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Networking for MBA Admissions Fun and Profit

Networking, or talking to anyone and everyone about business school and the MBA admissions process, is more than just an exercise -- you can use it to test out your own ideas and then open yourself up to new ones. It has been said that the best ideas are talked about. Good ideas are inspired by, and refined with, conversation. Right in Your Own Backyard As you are mulling over your business school plans (Can I? Should I? When? Where? How?),

What We Can Learn From Graduation Speakers

Graduation time ushers in an optimistic feeling. It's a time of celebrating achievements, and more, it's a time of opening up the world for tomorrow’s young adults.  No wonder it’s called “commencement.” For those taking steps toward a business career or hoping to embark on an MBA program, you can draw upon that wisdom as you reflect upon your own experiences and goals.  What better way than to learn than from leaders who have been through

Using an MBA to Change Careers

Are you thinking about using an MBA to change careers? In business school they’ll call you a career switcher and you’ll find that you aren’t alone. Up to 90% of MBA candidates consider switching careers during their time on campus. Within just one or two years you can learn the skills and gain the context you need to launch into a new direction. This time we’ll take you through the process that you’d experience through the career man...

Landing Your Ideal Summer Internship

MBAs are feeling the employment squeeze from a tightening economy. This makes the summer internship, taken between the first and second year of your MBA program, an even more crucial step toward the ultimate goal of landing full-time employment with the company of your choice. On today's show, Landing Your Ideal Summer Internship, we'll talk with a former MBA student with an unusual story to tell; the career development director from the Unive...

MBA Summer Internships

Landing the best summer internship possible is of huge importance for first-year MBA students. It’s often referred to as the “12-week interview” since an internship can lead to your next full-time job. Every MBA student is encouraged to get a summer internship and competition is tough. This time, we will explore what to look for in an internship, what it can do for you, and how to find and choose the best one. We speak to two career managem...

Words of Advice from Recent MBA Grads on Getting in & Succeeding After Graduation

If you’re on your way to enrolling in an MBA program, or already there now, chances are you would like words of advice on from those who’ve been there, done it and went on to succeed. Listen in as we get advice from our varied guests on everything from getting in, thriving while on campus and success beyond graduation....

MBA’s Guide to a Successful First Year on Campus

Back to school after years on the job means lectures, homework and exams while also juggling campus activities and a job search. Even for those students who are starting their MBA shortly after successfully completing undergraduate business school you may not have enough “real-world” experience to hit the ground running in their first year. We'll give you tips how to navi...

Real Life and an MBA

You want to pursue your MBA but you have so much going on in your life. How can you balance your dreams with your responsibilities – of a family, the finances and the often frenetic pace? In this show we will talk to real people who are doing just that – find out what they’ve learned – and get their advice to keep your juggling to a minimum.

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All About Recruiting

You are pursuing your MBA for a purpose, to land the perfect job or enhance your career. How do you turn your dreams into reality? We’ll examine the recruitment process so you can seamlessly land the job that is perfect for you. Our guests will explain how to proceed down the MBA track so that upon graduation you’ll have your choice of opportunities to launch or enhance your career....

MBA Quantitative Skills

Most soon-to-be MBAs haven't seen the inside of a classroom for at least a couple of years. Basic skills like algebra and statistics have gone to the wayside as emails and PowerPoints have taken over. Students arrive on campus and are immediately confronted with core courses including accounting, statistics, economics and finance and many struggle through this first year, falling behind in the demanding curriculum. Don't start your MBA off on...

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