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“You have brains in your head and feet in your shoes, you can steer yourself in any direction you chose”

Monday, November 24, 2014 - 16:26
Por: 
Olivia Ferris Laporte

After talking to several alumni, I’ve decided condense their lessons into short list mixed with my own philosophy of how I want to spend these next two years. A while back, my aunt gave me “Oh, the places you’ll go” by Dr. Seuss. At that time, it didn’t make as much sense as it does now.  As I prepare to start my MBA, I’ve reread it as it is filled with truthful and relatable messages.

Study

A lot. Apparently first year is the most intense year, it’s like the Group of Death in the World Cup. The grading is based on a curve system; therefore your grades...

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Are you my friend?

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 08:53

You have over 1000 friends on Facebook. Which ones are friends in real life?

I read an article in the New Yorker entitled, The Limits of Friendship by Maria Konnikova; in it she states that Facebook enables you to track contacts and acquaintances that would otherwise simply disappear from the radar. That's very good for me for example, I've lived half my life in one country and half in another; this allows me stay in touch with dear people who are physically far away.

Facebook, Twitter and Instagram also enable collective collaboration in ways that...

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How can women succeed?

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 00:00
Por: 
mauren.esquivel@incae.edu (Mauren Esquivel)

INCAE, November 18, 2014—Leaders from the US, Europe and Latin America discussed the main challenges for women's participation. INCAE Business School, together with AmCham and the UN Foundation for Growth, presented the first Euro-American Forum for Women Leaders: "Diversity the key to success", from November 17th-18th at the Intercontinental Hotel, San Jose, Costa Rica.

This forum aimed to create a platform for dialogue where men and women from Europe, the USA and Latin America, from both public and private sectors could exchange ideas,...

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Before leaping into your MBA: advice from the wise

Monday, November 17, 2014 - 16:26
Por: 
Olivia Ferris Laporte

Before starting my MBA, I interviewed several graduates to receive their feedback on their experience (and I also wanted to make sure this was the right choice for me).
From the experiences I gathered, these are the four pointers I believe will truly enrich your MBA:

1. Connect. Really connect

Recently, a friend of mine posted on Facebook term called deep linking. People who seek deep linking are empathetic people who create engaging connections to propose meaningful solutions.
Most of the people whom I’ve talked to, say that their MBA years...

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Before leaping into your MBA: advice from the wise

Monday, November 17, 2014 - 13:29
Por: 
Olivia Ferris

Before starting my MBA, I interviewed several graduates to receive their feedback on their experience (and I also wanted to make sure this was the right choice for me).

From the experiences I gathered, these are the four pointers I believe will truly enrich your MBA:

1. Connect. Really connect.

Connect

Recently, a friend of mine posted on Facebook term called deep linking. People who seek deep linking are empathetic people who create engaging

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