My Journey to Business School – Tharun Boggala

by. Tharun Boggala, UCLA School of Management, Class of 2022Connect on Linkedin Little did I know then that my own tweet would perfectly sum up my MBA application journey. 2015-16 (Application Cycle 1) I had just switched jobs within the automobile industry after working for 3 years out of college, only to realize that I

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Virtual Recruiting: Candidate Best Practices

Virtual recruiting – or the process of finding, applying, and interviewing for jobs through online digital platforms – has been an increasingly valuable supplement to in-person, on-campus recruiting activities over the last several years. But with the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak causing shelter-in-place orders and mass event cancellations, virtual recruiting has quickly become the only feasible

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Maximize Your Chances for a Management Consulting Career

By Stephanie Horn (Managing Consultant) and Matt Strickler (Senior Advisor), Consulting Career Academy at The MBA Exchange This fall, thousands of new MBA students will arrive on campus, excited to begin the next phase of their lives. Many individuals attend business school primarily to switch to a new career path. Furthermore, over 30% of incoming

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The First Semester MBA Internship Hunt

By Nick Banister, Georgia MBA Candidate Class of 2019 After months of preparation beginning well before classes even started, I was determined and ready to land a brand management internship at the upcoming National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) Conference in Philadelphia. I wasn’t 100% sold on marketing or brand management, but I knew that this

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Mastering the Interview

<<Previous: Crafting Your Resume and Cover Letters With all the pre-work and preparation you’re doing throughout the semester to get ready for your dream job, the actual interview can seem like a final hurdle way off in the distance. While that’s somewhat true, the earlier you start preparing for your interviews, the better off you’ll

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