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Forté Fellows

Forté Fellow Spotlight: Trisha Fridrich

“Business school will be the most inspiring, challenging and brutal two years of your life. There is nothing that can prepare you for it, there is no way to explain it and there is no investment more valuable for your future.”

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Forté Fellows

Forté Fellow Spotlight: Connie Chai

“One of the most impactful pieces of advice I’ve received so far in business school is that the MBA should be a transformational experience, not a transactional experience. What does that mean? I think it means taking risks and challenging myself to “say yes” to classes or experiences that I would typically shy away from. It means being open-minded and present within and outside the MBA community. These two years in school are meant to grant me a safe space to grow as a leader so that I can make a bigger impact!”

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MBA - Application Process

A Look Back at Forté MBALaunch While Moving Forward

by Veronica Perry

Veronica invested her Tuesday evenings and Saturday afternoons into the MBALaunch program — and the return was immeasurable.

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Early Career

Creating a Career Plan

by Precillia Redmond

From an early age we are asked to reflect on our desired career path. As we make our way through high school and college, our ideas for a career start to formalize through the selection of a major, internships and job experience. So how do you go from having a job to mapping out a career?

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MBA - Application Process

What is the GMAT?

by Sara Boehm

Considering business school? Dream of the day when you’ll have your MBA? Need an advanced degree to progress in your career? If so, then it is likely that the GMAT is in your not-so-distant future.

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College Student

Carolyn Miles – Save the Children: At the Helm of the World’s Top Independent Charity for Kids in Need

Carolyn Miles’ business background served her well in her transition to nonprofit management. Is her MBA experience applicable in a nonprofit environment? Carolyn thinks so.

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