The EarlyAdmit Podcast
The EarlyAdmit PodcastMay 05, 2022
S2E8 - Managing Your Career Before and During the MBA with Berkeley Haas
Today I spoke with Kay Dawson (she/her/hers). Kay is the Director of Operations for the Career Management Group with the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. In our chat, we discuss the various factors applicants and current students should be keeping in mind to best manage their career. We also cover the resources Haas provides its student and, most notably, those currently in deferral.
To learn more about the Berkeley Haas Accelerated Access Program go to https://mba.haas.berkeley.edu/admissions/accelerated-access
S2E7 - A Conversation with Admissions, The IESE Masters in Management Program
In this episode we speak to Maria Fernanda Villar. She is the Americas Admissions Manager for the Masters in Management and MBA programs from IESE Business School in Spain. In the episode, we introduce our listener to Masters in Management (MiM) programs and dive into the benefits of an international business degree. For more information on IESE’s programs, check out their website: https://bit.ly/3wMnJKX
S2E6 - A Conversation with Admissions, UC Berkeley Haas Accelerated Access
In the last episode before our midseason break, we speak with Eric Askins, Executive Director of Admissions for the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business. In the episode, Eric gives tips to applicants of Haas’s Accelerated Access Program on how to approach the essay prompts and tailor their resumes as well as the benefits available to individuals in Accelerated Access. You can find more about the program here: https://mba.haas.berkeley.edu/admissions/accelerated-access Have a question about applications? Email firstname.lastname@example.org with 'The EarlyAdmit Podcast' in the subject line.
S2E5 - Meet a Coach! with Kamryn Cannon
The second episode in our "Meet a Coach!" series. We introduce you to one of our coaches, Kamryn (Columbia Business School). We explore Kamryn's career goals (switching from consulting to entertainment and media) and tips on formulating applications. Have a question about applications? Email email@example.com with 'The EarlyAdmit Podcast' in the subject line.
S2E4 - The Crooked Path that Lead Straight to Stanford GSB
Back in the summer, we sat down with Varun Ram (Stanford ’23) to talk about his unique journey to business school. Originally pre-med, Varun completed zero internships while in undergrad due to athletic commitments. In this episode we talk about a wide variety of topics including the value of an MS in Business vs an MBA, being a varsity athlete, pre-MBA internships, and the MBA pivot. Have a question about applications? Email firstname.lastname@example.org with 'The EarlyAdmit Podcast' in the subject line.
S2E3 - Meet a Coach! with Brandon Cartagena
The first episode in our "Meet a Coach!" series. We introduce you to one of our coaches, Brandon (MIT Sloan). We dig into Brandon's past (switching from the pre-med track to business!) and tips for acing MIT's unique application. Have a question about applications? Email email@example.com with 'The EarlyAdmit Podcast' in the subject line.
S2E2 - A Conversation with Admissions, Smith Deferred MBA Program Highlight
In this episode, we have a conversation with Maria Pineda, a Senior Director of Admissions at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business. We dive into tips on applying deferred from the perspective of the admissions team as well as highlight the Smith School's Deferred MBA admissions. To learn more about the program, check out https://www.rhsmith.umd.edu/programs/full-time-mba/admissions#deferred-mba
Have a question about applications? Email firstname.lastname@example.org with 'The EarlyAdmit Podcast' in the subject line.
S2E1 - Why Deferred? Featuring EarlyAdmit CEO Devon Gethers
In this first episode of season 2, Chad speaks with his co-founder and CEO of EarlyAdmit Devon Gethers. Chad and Devon talk about the pros and cons of applying toMBA programs via deferred admissions. Spoiler...there are not really any cons. Have a question about applications? Email email@example.com with 'The EarlyAdmit Podcast' in the subject line.
Season 2 Teaser
Season 2 of The EarlyAdmit Podcast will be released on Wednesdays starting December 15th. Submit your questions for the "Ask EarlyAdmit" segment by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with "The EarlyAdmit Podcast" in your subject line. Subscribe now.
S1E7 - Getting Accepted to the Deferred MBA Programs at HBS, Wharton, MIT Sloan, Kellogg, and Yale SOM
For our Season 1 finale, we had a chat with one of our rockstar coaches—Austin Moore. Austin is Strategic Analyst at VMWare in Palo Alto and an admissions coach at EarlyAdmit. He recently graduated magna cum laude from the Ohio Wesleyan University, where he double-majored in Economics and Politics & Government and won the Norman Taylor Award for graduating with the highest GPA in the Economics department. During his time at Ohio Wesleyan, he interned across media, law, government, and investment banking at places like the California State Assembly, the Oprah Winfrey Network, and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. In a few years, he will be matriculating at Harvard Business School, where he’ll be pursuing his MBA.
S1E6 - The Value of an MBA from the Wharton School
In this episode, we chat with Davis Smith, Founder and CEO of Cotopaxi. Davis is a renowned entrepreneur who has founded multiple businesses both domestic and internationally. Davis attended and graduated from The Wharton School of Business with a dual degree in International Studies from The Lauder Institute. Davis describes his journey to Wharton, his experience at Wharton, and the value that a Wharton degree has provided to him, his career and his community.
S1E5 - The Value of Deferred MBA Programs & Strategies for Getting Admitted
In this episode, we chat with Al Dea, founder of MBASchooled and UNC Kenan-Flager MBA alum. Al discusses the benefits of deferred MBA programs and shared key things that applicants should keep in mind in order to get admitted to their dream business schools. Al currently works at at Salesforce as a Senior Product Marketing Manager.
S1E4 - Reapplying Successfully to Harvard Business School As a Former 2+2 Candidate
In this episode of the EarlyAdmit Podcast features co-founder Arinze Obiezue and Michi Ferreol as they chat about how Michi got admitted to HBS a couple of years after getting dinged at the 2+2 interview stage. They also talk about the benefits of applying for deferred MBA programs as a college senior. Michi Ferreol is a 2015 graduate from Harvard College and a 2nd-year MBA student at Harvard Business School. By summer 2021, she will be graduating from HBS to join Bain & Company full-time as a Consultant.
S1E3 - Getting into HBS 2+2 and Stanford GSB Deferred as a Harvard Economics Undergrad
In this episode of the EarlyAdmit Podcast, cofounder Arinze Obiezue chats with Chisom Okpala about her experience applying and getting into the deferred MBA programs at Stanford Graduate School of Business and Harvard Business School. They also talk through her process deciding between both schools and her stance today on the decision she made about the business school to attend. Chisom is a Consultant at Bain & Company in Los Angeles. She is a member of Stanford GSB's MBA Class of 2020 and a 2015 graduate of Harvard College.
S1E2 - The Value of an MBA with Dallin Anderson (HBS MBA '02)
Have you ever wondered what the value of an MBA degree from a top 3 school could provide to your life and career? In this episode, Devon Gethers chats with Dallin Anderson (HBS MBA '02) about his personal decision to pursue an MBA at HBS and about his perspective on the value of an MBA.
S1E1 - Introduction to the EarlyAdmit Podcast
In this episode, two of our cofounders, Devon Gethers (CEO) and Arinze Obiezue (Head of Products) give an introduction to the deferred MBA while discussing their backgrounds, the vision of EarlyAdmit, the vision of the podcast.