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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 Jan 22, 2021 by

Fridays from the Frontline: The Support of the Stern Community During Covid-19

It takes a community to get through a pandemic, and that’s just what Rizwana Iqbal, Stern MBA ’21, found at the NYU Stern School of Business. Read her story from startups to Stern and through recruiting with the help of her b-school community. The Support of the Stern Community During... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 15, 2021 by

Fridays from the Frontline: Heard on the Street (HOTS) – Bringing the HBS Community Through Harmony

Music can bring people together and that’s just what the a capella group at Harvard Business School aims to do. Justin Kim, HBS MBA ’21, shares the story of Heard on the Street and building community through harmony in this week’s Fridays from the Frontline. Heard on the Street (HOTS)... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 8, 2021 by

Fridays from the Frontline: Medical Group Benefits from MBA Skills during the Pandemic

Rahul Singh, a Two-Year MBA candidate at the S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management, shares how his MBA education helped fight back against the impact of the pandemic in this week’s Fridays from the Frontline. Medical Group Benefits from MBA Skills during the Pandemic By Rahul Singh, Two-Year MBA ’21... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 18, 2020 by

Fridays from the Frontline: MBA & Motherhood? Yes, You Can

Osemhen Okenyi, Oxford MBA 2020-21, walks us through figuring out how to blend MBA life with motherhood in this edition of Fridays from the Frontline. MBA & Motherhood? Yes, You Can By Osemhen Okenyi, Oxford MBA 2020-21 When I started thinking about doing an MBA, I spent hours googling “MBA... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 11, 2020 by

Fridays from the Frontline: Balancing My Extracurricular Commitments

B-school life is busy, so how do students manage their schedules? McCallen Moser, Daytime MBA, Class of 2020 at Duke Fuqua shares how she balanced her extracurricular activities. Balancing My Extracurricular Commitments By McCallen Moser Fuqua provides an endless list of extracurricular commitments students can get involved with during their... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 4, 2020 by

Fridays from the Frontline: Global Experience Module in Brazil

One of the most exciting experiences of going back to school can also be going abroad. In this Fridays from the Frontline, Emory Goizueta MBA student, Racquel Waite, walks us through navigating the pandemic and still ensuring a once in a lifetime international experience. Global Experience Module (GEM) Experience in... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 27, 2020 by

Fridays from the Frontline: Deferred Chicago Booth Scholar Reflects On Application Process

The future may feel extra uncertain right now, but one thing young professionals can do is lockdown their seat in a leading MBA program through a deferred option. Catherine Wain, who anticipates graduating from Chicago Booth in 2024, shares her story behind applying early. Deferred Chicago Booth Scholar Reflects On... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 20, 2020 by

Fridays from the Frontline: 4 Things to Know about the MS/MBA Biotech at Harvard Business School

At the crossroads of business and biotech, you may find yourself drawn to the MS/MBA program at Harvard. The program confers an MBA from Harvard Business School and a Master of Science from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and Harvard Medical School. A member of the first cohort... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 13, 2020 by

Fridays from the Frontline: Kellogg’s Pride Week – Creating Spaces of Inclusivity and Allyship

In this edition of Fridays from the Frontline, we hear from the co-chairs of Pride Week at Northwestern Kellogg.  Adam Wolford and Jamal Little, both Kellogg Two-Year MBAs ’21, share their stories of finding and creating inclusivity and allyship at the leading business school. Kellogg’s Pride Week: Creating Spaces of... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 6, 2020 by

Fridays from the Frontline: From the Coast Guard to Stern MBA

With Veterans Day coming up next week, we wanted to catch up with a military veteran turned MBA in this edition of Fridays from the Frontline. Read on for Kathleen Dillon’s fascinating journey from the Coast Guard to NYU Stern, and how the leading MBA program has supported her return... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 30, 2020 by

Fridays from the Frontline: Currently Contemplating—Insights from Recruiting at Chicago Booth

In this edition of Fridays from the Frontline, Sarah Hill, Chicago Booth MBA ’21, shares her lessons and insights from recruiting for her summer internship at Google. Currently Contemplating: Insights from Recruiting By Sarah Hill, Chicago Booth MBA ’21 If you read my last blog post about my summer internship at Google,... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 23, 2020 by

Fridays from the Frontline: Let’s make life delicious! A Summer Internship at Kraft Heinz

Summer internships provide a testing ground for everything you’ve learned in the MBA classroom. In this edition from Fridays from the Frontline, Cornell Johnson Two-Year MBA student, Kaitlyn Briggs, walks us through her experience interning with Kraft Heinz. Let’s Make Life Delicious! A Summer at Kraft Heinz By Kaitlyn Briggs,... Read more »

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 »

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