As an extrovert, I have always enjoyed conversing with people in social and professional settings but was apprehensive whenever I heard the term “networking.” It grated on me and connoted an expectation that I had to come away with specific action items instead of appreciating the conversation. Luckily I came to realize that networking was not in fact a dirty word and started to think of it more in terms of merely talking to and getting to know people.
Posts in MBA – About the MBA
Female MBAs—whether they’re pursuing or leveraging the degree—have a unique mark on women’s advancement.
Christine Flewelling has made some counterintuitive, yet productive, career moves.
"Not until we are lost, do we begin to find ourselves. That’s how I perceive my MBA experience. "
"The MBA helps you realize how delightfully complex business is. It would be a shame if you come out of your first semester not feeling as it the world had been completely turned upside down."
"The personal and career aspiration essays required in an MBA application are the most challenging sections."
"Making an impact on my community has been the driving force in my life and I can become a better agent for change by augmenting my skills with the enhanced finance, management, and operations skills of an MBA."
55% of female Fortune 100 CEOs earned their MBAs. Find out the background behind each of these successful women and how their MBA influenced their career path.
An important key to success in completing an MBA program is building your network. Seek out women leaders and inspiring professionals, and find ways to connect two them. Here are several tips to consider.
Case competitions are an important part of the MBA experience. They teach a valuable lesson in collaborating in teams and working under pressure to find a solution in an ambiguous setting. At the same time, successfully tackling a challenge was very rewarding and many find themselves looking for the next one.