Mentorship can be a funny thing.
Some guides engage us over long periods giving us consistently helpful advice and helping us grow and progress. They offer coaching and candor. They even bestow much needed cheerleading from time to time.
Whether you're in the middle of the MBA admissions process or you haven't even decided if B-school is for you, you're no doubt considering the potential profits and losses of this important decision. Perhaps you've compared the curriculum specialties at various schools, researched different universities scholarships, and looked into what type of extracurricular opportunities will be available to you. But a question remains: Have you thought about how being female will impact your B-school experience?
Nine months into traveling around the country, promoting the ideas in my book to different audiences of women, I found myself on top of the world the other day.
I had a particularly high-pressure presentation to give, to a large, extremely established crowd. My points of contact had a very clear picture of what they wanted, and I wanted very much to deliver. I researched details about the client and felt pretty well prepared.
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