Industry News Articles

  • The Latest in MBA News: Finance Still in Favor, New MBA Rankings on the Way

    The Latest in MBA News: Finance Still in Favor, New MBA Rankings on the Way

    by on December 12th, 2014

    Check out some of the latest MBA news from media outlets across the world. From changes in the business school applicant pool due to current economic trends to a sacked socialist government official heading back to … Read More

  • MBA News: Who Gets the Highest GMAT Scores?

    MBA News: Who Gets the Highest GMAT Scores?

    by on December 11th, 2014

    Find out about your future salary, trends among GMAT scores, and more in recent MBA news. From MBA students in India and China vanquishing their American counterparts on their GMAT scores to big data getting big … Read More

  • Which MBA Ranking Do You Trust the Most?

    Which MBA Ranking Do You Trust the Most?

    by on December 10th, 2014

    Although quantifying a school’s profile certainly does not tell you everything, it can sometimes be helpful in simplifying the many differences between the various MBA programs. We recently surveyed a number of … Read More

  • MBA Admissions Secrets

    MBA Admissions Secrets

    by on December 4th, 2014

    Have you decided to apply to b-school? Then check out this free resource from our friends at GradSchools.com—it will help guide you on your application journey to an MBA! Applying for admission to an MBA program can be … Read More

  • Separate GMAT Rankings for U.S. and Asian Applicants

    Separate GMAT Rankings for U.S. and Asian Applicants

    by on December 3rd, 2014

    Segregation in education sounds like a relic of the distant past, but according to a recent story in the Wall Street Journal, Asian and Indian applicants to U.S. MBA programs trounce American applicants so badly on the … Read More

  • New MOOC Partnership Between Coursera and ISB

    New MOOC Partnership Between Coursera and ISB

    by on November 30th, 2014

    Coursera, the US-based online education provider, and the Indian School of Business (ISB) recently signed a partnership agreement to develop courses for Coursera’s 10-million-plus learners. A course on “A Life of … Read More

  • Stanford GSB Dean to Take Sabbatical

    Stanford GSB Dean to Take Sabbatical

    by on November 28th, 2014

    Attention hikers: if you happen to be wandering the oak-forested hills behind Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business early next year, please keep an eye out for a bespectacled academic with Kennedy hair … Read More

  • Essential Business MOOCs for December

    Essential Business MOOCs for December

    by on November 27th, 2014

    As the new year approaches, you’re probably reflecting on where you are—and where you’d like to be. That may mean returning to school to refresh your skills. Or, maybe it’s time to kick off a job search. If … Read More

  • Social Media Will Change the B-School Landscape

    Social Media Will Change the B-School Landscape

    by on November 26th, 2014

    Social media as it relates to management education continues to be a hot topic, and I found the comments in a recent Huffington Post blog piece really fascinating. For Millennials, memories of the world prior to … Read More

  • Thinking of Launching a Business after B-School? You’re in Good Company

    Thinking of Launching a Business after B-School? You’re in Good Company

    by on November 25th, 2014

    These days it seems budding entrepreneurs are increasingly looking to graduate business school as their best opportunity to prepare for launching their own business. If you’re one of these individuals, you are in good … Read More

  • Is an MD/MBA Degree Right for You?

    Is an MD/MBA Degree Right for You?

    by on November 20th, 2014

    The Atlantic recently published an in-depth piece exploring the rise of the M.D./MBA degree. It seems there’s been an explosion of joint MD/MBA programs in the United States, growing from six to 65 in 20 years, … Read More

  • Nothing ‘Dirty’ About Professional Networking

    Nothing ‘Dirty’ About Professional Networking

    by on November 13th, 2014

    MBA programs place a major emphasis on networking skills with their students and graduates, but a new study written by professors at Harvard Business School, Rotman School of Management, and Kellogg School of Management … Read More

  • MBA Essay Do’s and Don’ts from Kenan-Flagler

    MBA Essay Do’s and Don’ts from Kenan-Flagler

    by on November 10th, 2014

    The admissions team at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School recently provided a list of helpful do’s and dont’s for applicants working on their MBA admissions essay, and their advice holds no matter which … Read More

  • Admissions Updates from Michigan Ross

    Admissions Updates from Michigan Ross

    by on November 9th, 2014

    At the Michigan Ross School of Business, Director of MBA Admissions and Financial Aid Soojin Kwon recently posted some information on her blog that will be helpful for R1 as well as future applicants. Perhaps the biggest … Read More