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First Year MBAs Share Their First Semester Recruiting Experiences

For those newly admitted MBAs just starting to plan through their first semester of graduate business school, it can be hard to know what to expect. The transition back to academia after several years in the professional working world guarantees a certain amount of culture shock, and the typical MBA experience bears little resemblance to …Read More

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Five More People You Meet in Business School

To commemorate the start of 2017, we’re revisiting a post from last year: The Five People You Meet in Business School. That article was a light-hearted look at some common MBA personas that our users encounter every day at business school, and it seemed to resonate with enough readers that we decided to do it …Read More

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What You Need to Know About MBA Recruiting [INFOGRAPHIC]

We put together a primer on MBA recruiting a while back, and our marketing team decided to put together this handy infographic to summarize the advice from that post. Check out the infographic below, share it with your MBA friends, and give thanks for our friends at GMAC for the research that we used to …Read More

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The Five People You Meet In Business School

The rigorous application process at top MBA programs produces some remarkable concentrations of brainpower and professional success at campuses around the world. As a result, the first few weeks of classes can be both humbling and enlightening, as many students find themselves surrounded for the first time by peers smarter and/or more accomplished than themselves. …Read More

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Making The Most Of Company Briefings

Employers spend a lot of money to find and hire MBA candidates. While the average cost of a new MBA hire is over $10,000 — more than twice the national hiring cost average of $4,000 — that expense can skyrocket to over $100,000 for high-value consulting or finance roles at top programs. That’s right: Some …Read More

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Better Networking Is All In Your Head

Networking is an essential and unavoidable part of business school life. In a fast-paced two years, you are placed in a community comprised of recruiters, school professors, administrative staff, and your fellow classmates. The success you have building relationships with these people will affect your life and career for years after receiving that business degree. …Read More

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The MBA Internship Search: A Timeline

The specific chronology of your job search will depend on your school, your target industry, and the firms you pursue within that industry. But as a general rule, the more MBA interns a company hires, the earlier its recruiting timeline. Students interested in consulting and financial services roles should be ready to start recruiting within …Read More

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How to Build an Effective Recruiting Brand (as a Candidate)

The term “brand” probably brings to mind a laundry list of well-known and well-regarded corporations like Apple, Google, and Coca-Cola. These brands are so powerful, in fact, that each year Forbes assigns a monetary value to the world’s biggest brands, and the totals can be staggering: the value of Apple’s brand alone is estimated by …Read More

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The Admitted MBA’s Guide to Quitting Your Job

As the day you received your MBA acceptance letter recedes into memory, the actual work and logistics of preparing for school will replace the joy and relief of realizing you got in to one (or more) of your target schools. Getting a graduate business degree entails a great deal of personal and professional change, some …Read More

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MBA Recruiting Prep: Why Self-Assessment Actually Matters

As you’ll learn in just a few short months, business school can be a life-changing experience in a number of ways, but career change is perhaps the most common and achievable for the large majority of students. In fact, career change or advancement is routinely the number one reason for applying given by prospective MBAs …Read More

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