by Jeremy Ferguson, BC MBA '16
As a first-year BC MBA student, I benefited from watching teams of second-year students present comprehensive business plans for new ventures in front of a full audience of peers, faculty, and a panel of business executives, entrepreneurs, attorneys, and venture capitalists.
by Jeremy Feguson, BC MBA '16
Time sure does fly when you're having fun! You have two years, and the clock starts ticking from the moment you step foot onto campus for Orientation. Here are some tips to make the most of it.
by Chris Anselmo, BC MBA '16
At Boston College, the first year of the full-time MBA program is divided into four sessions. A semester’s worth of material is condensed into a seven short weeks. Just as you are getting used to the professor and the curriculum, it’s already time for finals.
by Lauren O'Neill, BC MBA '16
The first executive for the 2014 Manager’s Studio was Daniel Kenary, CEO and co-founder of Harpoon Brewery. I happen to be hosting my wedding reception at Harpoon’s Boston Brewery. So not only was I excited to hear from a successful CEO, but I was eager to hear about the development of the beer hall.
by Jeremy Ferguson, BC MBA '16
From my experience, the process and decision to pursue business school were tough, but I knew that the Boston College MBA Program was perfect for me. Here were the key points I looked into when making my decision.
by Chris Anselmo, MBA '16
The admissions process is daunting. Filling out applications, writing essays, taking the GMAT, all while working a full time job can be overwhelming. I’ve come up with a short list of tips that helped me through the process.
By Kim Blanton
Scott McDermott recruited Eastern Bank’s CEO through their mutual involvement in town government in Medfield.
By Katharine Mohana, '14
For the third installment of Lessons in Leadership, the Boston College Second Year Consultants (2YCs) ventured off their beaten paths to visit the DentaQuest corporate headquarters located on the Boston Harbor edge in Charlestown, Massachusetts.
By Cortney Cino, MBA '14
On March 25, 2014, the Graduate Women in Business (GWIB) organization held its annual capstone event, the Spring Panel. GWIB is an organization led by MBA students from the Carroll Graduate School of Management (CGSOM).
By Alyssa Trinidad, MSA ‘14
For the third consecutive year, Carroll School of Management graduate students volunteered at the West End House (WEH) Boys and Girls Club for the annual Spring Day of Service.
By Andrea Martin, JD/MBA '14
The second installment of the 2YC Masters in Business series is based on our meeting with Dancing Deer CEO, Frank Carpenito. It was interesting to hear his Lessons in Leadership and add them to those we learned at Eastern Bank.
Mark Stankevitz and Eben Hutchison completed their MSA degrees together at Boston College in 2012, and both currently work for Grant Thornton, LLP. Mark and Eben were awarded first and second honors for earning the top two scores on the Massachusetts CPA exam in 2012.
By Timothy Gray
Having been away from school for nearly a decade, Norm Chambers knew he needed help. Since undergrad, little he’d done resembled studying—he’d been a diver in the construction industry, welding together oil-drilling platforms. Now, he was out of the ocean and back at the books in the Carroll School’s MBA program.
By Siobhan Skizim, MBA '14
As part of the kick-off of the BC MBA Consulting Project, the Second Year Consultants (or 2YCs) launched our Masters in Business series, meeting with Eastern Bank CEO, Richard Holbrook, in the bank’s headquarters in downtown Boston, to hear his Lessons in Leadership.
By Bill Duffey, MBA '14
I recently had dinner with two friends from high school who are also pursuing graduate degrees. With one in law school and the other in medical school, I couldn’t help but compare their career pursuits to my own.