Month: November 2021

How the HKUST MBA inspired this student to build a career with impact

How the HKUST MBA inspired this student to build a career with impact

After completing high school and undergraduate education in Australia, Stephanie Chow decided to return to Hong Kong to pursue an MBA at HKUST Business School. As a professional actuary, she wanted to explore different roles and build a career with impact. She spoke to MBAGRADSCHOOLS about her decision to study in Hong Kong, how the MBA empowered her to shift roles within the same industry, and the importance of embracing each other’s differences.
Leveraging your performing arts background in an MBA program

Leveraging your performing arts background in an MBA program

Caitlin Abrams wasn’t always interested in the business world. In fact, she originally studied theater and spent eight years of her early career working as an actress in New York. She eventually realized she wanted a change that would provide her with more opportunities for growth. That’s when she started looking into MBA programs, eventually landing on the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University. Caitlin told us about how she leveraged her performing arts background in her MBA and how having an MBA can affect your professional trajectory.
Taking the GRE® General Test for MBA admissions

Taking the GRE® General Test for MBA admissions

The GRE® General Test is the world’s most widely accepted admissions test for graduate school. We spoke to Maria Kirilova, Client Relations Specialist at ETS, who supports business schools in the EMEA region that use the GRE Test as a way to attract top talent to their programs. Maria told us about the benefits of taking the GRE General Test for MBA admissions, the differences between the GMAT® and the GRE test, and advice on how to prepare for the GRE General Test.
The joint Executive MBA that’s still leading the way

The joint Executive MBA that still leads the way

The TRIUM Global Executive MBA is a joint program run by NYU Stern, HEC Paris, and the London School of Economics. Since launching in 2001, it has consistently been ranked as one of the top EMBAs in the world. We spoke to the program director to learn about the TRIUM EMBA, including its growing popularity and return on investment.
Become a technology leader with an Executive MBA

Become a technology leader with an Executive MBA

Peter Minev is a Bulgarian tech entrepreneur who completed his Executive MBA at ESMT Berlin. He’s also the CEO and Co-Founder of Digital Legacy, a digital inheritance service. He discusses the profound impact his first job as a software engineer had on him, what motivated him to study his EMBA at ESMT Berlin, and how what he learned during his Executive MBA has helped him run his own business and transform into a technology leader.