MBA Blog

Why Leeds? From your Class of 2019

Nov. 7, 2018

Check out our video to learn more about specific reasons why this cohort chose Leeds , highlights of the MBA program , and their advice for prospective students. The video offers a variety of perspectives from a diverse set of students in the MBA program. Want more information? Check out...

Net Impact Leeds MBA

In the Club: Net Impact Conference

Nov. 5, 2018

This past weekend, members of the CU Net Impact Chapter traveled to Phoenix, AZ, for the 2018 Net Impact Conference . The team had a great time listening to inspirational stories from keynote speakers and learning about how different businesses are incorporating sustainability practices into their everyday operations. In addition...

Thursday Night Out International Potluck

Thursday Night Out: International Potluck

Nov. 4, 2018

What’s better than a Thursday Night Out? A Thursday Night In...a house eating delicious food with your classmates! Taking advantage of our cohort’s diversity , we planned a special Thursday evening potluck, where everyone and anyone was encouraged to bring a dish or drink to share with all. The diversity...

Alex Gulsby

A Day in the Life of a 1st Year MBA

Oct. 18, 2018

Hi, I’m Alex Gulsby, a first-year MBA student focusing on Entrepreneurship and Marketing . Before beginning my journey here at CU, I worked as a freelance writer in the Outdoor Industry. I studied Communication at Texas A&M University and launched my brand, Wander Writings , shortly after graduating. I landed...

In the Club: Leeds MBA Veterans Club

In the Club: Leeds MBA Veterans Club

Oct. 17, 2018

As I walked into the Veterans Club kickoff meeting, a strong sense of camaraderie along with the smell of pizza hit me in the face. A pretty good combination in my book. Led by 2nd year MBA and Army Veteran, Brandon Schaefer , along with Vice Presidents, Nick Campion and...

Women in the MBA program

In the Club: Women in Business Club

Oct. 15, 2018

For my first year in the MBA program, the Women in Business Club was one of the most influential clubs I participated in all year. I met countless women at these events and learned from their business experience and their advice. Some of them became my mentors and their advice...

Kirsten Suddath at Flytedesk

Alumna Spotlight: Kirsten Suddath (´16) MBA

Oct. 8, 2018

3 coworkers - left to right: Kit Summers, Operations Analyst, Kirsten Suddath, VP of Finance & Operations, Alex Kronman, Founder & CEO Current Job: Vice President of Finance & Operations at Flytedesk Recent MBA graduate, Kirsten Suddath (´16) shared a few insights about how her education at the Leeds School...

MBA Entrance Exams

MBA Entrance Exams & Admissions

Sept. 28, 2018

To get into an MBA program, you’ll most likely have to take the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or the Graduate Record Examination ( GRE ) test and submit your test results to the schools at which you’re applying. These tests are important because they provide an indication of your...

Leeds School of Business Koelbel Building

Interview Admissions Tips

Sept. 24, 2018

Checklist: GMAT/GRE? Done. Letters of recommendation? Done. Online Application? Done and done. Interview? Coming up... Are you applying to business schools now? If so, there’s a good chance a bunch of you will be prepping for your interviews with schools soon. Because of that, we want to make sure you...

MBA Students Meeting

MBA Degree Requirements

Sept. 21, 2018

An MBA, or Master of Business Administration , is an advanced degree that’s designed around core areas of a business such as finance, operations and management, and how these areas are connected. Getting an MBA can accelerate your career and open up doors to new opportunities as it’s a highly-respected...

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