Making Family Business Experience Count on a BSchool App (Beat-The-GMAT, 4 March 2011)

Because of the (quite enviable) close family ties that exist in India, many applicants have a large amount of experience working in a family business rather than for large corporations. This is often hard for Westerners to understand or comprehend since, especially in America, people tend to leave home for good around 17 or 18 years of age with very few people working for family businesses (or needing an MBA within one).

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The Business School of Tomorrow

Toward the future, the business school model will drastically change. Forced by companies and students alike to graduate “doers that think” rather than “thinkers that make do”, schools will soon begin providing programming that is much more akin to hands-on mentorship with industry leaders than the textbook-oriented, spreadsheet-based tooling  widely offered.