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Aisha Hurston Is Proving That Anyone Can Earn an MBA, One Video at a Time


Coming from both a disadvantaged and nontraditional background, Aisha Hurston has made it her mission to show others that no matter your background or formal training, it’s possible to earn an MBA. 

In 2013, Hurston earned her Juris Doctorate from

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Corporate, Nonprofit Leaders Provide Insight on How to Position Yourself for Board Service During Wells Fargo-Led Event


Consortium alumni received a crash course last week on how to successfully secure a coveted spot on corporate and nonprofit boards. During a one-and-a-half-hour virtual event, co-sponsored by The Consortium and Consortium corporate partner Wells Fargo, business leaders shared

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Lessons in Uncertainty: MBAs Share Virtual Learning Insight and Advice for Incoming Students


This spring, many MBAs got a firsthand lesson in uncertainty and what it truly means to be flexible. Schools and students were forced to adjust to the realities of the pandemic, as they had to suddenly and rapidly shift from

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Job Searching in the Time of COVID-19: One Expert Shares Advice on How to Land Your Next Gig (Yes, it’s Still Possible)


There is hardly a person who hasn’t been affected by the current pandemic, but while COVID-19 may be here to stay, life must go on. Despite the current economic crisis and continuing uncertainty, many Consortium members are beginning internships and

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Navigating the MBA Journey: Consortium Alum Al Dea Helps MBAs by Sharing Their Stories


The importance of education to achieving success was something Al Dea learned at a young age. It was an idea cultivated in him by his parents around the dinner table, where he learned about their own journeys to success and …