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"Be vulnerable." A Berkeley Haas student shares his MBA essay tips 

By Eileen Jacob   |   1/17/2018
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 deep and made himself vulnerable; It paid off. Brad shares ...

Executive MBA or part-time MBA? How to choose

By Liz Rosenberg   |   1/10/2018
Executive MBA or part-time MBA? Katherine Mlika, manager of product program management at Fitbit, thought a compressed timeline with classes that met less frequently would be the best way to balance an MBA ...

Berkeley executive and part-time MBA application tips: the GMAT

By Susan Petty   |   12/20/2017
For Berkeley EMBA student (and now podcast co-host) Manoj Thomas, taking the GMAT meant taking a standardized test for the first time in nearly 20 years. "It did stress me out in the beginning," he admits. In ...

Part-time MBA Admissions Tips: Put the GMAT/GRE in Perspective

By Susan Petty   |   1/06/2017
For many applicants to top part-time MBA programs, gearing up to take the GMAT or GRE can be a nerve-wracking part of the admissions process. We get it—it may have been awhile since you had to sit down and ...

Tips for your MBA essays

By Eileen Jacob   |   11/23/2016
They are one of the most important ways in which we get to know you and among the most requested topics for MBA application tips.