As someone who used to practice law and is now in the Notre Dame MBA program, people frequently ask me to compare my experiences in business school and law school. Rather than continuing to give them my standard reply of, “It’s just…different,” I figured the time had arrived to actually share a few key distinctions.
Teamwork: While you may find study groups to be effective in law school, it is entirely possible to “lone wolf” your way through three years of a legal education. That’s not possible in business school! Once you begin your pursuit of an MBA, you will constantly be called upon to collaborate with classmates to come up with solutions to complex business problems. Continue reading “Business school vs. law school, from someone who’s done both”
One of the most unique aspects of the Notre Dame MBA program is the ability to explore and deepen one’s faith, in addition to searching for a job and studying for classes. Even though Notre Dame is a Catholic university, our MBA student profile consists of diverse faith traditions. As such, the Faith Development Committee (FDC) brings various fun and spiritual experiences that can be enjoyed by all MBA students and their families. Continue reading “Finding faith in the Notre Dame MBA program”
Marketing is one of the major post-MBA career choices at Notre Dame. If you are interested in pursuing a career in marketing, here is a look at the resources and opportunities you will have at your disposal:
In the Classroom
Marketing is available as one of the Notre Dame MBA program’s academic concentrations. Students are able to select up to two concentrations; for example, marketing and business leadership, or marketing and business analytics are common combinations.
Concentrations and courses selected within concentrations vary from student to student and often depend on a number of factors such as the student’s previous work experience, the type of role the student is interested in post-MBA, and the skills on which the student feels they need to build. Continue reading “What is the Notre Dame MBA marketing experience like?”