Posts Tagged ‘Entrepreneurship’

1 Doctor, 2 Entrepreneurs: Eliza Morrison & Andrew Nimmich [Episode 230]

By - Oct 29, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Meet Eliza Morrison and M4 Andrew Nimmich, the CEOs of Tutor the People and Nerdly. Both of today’s guests attended the College of Charleston in South Carolina where Eliza Morrison majored in French, Russian and Comparative Literature. Andrew Nimmich also attended the College of Charleston and...

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An Inside Look at Wharton’s MBA at the 2017 AIGAC Conference

By - Jul 25, 06:30 AM   Comments [0]

Last month, during the 2017 AIGAC (Association of International Graduate Application Consultants) conference in San Francisco, my consultants, colleagues, and I spent an illuminating morning visiting Wharton West. Wow. It’s on the Embarcadero by the Bay, next door to Google; it has exposed brick walls...

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5 Practical Lessons I Learned at HBS that Helped Me Launch My Startup

By - Jul 19, 01:49 AM   Comments [0]

Harvard Business School is often seen as a “finance” school, or a “consulting” school, or a “general management” school—and usually isn’t the first MBA program you’d think of when it comes to entrepreneurship. My experience, though, was that HBS had a great entrepreneurial curriculum—and despite...

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Goal Setting as an Entrepreneur

By - May 16, 01:58 AM   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 your...

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What Your Work Experience Reveals About You in Your MBA Application

By - Apr 11, 11:35 AM   Comments [0]

Work experience is important because of what it reveals about you in terms of your character, maturity, and abilities. Even if your GPA and GMAT/GRE scores are spectacular, your work experience still needs to impress the admissions readers. Post-college employment reveals that you have “grown-up” experience in...

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ESMT Berlin Launches New Entrepreneurship Center

By - Sep 21, 00:50 AM   Comments [0]

The Berlin-based European School of Management and Technology (ESMT) has collaborated with some of Germany’s top companies to launch the German Tech Entrepreneurship Centre (GTEC), an initiative that will encourage students and entrepreneurs alike to work with local start-ups. GTEC, which features a 1,200-square-meter lab, will host...

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Big Boost For Michigan Ross Entrepreneurship Institute

By - Jul 19, 01:17 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Michigan has announced a $60 million gift from the Zell Family Foundation, to support the Samuel Zell and Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business. The funds will support entrepreneurship programs for students, including a...

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Jon Medved and OurCrowd: The Remarkable Story of an Entrepreneur

By - Apr 30, 04:51 AM   Comments [0]

The Admissions Straight Talk podcast has hit the 100-episode mark! And in honor of our big milestone we invited a  most exciting guest yet. Want to know what one of the most prominent entrepreneurs of our times has to say about leadership, graduate education, and bodysurfing? For...

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An HBS Entrepreneur Promoting Career Flexibility

By - Feb 25, 10:48 AM   Comments [0]

People looking for traditional 9 to 5 desk jobs almost seem to be the exception in 2015. HBS grad and entrepreneur Allison O’Kelly is all for the change. Want to know more? Listen to the full recording of our talk with Allison, Founder/CEO of Mom Corps...

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Entrepreneurship at UCLA Anderson

By - Feb 18, 12:38 PM   Comments [0]

Well before “entrepreneurship” was a household word, UCLA Anderson was one of the first b-schools to teach it. Decades later, they are still going strong. Listen to the full recording of our podcast interview with Elaine Hagan, Executive Director of the Price Center at UCLA Anderson,...

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