Is MBA + Engineering the key to success? Experts bust common myths

Is MBA + Engineering the key to success? Experts bust common myths

Myths surrounding MBA and engineering, placements and studying abroad, decoded by career counsellors and students ‘An engineering degree should always be followed by an MBA’. ‘Good grades guarantee a good job’. ‘Admission into a top B-school means you have a secure future’. Career counsellors and education consultants say these are some of the most common myths that need busting, as students prepare to step out of college and look beyond. “There are so many options today, and so much has changed, that parents and students start out very confused,” says…

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Dieting Success May Depend on Brain Wiring: Study

Dieting Success May Depend on Brain Wiring: Study

Can’t stick to a diet? Your brain wiring may be to blame, say scientists who found that the ability to self-regulate body weight may depend on a person’s brain structure. Obesity and dieting are increasingly common in contemporary society, and many dieters struggle to lose excess weight, researchers said. After studying the connections between the executive control and reward systems in the brain, Pin-Hao Andy Chen from Dartmouth College in the US and colleagues showed that dieting success may be easier for some people. This is so because they have…

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