Gain clarity on your MBA decision with a curated selection of ideas and insights from faculty and staff, alumni, and student leaders at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business.

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Consider | 4 MIN READ

Six fears students face when applying for an MBA (and how to overcome them)

Spiders. Public speaking. Heights. You probably recognize these common fears, but would you be surprised to learn that applying for an MBA also ...
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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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Justifying the cost of an MBA

Evening & Weekend | 5 MIN READ

7 ways to justify the cost of an MBA to yourself, your partner, and your boss

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 ...
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Applying | 3 MIN READ

Why right now is the time to apply for a Berkeley MBA

At the start of 2020, innovating was something companies did to stay competitive. Now, in the midst of a global pandemic, it’s something that ...
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Compare the Berkeley MBA Program Options

Same world-renowned faculty. Same global alumni network. Same top-ranked MBA.
Different schedules.

Compare Berkeley MBA Programs

Applying | 3 MIN READ

How to describe your career aspirations in your 2021 MBA application

It’s the beginning of a new year, and many of us have thought about and set goals. Goal-setting is important for moving forward in life, ...
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Applying | 3 MIN READ

How to reframe your thinking to overcome imposter syndrome

When deciding whether or not to pursue an MBA, the biggest obstacle for Laura Teclemariam, EMBA 18, was her own self-doubt. She pushed through her ...
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Evening & Weekend | 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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Evening & Weekend | 3 MIN READ

Berkeley Haas MBA students share tips for improving your GMAT quant score

If you’ve already started looking into the admissions process for a Berkeley Haas MBA, you know you need a good score on the Quantitative section of ...
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Applying | 3 MIN READ

What can you contribute to an MBA class?

One of Berkeley Haas’ Defining Leadership Principles is Beyond Yourself. When working to shape our world ethically and responsibility, Beyond ...
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Applying | 6 MIN READ

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

Updated October 1, 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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Women in Leadership | 3 MIN READ

How women can find mentors in the workplace

Most would agree connecting with the right mentor can help propel your career. Studies show women who have a mentor get more promotions, achieve ...
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Consider | 8 MIN READ

Five reasons why MBA grads chose Berkeley Haas

There are many reasons why working professionals choose to pursue an MBA—from career advancement or making a career change to starting their own ...
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Consider | 3 MIN READ

Three time management skills you'll master in business school

Most students come to business school to grow their business acumen and learn new skills in core subjects like data analysis, finance, marketing, ...
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Evening & Weekend | 1 MIN READ

How to ace your video interview

Video interviews continue to increase in popularity. 60% of hiring managers and recruiters use them to assess potential new hires according to a ...
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Applying | 3 MIN READ

5 steps to requesting a Letter of Recommendation

Whether you're considering applying to an MBA program or looking to switch careers, letters of recommendation are often necessary. Asking someone ...
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