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MBAnalysis Blog: Mixing Babies and B-School: Can You Do It? (Spoiler: You Can!) 2/2

By - May 11, 05:30 AM   Comments [0]

Part II: Doing Babies and b-school can mix. I had a great experience as an MBA mom, but it required some trials and re-calibration to make it work. I know mamas who initially left their babies behind at the advice of others; a mentality that...

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Tips for LGBTQ Candidates Applying for MBA Programs

By - May 10, 07:42 AM   Comments [0]

Historically, the LGBTQ community has been under-represented in MBA programs, but that has begun to change as members have made their presence felt on campuses across the country. An average of 3.43% of MBA students are considered to be openly LGBTQ at the 28 schools...

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MBAnalysis Blog: Mixing Babies and B-School: Can You Do It? (Spoiler: You Can!) 1/2

By - May 10, 06:56 AM   Comments [0]

Harold: I’m not a mother and it is something I can never be…so I’ve asked my colleague Chelsea to share her thoughts on mixing motherhood and an MBA. (written by an MBA mom, Wharton ’16) Part I: Planning At 29, an Army Veteran, and bringing...

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Using Lessons from Greek Life in MBA Applications

By - May 8, 12:32 PM   Comments [0]

Recently, I had a conversation with a client about whether or not he should use a fraternity story as a part of his business school application. After learning more about his story, it was obvious the life skills and leadership he learned is his role...

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Tips for Sponsored Asian MBA Candidates Applying to European MBA Programs

By - May 4, 13:15 PM   Comments [0]

European MBA programs have been increasingly a top choice for employer-sponsored Asian MBA candidates, given their shorter duration (hence higher ROI for the employer), more flexible curriculum and more internationally diversified student body than their North American counterparts. INSEAD typically receives 15% sponsored students in...

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Tips for Sponsored Asian MBA Candidates Applying to European MBA Programs

By - May 4, 13:15 PM   Comments [0]

European MBA programs have been increasingly a top choice for employer-sponsored MBA candidates, given their shorter duration (hence higher ROI for the employer), more flexible curriculum and more internationally diversified student body than their North American counterparts. INSEAD typically receives 15% sponsored students in a...

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How to Overcome a Low GMAT Score

By - May 4, 12:58 PM   Comments [0]

If the GMAT is just not your thing — as in your score is 30 or more points below the average GMAT for your desired MBA program — is there ANY hope of being accepted? It makes you an expensive admit because if you have...

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Tips for Indian Candidates Applying to European MBA Programs

By - May 2, 07:10 AM   Comments [0]

According to a 2016 application trends survey by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), India is the top country of origin among international candidates for both one-year and two-year MBA programs in the world. Compared to their American or Asian counterparts, European full-time MBA programs...

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MBAnalysis Blog: Business School Career Centers – Thinking Beyond the Numbers (Part 1)

By - May 1, 10:09 AM   Comments [0]

Changing company interest in MBAs, and a changing workforce, seems to make traditional career centers less and less relevant. In the past, a job search meant which big company recruiting event would you eat at. Maybe it would be coffee and danish with Dell, a...

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From an MBA to a Career in International Development

By - Apr 30, 05:52 AM   Comments [0]

International Development is taking a more business-like approach. Government spending on international development has increased 40% over 10 years, and private financing is playing a more important role than ever before. These increases with the related sharp focus on value for money in donor governments...

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