MBA News Articles

  • MBA Jobs: Are Top B-Schools Fished Out?

    MBA Jobs: Are Top B-Schools Fished Out?

    by on July 23rd, 2014

    In the aftermath of the Great Recession, the MBA market has staged a fairly robust recovery, getting a little bit better year after year. But is demand from corporate recruiters now so high that the top schools are … Read More

  • Georgetown Down to One MBA Essay

    Georgetown Down to One MBA Essay

    by on July 22nd, 2014

    Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business has moved to one incredibly simple MBA admissions essay question: “Why you?” McDonough is asking applicants to answer the question in 750 words, cutting about … Read More

  • MBAs Face No-Nonsense Hurdles at Fort Benning

    MBAs Face No-Nonsense Hurdles at Fort Benning

    by on July 21st, 2014

    Goizueta MBA students plan their strategy for an exercise at Fort Benning (Photo by Ann Borden). It’s not unusual for newbie MBAs at a business school to be tossed into a bootcamp for a day of team-building exercises. … Read More

  • The ‘Shockingly’ High Cost of an Academic Article: $400K

    The ‘Shockingly’ High Cost of an Academic Article: $400K

    by on July 20th, 2014

    For years, critics have bemoaned the waste and inefficiency of much of the scholarly research done by business school academics. Now they will have a piece of shocking data that will no doubt resurrect the long-simmering … Read More

  • The Trojan Horse Threat to B-Schools

    The Trojan Horse Threat to B-Schools

    by on July 19th, 2014

    A new analysis of technology’s impact on elite business schools asserts that MOOC courses are a “Trojan Horse” that can cause a massive disruption in an institution’s underlying business model. The report, the … Read More

  • 5 Reasons to Study in Korea for Your MBA

    5 Reasons to Study in Korea for Your MBA

    by on July 18th, 2014

    Submitted by Mija Yoon, director of the Admission & Placement Center at KAIST College of Business (KAIST MBA), in Seoul, Korea. In recent decades, Korea has experienced rapid growth and the economy has remained … Read More

  • Can Half the Business Schools Really Go out of Business?

    Can Half the Business Schools Really Go out of Business?

    by on July 17th, 2014

    A few months ago, Richard Lyons stunned many when he boldly predicted that half of the business schools in the U.S. could be out of business in as little as five years or as many as ten. The dean of the University of … Read More

  • A Dean’s Career Advice to Young Women

    A Dean’s Career Advice to Young Women

    by on July 16th, 2014

    Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management Dean Sally Blount, the only female dean of a top-ranked business school, has some advice for young women—and it’s not what many would like to hear. In a brief yet … Read More

  • No Essay and No Waiting: What’s Not to Like?

    No Essay and No Waiting: What’s Not to Like?

    by on July 15th, 2014

    Shanti Elangovan didn’t plan on enrolling in business school. An elementary school teacher who’d earned masters degrees in education at Columbia University and public health at Boston University, Elangovan dreamed of … Read More

  • How B-School Students Can Choose an MBA Concentration

    How B-School Students Can Choose an MBA Concentration

    by on July 14th, 2014

    This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com. The MBA degree is general by nature, as it’s designed to train students for careers managing any area of business. … Read More

  • What Deloitte Seeks in an MBA Hire

    What Deloitte Seeks in an MBA Hire

    by on July 13th, 2014

    There are two types of companies: Stepping stones and destinations. Clearly, Deloitte falls into the destination category. Ranked among the most desirable employers by MBAs, the company has something for everyone. … Read More

  • Why MBA? 7 Overlooked Reasons to Get an MBA

    Why MBA? 7 Overlooked Reasons to Get an MBA

    by on July 12th, 2014

    Why MBA? Maybe you’re looking to develop some new technical skills that will put you ahead in your career. Or you want to rub elbows with the best and brightest. Or maybe you’re really into eating cheap burritos … Read More

  • MBA Success Stories: From Saudi Arabia to Social Enterprise at Babson

    MBA Success Stories: From Saudi Arabia to Social Enterprise at Babson

    by on July 11th, 2014

    Haifa AlHumaid is an unlikely rebel. Shy as a child, she’s now a poised and articulate young woman—hardly your standard renegade. But AlHumaid opted to embark on a path few females in her country would have ever … Read More

  • Consultant Roundtable: Advice for Future MBA Applicants

    Consultant Roundtable: Advice for Future MBA Applicants

    by on July 10th, 2014

    B-Schools are dropping their deadlines and essays faster than Shia LaBeouf can get arrested, which means it’s ON for all you MBA applicants. To help you out, we polled four of our consultants from the top schools … Read More