Articles by Forté Virtual Campus

  • Get Career Ready: Life is Long, Be Kind

    Get Career Ready: Life is Long, Be Kind

    by on May 26th, 2016

    You just never know which relationships will turn out to be the most important. You can’t tell which strangers will become close friends, associates, or career helpers. When in doubt, be kind. If you treat everyone … Read More

  • MBA Driving Forces: Crusader for Justice

    MBA Driving Forces: Crusader for Justice

    by on May 25th, 2016

    Former Justice Department attorney Nadine Payne had a different reaction than most people when she saw the destruction of the 2008 financial crisis. She started preparing for business school, so she could help reform the … Read More

  • MBA Driving Forces: From Musician to Consultant

    MBA Driving Forces: From Musician to Consultant

    by on May 20th, 2016

    Musician to consultant. It’s a path not often traveled by MBA students, but it was a life-changing journey for Ellen Gartner-Phillips. Ellen chose the top-ranked Kelley Full-Time MBA Program to help her translate … Read More

  • Get Career Ready: Interview 20 People

    Get Career Ready: Interview 20 People

    by on May 19th, 2016

    You’re willing to work hard, you want to add value, but you also want to enjoy your work and be inspired. Right now, you probably have no idea how to do that. If you followed Tip 1, you’ve started considering your … Read More

  • From Internship to Full Time

    From Internship to Full Time

    by on May 18th, 2016

    Last week, I landed my dream job. Ironically, I didn’t submit an application. I didn’t sit down for a formal interview. I didn’t even do research on the company. All I really did was become friends with a coworker … Read More

  • Informational Interviewing 101

    Informational Interviewing 101

    by on May 16th, 2016

    Okay, raise your hand if you know exactly what you want to do as your career! Did you raise your hand? Don’t worry, I didn’t either. One of the best ways to learn more about different fields is to talk to the people … Read More

  • 5 Things to Consider Before Starting Your Summer Internship

    5 Things to Consider Before Starting Your Summer Internship

    by on May 14th, 2016

    Summer is almost here, which means those internships you worked so hard to get are also about to start. But before you walk in the door on the first day of your internship, here are some things to keep in mind. 1. Know … Read More

  • MBA Driving Forces: Start-Up Seeds of Wisdom

    MBA Driving Forces: Start-Up Seeds of Wisdom

    by on May 12th, 2016

    Margaret Wu, 2015 Cornell University Johnson MBA, is Vice President of Operations for the biotech start-up Uma Bioseed, which she co-founded in 2014 with Cornell MBA peers. Additionally, she works as a senior product … Read More

  • MBA Driving Forces: Field of Dreams

    MBA Driving Forces: Field of Dreams

    by on May 11th, 2016

    It takes 25 to 50 years for saddle leather to break down in a landfill. That’s what Lindsay Field (MBA ‘07) discovered after she cold-called a saddle manufacturer in Denver to find out what they did with scrap … Read More

  • Get Career Ready: Be a Short Term Pragmatist

    Get Career Ready: Be a Short Term Pragmatist

    by on May 10th, 2016

    Got a big vision for your future? Awesome!!! Now you’ve got to be patient. Anything you can dream up, you can achieve, but great accomplishments take time. So in addition to being a Long Term Visionary, you’ve got to … Read More

  • Why an MBA?

    Why an MBA?

    by on May 9th, 2016

    I don’t know about you, but I’ve noticed that “grad school” implies medical school or law school. Most students don’t have business school on their radars yet, which is understandable since almost all programs … Read More

  • Get Career Ready: Be a Long Term Visionary

    Get Career Ready: Be a Long Term Visionary

    by on May 6th, 2016

    What do you want to be when you grow up? It’s a question I am still asking after more than 3 decades of consideration. And that’s as it should be. We are always becoming. It takes a lifetime to realize your full … Read More

  • MBA Driving Forces: Impacting Healthcare Through Innovation

    MBA Driving Forces: Impacting Healthcare Through Innovation

    by on May 4th, 2016

    Jennifer Thomas is currently earning her MBA from the Texas Full-Time MBA Program at UT-Austin’s McCombs School of Business. She is on track to graduate in May with a concentration in healthcare as part of the Class of … Read More

  • MBA Driving Forces: Balancing Leadership and Quantitative Skills

    MBA Driving Forces: Balancing Leadership and Quantitative Skills

    by on May 2nd, 2016

    When Monique Benoit, 2015 Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business MBA, realized she could make a career out of her love for developing others, she determined pursuing an MBA was a great next step. “It … Read More