Posts by Kelly Vo

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Oct 15, 2015 by

Ivey Partners with Olympic Athletes for Career Management

When it comes to career management, Western University’s Ivey Business School is an expert. That’s why they’ve partnered with the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) to help address Olympic athletes’ concerns about their life after athletics. Many Olympians have questions about what they’re going to do for their career and how they’re going to support themselves financially. That’s why the Game Plan initiative for Canadian Olympians was started. Continue reading…

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Oct 13, 2015 by

Schulich Ranked #1 MBA Program for Business Sustainability Education

Just last week, Corporate Knights, The Magazine for Clean Capitalism, released its 2015 Better World MBA Ranking. The ranking is an annual guide revealing which MBA programs are the best at preparing students to tackle social and environmental issues. It compares programs and looks at core courses, the breadth of faculty research, and support centers that foster comprehensive sustainability-oriented learning experience. Continue reading…

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Oct 13, 2015 by

How to Succeed at Your MBA Interview: Part 1

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It’s MBA admissions season, and that means, for many applicants, interview invitations are starting to roll in. In fact, at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, interviews have already begun for 2016 MBA applicants who submitted early. Continue reading…

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Oct 8, 2015 by

Rotman School of Management Ranked #1 MBA in Canada

When Canadian Business completed their first comprehensive reputational survey of MBA programs in Canada, it was no surprise that the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto was ranked as the No. 1 MBA in Canada. The Stephen J.R. Smith School of Business at Queen’s University and the Ivey Business School at Western University ranked a close second and third, respectively. Continue reading…

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Oct 6, 2015 by

Linamar Donates $1 Million to Lazaridis School at Wilfrid Laurier University

The Lazaridis School of Business & Economics at Wilfrid Laurier University will receive one million dollars from the Linamar Corporation. The donation is focused on supporting the accounting program, and will help establish the Linamar Centre for Accounting Education, according to a recent press release. Continue reading…

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Oct 6, 2015 by

Work-Life Balance Tips for MBAs

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When it comes to applying and attending an MBA program, applicants are met with a variety of options. There are Full-Time MBAs, Executive MBAs, Evening and Weekend MBAs. For many MBAs, the choice of which program to attend can come down to finances, career opportunities, and work-life balance. In particular, work-life balance can be tricky for Executive MBAs and Weekend and Evening MBAs. How do you handle family, friends, work, and school? I spoke with Nicholas Bludau, an Evening MBA student at the University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business to get his insight.

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