Mini 3 at Tepper is, famously, a hectic time for first-year MBA students. January thru March is peak recruiting season for summer MBA internships. Coming off the heels of a long and relaxing winter break, it can feel a little jarring to be thrust back into balancing classes, interviews, and club activities (not to mention […]
About David Baars | MBA 2020
David is a 2020 MBA candidate at the Tepper School of Business seeking a product management position in tech. Before business school, David led the marketing team at a B2B software startup in Seattle, WA and he was a Teach For America corps member in Colorado. Outside of work, David is an avid runner, cyclist, hiker, and camper. He is an active fundraiser and bike-rider for AIDS/LifeCycle, a 545-mile bike ride from SF to LA that supports the SF AIDS Foundation and the LA LGBT Center. His AIDS/LifeCycle team is the Pork Peddlers — united by bacon to end AIDS. He’s a little too obsessed with his tuxedo cat Figaro.
Entries by David Baars | MBA 2020
This past year at this time, I was sitting in my favorite cafe on Capitol Hill in Seattle putting the final touches on my applications for business school. I don’t recall thinking at the time that I’d be trading in Seattle’s grey and drizzle for Pittsburgh’s grey and snow flurries. However, I do remember thinking: […]
First-year Tepper MBA’s have the option to go on nationwide recruiting treks during the fall break between mini 1 and 2. Learn about the Business & Technology Club’s fall trek to Silicon Valley. My first mini at Tepper felt like a whirlwind. One of my challenges at the start of business school was learning to […]
First and second-year Tepper students recently attended the Reaching Out MBA (ROMBA) conference in Minneapolis. One student reflects on the power of LGBT spaces in MBA programs. On October 11, 2018, the LGBT community will mark the 30th anniversary of National Coming Out Day. While there have been some significant improvements in how LGBT people […]