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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 Oct 16, 2020 by

Fridays from the Frontline: How to Maximize the First Terms at Duke Fuqua

While you may be in the midst of your MBA applications, this Fridays from the Frontline outlines what you have to look forward to once you get to b-school. Yun Hong, a second-year student at Duke Fuqua, shares his reflections on how to make the most of your first terms.... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 9, 2020 by

Fridays from the Frontline: 5 Feelings while being a Black MBA student in Georgia during the COVID-19 pandemic

For this edition of Fridays from the Frontline, we hear from a current MBA student at Emory Goizueta in Atlanta, Georgia. Erin Lightfoot, Goizueta MBA ’21, shares her experience during the pandemic. 5 Feelings while being a Black MBA student in Georgia during the COVID-19 pandemic By Erin Lightfoot, Emory... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 2, 2020 by

Fridays from the Frontline: Stanford GSB Internship – Helping Patients Vote Safely

In this edition of Fridays from the Frontline, we hear from Stanford GSB MBA student, Ben Ruxin, about his internship with VotER. Read on about his efforts to promote civic engagement, and how the Stanford GSB curriculum supported this endeavor. Helping Patients Vote Safely By Ben Ruxin, Stanford GSB MBA... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 25, 2020 by

Fridays from the Frontline: Kellogg’s Collaborative & Inclusive Approach to Hybrid Learning

Get a look inside the Kellogg MBA classroom! Alyssa Posklensky, Kellogg 1Y MBA, shares how fellow students and staff have been making the most of hybrid learning during COVID-19 conditions. A 1Y Shares Kellogg’s Collaborative & Inclusive Approach to Hybrid Learning By Alyssa Posklensky (1Y 2021) When I applied to business... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 18, 2020 by

Fridays from the Frontline: Stern Students Help Small Businesses in NYC During the Pandemic

Come pandemic or citywide shutdown, NYU Stern MBA students still find ways to help their communities. Read on for Yilin Hai’s (Stern MBA ’21) account of Stern Works: Serve NYC. Stern Students Help Small Businesses in NYC During the Pandemic Yilin Hai, NYU Stern School of Business, MBA ’21 By... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 11, 2020 by

Fridays from the Frontline: Building the Berkeley Haas Team Spirit

MBA students have been challenged to form connections in different ways due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Aileen Lu, an MBA candidate at Berkeley Haas, shares how she teamed up with her new school community to build team spirit from a distance. Building the Berkeley Haas Team Spirit Aileen Lu, Berkeley... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 4, 2020 by

Fridays from the Frontline: Oxford MBAs Build Back Better

Get a glimpse of what Oxford MBA students have been doing to support struggling businesses during the pandemic in this edition of Fridays from the Frontline. Oxford MBAs Build Back Better By Ros Pacey Oxford MBA students have been assisting small businesses and non-governmental organisations as they respond to the... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 28, 2020 by

Fridays from the Frontline: Advice from a Dartmouth Tuck Partner

Let’s shake off the COVID-19 isolation and enjoy tales of outdoor and student life at Dartmouth Tuck in the Upper Valley.  In this edition of Fridays from the Frontline, Tuck Partner, Lita Madlang, shares her key takeaways from like as an MBA student’s partner. Advice from a Tuck Partner: What... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 21, 2020 by

Fridays from the Frontline: UCLA Anderson Internship – Day in the (Virtual) Life – Biogen

Internships are a hallmark of the MBA experience, enabling b-school students to gain real-world experience, rub elbows with company execs and—both literally and figuratively—get their foot in the door. But now, in the day and age of COVID-19, social distancing and office regulations mean many internships have moved online. In... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 14, 2020 by

Fridays from the Frontline: Johnson Faculty and Alumni Launch Investment Internship with the Cayuga Fund

COVID-19 has caused the upheaval of countless plans–one being summer internships for MBA students. In light of these challenges, the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business sought to create new opportunities for their students. In this edition of Fridays from the Frontline, learn how some Johnson MBA students were able... Read more »

Last Updated Aug 7, 2020 by

Fridays from the Frontline: GBC Fostering Community at Chicago Booth

In this edition of Fridays from the Frontline, we hear from Chicago Booth MBA student, David Noël, about how the Graduate Business Council has been supporting the spirit of the student community in these trying times. GBC Fostering Community at Booth By David Noël, Chicago Booth MBA ’20 Chicago Booth... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 31, 2020 by

Fridays from the Frontline: How Do You Turn a Business Idea into a Real Business?

While the setting of this Fridays from the Frontline is Oxford University’s Saïd Business School, the question it explores is universal: How do you turn a business idea into a real business? Oxford MBA student, Jiaxian Shi, shares his journey to answer this question–what inspired him to attend Oxford Saïd,... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 24, 2020 by

Fridays from the Frontline: Duke Fuqua Student Life Events Adapt to Social Distancing

MBA students continue to adapt under the social restrictions due to COVID-19. See how the Duke Fuqua student community has been maintaining their connection in this edition of Fridays from the Frontline. Student Life Events Adapt to Social Distancing by Alison Mattox, Daytime MBA ’21 Alison Mattox, Duke Fuqua Daytime MBA... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 17, 2020 by

Fridays from the Frontline: NYU Stern’s Endless Frontier Labs of Endless Opportunity

When entrepreneurial business needs intersect with science and tech, NYU Stern MBA students can partake in the Endless Frontier Labs to strengthen their experience knowledge and abilities.  Learn more about the course in this edition of Fridays from the Frontline, as Wilson Keng, an MBA graduate of NYU Stern, shares... Read more »

Last Updated Jul 10, 2020 by

Fridays from the Frontline: 2020 Bollywood Bash Digital Dhamaka – Uniting a Community Over Zoom

Student members of the India Business Club at Northwestern Kellogg showcased how the school community is acclimating to the new virtual world with their online Bollywood Bash.  Read all about the fun cultural event in this edition of Fridays from the Frontline. 2020 Bollywood Bash Digital Dhamaka: Uniting a Community... Read more »

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