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Alumni | Featured

Simon Alumna T’Keyah Andrews Shares How her Mental Health Struggles Transformed her MBA Experience and Life


For T’Keyah Andrews, the MBA experience taught her far more than she could have ever imagined. 

Although she never envisioned graduating from a top-tier institution — let alone, at the age of 27 — she found herself joining The Consortium’s

Featured | Member Schools

Job Market and Workplace Trends Suggest a Banner Year for MBAs in 2022


Rebounding from the pandemic, the job market in 2022 continues to improve across the board, with the outlook for MBAs looking especially promising.

“It’s a great time to be an MBA student because you have your pick of what sectors

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