MBA Class of 2019

Candid insights and reflections about MIT Sloan from MBA Class of 2019 candidates. Readers are welcome to comment at the bottom of the individual blog post.

Suggestions for future blogposts should be sent to mbaadmissions.mitsloan@mit.edu.

How to relocate as a married international student; hint: arrive early, bribe your SO

There is a plethora of factors affecting the way you could start your MBA experience; I chose to move in as early as possible and have done so on July 27. Relocation can be overwhelming, especially for international students, like me, who embark on their inaugural journey outside their home … Read more 

Touchdown Boston! Now what?

Are you ready for the vibrant Cambridge life as a student? Yes… me neither! And, I can’t wait at the same time!
I have lived in Boston for the past three years and I love it (except the snowy winters, those I hate!) I have had the best time discovering this … Read more 

How I plan to choose between the many activities at MIT

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MBA begins in one month!
Most people will have a goal in mind for their MBA, such as “move to a certain industry” or “learn more on a certain topic”, and such goal is certainly a helpful guide on deciding which activities to pursue. At the same time in many instances … Read more 

Pre-MBA Advice: Three Activities to Justify Quitting Your Job Early

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The first comments I received upon receiving my acceptance to MIT Sloan, after “congratulations,” were starkly different.
For example, my mom commented, “Maybe you can work at your job until the day before school starts to save extra money.” On the other hand, most friends that had completed an MBA all asked, … Read more