Last week, I walked into the MIT Sloan admissions office conference room for a prospective student lunch. In an effort to spark conversation, on the whiteboard was written, “What is your favourite Sloan memory?” I immediately wrote SVST on the board. Read more
Design is about creating beautiful products that people are eager to buy, writes one blogger, and MIT creates innovative companies that do just that Read more
After a solid month of work on the start-up over Independent Activities Period (IAP), it’s time to play the balancing game and go back to the classroom. Read more
MBA blogger Andrew Radin believes that having a great team stems from developing real relationships. Read more
There is much more to an MBA than simply the cash return says Andrew Radin. Experiences that rarely come your way, such as listening to a talk by the former US chief economist, are common when you go to business school Read more
A busy day for new blogger Andrew Radin began with rowing on the Charles River and ended with an evening class on the application of advanced entrepreneurial techniques Read more
When it comes to all things ocean, I am the first to admit that I am completely a fish out of water.
I was born and raised in the hills of West Virginia, went to West Point to join the Army over the Navy and have yet to take the sailing classes on the Charles river, offered free to all MIT students. And while I love to eat fresh fish, especially cooked over a fire or grill, I am just not going to be able to name all 50 plus species of rock fish that populate the coast of California. Read more
Five weeks ago, I left the comforting environs of Cambridge, Massachusetts and MIT Sloan for the unknown challenges awaiting me with the California Fisheries Fund.
Anticipating a huge cultural shift, I was prepared for pretty much anything, other than the highly professional, financial district high-rise in San Francisco where the CFF is co-located with the EDF.
I was also not expecting that I would find myself using nearly every subject I covered in my first year of MBA studies. Within the first two weeks.
No, that is not an exaggeration. Read more