Tag Archives: COVID-19

Consortium | Consortium News

Attending Our 56th Annual OP in Aurora, Colorado? Learn About Our COVID Protocols Before You Go


Dear OP Attendees,

After two years apart, we are excited to welcome you to our first in-person Orientation Program & Career Forum (OP) — our 56th Annual OP — taking place June 4-8 in Aurora, Colorado. We appreciate your understanding

Consortium | Featured | Member Schools

More Than Soft Skills: Career Services Advisors Share What Companies Are Looking for in MBAs Post-COVID


When it comes to what companies are looking for in MBAs, the answer is both uniformity and distinctiveness. While soft skills like communication and critical thinking and technical skills like marketing and finance are important assets for all MBAs to

Featured | Students

First-Year MBAs Share How They’re Building Community, Staying Focused Despite Challenges Posed by Pandemic


With the first semester well underway, first-year MBAs have now gotten a feel for the ins and outs, the benefits and challenges of business school. After many weeks — and some trial and error — students have largely found their

Consortium | Featured | Prospective Student | Students

What It’s Like to Start an MBA During a Pandemic


This article was originally written and published on LinkedIn on August 17, 2020, by Consortium member Brittany Floyd, a 2022 MBA candidate at the University of Rochester’s Simon Business School.

Before this year, starting a full-time MBA was a rite

Consortium | Featured

Unemployed as a Result of COVID, This Incoming MBA Found Hope in Being Open to New Paths


For Ryan Fleer, getting laid off was just the impetus he needed to shift his career trajectory.

After years working in financial services, first as an equity derivatives middle office analyst at a large French multinational bank, Fleer knew a …