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Selecting the *Right* MBA [PTOH style]

How should you go about selecting the *right* graduate MBA program?  The skills learned during an MBA are necessarily important, but the experiences obtained and the network developed can be even more influential to shape career opportunities and open doors. From an intellectual perspective, my selection process was surprisingly clear; I was unwilling to put […]

Welcome Weekend!

Springtime is an exciting time of year: birds are singing, flowers are blooming, (snow is occasionally falling, to general disappointment), and admitted MBAs are arriving on campus to get to know Tepper better before they start in August. Their two-day immersive experience is run by the Admissions team and a seven-member student committee and staffed by current students, faculty, and administration to make it an exciting introduction to MBA life.

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 […]

The “Nontraditional Candidate”

Over the summer, I got the following LinkedIn message from an incoming student: If you know anything about me, I am about as far from “mathy analytical juggernaut” as you can get. I studied English, theater, and art in college; I haven’t taken a math class since high school and to this day I avoid […]