Barney Ford Silent Auction: The Most Anticipated (and Best) Event of the Year

Barney Ford Silent Auction: The Most Anticipated (and Best) Event of the Year

July 3, 2019

Eigh t first-year Leeds MBA students, six months, zero dollars in the budget, and countless hours of working closely with the administrators at Leeds, after classes and on weekends, all to host one of Boulder’s most exciting events of the year: The Barney Ford Silent Auction 2019 . This year’s...

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Benefits of a Full-Time MBA Program

July 3, 2019

As someone in the Leeds Full-Time MBA Program , I feel adequately qualified to expound on the benefits of a full-time program, as opposed to the benefits of the Evening/Part-Time or Executive Program . Below, I’ve boiled down the biggest full-time MBA benefits, in my opinion, into four buckets: Time,...

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A Day in the Life of an Evening MBA Student

May 13, 2019

Hey there! I’m Mark Harris, a first year in the Leeds Evening MBA program focusing on operations. In addition to taking night classes in Boulder, I work a full time job at a chemical manufacturing plant in Denver, CO. In my (very limited) free time, I like to chase my...

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How to Pick an MBA Concentration at the Leeds School of Business

May 13, 2019

At Leeds, MBA students are encouraged to explore and engage through thought-provoking classes, rousing networking events and myriad opportunities for hands-on experience. Unlike many other MBA programs who focus on MBA specializations or concentrations, we offer MBA Program Emphasis Areas , that do not silo or constrain our students into...

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Common MBA Application Mistakes

May 7, 2019

When applying to an MBA program , it’s easy to overthink the process and unintentionally undersell yourself and your accomplishments. Often, it’s the stress of completing the application itself, which can result in typos or grammatical errors, affect its cohesiveness or cause total writer’s block. Knowing what to avoid at...

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A Well Told Story… Leeders of Tomorrow

May 1, 2019

A well told story is capable of transcending a listener from actively engaging to living in someone else’s experience. A vivid description can help set the scene. A change in tone from a whisper to a loud boom right after a long pause can build great suspense. It can provide...

MBA Prom 2019

MBA Prom 2019

May 1, 2019

Do you remember your high school’s Prom? The rented baby blue suit, the clouds of hair spray and Axe body spray wafting from the bathrooms and Outkast’s “Hey Ya!” shaking the speakers? Did your parents gift you a one-hour later curfew? Did you also order a way-too-large paella entree at...

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12 Reasons You Should Earn an MBA

April 24, 2019

P.S. At Leeds. P.P.S. According to me. Prospective students often wrestle with one basic, yet deep question when considering going back to grad school - why should I get an MBA? Well, there’s lots of reasons and everyone has their own. I tend to think of my business school experience...

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Looking back at the Venture Capital Investment Competition

April 24, 2019

The Venture Capital Investment Competition (VCIC) is the world’s largest venture capital competition with 81 universities competing this year. If you want an idea of what the competition is like, below is a graphic from the VCIC website that explains the competition. The CU VCIC team is normally comprised of...

Career Success through an MBA

Persuade, Collaborate & Empower: Career Success through an MBA

March 7, 2019

We have heard it before. That career success comes from a mix of hard and soft skills. What does that actually mean? More specifically, what does that mean in an MBA context? As an MBA career coach, I am particularly excited to be in my position during such an inflexion...

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