How To Become A Corporate Executive

Click here to listen to our conversation with Tom Schick!If you were to ask a senior executive at American Express for his best career advice, what would he answer?

Listen to our interview with Tom Schick, recently retired Executive VP of Communications at American Express, for the keys to corporate success and invaluable advice for young financial services professionals.

2:00 – From untenured NYU professor with an uncertain future to VP at Amex.

5:58 – Demonstrating the company’s commitment to meet the expectations of the 4th constituency: The accomplishment that Tom is most proud of.

15:34 – The skills financial services employers are looking for (and the most common complaint from employers).

20:23 – How to rise to the senior ranks of a corporation.

25:47 – Tom’s 3 tips for a successful corporate career.

30:55 – Recommended reading for young professionals.

32:16 – Back to NYU Stern as a practitioner to share real world knowledge.

34:55 – Final advice: Integrity and success.

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How To Upload Medical Terminology To Your Permanent Memory Bank

Listen to the show!If you love studying and spending endless hours pouring over textbooks gives you a thrill, then this episode will be sure to disappoint.

For the rest of you, though, this week’s guest Adeel Yang is about to rescue you from monotonous memorization and the tedious evil of exam prep.

Listen to Linda’s conversation with the co-founder and president of Picmonic, the visual learning community, and it won’t be long before you are asking yourself “How could I have studied any other way?”

1:52 – Introducing Picmonic and the story of how it came to be.

6:20 – How Picmonic can help Low Stat Pat (or you) increase scores.

8:12 – Who the program is for.  

8:55 – Overview of a Picmonic user experience.  

10:35 – Bonding over test prep: Picmonic’s social community.  

11:40 – Research shows that these techniques will improve your memory retention and test scores. Take it from nerdy med students.

14:13 – The students who make Adeel proud.

15:55 – How a guy with so many interests juggled it all in med school! (And what’s next on the agenda)

19:03 – Was med school worth it for this entrepreneur?

20:59 – What does the future hold for Picmonic?

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Admissions Straight Talk Podcast for MBA School Applicants

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#    Episode Title Date
117  How To Become A Corporate Executive Aug 27, 2015
114  Sustainability, Ross MBA & The Erb Institute Aug 5, 2015
113  How to Think Like A Dean of Admissions Jul 8, 2015
112  Train The Brain, Nail The GMAT [Or GRE] Jul 23, 2015
111  How To Earn A Spot On Team Fuqua Jul 15, 2015
110  The 4 Must-Haves Of A Grad School Application Jul 29, 2015
108  Venture For America: Champion Of U.S. Entrepreneurship Jun 24, 2015
106  The Dangers Of High Scores And MBA Application Strategy May 27, 2015
104  It’s MBA Season: Do You Know Where Your Applications Are? Jun 10, 2015
102  To GRE or Not To GRE? That Is The Question May 17, 2015
100  Jon Medved & Ourcrowd: The Remarkable Story of an Entrepreneur  Apr 29, 2015
99  The Admissions Team at the Very Center of Business Apr 22, 2015
97  A Wharton Grad Rids the World of Bank Fees Apr 1, 2015
96  Exploring the Part Time MBA Options at NYU Stern Mar 25, 2015
94 Mar 12, 2015
92 Feb 25, 2015
91 Feb 18, 2015
90  Valentine’s Day, Economics, and Stanford GSB Feb 11, 2015
89  Making International Student Loans a Prime Investment Feb 4, 2015
88  Entrepreneurship at Stanford GSB: Carlypso Drives Down the Startup St. Jan 28, 2015
86  The Wharton Executive MBA Program: An Insider’s View Jan 15, 2015
85  The Scoop on the London Business School MiM Program Jan 8, 2015
84  Life as an HBS MBA Dec 18, 2014
83  Application Timing: When Should You Submit? Dec 11, 2014
81  Everything You Wanted to Know About MD/MBA Programs Nov 20, 2014
80  An NYU Stern Grad and Strat Consultant Helping Vets Get Into School Nov 13, 2014
79  PayScale: How Much You Can Earn, and How to Earn It Nov 6, 2014
78  The GMAT, the GRE, and the Guy Who Knows them Well Oct 30, 2014
77  Bruce DelMonico on The Yale School of Management Oct 23, 2014
75  HEC Paris: Why to Go and How to Get In Oct 8, 2014
74  At the Nexus of Business & Law: Penn/Wharton’s JD/MBA Oct 2, 2014
73  The Georgetown McDonough MBA: Everything You Need to Know Sep 24, 2014
72  Honing in On the Cornell Johnson MBA Sep 18, 2014
71  The Tuck School of Business and the Global Insight Requirement Sep 11, 2014
70  The GMAT Score Preview and Application Boxes Sep 4, 2014
69  Financial Aid & Health Insurance for International Students Aug 28, 2014
68  A B-School Professor on Main Street, USA Aug 21, 2014
66  A Transformational Year: The MIT Sloan Fellows Program Aug 7, 2014
65  Career Direction: It’s Ok to Love Your Job! Jul 31, 2014
64  The Consortium: Diversifying B-School & Management Jul 17, 2014
63  Masters in Finance: What You Need to Know Jul 10, 2014
61  What to Do at an MBA Fair Jun 26, 2014
59  Breaking Some HBS Stereotypes: An Interview with Ben Faw Jun 6, 2014
58  Which Graduate Schools Should You Apply To? May 15, 2014
57  How to Become a Management Consultant May 29, 2014
55  The Facts About Financial Services Jun 12, 2014
54  Goal Setting, Job Searching, and Sweet Careers May 8, 2014
53  Forte Helps Women in Business Thrive: Interview with Elissa Sangster May 1, 2014
52  Is a PhD a Good Idea? Apr 24, 2014
51  MBAs Across America: Entrepreneurs with a Heart Apr 10, 2014
50  GMAT, GRE, SAT, and All Things Test Prep Apr 3, 2014
49  Linda Abraham on Overcoming Weaknesses Mar 27, 2014
48  5 Million to Share: The 43North Competition Mar 20, 2014
46  An Inside Look at INSEAD Mar 6, 2014
45  Waitlisted! What Now? Feb 27, 2014
44  MBA Admissions According to an Expert Feb 13, 2014
43  Leadership is King: Interview with IMD’s Lisa Piguet Feb 20, 2014
41  The Stanford MSx Program for Experienced Leaders Jan 30, 2014
40  MBA Project Search: Matchmaking for MBAs and Businesses Jan 23, 2014
39  CommonBond’s Story: A Revolution in Student Loans Jan 16, 2014
37  How to Edit Your Application Essays Dec 19, 2013
36  Which Schools are Good for PE/VC and VC-Backed Entrepreneurship Dec 12, 2013
34  NUS: A Small but Mighty Academic Powerhouse in Asia Nov 27, 2013
33  Non-Academic Careers for PhDs: A Talk with Dr. Paula Chambers Nov 21, 2013
31  Business, Law and Beyond: An Interview with John Engelman Nov 7, 2013
29  Global Business Leadership at Wharton’s Lauder Institute Oct 24, 2013
28  Healthcare Management at Wharton and at Large Oct 10, 2013
27  MBA Video Essays: A Conversation with Rotman’s Niki da Silva Sep 4, 2013
26  Dr. Douglas Stayman Shares the Scoop on Cornell Tech NYC Aug 22, 2013
25  From Luxury Marketing to Entrepreneurship: A Talk with Daria Burke Aug 8, 2013
22  Are Online MBAs the Real Thing? Jun 28, 2013
21  Jeff Reid on Entrepreneurship Jun 6, 2013
20  Case Interview Secrets and More with Victor Cheng May 23, 2013
18  MBAs Across America: The Coolest HBS Internship Apr 18, 2013
17  Practice MBA’s Ivan Kerbel: Ready for Bschool & Business Apr 4, 2013
16  Kisses of Death for your Grad School Application Mar 21, 2013
15  About Duke University’s Masters in Management Science Program  Mar 7, 2013
14  About the Owen Graduate School of Management Feb 21, 2013
13  A Conversation About Student Internships Feb 7, 2013
12  SoFi: Alumni Funded Student Loans Jan 15, 2013
11  All Things TOEFL: An Interview with Jon Hodge Dec 6, 2012
10  Interview with Anna Runyan of Classy Career Girl Oct 4, 2012
09  The Benefits of an MBA According to John Byrn Sep 27, 2012
08  The Economist’s Bill Ridgers on MBA Rankings, Trends, and More Aug 30, 2012
06  Introducing the Master in Entrepreneurship Program at the Univ. of Michigan Aug 2, 2012
05  Chris Ryan of Manhattan GMAT on What MBA Applicants Need to Know Jun 28, 2012
04  An Inside Look at The MBA Tour with Peter von Loesecke June 7, 2012
02  The Business of Business Education: An Interview with Matt Symonds May 3, 2012
01  Women, Business School, and the Forté Foundation Mar 29, 2012

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#    Episode Title Date
116   How To Upload Medical Terminology To Your Permanent Memory Bank Aug 19, 2015
115  A Med School With A Mission: Sophie Davis School Of Biomedical Education Aug 12, 2015
110  The 4 Must-Haves Of A Grad School Application Jul 29, 2015
109  The Doctor As Renaissance Man Jul 1, 2015
107  Promoting Financial Health For Doctors Jun 17, 2015
105  Baylor College Of Medicine: A Holistic Approach To Admissions  Jun 3, 2015
103  Attn Med Applicants: A Class Is Matriculated Every Single Year  May 20, 2015
101  Overcoming the Odds: A Story of Med School Inspiration May 6, 2015
100  Jon Medved & Ourcrowd: The Remarkable Story of an Entrepreneur  Apr 29, 2015
98  Yale’s PA Program and It’s New Online Option Apr 15, 2015
97  A Wharton Grad Rids the World of Bank Fees Apr 1, 2015
95  Elliptical, Meet Med School: Interview with Andrea Tooley Mar 18, 2015
93 Mar 4, 2015
90  Valentine’s Day, Economics, and Stanford GSB Feb 11, 2015
89  Making International Student Loans a Prime Investment Feb 4, 2015
87  Medical School Admissions 2015-2016: A Dean’s Perspective Jan 21, 2015
83  Application Timing: When Should You Submit? Dec 11, 2014
82  All Things Postbac Dec 4, 2014
81  Everything You Wanted to Know About MD/MBA Programs Nov 20, 2014
79  PayScale: How Much You Can Earn, and How to Earn It Nov 6, 2014
76  Getting Into Medical School: Advice from a Pro Oct 15, 2014
69  Financial Aid & Health Insurance for International Students Aug 28, 2014
67  Identity, Community, and the World of Med School Admissions Aug 14, 2014
65  Career Direction: It’s Ok to Love Your Job! Jul 31, 2014
62  Insights & Advice of a Non-Traditional Med Student Jul 3, 2014
60  Where MedEd & Leadership Meet: An Inside Look at AMSA Jun 19, 2014
58  Which Graduate Schools Should You Apply To? May 15, 2014
56  MCAT Scores, MCAT Prep, and #MCAT2015 May 22, 2014
54  Goal Setting, Job Searching, and Sweet Careers May 8, 2014
52  Is a PhD a Good Idea? Apr 24, 2014
49  Linda Abraham on Overcoming Weaknesses Mar 27, 2014
48  5 Million to Share: The 43North Competition Mar 20, 2014
47  MCAT Mania: How to Prepare Mar 13, 2014
45  Waitlisted! What Now? Feb 27, 2014
42  All About AMSA and the Premed Journey Feb 6, 2014
39  CommonBond’s Story: A Revolution in Student Loans Jan 16, 2014
38  What You Need to Know About Post-bac Programs Jan 9, 2014
37  How to Edit Your Application Essays Dec 19, 2013
35  A Window into the World and Life of Medical Scribes Dec 5, 2013
30  MCAT Tips and Strategy: An Interview with Don Osborne Oct 31, 2013
28  Healthcare Management at Wharton and at Large Oct 10, 2013
24  A Conversation with Student National Medical Association’s Kemi Tomobi Jul 25, 2013
23  Med School Application Process: From AMCAS to Decisions Jul 11, 2013
22  Are Online MBAs the Real Thing? Jun 28, 2013
20  Case Interview Secrets and More with Victor Cheng May 23, 2013
19  What You Need to Know about Med School Admissions May 9, 2013
16  Kisses of Death for your Grad School Application Mar 21, 2013
13  A Conversation About Student Internships Feb 7, 2013
12  SoFi: Alumni Funded Student Loans Jan 15, 2013
11  All Things TOEFL: An Interview with Jon Hodge Dec 6, 2012
03  Dr. Suzanne Miller on How to Get Accepted to Medical School May 24, 2012

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A Med School With A Mission: Sophie Davis School Of Biomedical Education

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A physician shortage looms large. Enter Dr. Maurizio Trevisan and the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, the newest accredited medical school in the United States.

Listen to the show to find out how the City College of New York medical school is simultaneously paving the path to primary care for “unevenly educated students” and changing the status quo for medically underserved communities.

00:01:47 – History of The Sophie Davis School and its evolution into a med school.

00:03:13 – About the BS/MD program.

00:05:58 – Why a 7-year curriculum is critical for Sophie Davis’s mission.

00:07:15 – Taking chances, supporting students and bringing diversity to the medical profession.

00:14:20 – What pushed the program to get accreditation and what the future holds.

00:17:25 – Alums making the school proud.

00:19:29 – Advice for financially or academically challenged med school hopefuls.

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