An MBA can help shape your future. Whether it's connecting you with the right network, helping you to discover a career path, or even opening your eyes to new learning experiences and cultures, there is no doubt that your program will be impactful.
Just as an MBA will mold you, it's important to in turn customize the program to adapt and benefit your learning style and passions. With endless course options, on campus activities, and numerous opportunities some students can get swept away or feel overwhelmed.
Recent UC Riverside A. Gary Anderson School of Management MBA graduate, Shahid Mohammed, shares how he balanced coursework, extracurriculars, and a career search during his time as a full-time MBA student--making the most of his time at school and creating a lifelong ROI.
Read more about Shahid's UCR MBA experience here.
Ever wonder what it's like to work at one of the world's largest cosmetic companies? Carolina Cheung is taking us inside her day-to-day life as a Presidential Management Associate at Estée Lauder's Toronto office. Carolina, who has quite the following on her lifestyle focused Instagram (20k+ to be exact!), knew her passion for the cosemetics industry paired with her MBA from the University of Toronto, Rotman would take her to her dream job.
After multiple years in the workforce, MBA graduate, Maggie Lovatt, returned back to school to discover new career opportunities. At Georgia Tech's Scheller College of Business, Maggie viewed her MBA experience as her new "full-time job." She shares how she leveraged on campus opportunities, learned to love networking, and successfully converted a summer internship at Goldman Sachs into a post-grad career.
Do you ever find yourself staring at a map dreaming of places you haven't yet been? Perhaps there's a plane ticket that you can't make the leap to purchase. Maybe, it's just the weekly #TravelTuesday reminders on social media that are giving you the urge to make a move. An MBA could be your opportunity to travel and learn abroad.
In a recent 2016 report surveying prospective MBA students, The Graduate Management Admissions Council found that 57% of applicants hope to study internationally. Whether your coming from India to the US or moving from Peru to Spain, the transition isn't always easy.
Current UC Riverside A. Gary Anderson School of Management MBA student, Jojo Chen, shares her experience relocating from China to California and provides advice on how to make the most of your MBA abroad.
Choosing an MBA program can be a challenge. Brittany Figlow, an MBA alumna of Mercer University's Stetson School of Business, explains the factors she considered when selecting a a b-school. She also advises future applicants on how an MBA can help advance your career path.
Most schools want to know why you’re pursuing an MBA, and why you want it from their school. Truthfully, even if the programs didn’t ask this question, it’s one you should ask yourself. You need to have the answer before you invest your time and money in an MBA program.
Your job, when writing your goals essay, is to connect your specific goals with the mission or strengths of your target MBA program. You also have to demonstrate that your goals are based in your experiences.
The following tips will help you show that Target School X is the bridge between where you’ve been and where you want to go. And bridging that gap is the essence of a persuasive goals essay.
Location, scholarships, program length, class size...there are countless factors to consider when choosing the best MBA program for you. It's important to narrow down your list of key decision makers early on in your research and application process to help you apply efficiently to business schools. Current UC Riverside A. Gary Anderson School of Management MBA student Jordan Cullen discusses his 4 key factors in choosing an MBA program. Learn about his experience at Anderson and follow his advice for finding the program that fits you best.
Sharing her MBA experience at William & Mary's Mason School of Business, Nicole Berner discusses the importance of alumni networks. She also explains the unique opportunity Mason's Executive Partners program provides for career growth and development.