Posted on behalf of Aaron Winter
One of the common themes in the business presentations we attended during our global residency trip was the tremendous growth potential of the Brazilian domestic market. One driver of this growth is the increased spending power of the nation’s so-called “class C” citizens. (Brazilians are more literal than Americans about their nation’s wealth distribution; this is not merely an economist’s term but is used routinely in casual conversation. Class C Brazilians earn $12,000 to $15,000 per year and account for 51% of the nation’s population.) Another driver of growth is geographical,...
3 Study Tips to Help You Dominate the GMAT
“Simplicity is about subtracting the obvious and adding the meaningful.” ― John Maeda
Formulating a simple, cohesive GMAT study plan for yourself is a matter of trial and error. Plenty of previous test takers have learned this the long and drawn out way. Prior to hitting the books, take a look at these tips specifically meant for creating a personalized GMAT study plan that have proven successful for hundreds of previous test takers.
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Global Residency Course Brazil
Posted on behalf of Brock Walker
Overall, we stayed very busy during our business trip to Brazil and it was a rewarding and enriching experience, both personally and professionally. Rio was beautiful, the food was delicious, and the people were spectacular. Although we had very narrow windows to go out and explore the city, I thoroughly enjoyed discussing the culture and site visits with other students in the evenings over a late dinner, and will always remember the night we enjoyed dinner at a Brazilian steakhouse, followed...
Posted on behalf of Brock Walker
If you are reading this, chances are you have some level of interest in an MBA Program or management in general. Whether you have a history with George Mason University (Mason) and/or the Mason MBA Program, or are researching possible MBA programs to apply to, this blog will be of interest to you and will give you a peek inside the value the George Mason MBA Program provides to its students. It will also describe the basic experience of...
MBA Program at George Mason University
Posted on behalf of Abigail Isaac, a 2nd year MBA student in the full-time program at George Mason.
Brazil Residency Day One: Shoes and Beer
While evaluating MBA programs in Virginia, I strongly recommended looking at the global program requirements. Having just returned from the Mason global residency in Brazil, I can say unequivocally that the international experience increased the value of my MBA education.
This trip was definitely a mix of work and pleasure. On the first day of company visits (of five) we met with a women’s shoe company...
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