Articles by MBAsocial

3 Signs You Aren’t Ready for MBA Life

by MBAsocial on July 18, 2012

The past year has been a crash course for me in MBA living. I’ve experienced the highs and lows the prep books don’t tell you [...]

Why MBAs Leave Their Jobs After Three Years And How To Avoid It

by MBAsocial on June 3, 2012

When professionals consider going to business school, they look at the typical benefits: an MBA from a top-tier school will position you for a great [...]

6 Must-Have Items Every MBA Spouse Should Have in Their Toolkit

by MBAsocial on March 2, 2012

Much like most of life’s big changes, the transition to being the spouse of an MBA student does not come with a detailed instruction manual. [...]

Two Kellogg MBAs are Changing the Couponing Business…One “Like” At A Time

by MBAsocial on January 21, 2012

Songhua Hu and Richard Lim will tell you that they are future serial entrepreneurs…and anyone who meets them absolutely believes this. The two co-founders of Dezzia, [...]

This MBA Quit Investment Banking to Start an Online Fashion Business

by MBAsocial on January 16, 2012

In some ways, Vivek Agarwal is your typical startup founder: business smarts, a passion for starting things, and a family history of entrepreneurship. In other ways, [...]

What One NYU Stern MBA Thinks of Occupy Wall Street

by MBAsocial on January 4, 2012

What do you believe in? I don’t mean the kind of Santa–Cubs miracle–latest non-profit crap. But truly something you believe is right, with your heart, [...]

Syllabus for an MBA Dad

by MBAsocial on December 30, 2011

How can I describe my first term as an MBA student and a father? Let me start by saying nothing can truly prepare you for [...]

How to Find the Perfect Gift: An MBA’s Advice

by MBAsocial on December 13, 2011

Gift-shopping for adults is difficult. Kids are easy – they want the latest toys or video games. But adults are harder, for many reasons, the [...]

How to Make Sure A Recruiter Remembers You

by MBAsocial on December 1, 2011

When Norah Scott walked into a hotel conference room filled with a buttoned-up, handsome crowd, she felt like an instant celebrity. At this non-descript space [...]

2 Perks, 2 Challenges, and 1 Good Reason to Become an MBA Social Entrepreneur

by MBAsocial on November 5, 2011

Presentense Director of Training, Naomi Korb Weiss Committing to becoming a volunteer in the last year of business school for many would not seem like valuable [...]

10 Things I Learned About Startups

by MBAsocial on October 30, 2011

When I moved to London to earn a master’s degree, I figured I’d be entering a new world: one of fish and chips, beer, and [...]

How to Get a Job on Wall Street

by MBAsocial on October 22, 2011

If you think the playing field for finding a job on Wall Street isn’t quite level, you’re not the only one. Recently MBA Social talked to [...]

Entrepreneur Spotlight, Ashok Jayaram (Kenan-Flagler, ’11), Belaku Eye Hospitals

by MBAsocial on October 16, 2011

Belaku Eye Hospital Founder, Ashok Jayaram Ashok Jayaram was a software engineer in India, but has always done the best he could to offer his knowledge [...]

6 Tips for Applying to Business School as Husband and Wife

by MBAsocial on October 9, 2011

Every year, a handful of lucky first-year MBA students start business school with their spouses as classmates. But no one quite knows how to go [...]