The business school application process can be overwhelming, often leaving prospective MBA students confused on where to start. Once you have evaluated your short- and long-term career goals and have determined that business school is the right next step for you, it’s time to do your research. There are a number of areas you’ll explore with the goal of finding that which is relevant to you, but here are three key areas to invest your initial fact-finding focus.
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With the economy on the rebound, MBA applications are on the rise according to Bloomberg Businessweek. And while it’s true that business school is potentially one of the greatest investments in your career you could make, you have to first understand if the MBA is right for you.
The best thing you can do is to meet students when on an MBA visit.
What questions should you ask during your business school visit?
Talking to Zoe Hillenmeyer, winner of this year’s Edie Hunt Award (named for Forté’s Board Chair Emeritus), it’s easy to see why she was able to successfully reinvigorate and rebrand what is now called the Olin Women in Business (OWIB) organization during her tenure as an MBA student.
It’s not your imagination. Cracks in the glass ceiling are slow to spread.
The MBA school visit can certainly be a nerve-wracking experience.
Use these tips and tricks to walk into your next MBA fair with swag, make solid impressions when you’re there, and walk out with results.
“Stepping out” of the workforce is a reality for many corporate women.
The goal of networking isn’t to meet people, it’s to make sure that the people you meet remember you, says John Daly, professor of communication and management at The University of Texas at Austin