Get In, Get Out, Get Hired! is an inside look at American MBA programs from a recent graduate’s point of view. Dean’s background prior to the MBA program was in psychology which is clear throughout the book; it looks at MBA success from a social and psychological perspective. Seeking out the best people to work with will make your program much easier. In Get In, Get Out, Get Hired!, you will learn how to analyze other students’ behavior and the qualities to look for that indicate whether peers will be hard, efficient workers in class and on group projects. A psychological perspective is only one thing that sets this book apart from other books. This is also a realistic, no-holds-barred report on everything you will encounter on your journey to becoming an MBA, from orientation to landing your dream job.
This is a guidebook for both prospective and current MBA students who are looking to get the most out of their program with respect to building a professional network, succeeding in courses, and taking advantage of all the opportunities offered through your school and other resources. In addition to the MBA, Dean was also the recipient of a Master of International Business or MIB degree. As a result of his efforts, Dean was afforded the opportunity to study business in Brazil, and he lays out exactly how that was accomplished as well.
In terms of funding and financial aid, there are many creative options laid out in Chapter 10 that Dean personally took advantage of. Another inside and unique look on how you can lower your tuition expense and earn spending money as a student. Dean took advantage of grants, scholarships, fellowships, university employee discounts, and start up competitions with cash prizes to help finance the MBA. All of these strategies are broken down in detail.
If you are just thinking about an MBA, or if you were recently accepted into a program, this book will help you prepare your applications for the schools you wish to attend, set up financial aid, and get ready for the interview, the GMAT, and the new student orientation. You will be guided through how to select the best courses, study for exams, conduct thorough case analyses, choose the best partners to work with on projects, and⎯most importantly⎯how to behave in a way that shows you bring value to any team you join.
Thank yourself for making this investment into your own success. Get ready to change your life, take your professional development to the next level; get in; get out; and get hired!