Category: Student Life

Sarah Klopfer, MBA ’16, On Making the Most of Her BC MBA

Many are attracted to Boston College’s extensive opportunities across academics, experiential learning, and student life. But as students begin their journeys, many wonder: How can I get the most out of my BC MBA? As with everything in life, the BC experience is a result of what our students make of the resources and the community unique

Sairah Mahmud, BC MBA ’18: Classics Major Goes Rogue

By Sairah Mahmud, MBA ’18 It’s fair to say that until fairly recently I never thought I would pursue an MBA. First of all, I was a Classics Major at Tufts – not exactly a natural segue to business. One could argue there’s a lot to learn by reading the poetry of Catullus, but it

Balancing Your MBA and Your Family

There are many factors to take into account when you are thinking about getting an MBA. If you have a spouse and/or children, the decision takes on even greater significance. An MBA will not only change your career trajectory, it is also a major time commitment, sometimes more intensive than a full-time job. As a

A Day in the Life with Jess Poracky, MBA ’18

By Jess Poracky, MBA ’18 The schedule below outlines a typical day for me during my first semester. Through this post, I hope to convey what a day in the life of a BC MBA student is like and also answer any questions you may have about the beginning of this experience. During my first

Q&A with Eric Maskwa, BC MBA ’17

Eric Maskwa, BC MBA ’17, has leveraged his skills gained and growing Boston College network to transition away from a technical path to M&A Advisory with PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Why did you decide to pursue an MBA? I decided to get my MBA because I wanted to transition away from the technical path I had been on.  I wanted to grow

How Henry Cataldo, MBA ’16, Made a Career Shift by Pursuing an MBA

Henry Cataldo, MBA ’16, was looking to shift directions in his career and knew an MBA would help in his transition. Read on to see what Henry discovered during his MBA and why at first, he thought the BC Alumni network seemed a little like marketing propaganda… Why did you decide to pursue an MBA? Personally, the