MBA News Articles

  • MBA Success Stories: From Consulting to Oxford’s B-School

    MBA Success Stories: From Consulting to Oxford’s B-School

    by on August 1st, 2014

    Greg Coussa’s life rolled out before him according to plan. A cum laude graduate of UCLA, he was on the partner track of a management consulting firm based in Los Angeles  where he advised banks and financial … Read More

  • 4 Key Tips for Future Business Leaders

    4 Key Tips for Future Business Leaders

    by on July 31st, 2014

    Do you want to be a leader in your work? Have a remarkable career and an impressive and measurable positive impact on the world? Good. If you already hold those ambitions, you are well on your way. Here are some guiding … Read More

  • One of the Happiest Online MBA Programs on Earth

    One of the Happiest Online MBA Programs on Earth

    by on July 30th, 2014

    You’ve probably heard Disney World’s famous tagline: “The happiest place on earth.” You’d be hard-pressed to find many frowns there. While customers are lured by family fun with beloved childhood characters, … Read More

  • Tuck Hits New Annual Giving Record

    Tuck Hits New Annual Giving Record

    by on July 29th, 2014

    Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business recently said that its annual giving campaign has raised a record $6.35 million in the last fiscal year with more alumni than ever participating—a world-leading 70.9 … Read More

  • Why Interest in Part-Time MBA Programs Is Sagging

    Why Interest in Part-Time MBA Programs Is Sagging

    by on July 28th, 2014

    Where’s the bottom? Applicants and enrollment in the largest segment of the MBA market–those evening part-time programs that allow students to juggle work and study—have been falling for several years. And the … Read More

  • Finance Led Early MBA Job Offers This Year

    Finance Led Early MBA Job Offers This Year

    by on July 27th, 2014

    Slightly more than one in four of the early job offers to MBAs in the Class of 2014 came from the finance and accounting sectors, according to a new analysis from the Graduate Management Admission Council. Though … Read More

  • Warwick Business School: Ambitious Plans for the Future

    Warwick Business School: Ambitious Plans for the Future

    by on July 26th, 2014

    Gazing out of his window, the dean of Warwick Business School looks onto a building site. Next year this will be transformed into £30 million of swanky new facilities as the school’s premises become half as big … Read More

  • Essential Business MOOCs for August

    Essential Business MOOCs for August

    by on July 25th, 2014

    “In business, you don’t get what you deserve, you get what you negotiate.” Ever hear that doozy? Roll your eyes, but it’s true. Who hasn’t dreaded laying out a case for a pay raise? And who hasn’t witnessed a … Read More

  • Kellogg Ups Video, Drops a Written Essay

    Kellogg Ups Video, Drops a Written Essay

    by on July 24th, 2014

    Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management is cutting out one written essay for MBA applicants this year but adding a second question to the video portion of its application. The changes will reduce the … Read More

  • 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