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New Year, New Career Perspectives and Resources

The new year is a time when many MBA graduates and students reflect on their careers and look for new opportunities. Check out a few relevant articles that caught the attention of mbaMission’s Career Coaches: Self-Reflection and Skill Building McKinsey or a Startup?: Read about the differences in these common MBA career paths and decide … Read More  

MBA Admissions Myths Destroyed: Your MBA Program Is the Sole Determinant of Your Future

Human nature dictates that while engaged in a competitive MBA application process—exaggerated by the pervasiveness of rankings and the chatter surrounding them—some candidates will perceive that they are “ahead” of others because they were accepted at a top school, while others will perceive that they are “behind” their peers because they were accepted at a … Read More  

How to Take Ownership of Your Post-MBA Goals and Show They Are Attainable

When admissions officers read your MBA application, they want to feel inspired by your personal statement; they want to know that you have a strong sense of purpose and will work energetically to attain your objectives. Thus, you must ensure that you are not presenting generic or shallow goals. Although this problem is not industry … Read More  

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Monday Morning Essay Tip: Ensure Your Goals Are Ambitious but Realistic

When writing about your career, strive to inspire your reader by showing that your goals are ambitious, but not so ambitious that they are implausible. You should work to find a middle ground between goals that are easily achievable and those that are naïve or entirely fantastic. For example, stating that in the short term, … Read More  

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