Hello Tepperonis! Hope you’re soaking up the sun and having a blast this summer. I wanted to take a moment to share one of the highlights of my summer – the cherry on top of my summer adventures: an interview with my favorite professor, Sunkee Lee, who teaches Corporate Strategy at Tepper. If you’ve had […]
Reforestation (noun): the action of renewing a forest by planting seeds or young trees. Afforestation (noun): the act or process of establishing a forest, especially on land not previously forested. Around 300 million years ago, the level of carbon dioxide on planet Earth plummeted from 2000 to 200 ppm. Temperatures dropped, ice sheets formed […]
Hey there, Tepperonis! I hope you’re all enjoying the beautiful summer. My name is Priyasha, and I am a part-time MBA student at Tepper, class of 2025. My journey of 29 years from India to Pittsburgh and eventually to Tepper has been quite the adventure and I can’t wait to share them all with you. […]
Last weekend, I attended the welcome event for the newly admitted students of the class of 2025 at Tepper School of Business. One question frequently arose during conversations with prospective students, juniors, and classmates: “How has your MBA experience been so far?” As I pondered this question, I realized that my time at Tepper had […]
MBA was never for me, throughout my career I was highly encourage to go for MBA as stepping stone for career progression. It just never appealed to me, I explored Master’s in other areas such as engineering management and Operations management. Program options and personal commitments just did not energize me to take on this […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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! […]
“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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.