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3 Tips for Networking in Business School

3 Tips for Networking in Business School

Business school is not just about attending class, graduating, and finding a job. Business school also provides students with the opportunity to build relationships with other career-oriented individuals from various industries all over the world. One day you could be sharing nachos with a lawyer from Cambridge who wants to change careers to accounting, and the next day you could be playing volleyball with a former fighter pilot who wants to secure a management position in San Diego. So how can you make those necessary connections with a variety of people as you go through your MBA program? Here are three tips for networking in business schoo ... Read More About 3 Tips for Networking in Business School

How to Prepare for Business School Final Exams

How to Prepare for Business School Final Exams

Whether your business school runs on semesters, trimesters, quarters, or terms, you will likely face a final exam at the end of each of your classes. Each MBA course covers a great deal of information during each session, and you are often expected to do additional reading on your own. It can be hard to keep track of everything you need to know for each subject, considering the many demands outside of the classroom—including networking functions, class mixers, and recruiting events. So how can you get ready for your tests with so much going on? Ways to prepare for b-school final exams include visiting your professor’s office hours ... Read More About How to Prepare for Business School Final Exams

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

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