graduate school

Just in case you have fallen for the common misconception that a Harvard master of business administration or MBA is the be-all and end-all of MBAs, let us stop you right there and set the record straight: In a lot of ways it is not. Oh, that’s not to say that Harvard doesn’t deserve its […]

So it’s been said: You have been online much too long when you say “LOL” instead of actually laughing out loud. Funny (and perhaps true) in your everyday life. For most of us, though, the pluses of being online far outweigh the minuses. Depending on your learning style and personal preferences, being electronically and virtually […]

Doing good? Affecting a system? Furthering a cause? That’s public service, one of the most fulfilling and rewarding careers around. And for someone like you who’s considering pushing even further into it by getting your master of public administration (MPA) degree, the opportunities are equally satisfying. Here are just a few of them: Administrative Officer […]

In spite of all the monumental world, business and technological changes of the past several decades, one thing has not changed: A business is only as good as its people. And when it comes to the business of people, it was, is and will continue to be the domain and responsibility of human resource professionals. […]

When it comes to choosing a graduate degree program, the proverbial $64,000 question is always the hardest: “What do you want to do with the rest of your life?” Within your answer to that question lies the answer to this one: “Is a business psychology master’s degree right for me?” Of course, only you can […]

“Begin with the end in mind.” That’s Habit #2 of Stephen Covey’s renowned book, The 7 Habits of Highly Successful People. It’s also highly sound advice for those who are deciding whether or not to pursue a master’s degree in marketing and communications. Think about it. You have to know where you are going in […]

  Of all the MBA programs, in all the towns, in all the world, which one is right for you? Well, in the immortal words of renowned actor Humphrey Bogart, the right MBA program should be “the beginning of a beautiful friendship.” Huh?! That’s right. Your future MBA program is a lot like a beautiful […]

“I have nothing to wear,” says the wife. “I have nothing to wear,” says the husband. Both say the same thing, but is what they say really what they mean? Her translation: “There’s nothing in my closet I want to wear.” His translation: “It’s time to do laundry.” While perhaps an exaggeration of a stereotype, […]

Is an MBA always worth the effort? Short answer: no. That’s not to say you shouldn’t go to graduate school; only that it’s not for everyone. Going to grad school is a major decision. It requires a certain investment of time, money and energy. And even though it amps up your professional credentials and carries […]