Category: Student Life

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

Q&A with Victoria Nguyen, BC MBA ’16

Victoria Nguyen, BC MBA ’16, moved to Boston from California in search of a new environment and a top-tier business school with Jesuit values. She found all that and more at the Boston College Carroll School of Management. Why an MBA?  After college I worked in the healthy living and healthcare industries—two years for a

Three Factors to Consider Once You’ve Been Accepted to an MBA Program

After receiving several business school acceptances, you may have found that the question of where to earn your graduate management degree hasn’t been immediately obvious. If you’re on the fence about your final b-school decision, these three considerations can help. 1. Location. In addition to the campus, environment, and b-school facilities, your focus should be on the professional