As you have been watching and following the Olympic Games, you may not have realized that there are some MBAs competing. One of them, Caroline Lind, is a gold medalist and graduate of both Princeton University and the Rider MBA program. Why would an Olympic gold medalist need an MBA? Read on to find out.
The number of technology companies planning to hire MBAs is up 22% compared to last year, according to the Graduate Management Admission Council's 2012 Corporate Recruiters Survey (PDF). Many of these companies are Silicon Valley startups that have just found new investors and are looking for MBAs with quantative skills to develop their strategy and marketing plans. Silicon Valley is also home to established companies that have a reputation for hiring MBAs. Read on for four examples of Silicon Valley companies that hire MBAs.
Since top business schools are creating online MBA programs, more and more people are wondering when you’ll be able to get your Harvard online MBA. It makes sense that people would want to be able to attend the world’s best business school from the convenience of their own home. In fact, Harvard Business School students tried to start an online class back in 1995 according to Sheryl Sandberg’s speech at Harvard Business School’s Class Day. So, why doesn’t Harvard have an online MBA program?
For business school students, May is an important month since it marks the end of the semester and for some students the beginning of post-MBA life. May is also a time where people are inspired by the words of graduation speeches. Here are some business school speeches that are up there with Steve Jobs' 2005 Stanford commencement speech. While business school graduation season is over, these MBA graduation speeches can still provide you with inspiration and motivation as you apply for your MBA.
According to a U.S. News & World Report article by admissions expert Stacy Blackman, military veterans are good MBA candidates because their military experience has taught them leadership skills such as teamwork and respect. It's no surprise then that so many military MBAs have gone on to be successful CEOs of top companies.