So Why MSBA at CMU?
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 […]
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 […]
Meet the Author | Evan Pinnix
Welcome to my first blog post! My name is Evan Pinnix and I am a first-year undergraduate student at Tepper (Class of 2026, if you’re reading this in the future and don’t want to do the math). Over the next four years of my undergraduate studies, I will be using this platform to share some […]
My Journey to Consulting
Whenever someone asked me what I wanted to do for a career, I always had the same answer. Solve a variety of problems, in a variety of ways, using a variety of methods. Sounds good, right? But finding out what career path would allow me to do that was the hard part. When I arrived […]
Final Semester Bucket List
Though the oddly warm weather suggests otherwise, it’s now the middle of December—just over five months away from graduation. I’ve turned in my last few projects and papers for the fall semester, and though I’m already getting emails from Professor Lamont about the spring Management Game capstone course, I’m trying to get some much needed […]
Hello from a Tepper Senior!
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.
Lessons From a Busy Junior Year
Today was my last day interning in communications and marketing at the National Women’s History Museum, and I’m truly thankful I’ve been able to combine my majors in business and history to do meaningful work this academic year. I almost can’t believe that nine months ago, I almost didn’t apply to this position because I […]
From Student to TA: Business Presentations
Very few people in this world are lucky enough to have someone who not only helps them develop on an academic level but on a personal level as well. For me in the Tepper School of Business, one of those people is Dr. Bevins. I had her for Business Communications and Business Presentations. On the […]
Coming back from a gap semester
My gap semester has finally come to an end. Although there have certainly been times where I was glad to have avoided Zoom University, I am beyond glad to be back in Pittsburgh. Normalcy seems to be returning (or, at least, the best that it can given current circumstances). I hoped that it would be safer […]
Trying Something Different
What do Joe Rogan and Dax Shepard all have in common? Oh thats right, they all host their own podcasts! Enter Bharath Kumar, Sanmoy Karmakar, and yours truly as we try our luck with our own podcast.
A New Tartan into the Mix
I’m going to be fully transparent here, I am completely new to the blogging world. Would you look at that, I already forgot to introduce myself.
From Tree to Human: My Journey in Acting
Though I’m not in the School of Drama, I’ve starred in a wide range of theater productions. My resume features roles in Hamlet and As You Like It, adaptations of childhood favorites like Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and more. Casting directors have been begging me for years to star in the new Batman movie, but I’m so committed to my Carnegie Mellon education that I’ve turned them all down.
Gap semester antics (update 1)
A little over a month ago, I made a post here where I outlined my goals for my gap semester. Here we are more than a month later with an update: I’ll start with the most exciting update that I have: I became the Social Media Director for the app TurnUp, which has since launched. The […]
Hello from DC!
Hi there! I’m Jackie, a 20-year-old junior studying a word salad of programs—my primary major is business administration, but I have an additional major in social and political history and a minor in politics and public policy as well. I’m currently in DC interning part-time at the National Women’s History Museum while doing the Washington Semester Program through CMU’s Institute for Politics and Strategy.
Meet the Blogger: Old-School Edition
The earlier days of YouTube aren’t “old school,” but it feels miles away from what it is now. One of the styles of videos that I loved to watch then was part of the “50 Facts About Me” tag, where content creators would share fifty random facts about them. Given our new family of bloggers […]