Laura Counts

Laura Counts

Laura is a senior marketing and communications manager at Berkeley-Haas. As a former journalist, she finds no shortage of interesting stories to tell at Haas. As a Cal alum, she loves being able to walk to work through redwood groves along Strawberry Creek.

Posts by Laura

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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Leadership | 6 MIN READ

Student perspective: Leading in a time of political turmoil

When Sharifa Dunn woke up Nov. 9, 2016, the first big news she got was that Donald Trump had been elected president of the United States.
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Leadership | 6 MIN READ

How to be an MBA "leader amongst leaders"

 As one of the dozens of clubs and organmgzations that students in the Full-time Berkeley MBA Program can get involved with, the MBA Association ...
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Social Impact | 3 MIN READ

Fund fuels MBA social impact internships

Left: Thato Keineetse, MBA 17, on a mountaintop in Tanzania during his internship with Off.Grid: Electric last summer
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Haas culture | 3 MIN READ

Humans of Haas podcast: Two MBA love stories

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 ...
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Haas culture | 1 MIN READ

Going all in at Full-time MBA orientation

Full-time MBA Week Zero is a no-holds-barred introduction to life at Haas. Part MBA-essentials boot camp, part immersion into Haas academic and ...
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Uncategorized | 2 MIN READ

"Best & Brightest" in FTMBA Class of 2016

Leading changes in MBA culture to make it more inclusive for women and minorities; launching the Nairobi office for a mobile micro-lending startup; ...
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Uncategorized | 2 MIN READ

We came to Haas to dream: EWMBA class of 2016

When Evening & Weekend Berkeley MBA 2016 student speaker Luis Bellon wrapped up his commencement speech at the Greek Theater last week, he produced a ...
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Uncategorized | 1 MIN READ

An MBA Trek across the Andes, Into the Heart of Chile & Peru

Student-organized treks are a longstanding tradition in the Full-time Berkeley MBA Program—many students say they are a highlight of their time at ...
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Events & Extracurricular | 2 MIN READ

This time it’s personal: EWMBA students hack to fight Lyme disease

Photo, left to right: Team members Michael Cohn, Jose Luis Pacheco, Faith Kirkpatrick, and Shannon Herline, with Lia Gaertner of the Bay Area Lyme ...
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Entrepreneurship | 1 MIN READ

A Sampling of Startups

Berkeley-Haas students are launching startups in record numbers.
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Events & Extracurricular | 2 MIN READ

Google's "perfect" teams reflect Berkeley MBA curriculum

Photo: Teamwork in action in the Cleantech to Market applied innovation course
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Finance | 1 MIN READ

Smooth Storytelling Earns Team Silver in Stock Pitch Competition

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