Zhanar Imanbaeva

Assistant Director, Career Education & Advising

Zhanar Imanbaeva

Zhanar Imanbaeva serves as the Assistant Director for the Career Education and Advising team. Prior to joining the Career Development Office, Zhanar served as a director of an education team working in mental health. She has experience with career and education advising, leadership/management, and mental health informed career support. She supports the advising team and helps to ensure the delivery of career education programs that are relevant and timely.

Zhanar graduated from The University of Houston with a Bachelor of Science with Honors in Psychology. She is passionate and dedicated to helping others achieve the goals they set for themselves. Zhanar values integrity, excellence, her Kazakh culture, and contributing to an equitable environment in her community. She enjoys helping others, running, painting, and spending time with her niece and nephews.

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The Difference between Strategy, Implementation, and Tech Consulting

There are many different types of management consulting, and with this come a myriad of misconceptions. Three of the most common types of consulting are strategy, implementation, and tech consulting. Do you know the differences between them?

We’ve heard of …

By Management Consulted
Management Consulted
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11 McKinsey PEI Questions You Need to Be Able to Answer [2021]

Are you planning to interview with McKinsey? If so, you need to prepare for the PEI or McKinsey personal experience interview.

Though the top management consulting firms have more similarities than differences, each has a unique corporate culture and their …

By Rebecca Smith-Allen Former McKinsey Engagement Manager
Rebecca Smith-Allen Former McKinsey Engagement Manager
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Case Interview: Complete Prep Guide

Simple cursory research about the management consulting industry and how to become a consultant will quickly reveal that something called a “case interview” is an important part of the process. It is not hard to find reasonable – but basic – advice …

By Management Consulted
Management Consulted
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Five mistakes students make during consulting season and how to avoid them

Hopefully we have convinced you by now that consulting is the place to be after B-school.  Great.  Now, we need to talk about the hard part – getting the job.

Before we discuss strategy and pitfalls, let’s drive home one important …

By Matt Thurman (MBA ’15) and Ryan Heider (PMBA ’15)
Matt Thurman (MBA ’15) and Ryan Heider (PMBA ’15)
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Virtual Case Interview

Doing a virtual case interview has become likely in the post Covid-19 world. They actually weren’t uncommon before, for remote candidates, but now a lot of firms are doing case interviews virtually. There are marked differences to doing a case …

By Management Consulted
Management Consulted
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Should you go to the NBMBAA Conference?

While the National Black MBA Associate (NBMBAA) does offer a FAQs page, the answers provide little insight on whether you should actually attend the Career Fair that typically takes place the last week in September every year. So, here is …

By Relish Careers
Relish Careers
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Startup Funding Stages You Should Know About

A startup demands much more than just a great idea. It demands a lot of time, discipline, dedication, and most importantly, funding. A 2016 British Business Bank Survey highlights the fact that more than 60% of startups require external funding …

By Arsalan Sajid
Arsalan Sajid
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Why Are Tech Companies Hiring More MBAs?

Tech companies have been among the top MBA recruiters for some time now and are consistently ranked as some of the best companies to work for worldwide. But traditionally consulting firms like the big three of McKinsey, Bain and Boston …

By Matt Kefford
Matt Kefford
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The Top 15 Companies That Sponsor H1B Visas

The H-1B visa is your ticket to staying and working in the US after you graduate, and H-1B visa sponsorship is a highly coveted route to post-graduate employment for international students.

You can stay in the US for up to …

By Thomas Nugent
Thomas Nugent
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The Three Most Important Things We Learned as Consultants

In our last blog post, we made the case for why consulting should be your first stop after B-school.  One of the core reasons is the unparalleled experience for a newly minted MBA.  You will see different industries and problems …

By Matt Thurman (MBA ’15) & Ryan Heider (PMBA ’15)
Matt Thurman (MBA ’15) & Ryan Heider (PMBA ’15)
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