Startling Pay-Gap Research

By - May 2, 11:55 AM   Comments [0]

Here's yet another reason why women aren't lining up for MBAs: According to the Harvard Business Review, women make about $4,600 less per year than men do post-MBA. Apparently the pay gap is widening, even after making adjustments for giving birth and aspiring towards goals...

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More Students Head to Mom and Pop For Jobs

By - Apr 28, 10:52 AM   Comments [0]

With the job market as bad as it is, that family business is starting to look more and more appealing to many undergraduate business school students and graduates, reports a BusinessWeek article last week entitled "Family Inc.: The New B-School Job Choice." Many undergraduate business students...

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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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