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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 ...

Which MBA Schedule is Right for You?

By Eileen Jacob   |   12/27/2017
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 career. Choosing the right MBA schedule can be tricky, but ...

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 ...

Do I Need an MBA to be a product manager?

By Eileen Jacob   |   11/29/2017
Product managers draw upon a wide array of skills to help companies envision, deliver, and market the new and the next. Some of the abilities a product manager (PM) needs stem from innate qualities such as ...

At the Diversity Summit for Working Professionals

By Susan Petty   |   11/22/2017
 This fall, Berkeley Haas students in the Evening & Weekend and MBA for Executives Programs organized a Diversity Summit for Working Professionals.

MBA student Nancy Hoque Leans In for Gender Equity

By Eileen Jacob   |   11/15/2017
Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In sparked a long-awaited conversation around women in business, dynamics of gender roles (both professional and personal), and how women can advance their careers. Her message also hit ...

Six Questions for Post-Military MBA Student Jordan Waiwaiole

By Eileen Jacob   |   11/09/2017
Air Force veteran Jordan Waiwaiole saw the Evening & Weekend Berkeley MBA Program as the perfect way to make a post-military pivot back to civilian life. 

Six Questions for Military Surgeon, MBA Student Jane Alston

By Eileen Jacob   |   11/08/2017
"Effective leadership in both the military and in medicine requires a systematic approach to problems as well as a degree of resourcefulness. I think this is also true in business," says military surgeon and ...

Video: Advancing Careers—and Women—as Evening and Weekend MBA Leaders

By Eileen Jacob   |   11/02/2017
Two women, initially unsure if their backgrounds were right for an MBA program, now lead the student association for the Evening & Weekend Berkeley MBA Program and work to encourage more women and ...