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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 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 »

Last Updated Jul 3, 2020 by

Fridays from the Frontline: At Stanford GSB, Reimagining the News

In this edition of Fridays from the Frontline, Stanford GSB student, Judd Olanoff, introduces his entrepreneurial project, Storyist. Read on for how an MBA class inspired his idea, and how the Stanford GSB program helped him bring it to life. At Stanford GSB, Reimagining the News By Judd Olanoff, Stanford... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 26, 2020 by

Fridays from the Frontline: Student Perspectives – The Consortium at UCLA Anderson

This edition of Fridays from the Frontline highlights a valuable organization for diversity in business school: The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management. Current MBA student at UCLA Anderson, Carmen Chávez, shares her story of the support and guidance she received through the Consortium. Student Perspectives: The Consortium at Anderson By... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 19, 2020 by

Fridays from the Frontline: How Duke Fuqua Forged Ahead During the Pandemic

Current Duke MBA student, Sandeep Panda, took to Fuqua’s student blog to share how the faculty and community have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Read on for Sandeep’s story in this edition of Fridays from the Frontline. How Fuqua Forged Ahead During the Pandemic Sandeep Panda, Duke Fuqua MBA ’21... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 12, 2020 by

Fridays from the Frontline: Stanford GSB Leading with Purpose in a Time of Crisis

In this edition of Fridays from the Frontline, two Stanford GSB MBA students discuss how the leading MBA program supported their efforts to launch Gift Card Bank.  Khalil Fuller GSB ’20 and Harry Mahadevan GSB ’20 founded the nonprofit to help people in need due to the pandemic. Gift Card... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 5, 2020 by

Fridays from the Frontline: Stanford GSB – Splitting the Check for Coronavirus Relief

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, two Stanford GSB students launched an economic relief campaign to support individuals and non-profit organizations impacted by the crisis.  Erin Washington and Isabelle Fisher, both GSB Class of 2020, share their story of launching the #SplitTheCheck initiative and how you can join in giving. Splitting the... Read more »

Last Updated May 29, 2020 by

Fridays from the Frontline: Cornell Johnson MBA Diaries – When “Normal” Becomes a Memory of the Past

Many aspects of life have been turned upside down due to COVID-19. MBA students around the world have had to adjust to a “new normal,” which Natalie Kirchhoff, Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management MBA ’21, describes in this edition of Fridays from the Frontline. Natalie Kirchhoff, Cornell Johnson... Read more »

Last Updated May 22, 2020 by

Fridays from the Frontline: Stepping Outside Your Comfort Zone in Business School

Business schools often highlight “experiential learning” opportunities as a hallmark of their MBA programs.  In this Fridays from the Frontline, Sami Abdisubhan, NYU Stern MBA ’20, walks us through what one looks like as a student.  Read on for how the challenges of the experiential course transformed his skill set... Read more »

Last Updated May 15, 2020 by

Fridays from the Frontline: Chai Night – Giving People the Right to Go Second

In this edition of Fridays from the Frontline, learn more about building and maintaining a sense of community in business school.  Northwestern Kellogg MBA student, Ayyub Bokhari, shares how he was inspired to bring together fellow classmates and continue those connections during COVID-19. Chai Night: Giving People the Right to... Read more »

Last Updated May 8, 2020 by

Fridays from the Frontline: Battling the Impact of COVID-19 the Duke Fuqua Way

In this edition of Fridays from the Frontline, we hear from a Duke Fuqua MBA student about how and why he started a fundraiser in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Read on for Jeff Gleischman’s story of community and compassion, which he first shared on Duke’s Daytime MBA student blog.... Read more »

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