5 Steps to a Graduate Business Degree
You’ve decided to get a graduate business degree. What’s next?
Although there are no short cuts, following this proven five-step process can help you streamline the process:
1. Assess Your Strengths
Whatever your future goals may be, you first need to take an objective look at yourself—your past experience, your motivation, and your abilities—through a detailed self-assessment.
2. Decide Your Career Path
The best time to think about the future is now—especially when it comes to your career. Whether you’re in or entering the working world, it’s in your best interest to start planning for your future now.
3. Know How You Fit
Whether it’s in an interview or in your application, admissions representatives will want to know that you can succeed academically and professionally in their program. You need to make a convincing case for your abilities.
4. Study For and Take the GMAT® Exam
Starting well in advance to study for the GMAT exam gives you the opportunity to use some outstanding (and even free) preparation materials.
5. Choose a School and Program
How should you select the graduate business school and program that best matches your present interests and future career goals? There are a lot of factors to weigh in making your choice.
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