Talking to Zoe Hillenmeyer, winner of this year’s Edie Hunt Award (named for Forté’s Board Chair Emeritus), it’s easy to see why she was able to successfully reinvigorate and rebrand what is now called the Olin Women in Business (OWIB) organization during her tenure as an MBA student.
It’s not your imagination. Cracks in the glass ceiling are slow to spread.
The MBA school visit can certainly be a nerve-wracking experience.
Use these tips and tricks to walk into your next MBA fair with swag, make solid impressions when you’re there, and walk out with results.
“Stepping out” of the workforce is a reality for many corporate women.
The goal of networking isn’t to meet people, it’s to make sure that the people you meet remember you, says John Daly, professor of communication and management at The University of Texas at Austin
Whether in subtle and informal ways or through company-sponsored networking groups, women are taking it upon themselves to build their own girls’ networks in the hope that, one day, they’ll rival the old boys’ ones.
So, you’ve decided that getting an MBA degree is next on your list of accomplishments, but as you begin to research top programs, you’re experiencing sticker shock.
If you’re serious about going back to school, you need to get serious about planning for it financially.
You bitterly wonder why the GMAT tests your geometry skills. After all, it’s not like you want to be an architect.