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MBA Podcaster Announces New Show on must-reads for MBAs

Pursuing Passions Through Reading Gives MBA Candidates a “One-Up” in the Application Process

May 9, 2007 ”” MBA Podcaster’s newest show, “MBA Must-Reads”, with host Diana Jordan uncovers the best books for business school applicants and students. Hear top-notch advice from industry professionals about the books that enrich candidates’ knowledge of business, improve writing skills, as well as enhance an overall application package. Available at, featured experts explain what MBA candidates can gain from reading from an extensive list of books that covers art and history to sports and music.Guests include:

  • David Maister, Harvard Business School professor turned author/consultant
  • Malcolm Gladwell, best-selling author of The Tipping Point
  • Jeremy Dann, Harvard Business School graduate and MBA admission consultant
  • Christie Jean-Baptiste, current MBA student and consultant for Accenture

“Don’t be afraid to read something on the best seller list,” says David Maister, a former MBA graduate and Harvard Business School professor. However, Maister also recommends classics such as Dale Carnegie’s How to Win Friends and Influence People.

Jeremy Dann of Stacy Blackman Consulting, an admissions consulting firm, explains the importance of reading during the MBA application process and stresses going beyond the norm. “Just be reading,” Dann explains, “pursue your interests so you’re a much more interesting person to talk to for the interview process.”

Other top recommendations from the guests include:

  • Songbook by Nick Hornby
  • Winning by Jack Welch
  • The World is Flat by Thomas Friedman
  • The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success by Deepak Chopra
  • Freakanomics by Steven Levitt and Steven Dubner
  • Many more!

About MBA Podcaster

MBA Podcaster is the only broadcast source for information, insight, and advice on the MBA admission process. The Company delivers relevant information and advice through biweekly audio segments for those planning to apply for a Master’s in Business Administration. Each month over 22,000 unique listeners listen to MBA Podcaster catalog of over 50 podcast audio shows.


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