We live in a guideline-driven world. It makes sense. We’re constrained by our information processing capabilities, our time, and our energy. Tools like hard-and-fast rules help us make decisions efficiently. They give us a sense of structure in an otherwise unmanageable sea of chaos. They exist for a good-enough reason: they highlight a general trend […]
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In the spirit of the first Orientation not in a brightly colored shirt welcoming first years but as an alum, I thought I’d write an open letter to the Carnegie Mellon University Class of 2023 sharing some words of advice and reflection of my four years at CMU. I know how many speeches, welcoming messages, […]
Dear Future Self, You applied to an MBA program, got into your first choice school, but before actually going and starting classes it all seemed surreal. August 22nd came around, and BAM, it hit you; you’re now balancing all of your former responsibilities plus an intensive, remote, and collaborative graduate MBA degree. Now a bit more […]
Every year during BaseCamp, the MBA orientation program, new students participate in an event called Community Day. Community Day is one of the community service events that Tepper Cares help to plan.
From when we moved in on Aug. 19 through PlayFair on the 27th, Orientation week was a blast for incoming UBA students.
Hello! My name is Luísa Felix Souza and I am an international class of 2019 MBA candidate at the Tepper School. Prior to leaving Brazil, I was feeling a mix of sensations: excitement, happiness, and a little fear combined with an extreme anxiety of starting as soon as possible. After only one week of Basecamp, […]
Hi! My name is Eric Jiang, and I am a current undergraduate student of Carnegie Mellon’s Tepper School of Business, class of 2021. So far, I’ve been through a week and gotten to know my professors and fellow students within the business school. We’ve just begun the lectures and so my most interesting business interaction […]