MBA Grad with no industry experience? You’re hired!

Many MBA students choose to go to business school so they can transition into a new field, industry or career. Unfortunately, not all companies hiring MBA’s are willing to take on “career switchers.” Recent research conducted by Professors Camelia Kuhnen (UNC Kenan-Flagler) and Paul Oyer (Stanford University) suggests that larger companies are more willing to … [Read more…]

What I read: Interesting MBA-related articles (Week Ending 2/15/2015)

  Article 1: MBA students embrace new curriculum, now in place at Johnson at Cornell University Cornell (Johnson) recently implemented a new core curriculum, aimed to ensure its students keep up with the ever changing landscape of business. While many aspects of the curriculum stayed the same, leadership, data analysis and modeling, critical thinking and … [Read more…]

Opulent Travel: The hidden cost of an MBA education

Bloomberg wrote an article on a somewhat unspoken but not hidden topic in business school: opulent travel. In the article, the author highlighted a number of student-organized trips that ended up in various social media circles to rather exotic and lavish locations, ranging from Dubai, Thailand, to a secluded island (via charter plane) off the … [Read more…]