MBA News Articles

  • Veterans Returning from Military Service Get Down to Business

    Veterans Returning from Military Service Get Down to Business

    by on May 22nd, 2015

    Since 2001, more than one million military veterans have been returning from Afghanistan and Iraq only to face high unemployment rates and a poor job outlook, so it’s no surprise that veterans are turning to higher … Read More

  • Net Impact CEO Liz Maw on the State of Sustainability & Social Enterprise

    Net Impact CEO Liz Maw on the State of Sustainability & Social Enterprise

    by on May 21st, 2015

    When Net Impact CEO Liz Maw attended Columbia Business School in the early 2000s, the school’s Net Impact club had four or five people in it. The nonprofit’s goal—getting young professionals to use their careers to … Read More

  • An Appetite for Risk: Investor Professors

    An Appetite for Risk: Investor Professors

    by on May 20th, 2015

    Management consultant Peter Drucker famously said that the best way to predict the future is to create it. In an increasingly uncertain post-recession world, even the MBAs at an elite institution like Wharton have … Read More

  • Ross: Making an Impact Before It Was Cool

    Ross: Making an Impact Before It Was Cool

    by on May 19th, 2015

    When Kelsea Ballantyne first arrived at Michigan’s Ross School of Business, she still had doubts about business school—doubts stemming from her experiences with other people who’d gone into MBA programs. “I … Read More

  • International Students Flock to American B-Schools

    International Students Flock to American B-Schools

    by on May 18th, 2015

    Want to spark a debate? Just bring up American higher education. For proponents, our public universities and private college are the envy of the world, a research mecca that draws the brightest minds to our shores. They … Read More

  • MBA News: Terrorists Strike Business School

    MBA News: Terrorists Strike Business School

    by on May 17th, 2015

    Is going to business school near Silicon Valley really worthwhile? A new report sheds light on the lack of diversity among administrators, terrorism rocks a business school in Africa, and an executive director at Chicago … Read More

  • Hybrid MBAs to Cause Major Disruption

    Hybrid MBAs to Cause Major Disruption

    by on May 16th, 2015

    High-quality hybrid online MBA programs will soon be poaching students and their tuition money from part-time and executive MBA programs, UC-Berkeley Haas School of Business Dean Richard Lyons argued during a major … Read More

  • The Most Expensive MBA Programs

    The Most Expensive MBA Programs

    by on May 15th, 2015

    $42.000 … that’s roughly the average debt MBA graduates carry according to the New America Foundation. Pretty reasonable, especially when you factor in that 43% of MBAs are graduating without any debt! But an average … Read More

  • A Business School Dean Looks 10 Years Back & 10 Years Forward

    A Business School Dean Looks 10 Years Back & 10 Years Forward

    by on May 14th, 2015

    Being the dean of a mid-market business school is no easy job. And John Delaney, dean of the University of Pittsburgh’s Katz Graduate School of Business, thinks it is only going to get tougher in the years ahead for … Read More

  • MBA Salary and Return on Investment

    MBA Salary and Return on Investment

    by on May 12th, 2015

    The relationship of an MBA salary and what constitutes a great return on investment from business school are inextricably linked—for good reason. The GMAC’s annual survey of business school alumni (21,000 graduates … Read More

  • B-Schools View GMAT & GRE Results Equally

    B-Schools View GMAT & GRE Results Equally

    by on May 11th, 2015

    Admission consultants often advise MBA applicant clients to take the GMAT exam over the GRE because they believe business schools prefer the Graduate Management Admission Test. But a new survey of business school … Read More

  • MBA News: Cuban MBA Admissions, HBS Gossip Girl

    MBA News: Cuban MBA Admissions, HBS Gossip Girl

    by on May 9th, 2015

    The GMAC president dishes up MBA admissions insight, a “gossip girl” considers Harvard Business School, and Cuba could start accepting MBA students—let’s dig into the latest headlines in business education and … Read More

  • MBA at Tuck: Taking The Road Less Traveled

    MBA at Tuck: Taking The Road Less Traveled

    by on May 7th, 2015

    Times are good for the newly minted MBAs out of Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business. The 2014 cohort of Tuckies posted record-setting job placement stats, with 98% having job offers three months after … Read More

  • 6 Tips for Getting MBA Tuition Reimbursement from Your Employer

    6 Tips for Getting MBA Tuition Reimbursement from Your Employer

    by on May 6th, 2015

    Want to get MBA tuition reimbursement from your employer? Emphasize your value to the company, just as if you were asking for a raise! Have you ever asked your boss for a raise? This isn’t a conversation most of us … Read More