Once recruiting starts, you will have tons of people asking you to sum up everything that’s awesome about you ever. The break you have right now is a really good time to think back over all you’ve accomplished in your professional career and sketch out stories that demonstrate leadership, teamwork, problem-solving, analytical ability – basic things you’ll be asked for in interviews.
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Interviews are a tricky thing – students spend months preparing, studying, networking, and in the end it comes down to a couple hours of Q&A that are totally unpredictable. Companies ask questions ranging from “What are your 5 weaknesses” to “If you had to make a speech at your retirement party, what would you say?” and candidates must be ready to tackle it all. However, there are a few strategies I learned through interviewing, most importantly how to “tell them what you want to tell them”.
Elissa Sangster recently shared her thoughts on the Accepted.com podcast.
Business school is an opportunity for you to find the career you are most passionate about. It is both a stressful and exciting process, and it can take a toll on you if you let it.
Thinking about an MBA, but not sure how to pay for it? Listen to a recently recorded webinar on Financing Your MBA. Learn more about your ROI and the value of the MBA. We’ll help you better understand the process and give you some tips on what you should do to prepare.
"I have not for one second regretted my decision to go to business school, but I think if I had done what was easy, I'd be living in a lifetime of 'what-ifs.'"
"One will never feel 100% prepared for business school, but with marketing experience in wide-ranging roles under my belt, I felt I could make a real contribution to the classroom."
"For those switching careers, don’t discount what you can do with an MBA! This is one of the only times in your life where you can really make a change in your career. The key is understanding your value, what you truly want out of the MBA, and how your experiences translate into your new career path."
"Getting an MBA was important to me because I come from a science background and then worked in the nonprofit sector, where I really felt a lack of foundational business strategy."
While the career center is always extremely helpful, there are a few things that MBA student Kat learned during her internship search that she wishes she had known at the start.