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Why I Love London Business School

February 16, 2016 8:38 pm

As the alumni club leader for Los Angeles, I had the pleasure of going back to London Business School last summer to attend a conference for all the alumni club leaders around the world. Individual Treatment My visit brought back many great memories sitting in the lecture hall.  The Dean, Sir Andrew Likierman, shared the more »

Start Preparing NOW for a Successful Application Season

February 11, 2016 9:51 pm

For those of you who are preparing to apply to business schools in the fall, here are some steps you can take NOW to enhance your candidacy: Clarify your post-MBA career goals – clarity about your career goals and an understanding of the reasons why you want to pursue an MBA will inspire you to more »

Are You A MARVEL?

February 17, 2015 11:08 pm

People often ask me what our clients are like.  Are they straight-A students from top undergraduate universities?  Do they work for the top global firms?  Do they have particular weaknesses in their profile they have to overcome?  Are they passionate about saving the world?  Do they have unusual professional work experience?  The answer is all more »

Two Steps To Clarifying Your Career Goals

November 8, 2013 3:11 pm

The biggest question to ask yourself before embarking on GMAT prep and the business school application process is, “What are my career goals?” Once you know your career goals, you can then determine whether you need an MBA to reach them. Business schools care about knowing your career goals in order to better understand what more »

The Power in Knowing Your Career Goals

December 19, 2012 12:36 pm

There is tremendous power in knowing what you really want to accomplish in life. The minute you become clear about what your career goal is, you can make it happen.  I had the honor of taking Peter Drucker’s management course years ago and remember how he stressed the importance of organizations knowing their mission, rather more »

Breakfast with Harvard Business School Dean Nitin Nohria

November 6, 2012 12:22 pm

When Nitin Nohria became the Dean of Harvard Business School in July 2010, he identified five priorities that would be addressed as a result of feedback from alumni, corporate leaders, faculty, and other stakeholders. These priorities were innovation, intellectual ambition, internationalization, inclusion, and integration. I recently had the opportunity to attend a breakfast hosted by more »
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