Tag Archives: MBA

Why can’t MBAs write?

The Wall Street Journal asked that question this week (a big thank you to MBA Cookie for passing the story to me). The WSJ story (read it here) suggests that while MBAs are great at math and analytics, they aren’t … Continue reading

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Second Year vs. First Year

¬†First year of business school is trial by fire. It is hard work and endurance. It is learning something new and potentially mind-blowing every day. It is drinking from a fire hydrant of information and figuring how much to take … Continue reading

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Buy brands, fight communism

I worry sometimes that pursuing a career in brand management isn’t particularly noble or good for society. I’m especially reminded of that fact when I talk with my boyfriend, who’s pursuing jobs with companies that make innovative life-saving drugs and … Continue reading

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