What Really Happened At Baruch On Nov 21st, 2011

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Images of the French Revolution and mob violence flashed across my mind last week as I stood in front of the clashing forces of NYPD/CUNY Safety personals and CUNY student protesters. By now you’ve undoubtedly heard about the protest and more, about how … Continue reading

The New Image of Baruch?

November 28th, 2011. We were warned in our first class of b-school that would come to pass.  Cynicism. The bright-eyed eager students in MKT 9703 couldn’t believe it would happen to them.  Well, as I walked out the library today into a phlanx of 50+ (yes I counted) of New York’s finest, it dawned on … Continue reading

Job Search 2011: What Do You Do When OCR Is A Bust?

by Emily McMillen, MBA Accounting 2012 Recruitment season is drawing to a close. For the lucky few, internships and full-time offers at public accounting firms have been obtained and futures are looking bright. However, for the majority out there, you got zip. The big 4 didn’t want you and because you blew off the interview with … Continue reading

GSA Weekly Newsletter – Oct 10

  Your weekly GSA newsletter. Welcome to Week 7! Header image courtesy of Lem Morrison News . . . Graduate Assistantships Available The Office of Graduate Student Services are accepting applications for fall 2011 GA positions and the pay rate has risen to $16 per hour. If you wish to apply for a position you … Continue reading

GSA Newsletter Oct 4th

Your weekly GSA newsletter. Welcome to Week 6 — Shanah Tovah – Happy New Year  Header image courtesy of Lem Morrison News . . . The GSA voted on 4 new members to the Board.  Varatharaajan Vengadesan – VP, John Romano – Academics Chair, Vicki Michaeli – Socials Chair, Justin Simmons – SPA/Weissman Liason. Scholarship … Continue reading

GSA Newsletter Sept 27

Your weekly GSA newsletter. Welcome to Week 5 Header image courtesy of Lem Morrison News . . . Overwhelmed by all the events on campus.  Watch the google event calendar on the GCMC. Upcoming Events . . . September 26th 12:30-2:30 NVC 1-107 Women In Leadership — Negotiating Your Way Up Anxious about negotiating at … Continue reading

Open Forum With Dean Elliott

by  Lemuel Morrison, MBA 2012 with Emily McMillen, MBA, Accounting 2012 This evening Dean Elliott met with graduate students to talk about the Academic Excellence Fee (AEF) and to answer questions.  He spoke about the background of the plan and why the AEF evolved as it did. It has been in the works for 5 … Continue reading

GSA Board Interviews

Tonight the GSA met and held interviews for the 4 vacant positions on the Board.  The volume of interest is much more than GSA has encountered within memory.  Leon Fischman, President, scheduled 16 who expressed interest!  7 of those showed and explained their qualifications for the open positions.  Additionally the Board accommodated two walk-ins.   There … Continue reading

GSA Newsflash 9/15

Newsflash! Networking Social TODAY NVC 14-220 Header image courtesy of John Uske News . . . The semester’s first graduate social will be tonight on the 14th floor.  Come join your fellow students for light nosh and a few drinks.  You MUST have your Baruch ID and state-issued ID (e.g. passport, driver’s license). You will … 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