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Fridays from the Frontline

Keep abreast of the latest happenings in the business school blogosphere! This weekly column summarizes recent posts from MBA student and applicant blogs.

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Last Updated Feb 16, 2018 by

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How Far Would You Go for the One You Love?

Fridays from the Frontline The process of moving to a new city to start business school is tough, but one could argue that it’s tougher on folks who make the move to support their partner. The Booth Partners Club is a student club that provides events and group activities throughout... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 9, 2018 by

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Is B-School Student Globetrotting Killing the Earth? MIT Students Take Action

Fridays from the Frontline MIT’s two-year Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) program is a unique dual-degree offering that the Sloan School of Management established in partnership with the School of Engineering. The LGO program merges a state-of-the-art management curriculum with advanced engineering training to prepare students to handle global operations,... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 2, 2018 by

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Why Traveling and the MBA Should Go Hand in Hand—A Dartmouth Tuck MBA Student Weighs In

Fridays from the Frontline If you’re budgeting for your MBA experience, you might think that traveling is outside of your reach. After all, who has extra money to spend on a trip overseas when you have tuition and books to pay for? According to Tanvi Nayar, an MBA student at... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 26, 2018 by

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The Chicago Booth MBA/MPP Dual-Degree Experience

Fridays from the Frontline Today’s the day the University of Chicago Booth School of Business was slated to send out interview invitations to Round 2 applicants, but posts to MBA LiveWire suggest that some applicants began receiving them earlier this week. Have you gotten one? If you’re still waiting, why not distract yourself by... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 19, 2018 by

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The MBA Juggle: An Anderson Student on Balancing Social, Academic, and Career Aspects of B-School

Fridays from the Frontline Before coming to UCLA Anderson School of Management, first-year MBA student Julie Mills worked as a customer success manager at software-as-a-service provider Wrike and served in the Peace Corps in the eastern Caribbean. She’s hoping to advance her career in technology upon graduation, and in a... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 12, 2018 by

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Is the MBA Really the Best Time of Your Life? An INSEAD Student Weighs In

Fridays from the Frontline Michel Assaad describes himself as “a management consultant with an academic background in accounting and finance, fueled by an expensive hobby of collecting academic degrees.” Indeed, the MBA he is currently pursuing at INSEAD makes his fourth business degree. What made him decide that he needed... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 5, 2018 by

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Why This Kenan-Flagler MBA Student Decided to Leave a Perfectly Good Life in DC Brokerage

Fridays from the Frontlines Ed Crocker is the first to tell you he had a great life in real estate in booming Washington, D.C. A third-year associate at a successful multifamily brokerage firm, he worked with a great team and some of the most dynamic developers in D.C. And yet,... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 29, 2017 by

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What’s the Most Integral Component of the Fisher MBA?

Fridays from the Frontline According to Rajat Gugnani, a first-year MBA student at Ohio State’s Fisher College of Business, everything comes back to your core team. So, if you’ve got the Fisher MBA program in your sites, you’d do well to familiarize yourself with core teams—what they are and the... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 22, 2017 by

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A Ross MBA Student’s Unexpected Journey: From Teacher in the Rural South to Investment Banker

Fridays from the Frontline Vaish Shastry came to the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business from the Mississippi Delta, where she taught middle school children. She came to business school thinking that she would return to the nonprofit world upon graduation. Instead, she’ll be working in the Consumer and... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 15, 2017 by

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5 Worries I Had About Applying to HBS

Fridays from the Frontlines It’s been a busy week at Harvard Business School (HBS), with Round 1 decisions rolling out from Dillon House on Tuesday. Whether you got good news or bad, we’d wager that most of you can relate to some of the worries this week’s Fridays from the... Read more »

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