Creativity and MBA programs and LEGO competitions

MBAs are not generally known to be creative. In fact, many people (including author Seth Godin and Flickr cofounder Caterina Fake) think that business schools kill creativity! We disagree with this statement but think that a MBA programs can do more to teach, develop and promote innovation and creativity. But Can Creativity and Innovation be […]

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Developing an Olympian attitude

The Olympics and Olympians have provided great inspiration over the years. The Olympic games comes and goes every few years but what lessons can we learn from the Olympians who inspired us? What lessons can we apply to achieve an Olympic level of success in our individual lives? What does it even mean to be an Olympian? […]

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Learn Valuation from NYU’s Stern School of Business’ Prof. Damodaran

Hello! I had emailed you last year to let you know about Prof. Damodaran putting his content online for anyone around the world interested in learning finance! Prof. Damodran has just started his next course “Valuation” and has again opened it up for anyone interested in learning. While he had only offered it on Coursekit […]

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Our Education System!

  I found this cartoon on facebook! I cant give credit to its creator because I dont know who he/she is! (Please email if you have any leads) This cartoon has a lot for us to think about.  Yes, our education system is not perfect or far from perfect! But it is still the best […]

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What to do if your online professor is not a good teacher!

What we at GraduateTutor.com do is pretty clear to most people – we provide live online tutoring to MBA students around the country. But we still get the question – who are your customers?! We have outlined who are our customers in a full post here. A section of our customers are smart students who […]

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Will we finally get cheaper text books?

The DOJ has sued Apple and 5 other publishers accusing them of colluding to increase the prices of ebooks. Read more in the WSJ and the Huffington Post.  While the case is about ebooks in general, we are hoping that it will eventually spill over into text books too.   As MBA tutors, we empathize […]

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College is worth it? – Some charts to prove it.

For a long time no one ever challenged the value of education. They all of a sudden there were a lot of critics shouting about the draw backs of the cost of education and the debt students are left with and even declaring that its not worth going to college.  Now the trend is reversing […]

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The only 3 things you need to know for an interview!

George Bradt has an article in the Forbes.  He claims that recruiters agree that the only three things you need to know for an interview are: 1. Can you do the job? 2. Will you love the job? 3. Can we tolerate working with you? It seems simplistic! Overly so. But we as MBA tutors […]

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Understanding Statistics

Understanding statistics is important for many aspects of life, business, work, careers & research.  The Economist has a nice article that shows the importance of statistics and raw data. Read the full article here. If the raw statistics is wrong, no amount of data analysis or quantitative analysis will be helpful. Nice move by the […]

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The Facebook IPO & The Zuckerberg tax!

We have had discussions about the Buffet tax. Now comes the Zuckerberg tax! With the Facebook IPO looming large and the quantifying of Mark Zuckerberg’s wealth there has been a lot of discussions on his tax liability. What is sure is that he will pay taxes of about $2 billion on only the portion of […]

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