Career Case Study: Networking Tips

In this episode of Career Case Study, current second-year MBA students Andrew Giordano and Joshua Sugarman offer useful tips on how MBA students can make the most out of the BC network. Whether you’re connecting on LinkedIn or following up after a meeting, Giordano and Sugarman say that the key to networking success is common

From Engineering to Business: Q&A with Steven Highland (MBA ’20)

Steven Highland (MBA ’20) is a first-year student in the Full-Time MBA Program at Boston College. Before enrolling in the BC MBA Program, he worked as a mechanical engineer in a small family-owned and run company in Los Angeles and was the founder of a program that taught children about science, technology, engineering, and math.

Career Case Study: Mitch Wood (MBA ’19)

We’re happy to announce the launch of Career Case Study, a podcast hosted by current BC MBA students focused on showcasing the stories and career journeys of current students and alumni. In this inaugural episode, Mitch Wood (MBA ’19) talks about his transition from sales manager for a manufacturing company to business school. “With the

Five Tips from a Part-Time BC MBA Student

Meet Courtney Cannon-Booth, a part-time BC MBA student and Executive Assistant to the CEO at Celtra. Here, she shares her advice for prospective students, covering everything from researching MBA programs to the importance of class participation. (This post was originally published on August 26, 2016.) As a working professional and part-time BC MBA student, I often get a lot

Tips for Admissions Success

When you sit down to craft your admissions application, think about it like we do, holistically.  You want to make sure that each element of your application flows and represents you. With that in mind, here are some tips from the admissions committee on how to prepare the strongest application. Essays If you’ve been thinking about

What to Do Before You Start Your MBA

Once you have finally made the big decision of where to earn your Full-Time MBA, a new set of priorities seems to come out of nowhere. Let’s start with a just a few to make your transition from work-life to student-life a little easier. Here’s what to do before you start your MBA. Re-visit Campus

From Idea to Product: Insights from Peter MacDonald (MBA ’19)

Wunderite wants to make insurance wonderful. With the belief that filling out paperwork doesn’t have to be a daunting experience, Peter MacDonald (MBA ’19) conceived of Wunderite, a startup that helps customers, brokers, and insurers easily collaborate online, sort of like TurboTax, but for insurance. With a team consisting of MacDonald and ten Boston College