Articles tagged with Business School

What to Know About Summer Business School Programs

What to Know About Summer Business School Programs

A summer business program can provide students with a miniature version of business school, condensed for a short period instead of one, two, or three years. It’s like an MBA in a box. These programs, which range from one week to four months, can occur in-person or online and offer a crash course on what to expect from a full-time MBA program. Should you sign up for the experience? Before you submit your application, here are a few questions and answers to help you learn more about summer business school programs. Who are these programs for? Summer business school programs are targeted at college students and recent college graduates. ... Read More About What to Know About Summer Business School Programs

5 Things to Know About Business School Before Applying

5 Things to Know About Business School Before Applying

Deciding to apply to business school is a big step in your life. You’re on your way to either advancing your career or starting a completely new one. With essays, recommendations, interviews, and the GMAT, so much is involved before you start your first class. Here are five things you should know about business school before applying.  1. Everyone goes to business school for different reasons And those reasons will not necessarily match yours. Some students are more focused on academics, some only want to concentrate on building their careers, while others find the social activities most appealing. You will encounter a multitude o ... Read More About 5 Things to Know About Business School Before Applying

Ask an MBA Admissions Expert: JoAnne Goldberg

Ask an MBA Admissions Expert: JoAnne Goldberg

Varsity Tutors brings you insider tips and advice straight from nationally recognized admissions experts. JoAnne Goldberg is the former Assistant Director of Admissions at Stanford Graduate School of Business, as well as a former admissions officer with InGenius Prep. While at Stanford GSB, she read and evaluated thousands of MBA applications over five years, earning the title of “reader warrior” along the way. She received her MBA from Stanford as well. How much time should be set aside to adequately prepare for and complete the application for an MBA program? Joanne: Ideally, your MBA application process should begin ... Read More About Ask an MBA Admissions Expert: JoAnne Goldberg

4 Things to Do in Your Last Semester of Business School

4 Things to Do in Your Last Semester of Business School

It’s almost over—how did two years of business school fly by so quickly? You’ve got just a few months left and a ton of things you want to get to in that short period of time. Here are four important things to check off your to-do list in your last semester of business school: 1. Find your job The economy is tough in some areas and looking up in others. If you’re not one of the lucky MBAs who has already received and accepted an offer, or if you’re not keeping the job that you may have entered school with, you’re probably still in job search mode. Stay confident and organized; learn how to master an interv ... Read More About 4 Things to Do in Your Last Semester of Business School

The 2 Soft Skills You Need for Business School

The 2 Soft Skills You Need for Business School

Two soft skills? Only two? Yes, there are countless skills, both hard and soft, that you need for business school. Areas like mathematics, data analysis, spreadsheet construction, and statistics interpretation fall on the hard side. The soft side includes stress management, self-awareness, communication, and collaboration. But which soft skills are most important? In addition to actually listening to the people around you, the two soft skill areas you must develop for any MBA program fall under two main categories: being a strong colleague and being a strong leader. Learning to master this pair of skills will help you immensely as you n ... Read More About The 2 Soft Skills You Need for Business School