Part-Time MBA Blog

Leadership at Carlson

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Carlson School of Management prepares its graduates to excel in leadership and management roles. There are many opportunities, both in class and outside, where we can learn about and practice how…


Monday, December 12, 2016

I have to be honest, networking was one of my major concerns when deciding to do the part-time vs. full-time MBA program. To me, a lot of the value of completing your MBA, in addition to the…

Why Carlson?

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

When I made up my mind that I was going back to school, I had a very (somewhat!) clear picture of what I wanted. I wanted a brand name. The best brand name available in Minnesota. Carlson is the…

A Message to My Pre-MBA Self

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

My advice: compartmentalize and engage with your classmates.

Paying for the MBA

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Getting your MBA is not cheap. In addition to costing you your time and effort, obtaining your MBA also represents a significant financial expense. But you get what you pay for, right? Earning…

Notes to my Pre-MBA Self

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

As I begin my final year at Carlson, I look back on what I consider to be the most important decision of my professional career.

Five years ago I made the decision to return to school to…

The Carlson MBA as a Parent

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

There is no doubt that going to school while having children at home is a challenging feat, but not impossible.  As if life doesn’t move fast enough, throw school work in with two kids under the…