Transition One – It is time the time of the year where Tepper clubs transition between the old board and the new board. As of last Monday, I officially relinquished my position as the VP of the Part-Time Graduate Business Association. It was an extremely humbling year of serving the part-time community. I could not […]
Remember Who You Are
Today I spent the day on campus listening to my classmates talk about their leadership journey after being invited by a classmate to hear their story. These presentations are part of an optional Leadership Certification process through the Accelerate Leadership Center. We get so caught up in the day-to-day at Tepper that we sometimes forget […]
Student Spotlight – Meet the Gersons!
For the latest Student Spotlight, I chatted with First Year Full Time MBA students and happily married couple, Alex and Gabe Gerson! I hope you enjoy getting to know the Gersons! Me: Thanks Alex and Gabe for being here for our latest Student Spotlight! Can you please start by telling us about yourselves? Alex: Sure! […]
You’ve seen this word floating around on the internet. Think about it; on blogs, on Instagram feeds, probably even in cat videos. It’s casually thrown in Snapchat stories by millennials who’ve just discovered the use of the crockpot, or by that friend who’s changed their family vehicle from a sedan to an SUV to accommodate […]
Can you have it all?
The decision to pursue your MBA probably came after weighing a plethora of difficult choices. You might be moving to a new city or country, you must have calculated the opportunity cost of lost wages when resigning from your job, and you may have said teary good byes to friends and family back home. Unfortunately, […]
Think an online MBA can’t help you develop a better network? A quick look at the Silicon Valley Access Weekend.
Opportunities to network abound at the Part-time Online Hybrid MBA Access Weekends. Six times a year all of the Part-time Online Hybrid (PTOH) MBA students, together with various faculty and administration, gather together somewhere in the continental United States to have face-to-face classes, take exams, and meet with leaders from some of the country’s […]
5 Very Serious Rules to Surviving Internship Recruitment
The fantastic thing about the New Year is that it brings with it a clean slate – a reboot button. You could be gorging on meat pies and apple crumbles on Dec 31st guilt free because you know you’ll be hitting the gym come Jan 1st. Or you could be enjoying that last splurge at […]
A break spent abroad
Juggling different schedules is a difficult aspect of any part time MBA student’s life; at Tepper we’re given a very generous winter break. I decided to take advantage of this break from classes and cash in some vacation time to spend time with my family in South Korea. Although I only got to spend two […]
How do you procrastinate better? Do your Tepper MBA from China.
You wake up to a beautiful Sunday morning and reach for your phone to check your messages from last night’s shenanigans. Suddenly, you’re gripped by a familiar, almost nostalgic, terror: the terror of realizing that you have again waited till the last minute to do your homework for your Tepper Part-Time Online Hybrid MBA. […]
Seattle Meet and Greet
Many of us are home for the holidays, which means time with family and a chance to meet prospective students! This year I had the opportunity to host the Seattle meet and greet with a colleague from Tepper. We enjoyed some bubble tea while chatting with two prospective students applying from Seattle. It’s always nice […]
1st Semester Complete!
Now that I’m 1/8th of the way through and absolutely a college veteran, I want to recollect on my classes and experiences going through the first half of the first year. I took five classes this semester; Global Business, Principles of Microeconomics, Differential and Integral Calculus, Interpretation and Argument, and Introduction to Philosophy. Funnily enough, none […]
Who Runs the (Tepper) World? Girls!
We recently held elections for next year’s GBA. One year after electing 2 men for the positions of President and Vice President, we made a complete 180 and elected 2 women to lead the GBA next year. This is pretty exciting because not only do we have two very qualified candidates leading but also this […]
Celebrating in style
One of the traditions of the Part Time program is to hold an End of Mini Celebration. This specific end of mini, we decided to capitalize on the season and host an Ugly Sweater Party to get our classmates to celebrate the end of a tough 6 weeks. Selecting a location was simple – The […]
What happens when the people who love to cook food (re: Culinary Club) get together with the people who love to eat food (re: Partners Club)? A Christmas Party, of course! We’re still confused whether the theme was “ugly sweaters” or “all you can eat” because there was plenty of both going around. People donned […]
A night out at the Warhol
One of the best parts about being part of the Tepper community is also being part of the broader CMU community. Every fall and spring semester, the Graduate Student Association (GSA) hosts an event for students to celebrate the end of the semester and mingle with other graduate students in a cool venue. This past […]