Articles by HowToMBA

  • The Most Common Careers for an EMBA

    The Most Common Careers for an EMBA

    by on August 18th, 2013

    An MBA offers an incredible opportunity for working professionals to develop business skills and advance their careers. Not everyone has the time to commit to an MBA, however. For these individuals, an Executive MBA … Read More

  • GMAT Study Timeline

    GMAT Study Timeline

    by on May 13th, 2013

    If you are planning on pursuing a Master of Business Administration (MBA)  or a degree in a related field, you will need to take the General Management Admission Test (GMAT). Preparing for an exam of this caliber can be … Read More

  • Getting Wordy on the GMAT: Rarely Pure and Never Simple

    Getting Wordy on the GMAT: Rarely Pure and Never Simple

    by on April 18th, 2013

    Oscar Wilde said, “The truth is rarely pure and never simple,” and something similar could be said for words on the GMAT. I think most would agree that the GMAT Verbal section is anything but simple. Admittedly, … Read More

  • Employment Branding: The 7 Things HR Needs To Consider

    Employment Branding: The 7 Things HR Needs To Consider

    by on April 1st, 2013

    As an employer, everything you do expresses your employment brand. Your employment brand is the aggregate of all of the things that employees, potential employees and their networks experience and learn about your … Read More

  • The MBA Family: A Roundup and Overview

    The MBA Family: A Roundup and Overview

    by on March 30th, 2013

    At its core, the MBA is a graduate program in business administration for professionals who seek knowledge, skills, a credential, and/or a network to advance in business and to maximize their business performance.  … Read More

  • A Tale of Two Business School Exams

    A Tale of Two Business School Exams

    by on March 21st, 2013

    Back in October of last year, ETS (the GMAC of the GRE) posted an important press release on its website regarding the increasing popularity of the revised GRE for business school admissions. Now that MBA programs … Read More

  • Women and MBAs: Increasing Pay and Opportunities

    Women and MBAs: Increasing Pay and Opportunities

    by on February 23rd, 2013

    It has been an uphill battle for women in the workplace. That said, the outlook for women continues to become better thanks to initiatives such as the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act and business schools that … Read More

  • 5 Ways You’re Killing Your Chance At A Promotion

    5 Ways You’re Killing Your Chance At A Promotion

    by on February 8th, 2013

    There are many reasons individuals may be looking to get promoted: the staleness of their current position, the lure of a flashier title, or potentially just a reward for the infinite amount of hard work they’ve been … Read More

  • How To Answer Oddball Interview Questions

    How To Answer Oddball Interview Questions

    by on February 3rd, 2013

    “Which kitchen utensil would you be?” “How would you direct someone on how to cook an omelet?” “Have you ever stolen a pen from work?” Job interviews are tough no matter what questions the interviewer asks, … Read More

  • Cost of an Online MBA

    Cost of an Online MBA

    by on January 21st, 2013

    Online education is steadily transforming into an expanding landscape with comprehensive and exciting opportunities from well-known universities. This fall, Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of … Read More

  • Great Business Books

    Great Business Books

    by on December 20th, 2012

    If you’ve made the choice to invest in getting your Master of Business Administration (MBA), you can assume that you’ll have a lot of course-related reading in your future. Reading additional material complements the … Read More

  • Stanford Graduate School of Business Alumni Map

    Stanford Graduate School of Business Alumni Map

    by on December 19th, 2012

    In business, it’s not only about what you know, but rather WHO you know. With that in mind, a school’s alumni network should always be an important factor in your decision about which business school you want to … Read More

  • Top Women Executives with MBAs

    Top Women Executives with MBAs

    by on November 30th, 2012

    Top women executives have a significant decision to make when it comes to investing, not only in themselves, but in their potential career trajectory, such as when it comes to earning a Master of Business Administration … Read More

  • Accelerate Your Career in an Accelerated MBA Program

    Accelerate Your Career in an Accelerated MBA Program

    by on November 14th, 2012

    MBA programs in the United States are usually a two-year affair, but there are some business schools that offer the same curriculum in much less time. And the fast track is not a new phenomenon – the University of … Read More