Guest Post, Tips

Courtney's 5 Tips For Prospective MBA Students

Posted by Courtney Cannon-Booth on 12 May 2016 / 0 Comments

Courtney Cannon-Booth, a current MBA student (Class of 2016) at Boston College's Carroll School of Management and a Senior Community Investment Specialist at Comcast, shares her top 5 tips for prospective MBA students. Read Courtney's advice on researching programs, class participation, networking, and making the most out of your MBA. 

As a young professional who is almost done spending four long (yet satisfying) years on getting an MBA, I often get a lot of questions from others considering this opportunity. Is it worth it? Where are you going? Do you like it? Do you have any suggestions? An incredible amount of time and money goes into getting a second degree, so you certainly don’t want to waste either of those resources choosing the wrong program. There are countless tips and tricks I could give to those that ask, and it often ends up being a longer conversation than they probably asked for, however I can never stress enough how important it is to find a program that supports you, your goals, and your schedule. Although it was hard to narrow down the list, these five tips can point any current MBA prospect in the right direction:

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Guest Post, The Unconventional MBA

The Unconventional MBA: From Science to Entertainment

Posted by Dilani Rabindran on 04 May 2016 / 0 Comments

In the first post of our newest blog series, The Unconventional MBA, Dilani Rabindran shares how her MBA allowed her to transition from undergrad scientist to entertainment executive. 

Dilani Rabindran

MBA, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University.
Occupation:
 Manager of International Marketing and Sales, Tribal Arts Productions

Most people are confused as to why I pursued my MBA, and my current roles as a South Indian film production executive and columnist, when they hear that my undergraduate degree is in Genetic Biology, with a minor in Mathematics and Statistics from McMaster University. I can’t blame them – my path is nothing short of avant-garde.

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Return on Investment: Estimate Your Post-MBA Salary

Posted by Sarah Swan on 01 December 2015 / 0 Comments

Got money on your mind? You're not alone! Many prospective MBA candidates are looking for high-paying positions post-graduation. Read this Guest post from our partners at GMAC and learn how to estimate your post-MBA salary.

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Hiring Trends: 5 Highlights of the 2015 Job Market for Business School Graduates

Posted by Sarah Swan on 20 August 2015 / 0 Comments


Guest post from our partners GMAC, discussing recent hiring trends for MBA Graduates.

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Improve Your Business School Candidacy: Tips from Stacy Blackman Consulting

Posted by Sarah Swan on 04 August 2015 / 0 Comments

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Guest Post, Application

Planning Ahead: The Secret to Building Your MBA Application

Posted by The MBA Tour on 04 March 2015 / 0 Comments

Guest post by Stacy Blackman of Stacy Blackman Admissions Consulting

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Guest Post, Application

5 Tips for Showing How You'll Give Back

Posted by The MBA Tour on 04 March 2014 / 0 Comments

By Linda Abraham, president & founder of Accepted.com

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Guest Post, Application

3 Steps to Choosing How Many B-Schools to Apply To (and Some Exceptions)

Posted by The MBA Tour on 25 February 2014 / 0 Comments

By Linda Abraham, President & Founder, Accepted.com

How do you decide which and how many business schools to apply to?

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From Military to MBA: A Harvard Business School Graduate's Story

Posted by The MBA Tour on 16 October 2013 / 0 Comments

Tereh-Sayles.gif Tereh Sayles, Havard Business School class of 2009 and an Honors graduate of West Point, spent six years on Active Duty in the U.S. Army before pursuing her MBA at Harvard Business School. During her service in the Army, she specialized in personnel staffing, deployment readiness, and logistics. She has continued working in logistics management since her graduation from Harvard Business School, and has worked in operations at both privately held firms and Fortune 100 companies. She is also the founder of Next Level Admissions Advisors, an MBA admissions consultancy that specializes in helping candidates tell "their story" in their MBA applications.

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I've Submitted My Round One MBA Applications - Now What?

Posted by The MBA Tour on 03 October 2013 / 0 Comments

By Hillary Schubach, founder and president of Shine MBA Admissions Consulting.

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