Before B-School started I would come home after work and take my time making dinner, reading a book, or socializing with friends. Now the hours after work are filled with more work, usually involving lots of reading or calculations. The…
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Overall, the case competition was a complete thrill and an invaluable learning experience. We were able to meet intelligent and motivated students from other business schools that were competing, which was a great opportunity to expand our growing knowledge and network.
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.
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.
"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.