Student Voices - What Really Binds Us.

What binds us to Carolina most immediately – especially for those who haven’t spent time on campus and fallen in love with its charm – is our allegiance to the University in the classic battle that occurs during basketball season.  The classic battle that pits good against evil, better known as the UNC-Duke game.

Approaching your Employer about Financing your MBA

In fact, many companies sponsor high potential students in MBA programs as part of their employee retention strategy. Investigate if your firm has a tuition assistance program. Benefits can range from hundreds of dollars to tens of thousand of dollars annually. If your company doesn’t have a formal tuition assistance program, you might be able to convince your management to partially or fully fund your education if you present a compelling case. 

Student Voices: My Immersion Weekend Experience

They say time flies when you’re having fun. That couldn’t be truer for me as an MBA@UNC student. We are now more than half way through the quarter and my cohort is a third of the way through the entire program. It’s hard to believe we’re only a month away from the next immersion weekend in San Francisco since I’ve only just begun to process the experience of the first one we had in December.

Student Voices: My First 6 Months as an MBA@UNC Student

One of my admissions essays to MBA@UNC heralded 2011 as my “banner year for novelty and transition.” Wordy and pompous? Undoubtedly. Yet also surprisingly true. From the start, I knew my enrollment in  MBA@UNC  would bring a unique set of challenges, but I hoped that the opportunities available would assuage any lingering doubts I harbored. Let’s take a look back at the first six months of the program, and see how they stack up against my high bar for “novelty and transition."

Super Bowl Sunday: By the Numbers

Beyond the fanfare and game day hype, there are significant economic effects behind Super Bowl Sunday. This year, the New York Giants and the New England Patriots will compete for the Vince Lombardi Trophy in Super Bowl XLVI while millions of Americans watch.

Here is a closer look at how the big game will have a financial impact on different industries.

Student Voices: Looking Back on a Year of Change

As I start a new year, I’m always a little nostalgic. I made lots of changes in 2011: new job, new house and new MBA program. One year ago, I hadn’t even signed up for the GMATs. Now I’m in my third quarter of MBA@UNC.