MBA News Articles

  • The Best Paid MBA Concentrations

    The Best Paid MBA Concentrations

    by on November 19th, 2014

    There are three phases in any MBA decision-making process. First, you’ll evaluate the degree’s value. You’ll weigh the $200K (or more) you’ll forego in tuition and lost wages against bigger paychecks, which can … Read More

  • Businessweek’s 2014 Winners & Losers

    Businessweek’s 2014 Winners & Losers

    by on November 18th, 2014

    While Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business is rightly drawing the spotlight for capturing first place in this week’s new Bloomberg Businessweek MBA ranking, the biggest winners on the 2014 list are nearly a … Read More

  • The B-School Club for Billionaire MBAs

    The B-School Club for Billionaire MBAs

    by on November 17th, 2014

    A Learjet on standby for treks to St. Barts. A heated marble driveway for their Lamborghini Veneo Roadster. An Olympic-sized swimming pool surrounded by waterfall grottos. 24-karat gold-leafed walls peppered with … Read More

  • How Duke Achieved Its No. 1 Businessweek Ranking

    How Duke Achieved Its No. 1 Businessweek Ranking

    by on November 16th, 2014

    Let the howling begin. When the new business school team at Bloomberg Businessweek did a review of the magazine’s rankings this past year, they quickly settled on one, very big and disruptive change. Instead of … Read More

  • Duke’s Dean: We Won’t Adjust Our Strategy for a Ranking

    Duke’s Dean: We Won’t Adjust Our Strategy for a Ranking

    by on November 15th, 2014

    Is this what you call providence? One day you’re discussing the importance of values, saying you’d prefer knowing you’re educating good leaders and fine team players over getting a good ranking. The next day you … Read More

  • Duke Tops 2014 Businessweek Ranking

    Duke Tops 2014 Businessweek Ranking

    by on November 14th, 2014

    Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business emerged the big winner in Bloomberg Businessweek’s latest ranking of the best full-time MBA programs. Duke topped the ranking for the every first time, toppling the … Read More

  • Booth a Likely Victim of BW Ranking Changes

    Booth a Likely Victim of BW Ranking Changes

    by on November 13th, 2014

    Bloomberg BusinessWeek today revealed on Nov. 10 that the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, which topped its MBA ranking for the past four consecutive times, lost ground in both its corporate … Read More

  • Wall Street Gains at Harvard B-School

    Wall Street Gains at Harvard B-School

    by on November 12th, 2014

    Harvard Business School revealed on Nov. 10 that more of its graduating MBAs this year chose finance as their career and the swing toward Wall Street helped to increase median starting salaries by $5,000 to $125,000 for … Read More

  • SMU Gets into the One-Year MBA Game

    SMU Gets into the One-Year MBA Game

    by on November 11th, 2014

    Faster … Cheaper … Better. That’s what customers expect, and MBA applicants are no different. Just taking out loans for tuition and living costs can easily run into the six figures. And that doesn’t factor in two … Read More

  • Opening up the Kimono on MBA Stats

    Opening up the Kimono on MBA Stats

    by on November 10th, 2014

    Tis’ the season when business schools begin to dribble out the employment reports for the MBA classes they graduated this year. How much graduates earn and how many receive job offers once they get the degree are among … Read More

  • Finance & Consulting Down at Wharton

    Finance & Consulting Down at Wharton

    by on November 9th, 2014

    The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School continued to reduce its dependence on the financial sector this year, sending fewer graduating MBAs into the highest-paying jobs in private equity, venture capital and … Read More

  • ROI of the MBA Strong Across Most Tiers

    ROI of the MBA Strong Across Most Tiers

    by on November 8th, 2014

    Just about everyone knows that earning an MBA degree offers an excellent return on investment. But what’s interesting to learn is that even schools outside of the Top 20 and without a globally recognized brand … Read More

  • What HBS Learned from Its First Online Program

    What HBS Learned from Its First Online Program

    by on November 7th, 2014

    The student guinea pigs who recently completed Harvard Business School’s first online business program seem pretty ecstatic. “Thank you for an earth-shattering summer,” wrote one participant. “It’s been … Read More

  • Delayed Dings Rile Wharton Applicants

    Delayed Dings Rile Wharton Applicants

    by on November 6th, 2014

    For whom does the ding toll? It tolls for thee. You just don’t know it yet. Imagine: You’ve applied to one of the world’s best business schools. Let’s call it “Wharton.” You anxiously await an answer. … Read More