Why You Shouldn’t Sweat The GMAT

I remember when I first made the decision to apply to MBA programs; there was that looming fear of studying for and taking the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). Sure there was the option to apply to programs that did not require the GMAT, but I did not want to limit my options needlessly. On…

Designer Digs – Why Buy?

As a present, my wonderful BF brought a new Coach purse for me. I’ve never considered myself a fashionista, nor do I care so much about impressing people (via whatever happens to impress them). However when we first started dating, my BF noticed that I was admiring some Coach purses in Macy’s (where he eventually…

Seal and Heidi

Seal and Heidi – Was Anyone Ever Rooting For Them?

Most people who know me are aware of my general apathy towards celebrity “news” and gossip. I love movies, TV and music; but what famous people do in their personal lives does not pique my interest. On top of that, I know almost nothing about either Seal or Heidi Klum (although I do have Seal’s…

Finding Success With Group Work In An Online MBA Program

MBA programs are big on collaboration (a.k.a. “group work”). Online MBA programs are not an exception to this rule. But online MBA programs do present some challenges when it comes to group work. However if you are able to work through these challenges, you’ll gain some valuable skills in leadership and team building. Building a…

Rethinking the Saying “Overqualified for the Job”

There is a lot of discussion and advice out there for all types of job seekers; including those who are unemployed or underemployed — in spite of having a good deal of experience and/or education. Since I am not an HR professional, I will not bother to rehash the suggestions coming from that side of…

4 Crucial Tools for Networking In Your Online MBA Program

One of the most popular arguments against online MBA programs is the lack of opportunity to network with your program peers. In my opinion, the need to network within your MBA program is subjective and variable; and I also have no way to compare the two experiences (online vs. face-to-face) firsthand. But I will share…

Another Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

Well here we are again; another year, another MLK Day. Forgive me if I sound a bit cynical this year…it’s not intentional. You see, ever since I’ve had an online presence, I’ve done some sort of tribute to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He’s one of those historic figures that you can never tire…

Don’t Choose A College On Name Alone

Now that more and more high school graduates are going to college, it seems that the pressure is on to find that ‘perfect’ college — you know, the one that will land you the greatest chance of landing a job? Well the thing is that there is no shortage of higher education options out there….