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You’re in! Now what?

Congratulations! You’ve been accepted and like most of us you’re thinking “now what?” Fret not, this feeling is mutual. As I prepare myself, the feedback from alumni plus many conversations with my family and friends have made me feel a little more prepared for the challenge of working, studying and maintaining somewhat of a life. But while I’m not truly sure what I’m getting myself into, these are the things that I plan on doing for the next couple of months until I start school and once I’m in my first term. Enjoy the free time: that blissful time...

More on the Goizueta Career Management Center

If you’ve never seen Pixar’s 2016 Oscar-winning short film “Piper,” then stop everything, pay $1.99 and watch it here. Seriously — you’ve probably spent twenty-six minutes just mindlessly scrolling through Twitter today. Just watch it. Like most Disney/Pixar creations, “Piper” has a simple plot but layers of emotional depth. The story follows a hungry bird named Piper on a quest for a meal. To accomplish this mission, Piper must overcome physical and psychological obstacles. The film begins with a scene any beachgoer knows quite well — a swarm of sandpipers running towards the shoreline, beaks dipping into the sand...

How important is employer support?

A major consideration of any working professional pursing a graduate degree is the support they get (or may not get) from their employer. I have friends and colleagues who have left a company in part due to weak support for their part-time MBA and others who have turned down very lucrative offers to change roles because it would mean they could no longer realistically pursue their MBA.