Study Buddy…with Benefits

Hello friends. After the article Graduate Insanity by Emily McMillen, I figured I would hash out a topic that is very near and dear to my “heart”. As we approach this time that most people refer to as “spring fever” and midterms,  I figure it is as good a time as any. So, what is the value … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Zicklin School of Business Survival Guide

By Emily McMillen, MBA, Accounting 2012 It’s time for another semester here at good ole Baruch and from the looks of it, it’s going to be a doozy. For those of you who have just joined us, I welcome you. For the past four semesters of my career here at Baruch I have picked a … Continue reading

Five (not so obvious) tips for staying healthy while balancing work and grad school

We all know how to stay healthy: eat well, get adequate sleep, and exercise daily. But that advice is for our coworkers and friends who know what it means to have evenings free during the week. What about those of us who are in class, at the library, or conducting research so often that we … Continue reading

GDay -4 Weeks

Only a month away!  Everyone, your correspondent included, has got that end-of-semester hang dog look. The big capstone presentation is done and only one presentation remains.  What does remain are the woulda, coulda, should haves and a fair amount of grumpiness.  Hurts that  a little sunshine and my garden spade can’t heal. Of course, it’s … Continue reading

A Class to Learn How to Maximize Outcomes of Daily Professional Interactions: Negotiation MGMT 9660

Written By: Danielle V Hemsley MS Statistics Candidate Do you want your next business meeting to be more successful?  Looking for a better deal on a used car purchase? Wondering how to deal with that obnoxious co-worker? Still looking for a business elective to take next semester? Lucky for you, the Negotiation, MGMT 9660 class … Continue reading

Three Study Skills They Don’t Teach You In College

by Emily McMillen, MBA, Accounting, 2012 Midterm season is in full swing and students everywhere are slaving over books, churning out endless papers, and in general stressing out. While I don’t know if this applies to other graduate students out there, now that I’m in grad school I study WAY more than I ever did … Continue reading

Successful Summer Internship. Now What?

by Emily McMillen, MBA, Accounting 2012 Ahh, Fall! The air is crisp and cool, school has just started getting into full swing, and your backpack is just starting to smell of textbooks and freshly sharpened pencils. For those of you who took this summer off for a summer internship like I did you should feel revitalized … Continue reading

Graduate Insanity: Work/School/Life Balance

Originally posted on February 16th, 2011 by Emily McMillen, MBA Accounting 2012 Graduate school is a very stressful experience. Be it going for your MD, JD, or MBA there is a fine line between sanity and insanity. The balance between work, school, and a social life is a hard one to find. The majority of … Continue reading

5 Tips for Incoming MBAs

Lets be honest, business school can be a bit intimidating at first, especially if you haven’t been in a classroom for many years and your last academic experience was in undergrad. Your classes will be more intense – it is not unusual to have 200 + pages of reading to do a week, on top … Continue reading

Graduate Insanity: Work/School/Life Balance

Graduate school is a very stressful experience. Be it going for your MD, JD, or MBA there is a fine line between sanity and insanity. The balance between work, school, and a social life is a hard one to find. The majority of us have sacrificed the latter in order to maintain grades, but how … Continue reading