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Hi Jayant, Oxford Said has a social entrepreneurship fellowship in partnership with the Skoll Foundation. IE Business School has a lot of graduates working in the third sector or in government bodies. I know a recent grad working for Mohammed Yunus Foundation. George Mason has a social innovation ce...

by goldenegg

Thu Feb 21, 2013 3:46 am
Forum: Research MBA Programs
Topic: Social Sector/Non-Profit/Development Sector Post MBA
Replies: 4
Views: 1241

Anyone else who's having this kind of dilemma should go check out the school's profiles on MBA news and networking site BusinessBecause[dot]com Both schools are great. Well placed but there are indeed subtle differences that can be gleamed from reading the articles on the site.

by goldenegg

Fri Feb 15, 2013 8:46 am
Forum: Research MBA Programs
Topic: Cranfield or Manchester Full Time MBA --- need your help
Replies: 14
Views: 3722

Leadership Modules on MBAs

What other MBA programmes are focused on helping graduates develop impactful careers? I know a few schools are starting to add things like leadership and ethics modules. Still it would be nice to know if there are opportunities to put this into practice. Similar to what's on offer at St. Gallen. The...

by goldenegg

Mon Jan 21, 2013 2:35 am
Forum: MBA Student Life
Topic: Leadership Modules on MBAs
Replies: 0
Views: 1350

In terms of job options after study, its worth focusing on schools whose career services also have a strong hold on getting their students jobs in international markets. Instead of toughing it out in the highly competitive UK jobs market many MBAs are now looking to establish their careers in emergi...

by goldenegg

Sun Jan 13, 2013 10:13 pm
Forum: Research MBA Programs
Topic: Which UK business school do you target except the top 3?
Replies: 14
Views: 4790

Instead of toughing it out in the highly competitive UK jobs market many MBAs are now looking to establish their careers in emerging countries. A number of career services are now working with multinationals abroad and students are getting creative about how to get jobs. I know of a Cranfield MBA wh...

by goldenegg

Sun Jan 13, 2013 10:11 pm
Forum: Research MBA Programs
Topic: Cranfield Placement
Replies: 6
Views: 3715

Duke-Fuqua Math Conversations Help Applicants Overcome Anxie

The Duke Math Conversations assess the quantitative competencies of MBA candidates who the admissions team think have a lot of potential, but are weak on the quantitative side. It's offered to people who apply to Fuqua’s EMBA and Cross Continent MBA and can be accessed at any point during the appl...


Nanyang MBAs planning Bschool competition this year

The Nanyang MBA Executive committee are planning to host a business competition this year. The Committee is the same group that organized the MBA Special Olympics which brought together all MBAs in Singapore to compete against each other in sports and raise funds for disabled children in Singapore. ...

by goldenegg

Thu Jan 03, 2013 3:56 am
Forum: Research MBA Programs
Topic: Nanyang MBAs planning Bschool competition this year
Replies: 0
Views: 491

Hey, Have you checked out CEIBS? I think their average score is around 690, considerable lower than the other ones you mentioned. They also have an optional admission's test that you can take in place of the GMAT. I'm sure adcoms at various school realize that not everyone is a good test-taker so wh...

by goldenegg

Tue Oct 09, 2012 8:17 am
Forum: GMAT Strategy
Topic: Mainland China scores
Replies: 2
Views: 897

INSEAD recently introduced CSR as part of their module. Students the chance to roll up their sleeves and build something for their community.This month, incoming MBAs spent three days building playground facilities for a children’s home in Singapore. Pretty awesome stuff! And if the orientation pe...

by goldenegg

Fri Oct 05, 2012 11:32 am
Forum: Research MBA Programs
Topic: Strategy and Corporate Social Responsibility - Best Schools
Replies: 2
Views: 1120

Just chipping in to say that pretty drastic changes can be made with the MBA. I certainly know very interesting cases from Imperial College Business school who went from consulting to wine industry, from being an olympic champion to working from BP, from working in policy to starting a renewable ene...

by goldenegg

Fri Oct 05, 2012 11:05 am
Forum: Ask Clear Admit
Topic: MBA for career change in current climate
Replies: 2
Views: 1450

Just chipping in to say that pretty drastic changes can be made with the MBA. I certainly know very interesting cases from Imperial College Business school who went from consulting to wine industry, from being an olympic champion to working from BP, from working in policy to starting a renewable ene...

by goldenegg

Fri Oct 05, 2012 11:03 am
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Million Dollar Q: Change of Career Possible ?
Replies: 4
Views: 1898

Congrats! Which one did you choose? Just reading some insider admissions tips by EMLYON admissions director and he really emphasizes showing that you've had self-motivated career progression. It was also interesting to learn that the MBA courses will be focused on adding integrative seminars and cou...

by goldenegg

Fri Oct 05, 2012 7:14 am
Forum: Research MBA Programs
Topic: MBA Admission Journey Successfull - 2 out of 2
Replies: 2
Views: 1299

Hi Mausam.deb,

You're probably in good hands at EMLYON if your focus is entrepreneurship. Just some facts about their graduates: 96% of our graduates are employed in one entrepreneurial capacity or another. If you already planning a business venture you can take advantage of their incubator too!

by goldenegg

Fri Oct 05, 2012 7:00 am
Forum: Research MBA Programs
Topic: MBA Program search
Replies: 2
Views: 972

Bschool for UK start-up founders?

Hi, I've been interested in young entrepreneurs in the UK and of course in the old argument of whether entrepreneurs need to go to business school. There are some exciting companies out there such as Duedil and Whisk founded by UK Apprentice contestant Nick Holzherr. I know that Nick studied Interna...

by goldenegg

Thu Oct 04, 2012 3:39 am
Forum: Ask an MBA Admissions Consultant
Topic: Bschool for UK start-up founders?
Replies: 2
Views: 816

Some insider tips about the Lancaster MBA interview are come with questions that signify a deep level of interest in the programme itself. Also be ready to provide examples of your most admired leaders. Hope this helps!

by goldenegg

Wed Oct 03, 2012 5:33 am
Forum: Research MBA Programs
Topic: Strathclyde v/s Lancaster?
Replies: 1
Views: 2685