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Posts in MBA – About the MBA
Emily has been progressing well in her marketing career across various legal and financial services firms, but she now wants to pursue her dream of working in the luxury goods industry.
Business schools are increasingly reaching out to undergrad and high-school women—but they can’t turn the tide alone.
"Today, more and more successful businesses are led by people like me who do not wear suits. So even if you aren’t the classic MBA candidate, you can still succeed in business school. You just have to be drawn to it."
In celebration of Mother’s Day—and in hopes that Forté women will continually inspire one another—we welcomed comments from those in the Forté network who are pursuing, or who already earned, their MBAs while also raising children.
Read about a mom's journey to connect with, and now spotlight, women juggling MBA programs and parenting--as well as the other advice it inspired us to gather.
Financial services represent a wide variety of roles, as well as sub-industries such as investment banking and investment management.
"It takes some time to figure out what is unique to each MBA program, but the time you invest in doing that research will help to make your application stronger and will set you up to ultimately attend a school that is right for you."
"I truly believe that the application was the best soul searching I have ever done."
"I want to help re-imagine the business model and the role of performing arts organizations, and I know business school is the best guide."