Do You Take Advantage of Your School’s Career Center?

By - Apr 26, 01:14 AM   Comments [0]

When most students are applying to graduate school, they usually focus on the caliber of the program, the reputation of the professors, and the location. What's generally not on their criteria list—but should be—is the quality of a school's career services department. According to "Consider a...

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By - Apr 23, 23:15 PM   Comments [0]

According to a Haas School Newsroom press release, UC Berkeley Haas will be offering ten scholarships this fall that will be matched by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Yellow Ribbon Program in an effort to attract more veterans to its top MBA program. The...

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Getting Your MBA Goals in Shape

By - Apr 22, 22:54 PM   Comments [0]

Knowing they’ll have to write essays about their goals, most b-school applicants have identified their goals prior to starting the application process.  But I’ve found that “identified” often has a very narrow scope, too narrow to effectively serve the purpose of the essays. With some moderate...

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MBAs Search for Green Pastures

By - Apr 12, 18:13 PM   Comments [0]

A recent BusinessWeek article, titled "MBAs with a Social Conscience," reports that more and more MBA applicants have social enterprise, nonprofit work, and sustainability on their minds when it comes to choosing a post MBA career path. Adcoms from top MBA programs are seeing increases in...

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Students Seek International Internship to Boost Employment Profile

By - Apr 8, 06:37 AM   Comments [0]

For many recent college and b-school students and graduates, heading overseas to gain international work experience provides an excellent alternative to diving into a jobless job market, reports a BusinessWeek article entitled "Interns Head Abroad for Work Experience." American companies place a high premium on international...

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International Students’ Top Priority: Jobs

By - Apr 1, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

It can be extremely frustrating, not to mention angering, when an international student is offered a job in the U.S., but is then denied a visa. That was the experience of Krishna Shetty and what led him to choose an American graduate program based almost...

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More MBA Job Optimism on the Horizon

By - Mar 25, 13:32 PM   Comments [0]

Last week BusinessWeek published an article about the increase in post-MBA career opportunities. This time the job market focus is on Europe. At top business schools around Europe recruiting rates are up, and more and more MBA grads are landing jobs faster than graduates from the...

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B-School Students See Light at the End of the Job Market Tunnel

By - Mar 22, 17:38 PM   Comments [0]

Current MBA students and graduates are experiencing a totally different job market than they did last year, reports the New York Times in an article entitled "Job Market Stabilizes for Business Students." While last year students and graduates scrambled for internships and full time positions,...

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That’s Right…It’s Round Up Time!

By - Mar 12, 01:30 AM   Comments [0]

It's been a busy week in the world of MBA and college admissions. Check out some of this week's highlights with an exciting round up! A recent survey conducted by Public Agenda shows that high school guidance counselors are not quite as effective at helping...

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How MBAs Really Help CEOs

By - Mar 3, 10:00 AM   Comments [0]

According to an INSEAD study an MBA really does add value to a CEO. A recent BusinessWeek article explains how. The MBA debate has been going on for years: Bill Gates and Steve Jobs didn't even finish college; so is an MBA really necessary? Additionally, MBA...

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