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JD/MBA Nuances: Application Process And Program Length

Ishan Puri | Posted 08.16.2016 | Education
Ishan Puri

Recently, I addressed the question "What's The Point Of A JD/MBA?" If you're someone who is thinking about pursuing a JD/MBA, it's important to familiarize yourself with what the application process looks like and to understand the different options among the various schools you may end up considering.

What's The Point Of A JD/MBA?

Ishan Puri | Posted 08.10.2016 | Education
Ishan Puri

As teens and young adults consider what they want to make out of their future professional lives, they're going to have a difficult time identifying a career where they can rightly say, "Well then, looks like I need to get a JD/MBA if I want to do that!"

4 Questions to Ask Before Pursuing a Master's Degree

Brian Hughes | Posted 07.13.2016 | Education
Brian Hughes

Image source: PhotoDune Back-to-school season is just around the corner, but kids aren't the only ones heading back to the classroom. Mid-career prof...

I Left My MBA To Become A Chef... And This Is What Happened

Jenny Dorsey | Posted 08.09.2016 | Women
Jenny Dorsey

I left Columbia after one semester to start my journey in food. It was one of the hardest things I've ever done.

The Management Education Case for Millennials

Natalie d'Aubermont Thompson | Posted 06.21.2016 | Business
Natalie d'Aubermont Thompson

With business school tuition on the rise (averaging around 120K for a fulltime 2 year MBA at a top-ten program; which doesn't include relocation fees, international study nor the opportunity cost of giving up a salary for two years) and an economic forecast that is consistently unclear these days, it is a wonder why anyone, let alone a tech savvy and highly entrepreneurial generation (the Millennials, those born between mid 1980s-2000) would make that sort of economic sacrifice.

Coming Of Age: Online Accelerated Learning Is Here To Stay

Marjorie Hope Rothstein | Posted 06.13.2016 | Fifty
Marjorie Hope Rothstein

Growing up as a mod girl in the sixties, with flower power, peace, love and understanding as the motto in elementary school while the rebellion and up...

Insights after a year at Harvard Business School

Aaron Stolear | Posted 05.19.2016 | Education
Aaron Stolear

Almost one year ago, we moved from Houston to start a masters at Harvard Business School. After completing half of the MBA, I thought it was time to reflect on my learnings so far. Here are some of my favorite takeaways from each class of the first year.

High Achievers Spotlight. Femi Ayanbadejo; NFL Super Bowl Champion, Entrepreneur, Advocate & MBA Graduate

Brianna Upton | Posted 05.04.2016 | Impact
Brianna Upton

In my life, I have been lucky enough to become friends with some incredible people who don't settle, exemplify consistency and dedication into everyth...

5 Awesome Benefits Millennials Gain From Their MBA

Rachel Wolfson | Posted 04.12.2016 | Impact
Rachel Wolfson

Congratulations! You've earned your undergraduate degree and have started your very first job out of college. Those all-nighters have finally paid off...

The Three Box Solution: A Strategy For Leading Innovation

Lisa Chau | Posted 03.29.2016 | Business
Lisa Chau

I met Vijay Govindarajan (VG) several years ago when I was an Assistant Director at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. He is a Wall St...

Q&A With Business Education Expert

Liesha Petrovich | Posted 03.18.2016 | Business
Liesha Petrovich

There is nothing I value more in the professional world than education. As both a business owner and business instructor, I understand how important t...

Where Are All the Female MBAs? (Part 2 of 2)

Jeffery Tobias Halter | Posted 03.16.2016 | Women
Jeffery Tobias Halter

I interviewed Christie Hunter Arscott, an experienced strategist, specializing in recruitment, retention and advancement strategies for women and millennials, for her insights into millennials and graduate degrees.

Graduate School as a Plan B is a Bad Idea

Sharise Kent | Posted 03.14.2016 | College
Sharise Kent

If you are one of the many college seniors anxiously awaiting notification of the fate of your academic future, the wait is almost over (hopefully). The question is: what are you waiting for? What will that accept or deny letter signify for you? Is graduate school your plan A or your plan B?

7 Money-saving Tips for MBA Students and New Grads

Aryea Aranoff | Posted 03.03.2016 | Business
Aryea Aranoff

In business school, you learn how a disciplined, strategic approach to finances helps organizations ultimately achieve great things. Along the way, it becomes important for you to apply that lesson to yourself.

Tuck School Professor Writes Playbook on Developing Talent

Lisa Chau | Posted 02.22.2016 | Business
Lisa Chau

I've known and admired Professor Sydney Finkelstein since I met him in 2009, read his #1 bestselling book, Why Smart Executives Fail, and sat in one of his executive education classes.

Where Are all the female MBA's? Part 1 of 2

Jeffery Tobias Halter | Posted 02.11.2016 | Women
Jeffery Tobias Halter

While I realize Smriti represents a sample size of one person, I think the comments are representative of other young women I have spoken with. In Part 2, I will provide some further insights into what a broader segment of millennial women are talking about regarding an MBA.

The power of behavioral science for emerging economies: MIT explores Cuba and Trinidad & Tobago

Renée Richardson Gosline | Posted 02.16.2016 | Education
Renée Richardson Gosline

Both social scientists and policy makers have long puzzled over a basic question: Why do humans so often refuse to act in their own best interests? Th...

New Year, New... Career? Weighing up the Options When You Hate Your Job

Anthony Hughes | Posted 01.04.2016 | Education
Anthony Hughes

Have you ever heard of the "Quarter Life Crisis"? It's that time in your twenties and early thirties where you take stock of your life and career, and...

The Season of Giving and the Ethics of Capitalism

JD Beltran | Posted 12.16.2015 | Arts
JD Beltran

Some call this the season of Giving. It's not too late--have you donated to your favorite arts resource or charity yet? (And there's a tax deduction i...

An MBA for Prisoners? Changing Prison Education

Christopher Zoukis | Posted 11.24.2015 | Education
Christopher Zoukis

When someone thinks about Masters in Business Administration (MBA) programs thoughts of Harvard, Yale, and Princeton come to mind. For most, I imagine...

Sustainable Entrepreneurship: The MBA of the Future [An Interview with UVM Dean Sanjay Sharma]

FIXCapitalism | Posted 11.18.2015 | Education
FIXCapitalism

By Christian Sarkar How do you scrap a traditional 38-year-old MBA program and replace it with an entirely new model that addresses 21st-century busi...

Should Millennial Entrepreneurs Pursue An MBA?

Kallen Diggs | Posted 10.15.2015 | College
Kallen Diggs

Many people believe that an MBA can be a good requisite for entrepreneurs. However, most of us know that many people have become amazing entrepreneurs without an MBA degree. So, the question remains: Should millennial entrepreneurs pursue an MBA?

Why Corporations Should Launch Their Own MBA Programs

Dan Pontefract | Posted 09.22.2015 | Business
Dan Pontefract

Innovation is an interesting concept. For many people it presupposes an "aha" or "eureka" moment in order for something new to have been created.

Gaining the Competitive Advantage without the Price Tag with an Online MBA

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 08.21.2016 | Business
Ashley Wren Collins

Higher education tends to cost an arm and a leg in the United States, but it's still one of the best ways to get to where you want to go when you're d...

EMBA vs MBA: The 6 Things You Need To Know Before Deciding

Daniel Scalco | Posted 07.21.2016 | Business
Daniel Scalco

An Executive Master's of Business Administration is lesser known than other advanced level degrees but not for good reason.