Meet UC Berkeley's Financial Aid Director

A conversation with Debi Fidler, director of financial aid at Berkeley's Haas School of Business

Our guest on February 5, 2001, was Debi Fidler, director of financial aid for MBA programs at the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley (No. 18 on BusinessWeek's 2000 Top 30 B-Schools list. Fidler has worked in the financial-aid field for 21 years. Prior to arriving at Haas in 1997, she spent 10 years as the assistant director of student financial services and scholarship coordinator at the University of California, San Diego. She currently serves on The Access Group's Business/Graduate Financial Aid Advisory Group and previously participated on the Graduate Management Admission Council Financial Aid Advisory Group. Ms. Fidler earned a Bachelor's degree in psychology from California State University, Los Angeles. She was interviewed by Lucia Quartararo for BusinessWeek Online. Here's an edited transcript of their conversation:

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