4 Surprising Ways an MBA Can Be Useful to Anyone’s Career

4 Surprising Ways an MBA Can Be Useful to Anyone’s Career

It is typical knowledge that to advance in the business world you must get an MBA. It trains students in typical business skills such as economics, finance, marketing, management, accounting, operations and general business leader attributes such as communication, leadership and teamwork. However, it is also common misconception to narrowly define the business world in terms of finance and Wall Street.... [Read more...]

Evisors: An Answer to Online Access to Real Business Professionals

Evisors: An Answer to Online Access to Real Business Professionals

“On-Demand” is more than just a convenient channel for instantaneous movie-viewing, it is an entire culture that has grown up, around and through the new online culture where fast responses are everything and immediate gratification is taken for granted. High-speed connections happen continuously and speed reading has been taken to an entirely different level. Which is why the creation... [Read more...]

MBA Admissions Use Technology in Surprising New Ways

MBA Admissions Use Technology in Surprising New Ways

The MBA application essay has remained unchanged for decades upon decades. However, for some schools, it is no longer enough, especially with a slew of new technology that is just waiting for the creative applicant to utilize and MBA admissions to implement into the application process. Now schools are asking MBA applicants to show off their personality with high-tech tools that take on the form of... [Read more...]

MBA Students Take Fate into Their Own Hands Through Entrepreneurship

MBA Students Take Fate into Their Own Hands Through Entrepreneurship

One would think that, given the abysmal state of the economy, the idea of starting a new business would be enough to scare away anyone; let alone a new generation of entrepreneurs with newly minted, hard earned MBA’s in their pockets – and a hefty loan on their backs. However, these new entrepreneurs take a different approach to the issues of the economy – as they face the fact that finding... [Read more...]

Sports STAR’s Enroll in a New Kind of MBA Program

Sports STAR’s Enroll in a New Kind of MBA Program

Calling all athletes: George Washington University has just launched an MBA program called the Special Access, Talent and Responsibility program, or “STAR.” It is a business school program that specifically targets athletes and will cater to their schedules. GWU must have read about how MBA programs are in need of changing their business models, because this new program is an attempt to find a... [Read more...]

How the MBA Application Process Must Change

How the MBA Application Process Must Change

Alex Fleming, business writer for Bloomberg Newsweek, describes how admissions to business schools is only getting more and more difficult as competition for the best schools is sky-rocketing. In fact, although enrollment in down in many MBA programs, applications are actually increasing. As a result, admissions now must choose between even higher skilled applicants; and the tipping point for acceptance... [Read more...]

Helpful Tips for the Networking Newbie

Helpful Tips for the Networking Newbie

Networking is no longer an unspoken rule amongst the successful – it is out there as the number one way to find the people that will probably be the most helpful to you in your career. There is now scores of sites, books and even classes where you can find the do’s and don’ts of networking. So start learning it as a skill, and it is almost certain to come in handy later on. Here are a... [Read more...]

How Financial Modeling Skills Can Secure Your Dream Job

How Financial Modeling Skills Can Secure Your Dream Job

InvestmentBankingCourse.com is the newest, and one of the most respected, websites that make it their mission to educate prospective investment bankers about their many options, both online and off. Why Investment Banking Draws Ambition Investment banking has long attracted some of the very brightest, and certainly the most ambitious, business students – probably due to its highly competitive... [Read more...]

Does the Online MBA Still Carry a Stigma?

Does the Online MBA Still Carry a Stigma?

General opinion of online MBA programs seems to undergo constant, conflicting waves of acceptance, uncertainty and outright dismissal. While there are many who hail the benefits of a more flexible, convenient and cheaper MBA program; others, such as Cohen, author of The Wall Street Professional’s Survival Guide, still claim, “[A]n online M.B.A. has virtually no measurable value with respect... [Read more...]

Middle-Ranking MBA Programs May Not be Worth the Investment

Middle-Ranking MBA Programs May Not be Worth the Investment

As the lagging economy drags its feet many students are second-guessing the value of the MBA. Why spend up to 80,000 dollars and lose two years of wages on a degree that may or may not pay back the investment? However, this prevailing attitude towards the MBA has had a limited effect on the elite business school enrollment, such as Harvard Business School and Chicago’s Booth School. Who it’s really... [Read more...]

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