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Most business school courses encourage student participation by incorporating it as some component of your overall course grade.  Because some companies will look at your fall quarter academic performance, this can definitely have an effect on your overall recruiting efforts. The problem with being graded on participation Continue Reading >>
One thing that most MBA programs do a poor job of is providing useful, academic reference material after you graduate.  All business schools have great alumni networks and recruiting resources, but the availability of intellectual resources is significantly lacking.  It's understandable that professors want to keep Continue Reading >>
Best Buy recently launched a new online price matching policy, in what appears to be a last ditch effort to save the retailer’s business from Amazon.  The retailer is finally addressing the issue of “showrooming,” which is the practice of playing with products at Best Buy and then buying it from Amazon at a lower ... Continue Reading >>
One of the most daunting aspects of the MBA experience is sitting though a case interview.  Anyone in business school recruiting for a consulting or strategy role must go through this rite of passage before getting one of these coveted positions.  The case interviewers have full control in this setting: while some may choose Continue Reading >>
While reading and preparing cases is a significant part of any business school experience, there isn’t always a concrete result to your work.  You could easily invest hours preparing a case and have nothing to say about it during the class discussion.  It’s because of this ambiguous return on investment that many people Continue Reading >>
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