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Where Does Wall St. Hire: U.S. B-Schools Sending Grads into Financial Services

By - May 7, 12:09 PM   Comments [0]

According to GMAC’s just released Prospective Students Survey Report, 37% of prospective MBA students hope to go into finance after they earn their degree, making it the most popular post-MBA destination. If you fall into this crowded category, then you’ll be interested in knowing which...

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Management Consulting at Top MBA Programs

By - Apr 25, 08:30 AM   Comments [0]

Entrepreneurship is the sexy post-MBA job, but the reality is that less than 5% of grads from top MBA programs start a business at graduation. Per GMAC’s just released Prospective Students Survey Report, 34% of all graduate business students seek consulting positions after they earn...

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4 New Ways to Display Teamwork in Application Essays

By - Apr 24, 11:51 AM   Comments [0]

Teamwork, and its close cousin, leadership, are highly prized by graduate programs and universities. Haven’t worked in teams on any regular basis? Don’t worry! There are more ways than you may realize to prove your chops in this area. Consider the following 4 options: 1. No...

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Is it Worth it to Get an MBA?

By - Apr 3, 14:29 PM   Comments [0]

Ah, an age old question. Let’s dive right in! Forbes reports on a recent 2010 peer-reviewed study that was published in the Journal of Education for Business in which 550 MBA alumni were surveyed and survey data relating to pre-MBA pay, post-MBA starting salaries, and five...

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MBAs Flood Tech Scene

By - Mar 25, 12:42 PM   Comments [0]

Instead of flocking to Wall Street like business school graduates of the past, recent MBAs are taking jobs in the tech sector – at startups and e-commerce sites. Even as traditionally high-profile and sought-after employers like JP Morgan Chase and Goldman Sachs recover from the recession,...

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5 Million to Share: The 43North Competition

By - Mar 20, 15:05 PM   Comments [0]

Do you have a great business idea but need 1 million dollars to get yourself started? Meet Peter Burakowski, Senior Marketing Manager at 43North. Listen to the recording of our fascinating conversation with Peter to find out why 43North is going to give away $5 million...

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What I Wish I Knew Before Entering the Duke MBA

By - Feb 26, 11:58 AM   Comments [0]

Guest post by Seven Ma, MBA Student at Duke Fuqua in its Health Sector Management Program. The MBA flies by fast. I’m currently a first year student and about one-third into my MBA. While only spanning 7 months, so much has happened. I’ve finished all of...

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Infosys to Hire 200 New MBAs

By - Feb 26, 08:36 AM   Comments [0]

According to an article in The Economic Times, Infosys hasn’t hired MBA talent for four years now, but currently plans on changing that by hiring at least 200 MBAs from top b-schools around the world, in an effort to beef up its business consulting practice....

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Goal Setting as an Entrepreneur

By - Feb 17, 13:26 PM   Comments [0]

I always ask my clients to state their long and short-term goals for me on our first meeting. Eighty percent of the time I hear the response, “I want to be an entrepreneur.” So I begin to peel away at the onion. • What problem is...

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Top MBA Programs for Entrepreneurs

By - Feb 5, 14:16 PM   Comments [0]

B-schools are always touting their entrepreneurial offerings, programs, and placement, so when we examined the employment reports of U.S. News' top 25 business schools to see which schools send the most graduates into entrepreneurship, we were surprised to find that only thirteen programs provide this...

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