What to do with a philosophy major: the view of a philosophy tutor

Posted by The Aged Tutor on 5/30/13 8:30 AM

Suppose you wanted to design an undergraduate major that would provide you with a classic liberal-arts education as well as the skills necessary to gain a competitive edge in some of the world’s most prestigious professions.  It might surprise you, but you'd be hard-pressed to do better than the modern philosophy major.

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Tags: career advice, philosophy

Business School Admissions: What Do MBAs Do After Business School?

Posted by The Aged Tutor on 4/15/13 12:48 PM

Working with a GMAT tutor and enrolling in an MBA program are investments. For most, post-graduation employment is the principal return on these investments. Marquee business schools offer compensation typically 50-75% higher upon graduation than upon entrance. Students exit for such lucrative opportunities into a wide range of companies and roles.

Though the vast bulk take operational and financial responsibilities in established corporations and service companies, a growing population of MBAs have sought less lucrative but more entrepreneurial roles in nonprofits, start-ups, and public sector companies.

In the below paragraphs, I will break down the typical exit profile of these schools in these three categories and what they don't tell you during the application consulting process. If you feel that you could benefit from a one-on-one consultation, I can definetely help.

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First, the top ten business schools typically graduate between 30-50% of their students into operational roles.

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Tags: career advice, MBA admissions