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

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

In Omaha, Sitting at the Feet of the Oracle

The 20 Carroll School MBA students knew they’d learn something about investing when they touched down in Omaha last month. How could they not? They were slated to spend the next morning with the Warren Buffett. Read more about the most memorable takeaways from the trip in the latest edition of the Carroll Connection. Through this highly selective program, MBA