Business school provides a path that allows you to follow your passion and advance (or recreate) your career, while gaining important leadership skills. And diversity – which brings unique insights, experiences and perspectives to the MBA classroom – is integral to the rich fabric of this invaluable business school experience. Diversity in the classroom better prepares all students to compete in a multiethnic and multiracial global marketplace. It’s also a key priority for employers across the country that target business schools with diverse student bodies. That’s all good news for minority candidates. Yet, even as many top business schools strive

Research and determination are the keys to success, whether you’re 25 or 65 When Wendell Hall was asked to relocate for the 13th time in 31 years, he realized how demanding and unfulfilling his corporate life had become. As a vice president of operations for General Motors Acceptance Corp., he oversaw lending activities among GM dealers throughout the Western U.S. The job required lots of travel and, at age 55, another transfer, this time from northern New Jersey to Detroit. “I wasn’t willing to do that again, so I left,” he says. Mr. Hall accepted an early retirement offer, then