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Last Updated Jun 18, 2018 by

Defining Your Post-MBA Career Goals

Though essay prompts tend to vary year to year, the two things that nearly every prospective student can count on being asked are “What are your short-term and long-term post-MBA goals?” and “How will Business School X help you achieve these goals?” And, even though many schools have now opted to... Read more »

Last Updated Jun 7, 2018 by

Break the Rules with Your MBA Summer Internship

For many business school students, there’s a simple formula where summer internships are concerned. Target a company where you aspire to work, recruit successfully for a summer internship, perform well and show your smarts. Voilá, come summer’s end, you’ve landed your post-MBA job. Especially in some industries—consulting and investment banking,... Read more »

Last Updated May 10, 2018 by

Gearing Up for Orientation: NYU Stern One-Year MBA Programs in Tech, Fashion

As it prepares to welcome students for orientation next week, NYU Stern School of Business has shared preliminary class profiles for its two new specialized one-year MBA programs—the Andre Koo Tech MBA and the Fashion & Luxury MBA. Stern announced the launch of the new May-to-May programs one year ago. The inaugural... Read more »

Last Updated May 8, 2018 by

Why McKinsey & Company Loves Hiring MBAs

McKinsey & Company is considered one of the most prestigious management consultancy firms in the world, with a clientele that includes 80 percent of the world’s largest corporations, along with an extensive list of governments and non-profit organisations. The firm is also a prestigious landing spot for MBAs following graduation.... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 26, 2018 by

Thinking Green at Northwestern Kellogg: Environmentally Focused Startups

Kellogg School of Management has long made sustainability and energy conversation integral components of its overall mission. As part of April’s month-long celebration of sustainable initiatives, we unpacked what “going green” means at Kellogg. For starters, Kellogg’s stunning Global Hub, which opened last spring, is one of the most eco-friendly buildings... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 24, 2018 by

Top MBA Recruiters: Starbucks

So, the following post about Starbucks as a top MBA recruiter ran on our sister site, MetroMBA, before the coffee giant was propelled into the headlines by an event at one of its Philadelphia locations that raised questions around the issues of race and discrimination. Starbucks responded by announcing that... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 19, 2018 by

Four Reasons to Consider a Startup MBA Internship

Sponsored Content by Kathleen McGuirk, Kellogg MBA ’18 This summer, I interned at CommonBond, a fintech startup tackling higher education financing. CommonBond was the second fintech company I worked at, and one of the reasons I chose to return to work in a startup was because I thrive off the energy... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 11, 2018 by

Looking to Own Your Own Career? New Kellogg Career Video Series Tells You How

The Career Management Center (CMC) at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management recently launched the “Own Your Own Career” video series aimed to develop brave leaders. The series was created for prospective and current students, along with alumni, to discuss aspects of managing a career throughout its life cycle. The... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 9, 2018 by

The Allure of AI: Haas Student Conference Tackles Complex Issues

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a hot topic in almost every industry in the business world today. And there’s plenty to chew on, particularly when it comes to its ethical and financial implications. Some intrepid MBA students at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business have set out to tackle a few... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 6, 2018 by

Passion + Career? Online UNC Business Essentials Course Helps Prospective MBA Applicants Hone Future Goals

Fridays from the Frontline Somewhere in the 5th century, Confucious wrote, “Take a job you love and you’ll never have to work a day in your life.” No doubt this sage advice is easier said than done, especially in this day and age. I personally find the musician Thor Harris’ take... Read more »

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