MBA Job Hunt: Networking

All top business schools host events to help students meet recruiters and alumni in various careers Photograph by Fuse/Getty Images

Networking is a necessary part of the MBA job hunt and may be the single most important factor in determining whether applicants get interviews. While applicants have to prove themselves to snag the job, they need to know the right people to get their foot in the door in the first place. Then they need people to advocate for them and eventually mentor them. First, however, they must meet these people and win them over. Here’s how:

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