Online MBA Survey Results

Ever since I enrolled in my MBA program back in 2009, I’ve been an advocate of online MBA programs. However what I quickly learned is that not all online MBA programs are the same. Take my program for example; it was not an ‘online MBA’, but rather a standard, part-time MBA program where I just…

Online MBA Program Roundup

It has been 6 1/2 years since I first enrolled in an online MBA program. A lot has changed since then in regards to both the technology and availability of online MBA programs. Many top-notch business schools have not only embraced the online MBA format; but have become thought leaders in the online learning industry….

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No, An MBA Will Not Help You

The other day I went to the AT&T Wireless store by my office to purchase some iPhones; and ordeal that took over 2 hours! Luckily for AT&T, the salespeople were good conversationalists and tried to make my wait as pleasant as they possibly could. The district manager was on site and remarked that he was…

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Do You Need an MBA to Run the Family Business? No, but It Helps

Now that you’ve established yourself within the family business, you might have a few ideas about how to increase efficiency or improve sales. Making changes in the family business isn’t always met with open arms, especially when older family members are involved. As a relative newcomer to the business, it’s easy to be dismissed as…

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The MBA Degree: Demystified!

In the not too distant past, I made the decision to go to graduate school…specifically to earn an MBA degree. Back then, I didn’t think that the application and selection process would be that much different from any other graduate program. Well I quickly found out that I was wrong. Not only was I wrong,…

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If You Want An Affordable MBA, Get It Now

When looking at MBA programs back in 2009, one of my main concerns was cost. Basically I wanted the best education I could find at a reasonable cost. My goal was to find an accredited MBA program under $20K. I was successful and the MBA program at Florida Gulf Coast University fit the bill for…

Why I’m Not Adding The Initials ‘MBA’ After My Name

On December 16, 2012, I woke up as a newly minted MBA. Everyone kept asking me if I was excited. Excited? No not really. More like relieved. Relieved at the removal of the insecurity of whether or not I could actually finish or not. Relieved at not having to scramble to buy books, software, or…