Recently, Dr. Mary Hawkins, President of Bellevue University a private, nonprofit University in the Midwest offering programs tailored to fit the busy lives of working students, released the results of a survey that studied the US workers view of upper/further education. The message was clear: Those who were hardest hit with the economic downturn and [...]
Ah, college and grad school… where knowledge flows… like cold beer from a classic 2-barrel, stainless steel Kegerator tap. But, I digress, and so early into the post this time.
Any student can tell you that there is plenty to be learned on a college campus or in grad school. From the abstract to the practical, you’re going to gain an immeasurable [...]
If you are still bummed that you can’t major in beer at your university, then yes, you probably think that your college should offer you more. But if your mind is open and you are thinking creatively, then you’ll probably figure out soon that a degree in chemistry or microbiology will serve you very well [...]
Whether you’re a pre-MBA applicant, a current business student, or an established professional, having a great resume is an important part of marketing yourself for future opportunities. Your resume is generally one of the first things an admissions officer or recruiter will look at because it summarizes a potential candidate’s experience and abilities. So, it’s [...]
College can be tough, and most anyone who has gone through their undergraduate education can attest to that fact. In between papers, midterms, finals, and classes, trying to balance a professional and social life can seem like an impossible task. This feat becomes even more challenging once you enter graduate school because establishing your career [...]
“Your Major Only Takes up One Line of Your Résumé—Learn How to Fill-In the Blanks”
I heard this great quote at the November 2010 Midwest Association of Colleges & Employers Trends in Recruiting Conference. It describes why mentoring is so important. An unfortunate trend, expressed by employers, is that students often lack professional demeanor, maturity, and [...]
If you’re considering doing your MBA outside the US does that make you completely crazy? The US is the home of the business school, right? You wouldn’t do an MBA anywhere else, right?
Well, maybe not!
At BusinessBecause.com we’ve recently interviewed at least three seemingly sane, successful US nationals who chose to go to business school in [...]
Pursuing a graduate degree is indeed an educational achievement. And over the course of one’s career, an advanced degree equates to increased earning power.
On the other hand, this degree is a major commitment. It’s expensive and requires a significant amount of your time for several years. And some employers may feel a candidate with a [...]