Category: MIT

The Yarn: My Experience Wearing My Heart On My Sleeve At Sloan

MIT The Yarn May 2015 Featured

Class of 2015 MBAs Esteban Lubensky, Kathy Lin, Erica Swallow, Liat Kaver, Dan Schiffman, and Adam Traina presented at the May 2015 “Graduation” gathering of The Yarn.
Business school is many things: Challenging, social, exploratory, path-defining, thought-provoking. But one word you don’t often hear associated with the MBA is emotional. … Read more 

Testing A Career Path With An Independent Study

Two years at Sloan have come and gone, and throughout the experience, people have periodically asked me about my favorite part of the MBA program. Indeed, after first year came to a close, I wrote about my favorite aspects of the program — the class discussions, international treks, … Read more 

How To Get the Most Out of IAP

Tea at MIT Tatte Bakery

During the month of January at MIT, we celebrate the freedom of choice and individuality with Independent Activities Period (IAP), a time where students and MIT community members can “organize, sponsor and participate in a wide variety of activities, including how-to sessions, forums, athletic endeavors, lecture series, films, … Read more 

Boston Students Make a Splash at Dublin’s Web Summit

Eleven MIT Sloan MBAs were selected as part of Web Summit’s MBA Scholars Program, of which ten are pictured. (Image courtesy of Takuya Takizume)
Nearly two dozen graduate and undergraduate students from Boston area universities participated in the Web Summit’s MBA and Student Scholars Program, including representatives … Read more 

MBA Mastery: The Art Of Balancing Focus and Exploration

Area Four tchotchkes

I was standing in line at Area Four, one of the best cafes near MIT, when I noticed a shelf of tchotchkes above the register area, full of what seemed to be randomly acquired memories and keepsakes. A rough wooden carving of New Hampshire, with the state motto written, all-caps … Read more 

An Ode to Second-Year Sloanies

The single-most important resource I’ve utilized as a first-year Sloan MBA – and that I also benefited from as an applicant – is the pool of second-year Sloanies.
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How To Master MIT Move-in Day

Move-in day is one big logistics nightmare. Most likely, you’ll have to deal with renting a truck, understanding parking regulations, buying and selling furniture, forwarding your mail from your previous address, turning on utilities, scheduling installation dates, filling up your fridge, packing and unpacking, and a slew of other tasks … Read more 

Wrapping Up My New York Life

I’ll miss teaching my fellow New York entrepreneurs about how to rock at media relations.
For the past eight years, I’ve lived, worked and played in New York City, and for the past eight weeks, I’ve been preparing to leave it to start the next chapter of my life … Read more