MBA@UNC Blog


Q&A with MBA@UNC Student Mike Szalkowski

With a background in Accounting, Mike Szalkowski addresses why he chose to pursue an MBA, and how MBA@UNC has contributed to his success investing assets for S Partners, LP.

Why Anesthesiologist Vanessa Olbrecht Decided to Earn an MBA

Vanessa Olbrecht, a pediatric anesthesiologist and pain physician at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, continued her education with MBA@UNC, an experience that she says has given her a “new perspective on medicine.

33 Female Founders Forging Their Own Path

The rise of women’s entrepreneurship is making a significant impact on the U.S. economy across a wide range of industries. There are now more than 9.1 million women-owned businesses in the United States, accounting for more than 30 percent of all enterprises. This list is comprised of 33 female founders with an MBA who have left their innovative mark in a variety of sectors including health, technology, media and e-commerce.

Nine Tips for Acing Your Business School Interview

The admissions interview is a chance to show a side of you that test scores, transcripts or resumes might not reflect. An interview can convey your communication skills, personality and ability to engage in meaningful conversations. To prepare for your interview, consider the following strategies.

Four Ways to Craft a Compelling MBA Essay

Writing an MBA admissions essay can be daunting for many prospective students—but it doesn’t have to be.

How to Secure Strong Letters of Recommendation for Your MBA Application

Letters of recommendation offer third-party credibility and are looked at closely by the admissions committee. This post provides tips for selecting references to write your letters of recommendation.