Categories: Careers

Best Route to Financial Stability, MBA or CPA?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 30

A reader recently asked if there was more value in pursuing an MBA or becoming a CPA. We asked Sally Blount, dean of Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management, for the...

Considering The Current Job Market, Is An MBA Worth It?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 21

@TradingBoiler asked via Twitter: "Do MBA programs feel with the current hiring environment that the cost is still worth the opportunity?" We asked Sally Blount, dean of Northwestern's Kellogg School...

Is An MBA Redundant If You Have An Undergraduate Business Degree?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on September 07

Reader mj asked: Is an MBA redundant if you have an undergraduate Business degree? We asked Susan Kline, acting director of MBA Career Development at MIT Sloan, for the answer:...

MBA Jobs: Who's Hiring?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on September 02

Reader joey__t asked via Twitter, who's hiring MBAs? We asked Susan Kline, acting director of MBA Career Development at MIT Sloan, for the answer: Click here to visit Sloan's MBA...

Work Experience: What is Most Valuable?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on June 01

Reader JoshD asks: "If you were, hypothetically, in the position of having to turn down a very strong applicant because of a lack of work experience, what would you recommend...

Undergrad Business: Standing Out in the Job Search

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on May 18

Reader Michelle Spears asked: "As a undergraduate business student, conformity is often present in regard to your peers. How do you differentiate yourself as an undergraduate business student?" We asked...

When Should I Start My MBA Job Search?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on January 13

A number of readers have asked when, exactly, they should begin their MBA job search. We asked Jack Oakes, Darden's career services guru, for the answer: Click here to visit...

How Has The MBA Job Search Changed?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on December 20

Many B-school applicants have been asking about the MBA job search and how it's changed due to the recession. We reached out to Jack Oakes, assistant dean for career development...

How Difficult Is The Job Market For Current MBAs?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 05

NYU-Stern Assistant Dean of Career Services Pamela Mittman discusses the current market for soon-to-be MBA grads. Click here to visit NYU-Stern's MBA profile. Do you have questions about b-school...

MBA Internships: How Important Are They?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 04

Pamela Mittman, assistant dean of career services at NYU Stern, explains the importance of internships in MBA programs. Click here to visit NYU Stern's MBA profile. Do you have...

MBA Jobs: How Important Is International Experience?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 03

INSEAD Dean Frank Brown explains the importance of international experience and exposure in an MBA program. Click here to visit INSEAD's MBA profile. Do you have questions about b-school...

The MBA Job Search: Changing In The Down Ecnoomy?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 02

Regina Resnick, director of career management at Columbia Business School, explains how internship and job searches are changing for MBA students since the economic downturn. Click here to visit...

What Is The Next 'Hot Job' For MBA Grads?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 30

Dean David Saunders of Queen's School of Business explains what he thinks the next 'hot job' will be for MBA grads. Click here to visit the Queen's MBA profile....

How Important Is Location To The MBA Job Search?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 29

Regina Resnick, Columbia Business School's director of career management, explains why location matters when it comes to the MBA job search. Click here to visit Columbia's MBA profile....

What Resources Do Career Services Offer MBA Students?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 28

Pamela Mittman, assistant dean of career services at NYU Stern, explains what kinds of resources students can expect from MBA career offices. Click here to visit NYU Stern's MBA...

The MBA Job Search: When To Start Looking

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 28

Regina Resnick, managing director of Columbia Business School's Career Management Center, explains when MBA students should begin planning their job searches. Click here to visit Columbia's MBA profile....

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Trying to find out if business school is for you? Then you've come to the right place. BusinessWeek editors Geoff Gloeckler and Louis Lavelle ask top b-school experts all your pressing questions--about strategies for getting in to a top program, landing a job at graduation, and everything in between. Check back often: new questions are added all the time.

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