“Does a traditional background for business school really exist? I’m challenged everyday by individuals from diverse backgrounds who have taught me more about business than I’ve ever before known. I truly think this is a once in a lifetime experience and I’m forever grateful for the opportunity.”
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"Perspectives from other professionals and expert knowledge shared by world-renowned professors provide the backdrop for rich discussions from which I daily apply ‘a-ha moments’ in my career. "
"Business school will be the most inspiring, challenging and brutal two years of your life. There is nothing that can prepare you for it, there is no way to explain it and there is no investment more valuable for your future."
"One of the most impactful pieces of advice I’ve received so far in business school is that the MBA should be a transformational experience, not a transactional experience. What does that mean? I think it means taking risks and challenging myself to “say yes” to classes or experiences that I would typically shy away from. It means being open-minded and present within and outside the MBA community. These two years in school are meant to grant me a safe space to grow as a leader so that I can make a bigger impact!"
Veronica invested her Tuesday evenings and Saturday afternoons into the MBALaunch program -- and the return was immeasurable.
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.
Want to go to business school? Applying to an MBA program can be a daunting and challenging process. Many MBA candidates spend a year or more preparing for the application process to ensure all the pieces are in place for a compelling application.
"Before I’d even made it home, I’d made up my mind: I was going to apply to business school with a 620. And I knew I had to do something to make up for it if I was going to have any chance of getting into my dream schools."
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."