Tag Archives: pre-MBA work experience

Applying to Business School With Limited Work Experience

Without an established career trajectory to highlight, younger applicants must be able to point to a stellar academic record. This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com There is …

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Navigate a Job Change While Applying to Business Schools

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com Think about what you would you do if you needed to move into a new job just a few months before submitting your …

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How Does Kellogg Assess MBA Applicants?

MBA hopefuls are always looking for clues as to how the admissions process works. With that in mind, Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management has attempted to demystify the applicant assessment process with a series …

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When is the “Right” Time for an MBA?

It’s a common conundrum: pursue an MBA degree straight out of college, or wait until you have three-to-five years of work experience under your belt before returning to school. With more B-schools accepting candidates right …

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Debating the Value of Pre-MBA Work Experience

The standard advice to have five years of work experience before pursuing an MBA may not be so advantageous after all, writes marketing and ethics professor Mark Johnston in a recent BusinessWeek piece. The average …

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