA Program were an important ...
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Product Management vs. Product Marketing, a comparison

Product Management | 4 MIN READ

Product management vs. product marketing

Imagine that your job is to champion projects that bring life-changing products to the market. Would you describe yourself as a product manager or a ...
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Evening & Weekend | 1 MIN READ

A glimpse at Lean In at Berkeley Haas

We've previously introduced you to Nancy Hoque, a student in the Evening & Weekend Berkeley MBA Program with a passion for gender equity. She has ...
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Evening & Weekend | 3 MIN READ

From Wall Street to Google with a Berkeley MBA

When Christopher Jones joined the Evening & Weekend Berkeley Haas MBA (EWMBA) program, his hoped for MBA ROI was to transition from a long career in ...
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Evening & Weekend | 2 MIN READ

7 reasons to choose a part-time MBA program

Congratulations—you've decided to go business school. And you've decided that study in a top-ranked MBA program will give you the knowledge, skills, ...
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Evening & Weekend | 4 MIN READ

Be vulnerable: A Berkeley Haas student shares his MBA essay tips

Deciding that the MBA application essay was truly a chance to reveal himself as a whole person—beyond his resume and test scores—Brad Shervheim dug ...
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Evening & Weekend | 4 MIN READ

How to decide which MBA schedule is right for you

Business schools offer the option to study full-time or part-time so that there is a format to fit everybody—no matter where you are in your life or ...
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Evening & Weekend | 4 MIN READ

Do I need an MBA to be a product manager?

Product managers draw upon a wide array of skills to help companies envision, deliver, and market the new and the next. Some of the abilities a ...
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Evening & Weekend | 3 MIN READ

MBA student Nancy Hoque leans in for gender equity

Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In sparked a long-awaited conversation around women in business, dynamics of gender roles (both professional and personal), ...
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Evening & Weekend | 2 MIN READ

Six questions for post-military MBA student Jordan Waiwaiole

Air Force veteran Jordan Waiwaiole saw the Evening & Weekend Berkeley MBA Program as the perfect way to make a post-military pivot back to civilian ...
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