MBA News Articles

  • MBA News: Weighing MBA Rankings, Gender Gap

    MBA News: Weighing MBA Rankings, Gender Gap

    by on April 24th, 2015

    From a fascinating survey exploring the “why” of business school, to one dean’s MBA rankings advice, to closing the administrative gender gap, let’s dig into the latest headlines in MBA news and business school … Read More

  • Love Numbers? Many Future Business Leaders Are Opting for Quant-Focused MBA

    Love Numbers? Many Future Business Leaders Are Opting for Quant-Focused MBA

    by on April 23rd, 2015

    So, you’re a numbers person. Numbers just make sense to you, and you’re looking for a career path that leverages your strengths. Naturally, you’re drawn to business. Quant-minded leaders are essential in today’s … Read More

  • The Most & Least Selective International B-Schools

    The Most & Least Selective International B-Schools

    by on April 21st, 2015

    When it comes to MBA programs outside the U.S., several of the very best schools don’t want to disclose basic information that is generally taken for granted in the U.S. market. The best examples: INSEAD and London … Read More

  • The Best Speciality MBA Programs in the U.S.

    The Best Speciality MBA Programs in the U.S.

    by on April 20th, 2015

    In college you had to pick a major, which may or may not have had an impact on what you actually did after graduating. In business school, it’s a different story. The concentration or track you choose in business … Read More

  • MBA News: Waitlisted at HBS, Canadian Business Woes

    MBA News: Waitlisted at HBS, Canadian Business Woes

    by on April 19th, 2015

    From Round Two applicants waitlisted at HBS, to a name-changing donation, to Canadian business schools looking to innovate, let’s dig into the latest MBA news headlines on the admissions landscape. Please leave your … Read More

  • Survey Says Wharton Beats HBS for Most Satisfied MBAs

    Survey Says Wharton Beats HBS for Most Satisfied MBAs

    by on April 18th, 2015

    Spurred to action by Harvard Business School‘s MBA satisfaction survey published in February, the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School has come out with its own poll and claims to beat out HBS by … Read More

  • GMAC Releases 2015 Prospective MBA Students Report

    GMAC Releases 2015 Prospective MBA Students Report

    by on April 17th, 2015

    Conventional wisdom holds that students considering business school give great weight, if not the greatest weight, to published school rankings as a guide to their decision. However, according to the Graduate Management … Read More

  • The Face-To-Face Online Degree

    The Face-To-Face Online Degree

    by on April 16th, 2015

    A sample class from MBA@Syracuse. Photo provided by 2U, Inc. The first documented distance learning program took place in 1728 in Boston when Caleb Phillipps ran an ad in the Boston Gazette to teach students how to write … Read More

  • The B-School Games of Thrones

    The B-School Games of Thrones

    by on April 14th, 2015

    This month, the incredibly popular HBO series Game of Thrones begins its 5th season. Power struggles, backstabbing, scheming, trickery, gratuitous lust—the themes of the series could just as well describe a group … Read More

  • Enter the GROOC: Better Than a MOOC?

    Enter the GROOC: Better Than a MOOC?

    by on April 13th, 2015

    Now we can call a MOOC for what it is: Missed Opportunity for Online Collaboration. Otherwise known as the Massive Online Open Course, the MOOC possesses a major downside—students get flexibility and independence in … Read More

  • B-School Profs Who Donate to Their Schools

    B-School Profs Who Donate to Their Schools

    by on April 12th, 2015

    In the last month, Professor Robert Nydick has done a double take as he walks through one of the main meeting spaces in Bartley Hall at Villanova University’s School of Business, a space formerly known as the Founders … Read More

  • Retailing Legend’s Advice to MBAs

    Retailing Legend’s Advice to MBAs

    by on April 10th, 2015

    Shut up and follow your dreams – not necessarily in that order. That’s some advice for business school students from retailing legend Jay Baker, retired president of Kohl’s Corporation, and an alumnus of the … Read More

  • MBA News: Top Business Schools Maintain Narrow Acceptance Rate

    MBA News: Top Business Schools Maintain Narrow Acceptance Rate

    by on April 8th, 2015

    Test takers continue to favor the GMAT over the GRE. From top business schools reporting competitive acceptance rates, to a spike in GRE test takers, to the true cost of an online MBA, to one HBS student who cashed in … Read More

  • 15 Questions For Every Startup MBA

    15 Questions For Every Startup MBA

    by on April 7th, 2015

    So, you’ve decided to get your MBA? As in, you’ve done the calculus, and you are definitely taking two years “off” from the “traditional” workforce in order to better yourself at a business school. Are you … Read More