When I was first visiting schools, info sessions seemed to deliver similar messages, yet it was still hard to fully visualize. The most useful moments, for me, were when I had the opportunity to speak with current students about their background, daily life as a student, and students’ future plans.
Posts in MBA – About the MBA
Going to business school full time is a significant investment in yourself. Between lost income from not working and high tuition rates, you have to consider whether an MBA will provide a valuable return on investment.
Starting business school isn’t always the smooth process one thinks it may be. I describe my first few weeks so you have an example of what you, or your peers, might experience.
For current MBAs, prospective students, and professional women - these conferences are a great way to develop your vision of the future. Whitney attended Ross's Women in Leadership Conferences and shares lessons learned, urging you to remember these words of wisdom from Angela Guido "You have to be yourself because everyone else is already taken. If you don’t, then no one else will and the world will miss out.”
Making the decision to pursue an MBA may appear to be the most challenging hurdle to pursuing the next stage of your professional development. Do you leave your job (even if you hate it), or try push yourself through scheduling hell by working and studying? How do weddings or babies factor in to the picture?
Considering business school? Dream of the day when you'll have your MBA? Need an advanced degree to progress in your career? If so, then it is likely that the GMAT is in your not-so-distant future.
Thinking about earning an MBA? Hear from a panel of MBA alumnae about why they decided to pursue their MBAs, how they chose their MBA schools, and the value the MBA has proven since graduation in this webinar.
“Business school is all about constant change and improvement and response to the market,” said Elissa Sangster.
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."