How to Tap Your Network to Help With Your Job Search

Guest Post from Gabrielle, Blogger for The Art of Applying  I’m fortunate to have learned a lot about the power of networking very early on in my career. When I graduated from college in 2006, I used the following steps to get my first job at Disney: Apply for 70-80 entry-level positions and get zero responses… Continue reading

4 Signs It’s Time to Look for a New Job

Guest Post from Gabrielle, Career Coach and Consultant; Founder of GabrielleBill.com  I remember it like it was yesterday. I’d be peacefully asleep, dreaming of some blissful nonsense and then — BEEP BEEEP BEEEEEEP — the shrill sound of my old-school alarm clock would pull me from my reverie at 6:30am. I’d lay there for a… Continue reading

Consultant Spotlight: Mario from Yale School of Management

Bio of Mario from the Yale School of Management Mario holds an MBA from the Yale School of Management, where he focused on asset management and economics. He was a Joseph C. McNay Fellow in Finance, Consortium Fellow, and Robert Toigo Fellow. While at Yale SOM, he co-led the Black Business Alliance and served as a… Continue reading

Recap of Kaneisha’s 2017 Shark Tank Speaking Engagement at SXSW

Guest Post from Renata, Executive Assistant for The Art of Applying  Recently, Kaneisha has the awesome opportunity to speak on a panel organized by the world famous show Shark Tank during the SXSW Interactive festival The panel was titled, “Power Play: What to Expect for the Road Ahead. An Intergenerational Discussion of and for Diverse Entrepreneurs.“… Continue reading

Consultant Spotlight: Catherine from Stanford Law School & Stanford History Department

Bio of Catherine from Stanford Law School & Stanford History Department Catherine has a JD from Stanford Law School and is currently a PhD Candidate in the History Department at Stanford, where she studies human rights movements in the Arab world. Her studies at Stanford are supported by a five-year fellowship, and she has won… Continue reading

Recap of the 2017 SXSWedu Conference & Festival in Austin

Guest Post from Renata, Executive Assistant for The Art of Applying  Hi, I’m Renata. I’m Kaneisha’s Executive Assistant, and this is my second guest post for The Art of Applying blog. Today’s post is about me and Kaneisha’s experience at the SXSWedu Conference & Festival in Austin. Last week, Kaneisha and I spent part of our work… Continue reading

Consultant Spotlight: Lin from Harvard Kennedy School & UCLA Anderson School of Management

Lin has both a MPP from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and a MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management. He was a Public Policy and International Affairs Fellow at Harvard and a member of the UCLA Anderson Honor Society (top 15%). He received full-tuition scholarships at both institutions. Lin received his BS from… Continue reading

Recap of the 2017 Forte MBALaunch Conference in Houston

Guest Post from Renata, Executive Assistant for The Art of Applying  Recap of the 2017 Forte MBALaunch Conference in Houston Hi, I’m Renata. I’m Kaneisha’s Executive Assistant, and this is my first guest post for The Art of Applying blog. Today’s post is about me and Kaneisha’s day in Houston with the women of the Forte… Continue reading

Consultant Spotlight: Judy from Harvard Kennedy School for 33 years

Bio of Judy who worked at Harvard for 33 years Judy joined The Art of Applying team after a 33-year career at Harvard’s John F. Kennedy School of Government where she served on the admissions committee for 25 years. At Harvard Kennedy School, Judy directed the Office of Career Services for many years. In 1997… Continue reading

How to Determine if the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) Mid-Career (MC/MPA) Program is Right for You

Guest Post from Heidi, Consultant for The Art of Applying How to Determine if the Harvard Kennedy School Mid-Career Program is Right for You “Is this program right for me?” It’s a good question to ask yourself for any program. Perhaps more so when considering mid-career programs. The following tips will help you get started:… Continue reading