Answer by Chris Larsen, CEO and Co-Founder of Ripple, on Quora. There are so many ways you can educate yourself as a student
Recently, I addressed the question "What's The Point Of A JD/MBA?" If you're someone who is thinking about pursuing a JD/MBA, it's important to familiarize yourself with what the application process looks like and to understand the different options among the various schools you may end up considering.
Image source: PhotoDune As a society, we're raised to believe that education is a good thing- and it undoubtedly is. But
I left Columbia after one semester to start my journey in food. It was one of the hardest things I've ever done.
With business school tuition on the rise (averaging around 120K for a fulltime 2 year MBA at a top-ten program; which doesn't include relocation fees, international study nor the opportunity cost of giving up a salary for two years) and an economic forecast that is consistently unclear these days, it is a wonder why anyone, let alone a tech savvy and highly entrepreneurial generation (the Millennials, those born between mid 1980s-2000) would make that sort of economic sacrifice.
"The takeaway: If delivered well, online education provides a richer and more interactive classroom, allows students to develop
Almost one year ago, we moved from Houston to start a masters at Harvard Business School. After completing half of the MBA, I thought it was time to reflect on my learnings so far. Here are some of my favorite takeaways from each class of the first year.
High Achievers Spotlight. Femi Ayanbadejo; NFL Super Bowl Champion, Entrepreneur, Advocate & MBA Graduate
"I think because kids have a natural tendency to tune their parents out, the best thing you can do is lead by example. What
#1. Business School Relationships are Priceless No, I'm not talking about the Tinder relationships you are going to build
Ambidexterity is being able to operate with both your right and left hand. You have to be very good in box 1, 2 and 3. Box
If you are one of the many college seniors anxiously awaiting notification of the fate of your academic future, the wait is almost over (hopefully). The question is: what are you waiting for? What will that accept or deny letter signify for you? Is graduate school your plan A or your plan B?
In business school, you learn how a disciplined, strategic approach to finances helps organizations ultimately achieve great things. Along the way, it becomes important for you to apply that lesson to yourself.
I've known and admired Professor Sydney Finkelstein since I met him in 2009, read his #1 bestselling book, Why Smart Executives Fail, and sat in one of his executive education classes.
While I realize Smriti represents a sample size of one person, I think the comments are representative of other young women I have spoken with. In Part 2, I will provide some further insights into what a broader segment of millennial women are talking about regarding an MBA.
This is why the we at the MIT Sloan School have organized an unusual class this spring that will examine behavior in two
Is it time to switch jobs? It's a bit of a myth that millennials are job hopping in ways that previous generations have not