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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 for a career switch, 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 career switch is the norm. And that’s especially the case at Indiana University’s Kelley School... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 2, 2018 by

Thinking About Berkeley Haas for Your MBA? Here’s Why You Should

Sponsored Content U.C. Berkeley’s Haas School of Business ranked #7 by the U.S. News & World Report and The Economist, #9 by Forbes, and #10 by the Financial Times. It reaches these high rankings thanks to the school’s academic rigor, exceptional faculty, and business ecosystem. The School offers multiple MBA programs including: Full-Time MBA: This 21-month program helps students build a fluency in business fundamentals that inform confident leadership decisions. Evening & Weekend MBA: This part-time MBA program offers working professionals the opportunity to earn their degree as quickly or as slowly as they need while staying up-to-date in their... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 1, 2018 by

How Does Michigan Ross’s MBA Program Stand Out?

Sponsored Content The Michigan Ross School of Business is ranked #7 by the U.S. News & World Report, #12 by Forbes, #21 by The Economist, and #26 by the Financial Times. What makes the school top-ranked is their large and influential alumni network, excellent career services, and outstanding value. The school is home to multiple MBA programs including: Full-Time MBA: This full-time MBA program takes an active and rigorous approach to learning with globally-oriented curriculum designed to help you succeed. Evening MBA: This part-time MBA program is designed for working professionals who want hands-on curriculum that will help them become... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 31, 2018 by

Why Should You Choose NYU Stern for Your MBA?

Sponsored Content The U.S. News & World Report ranks New York University Stern School of Business #13 while The Economist ranks them #14. They’re ranked #23 by the Financial Times and #21 by Forbes. NYU Stern achieved these results through a combination of a strong global alumni network, expert research, and a collaborative culture. The School offers a few MBA program options, including: Full-Time MBA: This two-year program includes opportunities for experiential learning and networking with a close-knit student body in NYC. Tech MBA: This one-year MBA program is designed for technology- and entrepreneurship-focused MBA candidates looking for coursework in... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 30, 2018 by

The Top Reasons to Earn Your MBA at Duke Fuqua

Sponsored Content The U.S. News and World Report ranks Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business #11 in the U.S., The Economist ranks it #13, while Forbes and the Financial Times rank Duke Fuqua #14 and #19 respectively. The school has been able to reach such heights due to its close-knit community, customizable education opportunities, and exceptional career management. The school offers multiple MBA program options including: Daytime MBA: This full-time MBA program offers 14 concentrations and is ideal for individuals looking to grow into a new type of leader. Weekend Executive MBA: Designed for goal-oriented, seasoned professionals, this MBA program... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 29, 2018 by

What Makes Cornell Johnson’s MBA One of a Kind?

Sponsored Content  U.S. News and World Report ranks Cornell University’s S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management the #15 Best Business School in the U.S. while the Financial Times and The Economist rank the school as #17 in the world, and Forbes ranks the school #10. Cornell Johnson was able achieve such high rankings due to its expert professors, hands-on immersions, and team-focused approach. The school offers multiple MBA program options including a: Two-Year MBA: This 21-month program is located in Ithaca, NY and begins each August, offering students a chance to develop a broad and deep understanding of leadership and... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 26, 2018 by

The Unique Qualities that Help UVA Darden Stand Out

Sponsored Content The U.S. News & World Report ranks the University of Virginia Darden School of Business #13 with The Economist ranking them #10 and the Financial Times ranking the school at #32 and Forbes ranking them at #11. UVA Darden was able to achieve these results through a unique educational experience, global courses, and exceptional faculty. UVA Darden is home to a few MBA program options, including: Full-Time MBA: This full-time program takes a case-method approach to learning, which includes classroom learning and experiential learning opportunities built into the curriculum. Executive MBA: Students in this program can learn in... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 25, 2018 by

Admissions Explains What Makes Yale SOM Unique

Sponsored Content The U.S. News and World Report and The Economist rank the Yale School of Management #11, #13 by Forbes, and #15 by the Financial Times. Yale SOM has been able to reach such lofty heights due to the school’s exceptional career opportunities, world-class educational experience, and focus on personal development. The school offers two MBA programs including an Executive MBA program. Full-Time MBA: This two-year MBA program is focused on teaching students what they need to know to understand how markets work and how to build a thriving organization. Executive MBA: This MBA for executives is designed to... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 23, 2018 by

7 Tips from 7 Top-Tier Business Schools to Help You Choose the Right MBA Program for You

Sponsored Content Choosing where you want to attend business school for your MBA program is not an easy decision. First, you have to consider how your top picks rank on the 2018 U.S. News & World Report’s Best Business Schools, the Financial Times Global MBA Ranking, and the Economist. But that’s just a piece of the puzzle. You also need to consider what each MBA program is synonymous with, whether that’s experiential learning, exceptional career management, world-class faculty, or something else entirely. Then, you have to decide how all of those distinct aspects fit your needs, wants, and plans. For example, one school might... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 17, 2018 by

Planning a Visit to Duke Fuqua: What Should You Do?

Sponsored Content While Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business doesn’t require a campus visit for prospective candidates, it’s highly recommended. A campus visit can give you an idea of what life will be like as a student and allow you to pick up on the intangible aspects of the school that you can’t get in any other way. A campus visit also shows the admissions team that you’re serious about the school. Allison Jamison, Duke Fuqua’s Assistant Dean of Admissions So, how do you make sure that your campus visit goes off without a hitch? Allison Jamison, the Assistant Dean... Read more »

Last Updated Sep 17, 2018 by

The Keys to Making Your Cornell Johnson Campus Visit a Success

Sponsored Content Once you start applying for MBA programs, it’s hard to capture exactly what makes a particular school a good fit for you. That’s why there’s no substitute for a campus visit. It gives you specific knowledge and first-hand experience on the campus. This information can then be used to fill out your essays, enhance your interviews, and answer your questions. Judi Byers, the Executive Director of Admissions & Financial Aid at Johnson Cornell A visit to the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management on Cornell University’s Ithaca campus is always a good idea according to Judi Byers, the Executive... Read more »

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