Articles tagged with MBA

4 Tips for B-School Group Projects

4 Tips for B-School Group Projects

In business school, group projects are a way of life. Most of your core classes and many of your electives will involve assignments where you must work in teams to get the job done. With so many ambitious, driven personalities in one environment, how can you work together cohesively? How can you make the experience less antagonistic and more enjoyable? Tips for tackling business school group projects include identifying the strengths in your group, deciding on the project’s goal, and devising a plan. When taking on b-school group projects, don’t panic. Here are four tips to memorize now: 1. Discuss the project with your b-school ... Read More About 4 Tips for B-School Group Projects

What I Wish I Knew Before Starting Business School

What I Wish I Knew Before Starting Business School

The following is a guest post written by Mahlena Johnson, a tutor and contributing writer with Varsity Tutors. Whether your MBA program lasts one, two, or three years, the time will go by quickly. There is so much that you may want to accomplish during those short semesters, but you may be wondering how to go about doing so. How would past students who have successfully graduated with their MBA degree advise new students entering this arena for the first time? What did they wish they had known when they started their MBA programs? Things I wish I knew before starting business school include understanding everyone is there for a different reas ... Read More About What I Wish I Knew Before Starting Business School

4 Questions to Ask Your First MBA Professor

4 Questions to Ask Your First MBA Professor

This post is part of our 2017 Back-to-School Series. Throughout the month of August, visit the Varsity Tutors blog for back-to-school advice, tips, and tricks for all ages. When you start business school, you will face a significant adjustment. In addition to learning new names, building relationships with your classmates, exploring new companies and industries, and developing your career, you will also be taking graduate-level courses with professors who want to help you succeed. Initiating a conversation with your professor shows that you are interested in the class and that you value his or her advice. Questions to ask your first MBA profe ... Read More About 4 Questions to Ask Your First MBA Professor

How is the GMAT Changing in 2017?

How is the GMAT Changing in 2017?

As of July 11, 2017, the GMAT’s "Select Section Order" feature is available to all test-takers. This change will allow students to decide among three GMAT section orders: Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative, and Verbal (which is the original order) Verbal, Quantitative, Integrated Reasoning, and Analytical Writing Assessment Quantitative, Verbal, Integrated Reasoning, Analytical Writing Assessment All of the GMAT sections will otherwise remain the same—with the same time limits, types of questions, and optional breaks as in the past. The only difference is that you will be able to c ... Read More About How is the GMAT Changing in 2017?

How to Prepare for Your Last Year of Business School

How to Prepare for Your Last Year of Business School

With your first year of your MBA program complete, your final year of business school will likely have you feeling much more confident. You know the landscape, you have more freedom to choose the schedule you want, and you have a little more time to relax. But, stay sharp! These final classes will fly by, and you’ll want to make the most of them. A few ways to prepare for your last year of business school are to check your graduation requirements, connect with your colleagues, and remind yourself why you went to business school in the first place.  Here are four ways to prepare for your last year of business school: 1. Check your ... Read More About How to Prepare for Your Last Year of Business School

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