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#141 The Mindset to Make a “3D” Career Change – From Wastewater Engineer to Luxury Brand Manager with Laura Pan, SDA Bocconi MBA ’18

Laura Pan, SDA Bocconi MBA

Are you pursuing an MBA to make a “3 dimensional” (3D) jump into a new geography, function and industry? Laura Pan, an Australian attending the full-time SDA Bocconi MBA in Milan, Italy, shares how she went from a wastewater treatment engineer to luxury brand manager, her dream job. Laura shares what it’s like to study in Italy, as well as the mindset necessary to capitalize on opportunities as an MBA student. Laura also opines on the myth and reality of attending a business school outside the top 10.

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#140 RSM MBA Program & Admissions Interview with Brandon Kirby

Brandon Kirby, Director of MBA Marketing & Admissions, RSM MBA

Brandon Kirby, Director of Marketing & Admissions, discusses what makes the RSM MBA unique, the school’s admissions process, career opportunities and more.

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Surprise, I’m Going to Business School! (tips for the untraditional applicant)

Have you received disheartening feedback from MBA admissions experts – including from us at Touch MBA? Kate Galloway, a nurse and Texas McCombs MBA, believed she had more to offer than what met any reviewers standardized checkboxes.

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#139 Breaking into Energy & Sustainability (as an MBA)

Vince Faherty, London Business School MBA '10

How can you break into the energy industry as an MBA? Vince Faherty, London Business School MBA ’10, shares his experience working in the energy industry for over 10 years. Vince is currently working for Google as Head of Northeast & Midwest Energy Partnerships.

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#138 MBA Resume Do’s and Don’ts (Plus Templates!)

Your resume is often what MBA admissions officers first see, and frames how they view the rest of your profile. Follow this checklist of CV ‘do’s and don’ts’ to make make a strong first impression and set the stage for a successful application.

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2 Years, 8 Dings and 2 Scholarships Later  –  My Reflections on the MBA Application Process

How did one re-applicant recover from 8 dings to win 2 admits (with scholarships!)? Brendan Marschner, Emory Goizueta MBA ’20, shares two hard-earned lessons.

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#137 From Stand Up Comic to MBA Student with Rob O’Reilly, USC Marshall MBA ’20

Rob O’Reilly performed stand up comedy for 16 years. Then he decided to get an MBA. We discuss his application journey to USC Marshall, where he’ll start this Fall.

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#136 Military to MBA to Management Consulting with Alex Tuininga, Harvard MBA ’18

Alex Tuininga, HBS MBA '18

Alex Tuininga, HBS MBA ’18, discusses his transition from a navy intelligence officer to Harvard MBA to BCG management consultant. Alex also shares his thoughts on MBA recruiting and social life as a married, older student.

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#135 Michigan Ross MBAs Reflect on Their First Year & Discuss the Journey Ahead

Kashay Sanders, Michigan Ross MBA '19

Guest Host Sabaina Kamara, Michigan Ross MBA ’19, invites her friend and classmate Kashay Sanders to share her experience as a first year MBA student at the Ross School of Business. Listen to get a real-time, inside look into the “MBA1” experience at a top b-school like Ross.

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#134 Successful MBAs, Leadership & High Performing Teams with Prof. Randall S Peterson of LBS

Professor Randall S Peterson of London Business School

Guest Host and London Business School (LBS) MBA Mathias Keller invites Dr. Randall S. Peterson, Professor of Organisational Behaviour and the Academic Director of the Leadership Institute at LBS, to share his thoughts on successful MBA students, how to develop leadership skills, and how to build high performing teams. Don’t miss this first guest hosted episode and sample leadership lessons you’d learn at one of the world’s top business schools.

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#133 Breaking into Media & Entertainment (as an MBA)

Mark Zee, UCLA Anderson MBA '14, at Avengers Infinity War Premiere

How does MBA recruiting at top entertainment companies work? Darren invites Mark Zee, UCLA Anderson MBA ’14, to share his experience working for 20th Century Fox & Disney, where he is Director of Pay TV & Digital Sales.

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#132 How to Show Quant Skills (outside your GPA & GMAT)

How can MBA applicants show evidence of quantitative skills outside of their university GPA and GMAT? Do top b-schools accept online courses like Coursera? Admissions Directors from Cornell Johnson, IMD and CEIBS share their thoughts.

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#131 The Quick & Easy Way to Effective MBA Interviewing

Could this be the only book you need to prepare for your MBA interviews?

Inspired by Dale Carnegie’s classic book, The Quick & Easy Way to Effective Speaking, Darren shares a simple 3-part framework to help you choose your best ‘material’ for your MBA interviews. 

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#130 Breaking into CPG (Consumer Package Goods) as an MBA

What do you need to know about MBA recruiting for top Consumer Package Goods (CPG) companies? Darren invites Ana Archbold, Michigan Ross MBA ’07, to share her experience working for companies like Kraft Foods, Unilever, and Johnson & Johnson, where she is currently a Senior Marketing Director for Neutrogena. Darren and Ana pay special attention to the recruiting process and what applicants can do to maximize their chances of landing internships and jobs. Ana also shares her thoughts on working internationally after getting a top US MBA.

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#129 Breaking into Brand Management (as an MBA)

Michael Schwartz, NYU Stern MBA '16

What do MBA applicants need to know about MBA careers in brand management?

Darren invites Michael Schwartz, NYU Stern MBA ’16, to share his thoughts after working in brand management for companies like Philips, Unilever, and Heineken, where he is currently a Brand Director for the Amstel beer line. Michael also shares his thoughts on the part-time MBA experience.

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#128 How I Got Into Insead

Massine Bouzerar, a 25-year old Canadian, was backpacking through Myanmar in July when he realized he wanted to start his MBA asap. First round deadlines were looming in September. Within 3 months he wrote the GMAT and submitted a successful application to Insead. What should you do when your back is against the wall? Massine shares his experience and what he did to get accepted to one of the world’s top MBA programs: Insead. 

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6 MBA Programs to Launch Your Career in the High Tech Industry

Best High Tech MBA Programs

Written by Molly Ellison. Photo courtesy of Christiaan Colen via Flickr. What began with a few computer wizzes in garages and dorm rooms has grown into one of the world’s largest – and most pervasive – industries. The technology sector, led by Silicon Valley evangelists and the like, has transformed the way we do nearly everything. So, it’s no surprise that as the industry’s employment numbers continue to boom top b-schools are sending grads to companies like Amazon and Google in […]

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6 MBA Programs to Launch Your Career in the Energy Industry

Energy MBA V2

Written by Molly Ellison. Photo courtesy of Jondaar_1 via Flickr. Do you want to climb to the top of a petroleum giant like Shell? Or, maybe you’re more interested in the large scale distribution of renewable energy? Either way, getting an MBA will set you apart from the crowd in the energy industry. Whether you want to land in the plains of energy-rich Texas or the innovative Bay Area, top programs in the U.S. and Canada offer students strong academic […]

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#127 HKU MBA Program & Admissions Update with Sachin Tipnis

Sachin Tipnis, Executive Director of MBA Programmes at HKU

Sachin Tipnis, Executive Director of MBA Programmes at the University of Hong Kong, discusses what makes the HKU MBA unique, the school’s admissions process, career opportunities and more.

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5 MBA Programs to Launch Your Career in the Entertainment and Media Industries

Entertainment Media MBAs

Do you dream of calling the shots at a Hollywood movie studio? Or taking the helm at a media empire in the Big Apple? Getting a specialized MBA will give you a strong business foundation and network to help you break into the exclusive entertainment and media industries. Read on for more about top MBA programs to launch your career in show business.

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#126 Cornell Johnson MBA Admissions Interview with Eddie Asbie

Eddie Asbie from Cornell University’s Johnson MBA Program joins the show to discuss what makes the Cornell MBA unique, the school’s admissions process and career opportunities for Cornell MBAs.

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6 MBA Programs to Launch Your Career in Healthcare

Top MBA Programs for Healthcare Management

Looking for a booming industry that’s in need of talented MBA grads? Then pursuing a career in healthcare – and getting a specialized MBA to kick-start your journey – may be your answer. Read on for more on some of the best b-schools that will prep you for a career in America’s fastest growing sector.

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#125 Should You Hire an MBA Admissions Consultant?

When should you use an MBA admissions consultant? How can you get the most value? What should you look for when hiring one? As a former MBA Admissions Director and Admissions Consultant, Darren shares his thoughts.

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6 MBA Programs to Launch Your Career in Social Impact

Top MBA Programs for Careers in Social Impact

There are hundreds of strong MBA programs around the world that say they can help you launch your career in social impact. We’re here to help you sift through the rankings and industry jargon to find the right fit for you. We’ve identified six standout b-schools that complement their strong curricula with robust co-curricular opportunities in order to expose students to the social impact, social entrepreneurship, and corporate social responsibility (CSR) industries.

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#124 Georgia Tech Scheller MBA Admissions Interview with Katie Lloyd – “At the Intersection of Business and Technology”

Katie Lloyd, Executive Director of MBA Admissions, Georgia Tech Scheller MBA

Katie Lloyd, Executive Director of MBA Admissions at Georgia Tech’s Scheller College of Business, discusses what makes the Georgia Tech Scheller MBA unique, the school’s admissions process and career opportunities for Georgia Tech MBA students.

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#123 ESSEC Global MBA Admissions Interview with Vivien Koh

Vivien Koh from Essec Business School joins the show to discuss what makes the Essec’s MBA unique, the school’s admissions process and career opportunities for Essec MBA students.

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#122 Breaking into Data and Business Analytics (as an MBA)

Shane Rai, Co-Founder of TenPoint7

What do MBA applicants need to know about MBA careers in data and business analytics?

Darren Shane Rai, Co-Founder of TenPoint7, to share his experience breaking into data and business analytics and as a recruiter in the industry.

Garret has worked in venture capital and related jobs in San Francisco for 7 years – don’t miss his hard-earned insights into the industry!

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#121 21 MBA Application Questions Answered

7 senior MBA Admissions Directors from Berkeley Haas, Cornell Johnson, Virginia Darden, Duke Fuqua, NYU Stern, Michigan Ross, and Yale School of Management came to Vietnam this Fall for an MBA admissions panel.

Darren shares the questions asked and lessons learned from the event.

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#120 Breaking into Venture Capital (as an MBA)

What do MBA applicants need to know about MBA careers in venture capital?

Darren invites his friend Garrett to share his experience, both as an MBA student looking to break into venture capital and as an interviewer for Hewlett Packard Ventures.

Garret has worked in venture capital and related jobs in San Francisco for 7 years – don’t miss his hard-earned insights into the industry!

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#119 Breaking into Investment Banking (as an MBA)

What do MBA applicants need to know about MBA careers in investment banking?

Darren invites his friend Scott to share his experience, both as an MBA student looking to break into investment banking and as an MBA recruiter for Wells Fargo Securities.

Scott has worked in investment banking for 7 years after his MBA – don’t miss his hard-earned insights into the industry!

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#118 Full-time vs. Part-time vs. Online vs. Executive MBA – Which is the Right MBA for You?

What is the difference between Full-time, Part-time, Online and Executive MBA (EMBA) degrees? Which one makes most sense for you?

A number of you coming to Touch MBA for school selection help are considering multiple MBA program formats so I thought it would be good to dedicate one short episode to covering key differences from an admissions, curriculum, career and reputation perspective.

Dirk is involved in all 4 MBA programs for IE Business School so I played the role of “applicant” and asked him common questions I get.

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#117 Breaking into Management Consulting (as an MBA)

What do MBA applicants need to know about MBA careers in management consulting?

Darren invites his friend Sandra to share her experience, both as an MBA student looking to break into consulting and as an MBA recruiter for McKinsey & Company.

Sandra worked in management consulting for 5 years after her MBA – don’t miss her hard-earned insights into the industry!

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#116 Interacting with MBA Admissions Officers at Events

How can you make a memorable impression on MBA Admissions Officers at MBA recruiting events? Drawing on his experience recruiting at MBA Tours and information sessions, Darren shares his best tips for how you can stand out.

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#115 Charting Your Own Path in China with Jesse Miller, CEIBS MBA ’17

Why did an American Ivy League graduate decide to pursue an MBA in China? Jesse Miller, CEIBS MBA ’17, discusses the pros and cons of pursuing a top-ranked MBA in Asia.

Listen to one applicant’s take on using the MBA to chart your own path.

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#114 Stephen Huber, USC Marshall MBA ’18 on Getting Off the Waitlist, Preparing Significant Others, and Breaking Into a New Industry

Stephen Huber, USC Marshall MBA '18

Stephen Huber discusses his MBA experience at USC Marshall, from what he did to get off the waitlist, to preparing his wife for an intense first year, to leading the High Tech and Interactive Gaming Associations, to landing internships and jobs in tech and the hard-to-break into entertainment industry.

After listening to this talk, you’ll have a good idea of what it takes to make the most of your MBA experience, especially as a career switcher. 

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#113 Nobody Wants to Read Your Sh*t

Nobody Wants to Read Your Sh*t by Steven Pressfield

Inspired by Steven Pressfield’s book, Nobody Wants to Read Your Sh*t, Darren offers 3 pillars to present a memorable MBA story: concept, theme, and structure (hook, build, payoff).

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The Best MBA Programs in Spain

The Ultimate Guide to Spain's Top MBA Programs

The ultimate guide to Spain’s best full-time MBA programs. Compare Spain’s top MBA programs head-to-head and get the inside scoop from Admissions Directors and students.

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The Best MBA Programs in Australia

The Ultimate Guide to Australia's Top MBA Programs

The ultimate guide to Australia’s best full-time MBA programs. Compare Australia’s top MBA programs head-to-head and get the inside scoop from Admissions Directors and students.

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#112 LinkedIn Tips for MBA Applicants

Top 7 LinkedIn Tips for MBA Applicants

Your LinkedIn profile could be the first thing business schools see.

Darren draws on his admissions experience and shares 7 tips to make a good first impression, reinforce your MBA story, and highlight additional qualities not in your application.

MBA programs are looking at your social media, especially your LinkedIn profile. Take 15 minutes to follow these guidelines and represent yourself well to b-schools, MBA students & alumni, and future employers.

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#111 MBA for Entrepreneurs – Worth It?

Alex Kubo, Burrow

Many MBA applicants are interested in entrepreneurship, but have trouble reconciling the cost of an MBA with their goal of starting a business. Darren invites 2 recent Wharton MBA graduates, Alex Kubo and Renata Arauz De Stefano, to discuss if an MBA helps you become a better entrepreneur. Alex currently works at Burrow.com, a Y Combinator backed startup in New York City, and Renata started Mwayi, a fashion social enterprise that brings customized, African-print apparel to US consumers.

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The Best MBA Programs in Germany

The Ultimate Guide to Germany's Top MBA Programs

The ultimate guide to Germany’s best full-time MBA programs. Compare Germany’s top MBA programs head-to-head and get the inside scoop from Admissions Directors and students.

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#110 Great MBA Letters of Recommendations with Caroline Diarte-Edwards

Caroline Diarte Edwards, Director of Fortuna Admissions and former Director of MBA Admissions at Insead, and Darren cover best practices for securing great MBA letters of recommendation. Don’t miss this detailed and open-ended discussion between 2 former Admissions Directors so you can sidestep common mistakes and understand what top b-schools consider an excellent letter of recommendation.

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#109 Crafting Your Best Story & Applying Through the Consortium with Sabaina Kamara, Michigan Ross ’19

Sabaina Kamara, Michigan Ross '19

Sabaina Kamara, a Touch MBA listener and Admissions Edge Member, details what she did each step of the way to craft her best story – one that got her admitted to 4 top 20 US b-schools, including Michigan Ross, where she will head to this Fall. Sabaina also shares the benefits of applying through the Consortium, and her best application tips on career goals, school selection, GMAT, resumes, essays and MBA interviews.

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#108 How to Finance Your US MBA with Phil DeGisi, CommonBond

Phil DeGisi - Chief Marketing Officer of CommonBond

Most applicants are 100% focused on getting IN a top MBA. Then after the euphoria of getting in, the hard reality of financing the MBA hits them in the face. Darren talks to Phil DeGisi, Chief Marketing Officer of CommonBond, about what applicants can do to get the best MBA loans for US MBA programs.

Darren and Phil also talk about the Dartmouth Tuck MBA, the MBA’s usefulness in the marketing industry, and what applicants should look for in an MBA network.

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The Best MBA Programs in France

The Ultimate Guide to France's Top MBA Programs

The ultimate guide to France’s best full-time MBA programs. Compare the France’s top MBA programs head-to-head and get the inside scoop from Admissions Directors and students.

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#107 Queen’s MBA Admissions Interview with Matt Reesor – “Team-based”

Matt Reesor, Director of Queen's MBA, Smith School of Business

Matt Reesor from Queen’s University Smith School of Business joins the show to discuss what makes the Queen’s MBA unique, the school’s admissions process and career opportunities for Queen’s MBA students.

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#106 The GMAT Episode

How do top business schools use the GMAT to evaluate you? What exactly are they looking for? What do you need to score and on which sections? When should you retake the GMAT? Do schools prefer the GMAT or GRE?

Darren asks Admissions Directors from 3 top schools – HKUST (Hong Kong), IESE (Spain) and Michigan Ross (USA) – tough questions about the GMAT. Listen on to get answers to the GMAT questions you’ve always wanted to ask.

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#105 Life as a Business School Professor with Gregor Halff

Amid all the attention paid to rankings, average salaries, and ROI, one crucial part of the MBA experience often gets overlooked – faculty. After all, you are spending more than 700 hours in class at most top MBA programs. In this episode, Darren invites Professor Gregor Halff to give you a behind the scenes look at the life of a business school professor. What does their typical day look like? What are their responsibilities? What are they looking for from MBA students? And what should MBA applicants look for and expect from MBA faculty? Listen on to better understand what b-school professors do and how this could influence your experience.

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The Best MBA Programs in the United Kingdom

The Ultimate Guide to the United Kingdom's Top MBA Programs

The ultimate guide to the United Kingdom’s best full-time MBA programs. Compare the United Kingdom’s top MBA programs head-to-head and get the inside scoop from Admissions Directors and students.

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#104 CUHK MBA Admissions Interview with Lawrence Chan & David Ahlstrom

Lawrence Chan & David Ahlstrom from CUHK MBA

Lawrence Chan and Professor David Ahlstrom of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) MBA program join the show to discuss what makes the CUHK MBA unique, the school’s admissions process and the career opportunities in the region.

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The Best MBA Programs in Canada

The Ultimate Guide to Canada's Top MBA Programs

The ultimate guide to Canada’s best full-time MBA programs. Compare Canada’s top MBA programs head-to-head and get the inside scoop from Admissions Directors and students.

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#103 Advice for MBA Reapplicants with Neethling McGrath, Columbia MBA ’19

Neethling and Darren at CEIBS Pre-MBA Bootcamp 2016

Neethling McGrath, an Admissions Edge Member, shares the ups and downs of applying, reapplying and getting into his first choice: Columbia GSB.

Neethling shares what he did differently the second time around and what he believes were the factors for his application success.

To those of you who got dinged and are re-applying to top programs, this episode is for you.

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#102 Last Minute Application Tips with Clare Simonis, HBS MBA ’19

You decide you need an MBA. You check your schools’ application deadlines – only 1 month left before Round 1 apps are due! What to do?

Clare Simonis found her herself in this situation last Fall. With deadlines 1 month away, she applied to HBS, Stanford GSB, MIT Sloan and Berkeley Haas. She got into HBS and Haas and will be starting at HBS this Fall.

Clare shares her journey and tips for those of you scrambling to apply last minute. Not the ideal situation – but certainly a common one.

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#101 Are Business School Students Career Ready? with Jeff Kavanaugh

Jeff Kavanaugh, Author of Consultant 2.0

With 200,000 MBAs graduating each year, are business schools preparing “career ready” employees?

In a sweeping survey of 10,000 recruiters, 3,000 business students (both MBAs and undergraduates), and 500 B-school career center leaders, Jeff Kavanaugh found that all three constituencies had different perceptions of what’s important and where they stand.

Darren and Jeff discuss the 4 main skills recruiters are looking for, where business school graduates are perceived as falling short, and what you can do to boost your employability. Jeff also shares what competencies consulting firms are looking for from MBAs, and what non-consultants can do to break into the industry.

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How to Choose the Right MBA Programs for You

We’ve helped over 1,000 MBA applicants from 50 countries shortlist MBA programs. Follow these 4 steps to find business schools that fit you best.

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#100 Our Most Popular Guests Answer: “What 1 Action Can Candidates Take to Dramatically Improve Their MBA Application?”

Touch MBA's 100th Episode

To celebrate the 100th episode of the Touch MBA Podcast, we invited our 9 most popular guests to answer 1 question: “What 1 Action Can Candidates Take to Dramatically Improve Their Application?”

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#99 Preparing for MBA Interviews with Vince Ricci

Vince Ricci of VincePrep

Vince Ricci from VincePrep shares his best MBA interview preparation tips, from mindset to strategy to tactics. Vince has some of the most downloaded Youtube videos on MBA interviews and has helped hundreds of applicants get past this final hurdle so don’t miss this one!

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#98 Insead Insights Real Time: President of Private Equity & Venture Capital Club, Rahul Kewalramani

Rahul Kewalramani, Insead MBA

Rahul Kewalramani, Insead MBA 16D, shares his thoughts on leading the Insead Private Equity and Venture Capital club, finding jobs in Private Equity and Venture Capital, the January vs. September intake, differences between Singapore and Fountainebleu’s campus and cultures, exchanging at Wharton, bidding for exchanges/classes at Insead, entrepreneurship, hot industries at Insead and more.

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#97 Michigan Ross MBA Program & Admissions Q&A with Son Nguyen

Son Nguyen, Associate Director of Admissions, Michigan Ross

Son Nguyen, Associate Director of Admissions, discusses what makes the Michigan Ross MBA and culture unique and offers his best tips on how to stand out in your application.

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#96 Career Tips for Spain MBAs with Amber Wigmore Alvarez

Amber Wigmore Alvarez

Amber Wigmore Alvarez, Executive Director of Career Services for IE, shares her best career tips for international MBA students considering top business schools in Spain. Amber and Darren discuss work conditions for non-EU nationals, Spain’s new visa policy, achieving career goals in a 1-year program, and trends in IE MBA student placement.

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#95 MBA Careers in Social Impact

Pin Chin Kwok, UC Berkeley Haas MBA '09

Pin Chin Kwok, UC Berkeley Haas MBA ’09, shares her journey pursuing a social impact career as an MBA applicant, student and alumni. Pin majored in Finance & Operations Research at NYU and worked 7 years at Citi in the finance industry before starting her MBA. Pin and Darren discuss what social impact applicants (broadly defined as those who want to work in corporate social responsibility, social entrepreneurship, non-profit, government/public policy, and corporate social responsibility) should look for when shortlisting MBA programs, securing internships/jobs in the sector, and planning their careers.

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#94 US Visas: What International MBA Students Need to Know About Working and Staying in the US

Emma Fisher, NYU Stern MBA '15

Emma Fisher, NYU Stern MBA ’15, shares what international MBA students must know about working in the US during and after their US MBA. Emma and Darren walk through the common visa path for most international students – from F1 student visa to OPT/CPT to H1B. Emma also shares ways international students can maximize their chances of working in the US post-MBA.

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#93 Which Extracurriculars?

Rakugo, Traditional Japanese Storytelling

Darren offers 3 questions to consider when presenting your extracurricular activities and shares examples from successful applicants. The volunteering / activities / interests / achievements / additional part of your resume is anything but “additional.” Make it count!

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I Got Into 8 Top MBA Programs; These Are My Top 3 Tips

Will Morgan - Texas McCombs MBA

Will Morgan, an oil & gas engineer looking to transition to management consulting, got into ALL 8 programs he applied to – here are his top 3 tips for getting admitted. Will heads to UT Austin McCombs MBA on scholarship this Fall.

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My CEIBS Pre-MBA Bootcamp Experience

CEIBS Pre-MBA Bootcamp

Considering going to CEIBS Pre-MBA Bootcamp? Darren shares an on-the-ground account of the CEIBS Pre-MBA Bootcamp so future participants (and CEIBS MBAs) know what to expect from Mainland China’s #1 MBA Program.

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#92 MBA Careers Uncovered with Ivan Kerbel

Darren speaks with Ivan Kerbel of Practice MBA about what applicants need to know about MBA career strategy. A Wharton MBA himself, Ivan headed Yale SOM’s Career Development Office and was also a Associate Director at Wharton’s MBA Career Office. There are few people worldwide who have Ivan’s know-how about MBA career strategy – listen on for the inside scoop!

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#91 Overlooked Aspects of the MBA Experience

Having fun at the CEIBS Pre-MBA Bootcamp

Darren shares 3 overlooked aspects of the MBA experience after going through CEIBS Pre-MBA Bootcamp, an intense 5-day immersion in Shanghai, China.

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The Best MBA Programs in Singapore

The Ultimate Guide to Singapore's Top MBA Programs

Looking for the best full-time MBA programs in Singapore? Here’s your ultimate guide! Now you can compare the city’s best MBA programs head-to-head and get the inside scoop from Admissions Directors, MBA alumni and more from Singapore’s best MBA programs.

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#90 Boston University Questrom MBA Admissions Interview with Dana Dubovik

Dana Dubovik Boston College Carroll MBA

Boston University’s Questrom MBA wants to equip its graduates for jobs 10-20 years down the road. One way they’ve done this is by offering industry concentrations in health sector management, public & non-profit management and digital innovation, which are strengths of both the university and the city of Boston. The program also allows students to customize their experience starting in the first quarter and offers 10 functional concentrations. Listen to Darren’s interview with Director of MBA Admissions Dana Dubovik about what makes the Boston University Questrom MBA unique and what the admissions team is seeking from applicants.

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#89 Washington University St. Louis Olin MBA Admissions Interview with Ashley Lautzenheiser

Ashley Lautzenheiser Washington Olin MBA

How has Washington University St. Louis Olin MBA placed 96%+ of graduates within 3 months for the past 4 years? The program prioritizes personal connection through its size, career platforms, and focus on experiential learning. Darren talks with Associate Director of Graduate Admissions Ashley Lautzenheiser about what makes the Wash U Olin MBA unique, admissions, scholarships, careers & more.

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