Author: Sahar Dar

Sahar Dar

Sahar is a first-year MBA candidate at MIT Sloan School of Management. A native of the Midwest, she comes to Sloan after 7+ years working in Chicago, first as a corporate M&A attorney, and then as a law school administrator and adjunct professor. While at her law firm, Sahar established and ran a pro bono program for domestic violence victims, which she later expanded to a citywide legal clinic that she directed for two years. Sahar received her JD from the University of Pennsylvania Law School with a certificate in Business & Public Policy from The Wharton School. She also holds a BA in International Studies, Psychology, and Economics, from Case Western Reserve University. At Sloan, Sahar serves as a Vice President of the Real Estate Club, the Travel & Hospitality Club, and the Net Impact Club, and is also on both Sloan Senate and the Graduate Student Council. She is passionate about community service, and enjoys reading historical fiction novels, playing board games, travel, movies, acrylic painting, and Sudoku puzzles.

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My First Week in China

My first week in Guangzhou was great. I had the pleasure of meeting my Lingnan MBA group partners, Phoebe and Grace, and getting to know them on a more personal level than email and Skype had previously allowed. I think that having had the opportunity to have this … Read more 

I’m off to China!

It has been a whirlwind couple of weeks since the spring semester of my first year started on February 2nd. I am incredibly excited and also a little nervous about my upcoming trip to Guangzhou, China! I have just finished wrapping up mid-term papers and am in the process of … Read more 

“Just beginning, the pen’s in my hand, ending unplanned…” Summing up my first month at MIT Sloan

Greetings, Beautiful Past, Present, and Prospective Sloanies, Friends, and Family!
I am so very excited — and honored! — to be a part of this amazing group of fellow Sloanie bloggers who get to chronicle life at Sloan for you! As you can probably tell from the array of backgrounds represented in … Read more