Initially a month before Christmas, this seems unlikely to be your story. But as the day approaches juggling between work and life, most of us still find a hard time trying to think of the perfect Christmas gift for our loved ones.
So, what do we do? Days before Christmas we rush to Sephora and get that overly priced gift basket of flavored toiletries that our niece will probably never use. Yes, all that thinking you began on August only became futile as you acted on all that thinking only mid-December, the height of Christmas shopping season.
Let’s face it we love the crinkly smiles on our loved ones faces and the sparkle in their eyes when we give them the right gift. That is the reason we enjoy giving gifts so much, more so around this time of the year. But sometimes if our wallet is short on cash or there is an especially extravagant gift you want to give someone special on the list, getting a good bargain can never hurt.Regardless of your situation, saving some money always sounds good for everyone. So here are a few tips on how to save some extra cash while you check that Christmas list.
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The MBA Programs with which could boast of the highest number of alumni who are most satisfied with the skills they picked up in their Alma matter was recently the subject of a study by Forbes. Graduates of the year 2010 were considered, a distressing period of time for job seekers in the wake of the Global Recession fallout.
In spite of the less than bright career prospects, at least in the short run, MBA graduates from the elite schools were hardly affected by it. As a matter of fact most of the graduates earned as much as their investment in the business school on an average of four years. In the calculations of the study not only the tuition fees but the two years of lost salary was considered by them. Continue reading –>
In the world of business schools, the pre-eminence of top American business schools continue as we approach 2016. In the latest international rankings by The Economist, no less than 14 of the top 20 full-time MBA B-schools hail from the United States. The top position is also held by an American Business School the Booth School of Business of the University of Chicago.
How Booth Dominates the Rankings
In the surveys conducted by The Economist this dominance by Booth is nothing new having topped the list 5 times within the period of the last 6 years. The rankings take into account both subjective marks by the students themselves as well as hard data. One reason that might be attributed to its runaway success is the more than satisfactory quality of its faculty, careers service along with the best in the world facilities that it provides. It has played host to no less than seven Nobel laureates and has campus presence in Hong Kong and London as well, apart from its home in Chicago. Also to be noted is that fact that the overwhelming majorities, 98% to be precise, find jobs within just three months after finishing their degrees. Continue reading –>