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Recovering from a Layoff? Follow This Expert Advice

by Lisa Beebe

A layoff is one of the biggest challenges you’ll face in your professional career. Here’s how to process your feelings, find support, and move forward.

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Forté Role Model, Taylor Mathis, Aligned Her Future With a Specialty Master’s Program

When you google the phrase “business school,” the most amount of hits that pop up focus on MBA programs that will give you a well-rounded education on all aspects of business. But what if you want to dive deeper into a…

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A Voice for Every Woman

by Dildora Ahmedova, Rice University (Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business) MBA student

For the past 23 years, MBA students at Rice Business have been organizing and delivering an annual Women in Leadership Conference (WILC), which has become a beacon of inspiration in Houston. The full-day event brings together present and future female leaders…

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Why an MBA Right Now Is a Great Idea

by Ashley Lautzenheiser

You’ve decided to get an MBA. Great choice! The degree is a gateway to many professional opportunities. Spring deadlines are quickly approaching, so get ready to hit submit on your application. Six months from now you could be sitting in an MBA classroom rocketing your career to the next level.

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Career Switching

Forté Role Model, Lauryn Lewis, Used Her Masters Degree to Build Her Own Career Path

Forté is here to help undergraduate women explore deferred MBA, specialty masters, and early career graduate programs. By attending a Forté Forum, Lauryn Lewis learned about her options and applied for the Masters in Management program at Georgetown University, McDonough School…

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Five Ways to Fight Imposter Syndrome

by Britnai Nunley, Accelerate Leadership Coach at the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University

From an early age, many of us have been taught to leap into challenges even when we feel unsure. Want to work in a field that’s still male dominated? Trailblaze away! Don’t meet all the qualifications of a job listing? Apply…

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