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Daniella Baires

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The Connection Between Women and Business School

Mar 22, 2019 by Daniella Baires

Tags: Grad school consideration

Did you know, 22% of women candidates say it's a career goal to be self-employed? And they are choosing business school as their first step to get there! This research snapshot from the Graduate Management Admission Council™ (GMAC™) Market Intelligence team shows the positive impact between women and business school

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5 Questions to Consider Before Graduate School

Feb 22, 2019 by Daniella Baires

Tags: Grad school consideration

There could be several reasons why you are considering graduate school. Maybe you want to advance your career or simply further your education. What ever it may be, consider these five questions as you begin to plan your graduate education journey. 

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5 Ways To Stay Up to Date With Technology Applications at Work

Jan 28, 2019 by Daniella Baires

Tags: Early career advice

Many professional work roles require you to use applications and technologies in addition to the typical Microsoft Office suite. Whether it's a customer relationship management system, a marketing automation tool, or a human resources application, you need to stay in the know. So if you're juggling more than one, check out these tips to help you stay up to date. 

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What Are Co-worker Approved Gifts?

Dec 18, 2018 by Daniella Baires

Tags: Workplace etiquette

The holidays are here and it's the season of giving! As fun as picking gifts for friends and family can be, it's a bit trickier for co-workers. You spend the majority of the day with them, but you're not on the same personal level as your loved ones. So what is an appropriate gift for a co-worker? Take our quiz to find out if you are an expert at gifting or if you should keep looking.

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What Careers are available if I have a Business Master's degree?

Nov 08, 2018 by Daniella Baires

Tags: Grad school consideration

So you decided a business master's is the next move for you. But with so many programs how do you choose the right one? It's important to choose a program that matches your career goals and interests. Check out our infographic that breaks down master's programs by industry and job function to help guide you to finding the right program for you.

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What Are the Benefits of Getting an MBA?

Oct 19, 2018 by Daniella Baires

Tags: Grad school consideration

Exploring the benefits of an MBA is a great first step to learning if graduate business or management education is the right path for you. Maybe you're a recent graduate and want to explore what additional education can do for your future career. Or you may have been working for a few years (or many years) and want to learn how an MBA or business master's can impact your career and your  opportunities. Regardless of your reason, understanding the benefits of an MBA or business master's degree can help you decide if it's the right path for you. Hear from admission directors about the numerous benefits a graduate business or management education can provide to you. 

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Five Steps to Create an Effective Elevator Pitch

Sep 20, 2018 by Daniella Baires

Tags: Early career advice

Whether you're at a conference networking or at a casual happy hour, you could be asked, "So, what does your company do?" Of course you know what your company does, but how do you say it in a short statement that everyone understands? Hello, elevator pitch! We all know what an elevator pitch is, but is yours crafted and ready to go? Use these steps to create an effective elevator pitch for any situation.

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Preparing for Part-Time Graduate School as a Full-Time Professional

Aug 24, 2018 by Daniella Baires

Tags: Grad school consideration

As a working professional, adding graduate school to the mix can seem like a challenge. But there are many working professionals that are successfully balancing both. Planning ahead and keeping an organized schedule can help you accomplish your graduate degree while working. Hear how full-time consultant, Jackie DiMonte, broke down her time to prepare for her part-time program as an MBA student at the University of Chicago. 

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Do I Need a Business Background to Get an MBA?

Jul 25, 2018 by Daniella Baires

Tags: Grad school consideration

Is the lack of a business background stopping you from pursuing an MBA? Well, good news! Business schools accept students with degrees in a wide variety of concentrations. Hear why admission directors and deans from Columbia Business School, Darden School of Business and the National University of Singapore think a diverse background is beneficial.

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Calling all MBA and Master's Students: Share Your Experience With Future Graduate Students!

Jun 27, 2018 by Daniella Baires

Tags: Grad school consideration

Would you like to share your journey toward getting an MBA or Master's degree? The Post College Professional blog would love to hear your story! Check out some of our previous profile posts:

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