If you dream of entrepreneurship, tune in to our conversation with Jeff Reid, Director of the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative. Listen to the full recording to get the lowdown on the program as well as great info, insights and advice for entrepreneurs.
00:01:52 – Meet Jeff Reid, Director of the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative.
00:02:51 – The Entrepreneurship Initiative at Georgetown University: What is and how it works.
00:04:16 – Why universities struggle with entrepreneurship. (Do you know what the opposite of an entrepreneur is?)
00:07:54 – Location, location, location. Entrepreneurial culture thrives alongside the government presence of DC.
00:15:28 – More on “the power of entrepreneurial communities and networks to create social value.”
00:19:51 – What is the Entrepreneurship Initiative doing for MBA students? (Classes, competitions, mentorship, internships, and more)
00:21:46 – Not just for business students: law and med students join the bandwagon.
00:23:36 – Do you advise students to work for someone else before starting their own ventures?
00:25:04 – The most important quality for future entrepreneurs to develop.
00:27:14 – Important courses for the entrepreneurially inclined.
00:28:19 – Are entrepreneurs at a disadvantage when applying to b-school because lower salaries reduce rankings?
Subscribe to Admissions Straight Talk in iTunes to keep up with the latest in admissions news and trends! You know you want to give us a 5-star rating!
*Theme music is courtesy of podcastthemes.com.
Show Note Links:
• Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative
• Focus on Entrepreneurship – posts about entrepreneurship at Accepted.com
Related Admissions Straight Talk Shows:
• MBAs Across America: The Coolest HBS Internship
• Interview with Anne Perigo, UM Master in Entrepreneurship
Subscribe to Admissions Straight Talk:
• Admissions Straight Talk on iTunes
• Admissions Straight Talk on Stitcher
Accepted.com ~ Helping You Write Your Best
Accepted.com’s experienced admissions consultants can help you create the most impressive application possible with comprehensive packages, or provide targeted assistance from picking perfect programs to designing a dazzling resume, constructing engaging essays, or preparing for intense interviews…and more! Accepted.com has guided thousands of applicants to acceptances at top MBA programs since 1994 – we know what works and what doesn’t, so contact us to get started now!
This article originally appeared on the Accepted Admissions Consulting Blog, the official blog of Accepted.com.