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Last Updated Dec 28, 2018 by

Getting the Most Out of Your MBA Networking at Cornell Johnson

Sponsored Content If you want to get the most out of your Cornell SC Johnson Graduate School of Management MBA program, then networking needs to play a key role in your experience. The good news is that the school offers a range of opportunities and advice for making the making the most of every person you meet. From attending multi-school events to participating in partner organizations, there are a multitude of ways to network with a highly diverse group of people. Judi Byers, the Executive Director of Admissions & Financial Aid, talks about how Cornell Johnson prepares and helps its... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 20, 2018 by

Duke Fuqua Talks MBA Networking that Actually Works

Sponsored Content We love to meet new people and expand our personal network, but we know it’s not always easy. That’s why we talked to Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business to determine how the school can help. Whether it’s by attending a multi-school event or meeting a diverse set of students in the classroom, Duke Fuqua is all about helping you build an MBA network that actually works for you now and in the future. Read what Allison Jamison, the Assistant Dean of Admissions, has to say about taking advantage of your MBA network. Allison Jamison, Duke Fuqua’s Assistant... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 19, 2018 by

Advice on MBA Networking from UC Berkeley Haas

Sponsored Content Networking is vital for every MBA student and applicant, and at the University of California-Berkeley Haas School of Business, the school does whatever it can to help. From offering a myriad of networking opportunities to focusing on creating diverse classrooms, UC Berkeley Haas ensures that before, during, and after your MBA you have connections that will last you a lifetime. Liz Rosenberg, Senior Associate Director of Full-time MBA Admissions at Berkeley Haas Here’s what Senior Associate Director of Full-time MBA Admissions Liz Rosenberg had to say about networking and diversity at Berkeley Haas. How does attending a multi-school event... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 17, 2018 by

Using Social Media to Help Your B-School Application: Advice from Admissions Directors

If you’re an MBA candidate, you should know that there’s more to an MBA application than the forms you fill out and the essays you write. In this age of social media, what you post online can have repercussions in the admissions process and on your future career. Admissions offices at leading business schools know that most applicants maintain an online presence and will sometimes check to see what they’re posting. We recently discussed this very issue in our article, Social Media in MBA Admissions: Can Your Twitter Feed Derail Your B-School Dreams?, which focused on the results of a Kaplan Test... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 13, 2018 by

UVA Darden Admissions Explains How to Be an MBA Networking Genius

Sponsored Content You’ve decided to apply for an MBA program, great! Now what? Now, you start networking right away. At UVA Darden School of Business, the earlier you start building your network the better. Your network will be invaluable throughout your MBA career and beyond, as long as you take advantage of every opportunity. The good news is that UVA Darden has many unique MBA networking possibilities, all of which will help you create a diverse set of connections that will see you through life. Executive Director of Admissions and Financial Aid To gain insight into what MBA networking is... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 12, 2018 by

Take Your MBA Networking to the Next Level with NYU Stern

Sponsored Content At the NYU Stern School of Business, networking is a great way to get to know a school, the MBA program, the admissions team, the application process, and prepare for your future. That’s why it’s so vital that you meet and engage with as many people as possible in as diverse of an environment as possible. The good news is that NYU Stern has many unique opportunities set up to make networking as an MBA student a breeze. Check out MBA Admissions Director Lauren Calio’s recommendations for MBA networking at NYU Stern. Lauren Calio, the Director of MBA... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 5, 2018 by

Network Like an MBA Boss with Advice from Michigan Ross

Sponsored Content Attending a multi-school event to learn more about potential MBA programs is a great start for gathering information. Even better is using that opportunity to build your MBA network. But that’s just the start of your networking experience at Michigan University’s Ross School of Business. The school offers a variety of events, clubs, organizations, and opportunities to meet new people, expand your viewpoint, and build your network for the future. The key is to take advantage of everything that’s available. Diana Economy, Michigan Ross’s Director of Full-Time MBA Admissions To get an idea of what that is, we... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 4, 2018 by

Discover How Yale SOM Makes MBA Networking a Dream Come True

Sponsored Content If you’re an MBA candidate, you probably know that networking is vital to your experience. You’ve probably even started to consider what events you’ll attend and what classes you’ll sign up for once you start school to help build your network. But did you know that you can start your network before you even apply? At least that’s what the Yale School of Management recommends. There’s no time like the present to start building a diverse network of contacts that will help you throughout the MBA applications process, during your MBA program, and beyond. To get a better... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 27, 2018 by

How to Build and Take Advantage of Your MBA Network: Advice from 7 Top-Tier Schools

Sponsored Content There’s no doubt that networking is a vital piece of the MBA experience. When done correctly, it can offer a range of benefits from sourcing information to salary growth, building stronger relationships, improving job satisfaction, and more. In fact, research reveals that the more you network and grow your list of diverse contacts, the better you’ll be able to generate ideas. Unfortunately, many MBA students and applicants decide not to start networking until they’re on campus. And, even then, research reveals that while 95 percent of MBA students want to meet new people, they spend half of their... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 20, 2018 by

The Kelley Full-Time MBA Program Was Made for Career Switchers

Sponsored Content If you’re applying to business school because you want to change your career, you are not alone. Almost half (48 percent) of all MBA candidates head back to school because they want a different career, according to a recent survey by the Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants. Even more telling is what happens after graduation. According to a 2017 GMAC study, 52 percent of MBA alumni work in a different industry or job function than what they did before school. Earning your MBA to switch your career is the norm. And that’s especially the case at Indiana... Read more »

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