At one time, there was a very straightforward two-year MBA program for business students. Nowadays, aspiring MBAs have many different program options to choose from. Students can attend part-time or even speed up their education. Read more about the different options available to you and get tips on choosing an MBA program.
CEO.com is awarding a $2,500 scholarship to one student pursuing business leadership or entrepreneurship education. Scholarship applicants must complete an online survey and submit a 500-1,000 word essay on the American Education System. The deadline to apply is June 1, 2013. Read more about the CEO of Tomorrow Scholarship.
The competition in the business field is no joke. If you want to find a good position and stand out among your peers, you are going to need a winning resume. Your resume should be well-written, easy to follow, and demonstrate your best attributes. It should also be free of the 5 biggest resume mistakes.
The National Black MBA Association is awarding multiple scholarships through their NBMBAA Scholarship program. Undergraduate and graduate students may apply. Undergraduate recipients receive rewards up to $5,000. Graduate students can receive up to $15,000. Applicants must apply online and submit a 300-word essay on a designated topic. The deadline to apply is June 30, 2013. Read more about the NBMBAA Scholarship program.
Online MBA programs are more popular than ever. There are programs offered exclusively online as well as online versions of campus-based programs. An online MBA can be a good choice for some students, but may not be right for everyone. Read more about online MBA programs to learn about the pros and cons and find out how much an online education will cost you.
If you are an international student who wants to attend business school in the U.S., you should look for schools that have a high number of international students in the student body. These schools pride themselves on diversity and welcome students from all nations. U.S. News and World Report has posted a great list of business schools with the most full-time international students. At least 80 percent of the student body at the top three schools is comprised of international students.
Allen Grove, the About.com Guide to College Admissions, has posted a list of 37 scholarships with May deadlines. The list includes academic scholarships, need-based scholarships, essay contests, random drawing scholarships, and more. Check out the list to find scholarship opportunities that fit your needs.
Many business school students turn entrepreneur while they are still in school or very soon after graduation. The average start-up requires heavy investment at worst and minimal funds at best. If you are trying to raise capital for your new business, check out this interview with CEO Richard Singer.
The web can be a great place to look for a job. Nowadays, many employers post job openings online rather than in print. About.com readers have been weighing in on their favorite places to search for jobs online. See their responses and post your favorite site:
OnlineMBAPage.com, an information and social site for MBA students, has a nice list of 40+ courses and certificate programs that can be completed online for free. Registration is not required for the featured courses, and transferrable credits can not be earned in most cases, but the free learning and knowledge can be beneficial. See the full list of free MBA courses and certificate programs.