Without exception, Executive MBA students already lead very busy and demanding lives when they come into the program. Earning a graduate degree offers intellectual challenge and career advancement, but students have to adjust their personal and professional relationships in order to make room for the commitment required by their studies. For all, time becomes a more precious commodity, and an increased ability to manage it effectively becomes both a necessity and a benefit of the Executive MBA experience. Students Lala Somma, Britt East and Martin Fichter describe how they balanced the requirements of pursuing an EMBA with their personal and professional lives. Learn more about the Executive MBA program at the Foster School of Business.