Posts Tagged ‘UC Berkeley Haas’

From the Mouths of MBA Adcom Members

By - Nov 17, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Looking for the best possible admissions advice? How about admissions advice from the admission committee members themselves? Linda Abraham, founder of Accepted and host of the Admissions Straight Talk Podcast has a collection of highly enlightening interviews with directors of admissions and adcom members of top business...

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From the Military to Haas MBA [Episode 223]

By - Sep 11, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Military and older student attending the UC Berkeley Haas Full-time MBA program. Let’s hear his story. [powerpress] Our guest today, David Middleton, graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering from the US Coast Guard Academy in 2003, when many of his classmates were in middle school....

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UC Berkeley Haas EMBA Application Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Aug 27, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

These Haas EMBA essay questions reflect the larger Haas (and, even further, Berkeley) community and culture: they draw out the multi-faceted individual. Your professional goals and your prospective fit with the Haas EMBA program are expressions of, and extend from, that core individuality. Even though...

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Up Close and Personal with Berkeley Haas at the 2017 AIGAC Conference

By - Aug 6, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Last month, the Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants – AIGAC – held its annual conference, and Berkeley Haas generously hosted our first two days. This “host” role included a valuable opportunity to interact with Dean Rich Lyons (just announced he will step down), Haas...

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UC Berkeley Haas MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 22, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

My comments are in blue throughout. The black font represents quotes from Haas, which provides excellent resources and advice on its web site. In a nutshell, Haas kept the basic structure of its app similar to last year's, but really changed the essay questions, #1...

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U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Business Schools (MBA & EMBA) Rankings

By - Mar 23, 17:47 PM   Comments [0]

U.S. News & World Report surveyed all 471 MBA programs accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International in fall 2016 and early 2017. Of these, 377 responded and 131 were ranked (those that submitted enough of the necessary data on their...

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UC Berkeley Haas 2016-17 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 12, 02:41 AM   Comments [0]

The supplemental information that Haas requests is unchanged. Essay 2 and 3 are somewhat different from last years questions. There is a new option replacing what was the second option for question #2. #3 is a clarification of last year's #3. #1 is unchanged.  Haas also...

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Haas Expands Funding to Student Entrepreneurs

By - Nov 1, 13:34 PM   Comments [0]

UC Berkeley Haas announced the launch of a new entrepreneurship program this week that will provide more seed funding and lending opportunities for startups run by Haas students. Plans for the Berkeley-Haas Entrepreneurship Program (BHEP) in the next year include: • Providing early-stage startups and mentorship...

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UC Berkeley Haas 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jul 26, 23:31 PM   Comments [0]

The supplemental information that Haas requests is almost unchanged. The essays are different from last years. For #1 they returned to an essay question two years ago. And for #2, they give you a choice of prompts. My tips are in blue below. Essays: At Berkeley-Haas, we seek...

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Business School Gender Balance Improving

By - May 19, 13:52 PM   Comments [0]

Women now make up 60% of university graduates, but most business schools have lagged behind when it comes to gender balance—impacting not just women’s experience of b-school, but the composition of the workforce afterward. A new report from gender consulting firm 20-first looks at the...

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