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Video: Pursuing an MBA to Scale Impact—at OpenIDEO and as an Entrepreneur

By Eileen Jacob   |   7/30/2018
Hannah Lennett began her career as an actor and theater teacher. A love of storytelling led her to marketing, and a desire to have greater impact led her to pursue her MBA in the Evening & Weekend Berkeley MBA ...

How Storytelling as a Product Manager Helps You Build Great Products

By Eileen Jacob   |   7/12/2018
You may have thought "Once upon a time…" was primarily a way for parents to get children to sleep, but it turns out that stories can also be used to engage and motivate a business audience. Stories are ...

Calculating the ROI of an MBA

By Marjorie DeGraca   |   6/28/2018
Earning a Master of Business Administration (MBA) graduate degree can revitalize career paths and change lives—but it can come at a high financial cost. Tuition and fees at the top-20 ranked business schools ...

7 Ways to Justify the Cost of an MBA to Yourself, Your Partner, and Your Boss

By Marjorie DeGraca   |   6/06/2018
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 able to justify the cost of an MBA program to yourself, your ...

5 Ways to Earn ROI Before You Complete Your MBA

By Marjorie DeGraca   |   5/23/2018
When many prospective applicants calculate the return on investment (ROI) of their Master in Business Administration (MBA) degree, they often use figures and equations that only account for life after ...

From Entrepreneurship to Finance: How an MBA Community Helps With the Next Move

By Eileen Jacob   |   5/16/2018
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 scale his current businesses. Based in Los Angeles, Li chose ...

5 Reasons Why MBAs Are Landing the Jobs You’d Love to Have

By Marjorie DeGraca   |   5/09/2018
How many hours have you spent searching for jobs on websites like LinkedIn, Glassdoor, or Indeed? How many times have you found the perfect position only to learn that you aren’t qualified due to some specific ...

Evening & Weekend MBA sense of community inspires grants for commuters

By Rahul Sampat   |   5/03/2018
Abhishek Sharma spent hundreds of hours on Amtrak trains and in cars while earning his MBA, commuting to Berkeley Haas from his home in Sacramento.

What exactly do people do with an MBA? Stories from Berkeley Haas

By Susan Petty   |   4/28/2018
What exactly to people do with an MBA? There are as many answers to that question as there are students—maybe even more if you consider the changes possible over the course of a career.

Why Business School? Berkeley MBA Students Share Their Reasons

By Eileen Jacob   |   4/27/2018
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 to move their careers forward in new ways. They also tell ...