Looking for a gift that could help you move along the road to getting a MBA? Know someone whose shopping for a MBA student? Take a look at some of these smart presents for the tech-savvy student in your life.
Echo SmartPen – by Livescribe – $149.95 (4GB)/$199.95 (8GB)
Record everything you hear, write, and draw. Tap your notes to play back your recordings. Save and share interactive notes to your computer, iPad or iPhone. The Echo is a 4GB/8GB Smartpen that stores up to 400hrs/800hrs of audio. The microphone allows you to capture lectures, interviews, meetings, or personal recordings.
Living in a digital world any set of notes need to be captured digitally. The Echo SmartPen makes the analog-to-digital conversion easy. For those who take notes with pen and paper primarily this is a great idea for updating your technique.
Driven the Book (Audio Book) – Daniel Pink – $9.95
Forget everything you thought you knew about how to motivate people–at work, at school, at home. It’s wrong. As Daniel H. Pink explains in his new and paradigm-shattering book, the secret to high performance and satisfaction in today’s world is the human need to direct our own lives, to learn and create new things, and to do better by ourselves and our world.
- Autonomy – the desire to direct our own lives
- Mastery – the urge to get better and better at something that matters
- Purpose – the yearning to do what we do in the service of something larger than ourselves.
This is a great book to help you identify what drives you.
iPad WI-FI (32GB) – $599
The iPad is a great tool to collaborate with colleagues, deliver and display presentations, and access, create and share business information. The large, high-resolution display allows users to work like never before. The iPad is thin, light, and provides instant-on access at the press of a button, so work is almost always at-hand.
- Organize your work/student goals and tasks
- Identify the right MBA for you and apply, all on your iPad!
- PC/Mac Compatible.
As the world’s largest privately-owned GMAT Prep and admissions consulting provider, Veritas Prep maintains a large network of instructors, consultants, and students. The Veritas Prep GMAT Practice Quiz iPhone App has been downloaded more than 50,000 on the iTunes store!
The app lets you practice all five GMAT question types — data sufficiency, problem solving, sentence correction, critical reasoning, and reading comprehension. Practice with the app on your own time from where ever you are this holiday season!