Best Podcasts to Listen to for Business

Whether you are embarking on your own MBA program this fall or just looking to stay updated on the ever-evolving world of business, podcasts are quickly becoming an easy and convenient way to do so. Our Admissions Team is excited to share an updated version of our last podcasts post with some classics, as well as

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

Making the Big Decision

Congratulations! All your hard work paid off. You’ve been admitted to multiple MBA programs. But now that you find yourself in this enviable position, the real hard work begins. Now you have to choose which MBA program is for you. Receiving an offer of admission to any MBA program is a significant achievement. It means

Gagan Chawla, BC MBA ’02, On No Experience to the Corner Office

When Gagan Chawla completed his MBA at the Carroll School in 2002, the nation was in the grip of a recession and jobs were scarce. But with the support of two Boston College professors, Gagan quickly found a full-time position at Strategic Pricing Group, a Waltham-based management consulting firm. “The other candidates for the job