Jenny Clare

Jenny Clare

Jenny is Senior Associate Director of Admissions for the Berkeley MBA Programs for Working Professionals. She hopes these blog posts provide you with useful insights into the Berkeley MBA experience and answer questions you may have about the MBA in general.

Posts by Jenny

Finance | 4 MIN READ

Ricardo Perez-Truglia wants to help MBAs and companies make better decisions

First and foremost a behavioral economist, Ricardo Perez-Truglia, PhD, is happiest when the “common sense” concepts he teaches in Microeconomics ...
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Faculty | 4 MIN READ

Brandi Pearce reflects on teams as a sandbox for cultivating collective and individual development

From Global Fortune 500 organizations to the classroom, Brandi Pearce delves into how collaborative dynamics—simply put, teamwork—drive innovation, ...
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Entrepreneurship | 4 MIN READ

Self-reflection led alum to give back to Haas and beyond

Abhishek Sharma’s Berkeley Haas MBA orientation weekend remains a vivid memory. He was intimidated, fighting fear of rejection and his own ...
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Diversity and Inclusion | 4 MIN READ

Laura Kray reveals the skill MBAs want in their core curriculum

Laura Kray wears a lot of hats: She holds the Ned & Carol Spieker Chair in Leadership, chairs the Management of Organizations Group, and is the ...
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Finance | 3 MIN READ

Building bridges toward sustainability and impact

Alyssa Farrelly, MBA 21, had qualms about the magnitude of the career pivot she aspired to achieve: from nonprofit administration to impact ...
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Finance | 3 MIN READ

Preparing to lead in fintech

“I regularly ask myself three questions: ‘Am I growing? Am I learning? Am I having fun?’ If the answer to any question is ‘no,’ I re-evaluate my ...
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Entrepreneurship | 2 MIN READ

Impact investing and impactful relationships

“I didn’t come to Berkeley Haas to get a job or a promotion. I came with high hopes of figuring my life out, building great relationships, and ...
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Applying | 3 MIN READ

How to describe your career aspirations in your MBA application

Many of us think about and set goals for each new year. Goal-setting is important for moving forward in life, relationships, and career. If you’re ...
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Marketing | 2 MIN READ

A coaching approach to leadership on the job, on the field, and on Zoom

Paulina Lee, MBA 22, cheerfully admits to being a tad obsessive about her calendar. She says she “ruthlessly prioritizes the best ROI and value for ...
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Applying | 2 MIN READ

How to strengthen your MBA application: a step-by-step guide

This year we’ve put extra focus on giving you the tools you need to submit your best application. We hope these resources will help demystify the MBA admissions process.
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Applying | 3 MIN READ

How to examine your past to differentiate your contribution to an MBA program

For many prospective MBA students, applying for a program can call up a lot of emotion. 
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Healthcare | 2 MIN READ

Pivoting to the business and technology of healthcare to promote the collective good

Emergency nurse, informatics coordinator, business analyst, and product manager. Patrick Eronini, RN, MBA 22, knows the US healthcare sector from ...
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