Erica Swallow

Erica Swallow

Tech journalist and entrepreneur.

Erica Swallow is a status quo wrecker, entrepreneur, and technology/education journalist. Her thoughts have been published in Forbes, Fortune, and The Wall Street Journal, among other publications.

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MIT Sloan School of Management

5 Things I Love about MIT Sloan

There were ups and there were downs this past year, but there were also a number of traditions and traits about this place that stood out.

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An Ode to Second-Year Sloanies

The single-most important resource I’ve utilized as a first-year Sloan MBA – and that I also benefited from as an applicant – is the pool of second-year Sloanies.

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MIT Sloan School of Management

Boston Students Make a Splash at Dublin's Web Summit

Nearly two dozen graduate and undergraduate students from Boston area universities attended Web Summit, one of Europe’s largest and fastest growing technology conferences.

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Experiencing The Beer Game at Sloan Orientation

The Beer Game was one of the most impactful events I participated in during this year's MIT Sloan orientatino week. Here's why.

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How To Get the Most Out of AdMIT Weekend

For all of the prospective and incoming students out there, here are my tips on getting the most out of MIT Sloan's adMIT Weekend when it's your turn.

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MIT Sloan School of Management

How To Get the Most Out of IAP

MIT's Independent Activities Period (IAP) is the perfect time to explore new opportunities, hobbies, and topics of inquiry while you're on campus.

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How To Master MIT Move-in Day

Move-in day is one big logistics nightmare. I learned a lot of insider tips about moving in at MIT during my move-in, some of which may help you, my fellow Beaver. Come close and listen!

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Making the Most of the Summer Before Sloan

The summer before your MBA program should be full of all that's good in life: Friends, family, and fun.

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MBA Mastery: The Art Of Balancing Focus and Exploration

The MBA Program is a magnified version of life: Full of options, opportunities, and yes, distractions. Your goal is to find the balance between exploring and zeroing in on what you love. Good luck!

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On Being A Female In Venture Capital

Throughout my summer internship as an associate in venture capital, I was consistently reminded of my place as a woman in a man's world.

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Testing A Career Path With An Independent Study

Conducting an independent study during my MIT Sloan MBA program enabled me to test out a new industry and ultimately, decide on a new career path.

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MIT Sloan School of Management

The Yarn: My Experience Wearing My Heart On My Sleeve At Sloan

The Yarn is an ongoing event that aims to "go deeper and become more tight-knit as a Sloan community" through true, personal stories that make you laugh, cry, think, and everything in between. Here's my story of growing through The Yarn.

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Wrapping Up My New York Life

For the past eight years, I’ve lived, worked and played in New York City, and for the past eight weeks, I’ve been preparing to leave it to start the next chapter of my life as an MIT Sloan MBA candidate in Cambridge.