"I decided to pursue an MBA to gain additional business knowledge and meet other classmates who share my desire to use start-ups as a vehicle for pursuing a certain goal."
Posts in MBA – About the MBA
Nicole joined 71 prospective MBA students for the 21st annual Diversity Conference at the Tuck School of Business. She shares her discoveries about business school academic curriculum, opportunities for personal and professional development, and gains an insider’s look at what makes the community distinctive.
Forté offers webinars exclusively for college students as you prepare for your career and beyond. Regardless of your major, we help you explore your options and build a solid business foundation that will be the base of your job success.
Part of the MBA experience is training you for the tumultuous real world whirlwind of leadership within an organization, in which balance is crucial.
Educational inequity faces many of our young girls in the K-12 educational system, particularly girls from low-income communities, and the implications extend well beyond their school years into their future earning potential. We need strong leaders in education to help solve these important challenges.
So, friends, we are officially in full-tilt recruiting season! Company representatives (and usually some alumni) are visiting our little corner of the world to show what their companies have to offer and what kinds of jobs they have available. These presentations are usually followed by a day of interviews for the afore-mentioned job opportunities. Doing the math with my hp12c calculator (that I bought for school and now use as a paperweight), I have calculated that ambitious students can have up to 10 interviews a week! Most don’t, but there is a buzz around campus about who is interviewing for what positions.
You have prepared for the GMAT, taken the courses and still are not happy with your GMAT score, so you ask yourself “should I take it again?” If you feel like you can improve with some studying, it’s definitely worth another try.
Both alumni and contacts of USC Marshall are gracious enough to come onto campus after their busy workday, and participate in multiple roundtable sessions with students. They share their work experiences and answer questions in small groups. This is an invaluable learning experience for MBA students, and just one touch point in maintaining relationships with these companies.
When looking into all the different MBA programs out there it’s important to consider several items. First, you need to assess what you really want to get out of the program. Often the greatest networking opportunities come from a full-time program.
Coming to the U.S. and being selected as a Forté Fellow by Kelley changed a lot for me. Not only did I get a support system to talk to and feed off of in terms of ideas and opinions, but it made me realize that I could be a part of these organizations and help the next generation of businesswomen as well.