Should you go to the NBMBAA Conference?

Should you go to the NBMBAA Conference? While the National Black MBA Associate (NBMBAA) does offer a FAQs page, the answers provide little insight on whether you should actually attend the Career Fair that typically takes place the last week in September every year. So, here is some guidance. Who can attend the conference? While

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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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Networking 101

<<Previous: Telling Your Story Networking is one of the most important parts of the MBA job search. In fact, it’s estimated that over 70% of jobs are found through networking, not through postings! While the degree of networking varies some by company and industry, effectively getting the word out about yourself and actively listening and

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Telling Your Story

<<Previous: Thinking Like a Recruiter So far we’ve been talking about how to best set yourself up to target the right companies. You’ve researched what industries are a good fit for you based on some serious self-reflection and have a sense of what your top two or three roles to focus on will be. After

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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

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