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 […]

Hello from a Tepper Senior!

Hello, world!

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 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.

Navigating the “New Normal”: Making the Most of an Unusual Summer

In 2020, finding an aspect of life that was not significantly affected is far more difficult than finding a needle in a haystack — with higher education and summer jobs no exception to this trend. As the pandemic forced countries to shut down, college students flocked home to live out their spring semesters and summers.

Gap semester antics: the prequel

I recently made a blog post here saying that I would be taking a leave of absence this fall. There’s a bit of time until the leave actually begins, but I’ve begun to take on projects and establish a plan for the semester: Webtoons In the spirit of saving the best for last, let’s start with […]

The CMU Spirit Is Still There

As we wrap up the semester, I want to take a moment to reflect on the past few months.

Mamba Mentality

A letter to Kobe Bryant written by a young basketball fan.