MBA Admissions Myths Destroyed: Why Worry? I Volunteered!

Some MBA applicants mistakenly view community service as simply a prerequisite for getting into a top program and sign up for volunteer opportunities without considering whether the organization or cause they are choosing is actually a reasonable fit for them. Community service is generally something positive to highlight in your application, given that it demonstrates altruism and frequently indicates leadership skills as...

  • Erika Väätäinen
  • mbaMission
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World Central Kitchen re-launches Volunteer Agritourism program across Caribbean

Locals and visitors seeking fun and safe outdoor experiences will once again have the opportunity to visit and support food producers in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and The Bahamas through the Food Producer Network, a resilience program of nonprofit organization World Central Kitchen (WCK). The Food Producer Network (FPN) officially launched in Puerto Rico in 2018 in response to Hurricanes Irma and María to help food...


Volunteers brave winter storm to save cold-stunned sea turtles

While the brutal winter storms across the U.S. are difficult for humans, they also put wildlife at risk, particularly cold-blooded reptiles, like sea turtles. Fortunately, instead of staying home and trying to keep warm during massive power outages, volunteers in coastal Texas are braving stormy waters and cold weather by boat or on foot to haul in cold-stunned sea turtles. Sea Turtle, Inc. is overseeing this massive rescue, which has...