Diane tried to go through the MBA application process once – and failed. Here’s what she did to become successful the second time.
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Bridget Weishaar is a stock analyst at Morningstar and founder of The Shaare, a business journal written for, by, and about women. Learn about her career and MBA journey and why she gives back to Forté.
"It’s important for an applicant to be confident in the achievements she has made in her professional and personal life."
"Even though it can be tough—the learning process is rewarding, fulfilling, and 100% worth it."
Deciding whether business school is the right place for you can be a life altering decision. From the moment you entertain the idea, thousands of variables come in to play and it can become very overwhelming.
"At a time when many of my classmates were just beginning their internship searches, I already had connections and informational interviews set up with several industry leaders."
"At the end of the day, losing your authenticity can only hurt you."
"I chose to pursue my MBA at Rotman because of the (as yet) unrealized potential I see in building social and sustainable outcomes into companies’ business models."
"As a first year MBA student at the University of Illinois, I have the opportunity to interact with highly motivated students from across the world exposing me to a global thought process."
A few of the new Forté Fellows share their gratitude to the women who have come before them for donating to support travel stipends for them to attend the Forté MBA Women's Leadership Conference in Washington, DC on June 18-20, 2015.