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Talk to Alumni Before Selecting an MBA Program

Talk to alumni before selecting an MBA program

One of the most common responses a prospective student gives for why they want to pursue an MBA degree: “I want to expand my network.” As an MBA student, your classmates, professors, recruiters, and the “alumni network” will fit into this category. However, an alumni network is much more complex than a listing of the top earners or C-Suite executives who have graduated from the program in the last 30 years. Alumni are often the biggest advocates for their alma maters and its current students. As such, they should be top of mind for prospective students even before they...

CAREER CONNECTIONS SERIES : DJ SINGLETERRY – Looking Back on GCC

CAREER CONNECTIONS SERIES : DJ SINGLETERRY – Looking Back on GCC

The Goizueta Career Connection was a great experience. Going into it, I was not entirely sure what to expect in regards to interactions and conversations with recruiters/alumni. I think the atmosphere created by the small breakout groups; high percentage of GBS alum by attending firms as well as structured preparation, led through the CMC throughout our Professional Development coursework, all positioned my peers and I for success during the event. It all began with the atmosphere. Students were broken into small groups of 5 or 6 and then rotated around to small tables with typically 2 people from each...

ONE-YEAR AT GOIZUETA: ERIN NUSBAUM REHM – Just Call Me Letterman

ONE-YEAR AT GOIZUETA: ERIN NUSBAUM REHM – Just Call Me Letterman

I am currently writing this blog post from my couch, and it is glorious. Though I am still battling this nasty cold, at least I am battling it in the comfort of my own home. The break between Emory’s summer and fall semesters has allowed me to reflect on the past few months and draw some conclusions from my experience. Therefore, Ladies and Gentlemen, behold my Top Ten List of Revelations from the one-year MBA summer semester (in no particular order): 10. Learn to love the word “rigor.” Not only is it one of the Goizueta core values,it is...