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Quotes from Quora: Does getting an MBA make someone a better entrepreneur?

Do you use Quora? You should. It’s a pretty awesome repository for truly educated answers to a whole variety of questions. Think of it as the content quality of Wikipedia, but in very focused Q&A form. Entrepreneurs love Quora, so … Continue reading

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Aiming for a post-MBA career change?

Guest post by MBA Crystal Ball. If you are hoping to use your degree to change careers, then it can be quite a roller-coaster ride.  Here are a few basic principles to keep in mind to make the entire process … Continue reading

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What if I don’t know what to do with my life?

If you’ve looked at any MBA application essays, you’ve undoubtedly noticed a common thread—most of them don’t really allow for uncertainty in your answer. Although some of the questions themselves are vague (e.g. Stanford’s essay asking “What matters most to … Continue reading

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Don’t Panic Friday: Help, I’m unemployed!

It’s almost the weekend, and we know you want to set aside those business school applications, take a break, and have some fun. So every Friday we make it our mission to give you a reason not to panic. Today’s … Continue reading

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Assessing the Value of an MBA

Last week we ran into an article on the Poets & Quants blog, regarding the ROI of an MBA degree: NPV vs. Payback: Shaping MBA Career Decisions. So this got us thinking… Is this really the right way to be thinking about the value of an MBA? Continue reading

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MBA’s and Start-Ups… Friends or Foes?

Interested in working at a start-up? Ever questioned the value of an MBA for a career in entrepreneurship? We’re opening up the discussion on the Business Week forums, and we’ll try our best to answer all your questions. Join the conversation! Continue reading

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Welcome!

Welcome to the Apply in the Sky blog, in which we seek to provide a fresh perspective on all the latest in MBA-related news, as well as our own musings on business school, careers, and life’s big choices… Continue reading

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