Category: Student Life

Q&A with Laura Kayeum, BC MBA ’16

Laura Kayeum, BC MBA ’16, began her career in financial services consulting at Eze Software Group after earning her bachelor’s degree from Colby College. Now, she’s an MBA candidate at Boston College’s Carroll School of Management, where she’s developing the business skills and tools she needs to enter a leadership development program at Bank of

Q&A with Michael Puopolo, BC MBA ’16, on Student Life at BC

When you arrive at BC, you’ll quickly realize that there’s more to making your mark than a rigorous, market-driven curriculum taught by our thought-leading faculty. Just as important for your graduate experience is your time spent outside of the classroom, where you’ll encounter even more opportunities to grow, lead, and excel in the world of business.

Boston bound: My Decision to Attend BC

Follow along with Kevin Barry, BC MBA ’17, as he shares his experiences in our full-time program in this new monthly series. As midterm week approaches and I reflect back on my semester so far, I am grateful that I picked Boston College’s Carroll School of Management to pursue my MBA. Here are a few

Q&A with BC MBA Student, Kevin Harvey

[UPDATE 10.13.2016:] Since the publication of this post, Kevin has moved to Liberty Mutual Insurance and is now working as a Business Systems Analyst. To truly help you truly understand the feasibility and value of earning your MBA as a working professional, we asked a second-year part-time MBA student to share his thoughts on the program. Kevin Harvey

What Makes a Successful MBA Candidate

If you’re giving serious thought to earning your MBA, you probably have an idea of what a rigorous curriculum paired with experiential learning opportunities can do to accelerate your career. (Here are just five reasons an MBA is a smart career choice.) Still, you might be wondering whether you (or your lifestyle) are cut out

Getting Your MBA and Running a Marathon

As I begin the start of my second semester as an MBA, I find more and more similarities between getting my MBA and running a marathon. Here are a few of the ways in which they compare – hopefully this list will help you plan appropriately and prepare you for your journey as an MBA,

What I Learned in the First Semester of my MBA Program

By Jeremy Ferguson, MBA ’16 Has it really been two weeks since the first semester of classes ended? Time sure does fly when you’re having fun! Fun: did you ever think you would hear somebody describe an MBA program as “fun?” I’ll admit there were times that I felt overwhelmed and would ask myself, “Why