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How to Gain Leadership Experience Before Your MBA Program

How to Gain Leadership Experience Before Your MBA Program

When applying to business school, there are certain boxes you need to check off to demonstrate why you are an excellent candidate. Admissions committees are looking for transferrable skills and examples of using these skills that demonstrate your ability to succeed in the future. Your GPA, transcripts, and GRE or GMAT scores show that you can handle the work in the classroom. Your recommendations show that you can build the professional relationships you need in your career. And your essays show that you know what you want to achieve through an MBA program. But what about leadership? How can you gain leadership experience before your MBA progr ... Read More About How to Gain Leadership Experience Before Your MBA Program

Should You Pursue a DBA?

Should You Pursue a DBA?

“DBA? What is that?” you might be wondering. “Is an MBA no longer enough? Which option should I choose?” If you are deciding whether or not to earn an advanced degree in business administration, you should consider several key points before you act. Here are three questions to ask yourself about earning a DBA: What is a DBA? A DBA, or Doctor of Business Administration, is a terminal degree in business. It is more advanced than pursuing an MBA, but less well known than an MBA or a PhD in the same field. An MBA, or Master of Business Administration, typically takes one to three years to complete. Like a PhD in business ... Read More About Should You Pursue a DBA?

5 Tips to Ease the Transition from Business School to the Business World

5 Tips to Ease the Transition from Business School to the Business World

Congratulations! You have successfully earned your MBA, and you are now ready to move into the true business world. But life after business school might not be as easy as you think. Translating your higher education into the day-to-day realities of your new career can prove challenging for any individual. Here are five ways that you can make your transition from business school to the business world a smooth one, and these tips on how to master an interview may be useful as well. 1. Learn from your coworkers Your corporation may have a different culture than the one that you enjoyed during your MBA program. Besides potentially hosting f ... Read More About 5 Tips to Ease the Transition from Business School to the Business World

The Basics of Reasoning on the GMAT

The Basics of Reasoning on the GMAT

The GMAT utilizes a variety of skills that you will likely rely upon during your MBA program. One of the most important of these skills is the ability to reason. Integrated Reasoning and Critical Reasoning questions make up a significant portion of the GMAT exam. To help you prepare for this test, here are several reasoning-related tips (you may also want to enlist the help of a GMAT tutor): Integrated Reasoning While applying the concept of reasoning to the GMAT is not new, one section is relatively young. In 2012, the Integrated Reasoning section debuted on the GMAT. It is scored on a scale ranging from 1 to 8 that does not affect your tot ... Read More About The Basics of Reasoning on the GMAT

5 Things to Do the Summer Before Business School

5 Things to Do the Summer Before Business School

Prospective business school students may decide to pursue an MBA for many reasons. Some wish to deepen their knowledge of the business world, while others may see business school as an opportunity to advance within their companies. Here are 5 tips that can help you to ace your business school interview if you do decide to pursure your MBA.  Whatever your reason is for obtaining an MBA, here are five things to do the summer before business school. These tasks can help you maximize the return of your degree, as well as help you begin business school on the right foot: 1. Draft well-defined career goals Do you already know what type ... Read More About 5 Things to Do the Summer Before Business School