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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Maureen attended the Forté Forum several times and shares how she learned something new each time that set her on the MBA path.
"School websites can only convey so much information, so meeting MBA community members at events such as the Forum is essential in determining school fit. Personally, this was the most valuable aspect of the Forum."
Nothing boosts your confidence like feeling completely prepared for your MBA journey. To gain the in-depth knowledge you’ll need, attend one of the many webinars geared just for pre-MBA women, brought to you by Forté.
As a consultant, Beth Bovis can live anywhere she wants and has carefully crafted her work/life balance. You’re surprised to see “consultant” and “work/life balance” in the same sentence? Consulting is commonly considered a way to rack up the frequent flyer miles and see the world, at some cost to domestic stability. But Beth is eager to counter that stereotype.
If you're considering an MBA, a local Forté Forum is the best place for you to get your toes wet. Read an attendee's Forum experience as she discovered the resources available to her to reach her dream of business school.
Debra Coleman briefly tried working in a school…and in a corporate law office…and in a law firm that collected delinquent taxes. “I had no idea what I wanted to do!” she recalls. Graduating from Williams College with a liberal arts…
If you’re serious about getting your MBA, you need to get serious about planning for business school financially.
Forté Fellow Kiri shares her advice on the best ways to give your boss, and your co-workers, enough time to understand and positively accept your entry into business school.
Before taking the leap of changing your degree, Nicole encourages the consideration of five critical elements: timing, personal capability, understanding of post college opportunities, department resources, and financial needs.