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How to Secure Strong Letters of Recommendation for Your MBA Application

Letters of recommendation offer third-party credibility and are looked at closely by the admissions committee. This post provides tips for selecting references to write your letters of recommendation.

GMAT or GRE: Which Is Better for Your MBA Application?

Applying to MBA programs can prove to be challenging. View MBA@UNC's application guide for tips on the application process.

How to Strengthen Your MBA Application Resume

A detailed and up-to-date resume is a critical component of your MBA application. By showcasing key accomplishments on your resume, you can help convince the admissions committee that you are a strong candidate for the program. This post provides tips to take into consideration, and you'll be one step closer to strengthening your MBA application.

Managing Your Career with LinkedIn

Today, millions of professionals in virtually all industries use specialized social networking platforms such as LinkedIn to not only manage their careers, but also build upon their real-life networks and establish connections with other like-minded professionals. However, the difference between maintaining a lackluster LinkedIn profile and an active social media presence that can open doors for you is critical, and without a strategic approach to networking on LinkedIn, you could be missing out on remarkable career opportunities.

Why Going Green Is Good for Business

Social and environmental responsibility is much more than a passing fad. Many consumers are turning their backs on businesses that utilize exploitative manufacturing processes, and some are becoming actively involved in evangelizing for environmentally conscious brands. With demand for responsible enterprises and products at an all-time high and word-of-mouth marketing more important than ever to many brands, aspiring executives and business professionals need to understand the importance of social and environmental responsibility within a corporate context to prepare themselves for a career in management at such organizations.

6 Podcasts for Learning Business on the Go

The growing popularity of podcasts means that it's easier than ever to download free audio files and absorb helpful information anywhere you want, whether you're running on the treadmill, driving to work, waiting for a flight or cooking dinner. Podcasts cover virtually every interest from gardening to video games, but business and leadership are among the most popular categories. Here's a look at six podcasts that allow you to gain business insights on the go.