Career

Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Oct 28, 10:28 AM   Comments [0]

Hello, and welcome to the latest edition of Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our periodic check-in with some of the MBA blogosphere’s applicant and student contributors. In this edition, Buzz bloggers share news of interview invites and dings, reactions from campus visits, and tips for making...

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Top 20 MBA Programs in 2013

By - Oct 13, 12:54 PM   Comments [0]

Here are the 20 best MBA programs in the U.S. for 2013 according to Forbes: SCHOOL AND RANK PRE-MBA SALARY 2012 SALARY 1. Stanford GSB $80,000 $221,000 2. Chicago Booth $76,000 $200,000 3. Harvard Business School $80,000 $205,000 4. UPenn Wharton $80,000 $205,000 5. Northwestern Kellogg $73,000 $176,000 6. Dartmouth Tuck $72,000 $189,000 7. Columbia Business School $74,000 $192,000 8. Duke Fuqua $63,000 $152,000 9. Cornell Johnson $59,000 $155,000 10. Michigan Ross $61,000 $153,000 11....

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Interested in a Career in Hospitality?

By - Oct 7, 12:20 PM   Comments [0]

Are you interested in a career in hospitality? Do you see yourself managing a five-star hotel, resort, vacation tour company, exclusive spa, small bed and breakfast or top-flight restaurant? If you’re planning to pursue a degree in hospitality management, ideally from one of the top two...

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The 5 Best Jobs for MBA Grads

By - Oct 7, 03:15 AM   Comments [0]

Today’s post comes from Manhattan Review, a well-known provider of test prep and MBA Admissions Consulting in Berlin, Frankfurt, Munich, Vienna, and Zurich for Top Business Schools. In terms of a lucrative and rewarding career path, getting an MBA makes one fairly versatile. Any area of...

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MBA Internship Recruiting Starts NOW

By - Sep 24, 13:36 PM   Comments [0]

Long gone are the days when b-school students could arrive relaxed on campus in September, spend the first few months acclimating to students life and thinking about what they wanted to do in the future, and then finally applying for internships in January. Now, students barely...

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MIT Sloan Launches Alumni-Student Mentoring Program

By - Sep 17, 05:14 AM   Comments [0]

MIT Sloan School of Management has announced the creation of a new, online mentoring program that will match MIT Sloan alumni with MBA students to help them with career guidance and networking. According to the school, the program will connect incoming students with an alumni mentor...

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4 Tips for MBA Applicants From a Finance Background

By - Aug 29, 05:57 AM   Comments [0]

Students with finance backgrounds comprise the largest percentage of the incoming class at top business schools. Many firms require an MBA for senior level careers, leading finance industries to feed heavily into the most competitive schools. Admissions rates can be as low as 8 percent in...

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7 Fatal Resume Flaws to Avoid

By - Aug 19, 13:08 PM   Comments [0]

The MBA Resume: Done right, this one-page list of accomplishments can woo the adcoms towards acceptance; done wrong, a resume could be your ticket to ding-hood. The following 7 fatal resume flaws were are derived from a Businessweek article: 1. Don’t view your resume as an...

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Investigating the MBA Career Survey Results

By - Aug 11, 10:10 AM   Comments [0]

I just saw three articles reporting from different vantage points on MBA employment. Businessweek took a “the sky is falling” perspective in its article, “MBA Recruiting Is Down Again,” which begins with the words, “MBA recruiting deteriorated this spring largely because of declines at top-ranked...

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Cornell’s Johnson School Launches One-Year Tech MBA in NYC

By - Aug 1, 05:07 AM   Comments [0]

The Johnson School at Cornell University has announced it will launch a new one-year, full-time MBA program based in New York City that combines business, technology, innovation and entrepreneurship. The program is designed for those with a degree in science or technology, as well as...

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