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Janet Palmisano

Janet Palmisano is a member of the Recruiting and Admissions team at the George Mason University School of Business.

MBA Students Analyze Artist’s Business

Entrepreneurs are taught to think out of the box, and so of course, it only makes sense that a professor of entrepreneurship would also think out of the box when presenting lessons to their students. For students in one MBA course, analyzing the business of an artist was just one of many hands on lessons throughout […]

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10 Top-to-Bottom LinkedIn Best Practices

“In the last 12 months, more people have found a job via LinkedIn than Monster and Indeed combined.” So said The RAIL Group’s Managing Partner, Kyle Green, at a recent seminar on LinkedIn profile best practices. Green was speaking to students in Mason’s School of Business Graduate Programs. Here are his 10 top-to-bottom tips for maximizing […]

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Meet Mason MBA Student Joel Angle

When his conscience called shortly after September 11, Joel answered the call. At 18, Joel Angle began a career with the U.S. military that has taken him to Iraq, Kuwait, Egypt and Thailand. In 10 years, he served as a radio operator, grenadier, intelligence analyst, platoon leader and executive officer. In Joel’s last assignment before […]

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Mason MBA Students Get Top Tips on Powerful Presentations

“You can do it.” That was the message from communications strategist Ted May to the 100 newly minted Mason MBA students at a recent seminar on effective business presentations. Here are some of May’s tactical and immediately applicable tips—all certain to improve your personal presentation style and impact. Know your audience “Audiences are like light,” […]

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On the Road with the Mason MBA: Students Connect with Local Industry Leaders

Fresh from participating in New York City and global residencies as part of their George Mason University MBA program, these members of the MBA Student Association took their own initiative to keep the on-site learning going—organizing a residency-like experience in their own backyard.  First stop: Goldman Sachs, Capitol Hill We were graciously greeted by John […]

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