TransparentCareer: Healthcare

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Source: TransparentCareer f you’re an MBA student recruiting for jobs in healthcare, chances are you’re interested in one of the largest – and most complex – industries in the world. The opportunity to tackle huge problems – an aging population, rising drug and procedure costs, and a constantly-changing scientific landscape – attracts many a newly-minted MBA to the field. We …

TransparentCareer: Real Estate

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Source: TransparentCareer hen is comes to the hottest industries for MBA graduates, real estate tends to fall lower on the list. But an analysis of TransparentCareer’s 250,000+ data points revealed some lucrative opportunities in real estate for graduates interested in seeing their work reflected in physical spaces. Despite plenty of opportunity in the field, schools such as Northwestern and Columbia …

TransparentCareer: Startups & Entrepreneurship

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Source: TransparentCareer his year more and more MBA grads are choosing to work at – or start their own – high-growth startup companies over industry giants. An analysis of our 250,000+ data points reveals what it’s like to work for a startup company after graduating with your MBA. Harvard reports that demand for entrepreneurship-related offerings increases by 20%-30% every year. …

TransparentCareer: Venture Capital

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Source: TransparentCareer ave you considered private equity or investment banking, but worry it won’t “scratch your entrepreneurial itch”? If you aren’t ready to start your own company just yet, working in venture capital may be the perfect way to combine your interests. An analysis our 250,000+ data points offers a peek into the fast-paced world of venture capital. While private …

TransparentCareer: Investment Management

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Source: TransparentCareer here are few industries as glamorized as investment management. TV shows and movies portray cutthroat competition, moral grey-zones, and the chance at fortune. While the salary for MBA graduates entering investment management positions can be quite high, these positions aren’t all about hot shot personalities and monetary success. Our 250,000+ data points at TransparentCareer revealed aspects of the …

TransparentCareer: Investment Banking

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Source: TransparentCareer nvestment banking has long been a coveted industry for emerging MBAs, but are the tides changing for these financial institutions? As interest in technology increases, MBA interest in investment banking is on the decline. Despite this trend, TransparentCareer’s database of nearly 5,000 employers shows that investment banking still accounts for at least 8% of full-time MBA positions. The …

TransparentCareer: Consulting

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Source: TransparentCareer onsulting is a consistently one of the hottest industries for MBAs. Each year over 1 in three students from top schools such a Columbia, MIT, INSEAD, and Northwestern accept positions in consulting. An analysis of our 250,000+ data points offers a peek into the intriguing world of consulting. This is an industry of a few firms dominating the …

TransparentCareer: How much more could you make with an MBA?

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Source: TransparentCareer f you’re thinking of a full-time MBA, chances are you’re looking to switch careers. If you’re like most people, that is – because an incredible 87% of all MBA students report switching careers by changing either their job function or industry. Even more incredible, 7 of 10 MBAs reported successfully switching both job function and industry simultaneously. These …

SoFi: The ROI of top MBA programs

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Source: SoFi 29 Nov. 2016 No “BS” 2017 MBA Rankings – Return on Education y analyzing more than 60,000 student loan refinancing applications over a 2-year period from January 2014 to September 2016, SoFi has updated its Return on Education (ROED) MBA Rankings grounded in verified income and debt – not just reported figures. This represents the most objective, factually …

Financial Times: MBA kicks British sportsman into US big league

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Source: Financial Times by Jonathan Moules, 11.28.2016. A former professional footballer from the UK now promotes soccer in America ake Edwards soaks up the cool ocean breeze drifting through the window of the president’s office at the United Soccer League headquarters in Tampa, Florida. “It’s another day in paradise,” he coos. It is a long way from the muddy pitches …

P&Q: Singapore among top 3 countries for highest GMAT scores

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Source: Poets & Quants by John A. Byrne, 25th November, 2016. f the Guinness Book of Records tracked GMAT scores around the world, which country could lay claim to the highest average scores? Believe it or not, Bermuda is the country that beat the GMAT. For the latest 2016 testing year, ended June 30th, Bermuda test takers averaged 639, a …

What Warren Buffett Tells MBA Students

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Source: University of Maryland by David Kass, 11.20.2016. Warren Buffett’s Meeting with University of Maryland MBA/MS Students – November 18, 2016 (Notes primarily taken by Professor David Kass, Department of Finance, Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland. Additional notes taken by Beija Fu, Yanting Ma, and Shiyue Wu were also included.) arren Buffett (WB) (age 86) met …

New York Times: 650 Harvard Business School Women Assail Stephen Bannon

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Source: The New York Times 11.18.2016. o the Editor: Hatred for women — hatred for anyone — has no place in the White House. We are female graduates and current students of Harvard Business School. We represent a wide range of religions, ethnicities and professions. We are daughters, sisters and mothers; native-born Americans and immigrants; Republicans and Democrats. While we …