A CMU Thanksgiving (unexpectedly in Miami)
Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year here at Carnegie Mellon; it is truly one of the times that exemplifies our motto, my heart is in the work. Final exams are coming up, final projects are due, and the stress that you’re not doing enough with your life sets in. But, I would argue it is […]
What does it mean to be on your MBA journey?
Hello everyone, The fact that I started writing this blogpost roughly a month ago, but am posting it right now should be an indicator of how much happening your life at Tepper can get, during your MBA. And if you think, this is just because of studying and recruiting, think again. Every day, you’ll basically […]
How I Actually Ended Up at the Tepper School of Business
I wanted to start off with a big thank you for the warm reception on my last post. It’s both motivating and intimidating to have that much unexpected traction. Now that the pressure is on, I’d like to transition to my next blog: How I Actually Ended Up at the Tepper School of Business I […]
Celebrating Diwali- MSPM way!
Last week, my house in Pittsburgh was filled with lights, love, and laughter as the MSPM batch came together to celebrate Diwali, the Indian festival of lights. Considered one of the biggest holidays in India, this festival celebrates the triumph of good over evil. It is the time of the year to deck your home, […]
Shedding My Skin
Every cell in the human body regenerates, each given another chance to live and to grow. Like snakes, we too shed our skin, and biologically we are brand new! Why am I telling you this? Because getting into grad school after 9 years is nothing less than another chance at life. Early life- Hi! […]
Basecamp, Class of 2024
“Hi I’m Serena, I got in last night and today is my first day,” I said nervously to my classmate as we clipped ourselves into the safety lines. He laughed, “Not a bad day to start.” He stepped his foot on the first log suspended 15 feet above the ground. I watched him grab the […]
Investment Banking Internship: CHECK!
It’s done. The pursuit of landing an investment banking summer associate internship for the summer of 2022 is complete! In this post, I’m going to highlight a few resources and processes that helped me land not just one, but three investment banking internship offers. This was not a solo affair and could not have happened […]
Hello from a Tepper Senior!
That’s one of the only things I remember from my computer science class freshman year. After that, it was all business courses, all the time.
Seattle to Pittsburgh!
If you stumbled upon this blog post, welcome! My name is Eric Tinnell and I am currently a first-year, full-time MBA student at Tepper. I’m excited to share a bit about my journey as the school year progresses. In this first post, I’ll share a bit about my background, what led me to Tepper, and […]
5 Things We Learned in Mini 5
With Mini 5 being over, it is time for the next installment of the “5 Things We Learned this Mini” in which I identify the most important lessons that other classmates and I took away from this Mini.
5 Things We Learned in Mini 4
With Mini 4 being over, it is time for the next installment of the “5 Things We Learned this Mini” in which I identify the most important lessons that other classmates and I took away from this Mini.
5 Things We Learned in Mini 3
With Mini 3 being over, it is time for the next installment of the “5 Things We Learned this Mini” in which I identify the most important lessons that other classmates and I took away from this Mini.
Unity and Allyship in Leadership
Being a student at Tepper has certainly been an adventure. I’ve learned so much, and met so many new people. I have had so many wonderful opportunities to apply what we are learning in class. This past January, I competed with a team in the Inaugural John Lewis Racial Case Study. I’ll admit I was […]
Trying Something Different
What do Joe Rogan and Dax Shepard all have in common? Oh thats right, they all host their own podcasts! Enter Bharath Kumar, Sanmoy Karmakar, and yours truly as we try our luck with our own podcast.
Learning My MBA
First mini-semester: complete. In less than two months, I learned how to apply the latest scientific research to manage a team, and I saw how businesses can use statistical analysis to make critical decisions with precision. When I imagined earning my MBA, I knew that I wanted an experience exactly like my first classes at […]