13.1. Top 10 things you can do to improve your chance of getting a job

1) Forget about your legal status – focus on developing and demonstrating your skills. (The company will deal with your legal status process)

2) Develop you communications and interpersonal skills.

3) Network!

4) Work hard –in the search process and at school.

5) Specialize – go beyond the plain vanilla MBA.

6) Prepare hard for the interviews. Practice being aggressive and assertive.

7) Prepare answers for common questions: brief stories, rehearsed but not memorized.

8) Use the Internet and Technology intensively.

9) Don’t close any doors in your home country.

10) Spend your time with Americans – not your fellow countrymen.