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One cannot emphasize enough the importance of annual medical checkups. It is recommended that people get tested for common ailments such as hypertension, diabetes and cholesterol. For sexually active people who may have multiple partners it is imperative they should get tested for sexually transmitted Infections and HIV annually. One in eight people with HIV…

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  National Black MBA Association, Atlanta’s local chapter president Eric Harrison’s favorite sayings is “If you want to know where I stand, watch my feet.” “Well, I stand squarely on my commitment to ensure that the Atlanta Chapter is the premier organization in Atlanta; to ensure that we are focused on people, programs and profitability; to ensure…

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The National Black MBA Association presents ‘The Art of Leadership” A press conference was held at City Hall hosted by Mayor Kasim Reed, the National Black MBA Association president Jesse Tyson and Atlanta chapter president Eric Harrison. The conference discussed the 36th Annual National Black MBA conference, which is coming to Atlanta September 16-20, 2014. Mayor Kasim Reed…

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The following schools are members of The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management and award MBA fellowships and assistance for students. New York – New York University, Leonard N. Stern School of Business Los Angeles – University of California, Los Angeles, UCLA Anderson School of Management Atlanta – Emory University, Goizueta Business School Austin, Texas…

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The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management is perhaps one of the best kept secrets in the MBA world. This organization has been assisting black, Latino and native American students attain their MBA and secure jobs at Fortune 500 companies since 1966. The Consortium states on its website that in its 47-year history it has…

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Entrepreneur and CEO of the Guess Group, Jené Guess-Cash, has one more achievement to her credit — she is also an executive board member and Program Committee co-chair for the Houston National Black MBA Association. Guess-Cash is charged with identifying and developing ideas for general body meetings and topics for Houston’s own special brand of NBMBAA meetings,…

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Along with owning North America’s largest interstate natural gas pipeline system, the El Paso Corporation provides natural gas and related energy products in a safe, efficient, and dependable manner. The energy supply company noted for taking ideas from the possible to the actual, can also boast about the fact, that NBMBAA member, Paul Guillory, is…

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During rolling out‘s recent visit to Cambridge, Mass., we spoke with several black professors and MBA students who shared their experiences on life at an Ivy League institution. –amir shaw Jenn Brown A native of Long Island, Jenn Brown is a second year HBS student. Brown says that HBS has positioned her to have a better grasp of better understanding the…

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  To what degree does your sun burn bright? To what degree does your mind sail to its greatest heights? The importance of a college degree and how we as a community see ourselves, is what buoys us to soar through any door and over rooftops to the offices and the top corporate floors. The…

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Sports can be a great way to develop important relationships and initiate business deals. There are several sports that MBA students and entrepreneurs should learn that could lead to a potential job, contract salary increase or all of the aforemntioned. –amir shaw Polo – The essentials for playing polo include a horse and a long-handled…

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Before applying to business school, it’s important to determine which entry exam, GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) or the GRE (Graduate Record Examination), will be most suitable for you. The GMAT is the traditional test for students entering business school and the GRE serves as the entry exam for graduate school. Although the GRE is mainly for students who choose…

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It was words of encouragement from Dr. Andrew Hill, a professor at Clark Atlanta University that impelled Jerome Clark to pursue his MBA. The Tulsa, Okla., native remembered his mentor’s advice after working in corporate America for three years; he entered Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business on a Consortium fellowship. The marketing director for…

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