Category Archives: Early Career

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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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Career Advancement

Forté Role Model, Shreya Jaggi, Strengthened Her Career with a Deferred MBA

MBA programs are not “one program fits all” — There are different types of MBAs that Forté partner schools have to offer for all career paths. Shreya Jaggi graduated in 2022 from one of those programs, the deferred MBA program at…

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Personal Finance

How To Pay for Your MBA

by Chris Abkarians, Juno

Pursuing an MBA can be a highly rewarding decision professionally, socially, and financially. But it isn’t cheap! Luckily, there are many ways you can reduce the cost of getting your degree. We’ll break down those costs, share some tips to maximize your financial aid, and explore your student loan options (in case you need them).

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Impact Stories

Mia Loiferman Has a Professional Network for Life Thanks to MBALaunch

by Crystal Zuzek

A second-year student at Dartmouth College (Tuck School of Business), Mia Loiferman participated in Forté MBALaunch in 2019. Today she recalls how valuable Forté was in creating a network of women with similar goals that she cherishes to this day.

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Career Switching

So, You Want to Work at a Top Consulting Firm: Three Paths to Get You There

by Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business

Georgia Tech MBA students Paroma Chakravarty, Georgia Pearce, and Francesca Sally, all saw themselves at different places post-graduation. For one, there was hope for a supply chain placement. Another woman’s sights were set on consulting. And for another, something more people-facing…

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