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September 10, 2012
6 Things That Might Surprise You About B-School

Well I’m 3 weeks into my last semester of my MBA program, and I thought I might take a moment or two to reflect (before I get too excited about graduation). Not necessarily about my experience in general (maybe that will come later), but about all of the things that surprised me along this journey. […]

July 4, 2012
Is FGCU Moving Away From Distance Learning?

It’s been 3 years since I started my MBA program at FGCU. I’ve changed a bit since then; and it seems that my school as changed as well. In fact, I have that odd feeling that you get sort of when you are in a relationship and things turn out not to be exactly as […]

April 29, 2012
The Worth Of An MBA

Over the past week or so, I’ve been reading quite a few articles regarding the worth of college and MBA programs in particular. I can respect and see the perspective of those that say that an MBA degree is overrated. However the ongoing theme of these conversations is return on investment (ROI), using a very […]

February 28, 2012
Being a Black Student at WVU

When I decided to go to West Virginia University, it was a very haphazard decision. I had applied, I was accepted, and it had a decent reputation…so I enrolled. To be fair, I at least took a tour of the place before paying my first tuition payment. But I did not look into the culture […]

January 31, 2012
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 […]

January 23, 2012
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 […]

January 19, 2012
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 […]

January 14, 2012
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. […]