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The Ultimate Guide to MBA Application Essays
Ready to apply to b-school? Here's everything you need to know about MBA admissions essays.
Nov 19, 2014
MBA Programs Help Veterans Make Transition from Military to Business
See how MBA programs are helping some veterans put their military skills to new use in the business world.
Nov 6, 2014
4 Major Ways Millennials Are Changing Business School
Generation Y is influencing the delivery and culture of business education in profound ways. Here are the four biggest examples.
Oct 23, 2014
6 Ways to Know If an MBA Is Right for You
Thinking about going for your MBA? Here's a step-by-step guide to help you decide if b-school is right for you.
Sep 22, 2014
How to Tell If an MBA Program Is Worth the Cost
Is an MBA worth the cost? We asked three business school experts what advice they had for students on the fence about enrolling. Here's what they said.
Sep 22, 2014
New Ways B-Schools Are Teaching Entrepreneurship
MBA programs across the nation are changing their approach to entrepreneurship education. Check out three schools leading the charge.
Sep 12, 2014
Why New MBAs Place Higher Importance on Ethics
Today's MBA students are after a greener, more ethical corporate America. See how b-schools are following suit.
Sep 4, 2014
How to Overcome a Low Undergrad GPA When Applying to Business School
Worried your undergrad grades won't be enough to get you into a top b-school? Here are some tips for overcoming a low GPA.
Aug 29, 2014
How an MBA in Entrepreneurship Helped Chad Lowell Build 'the Kayak for Education'
Allclasses.com helps students find online and local courses from hundreds of class providers. We spoke with co-founder and COO Chad Lovell about the company and its future.
Aug 25, 2014
4 Social Media Tactics Marketing MBAs Should Master
Now that you've amassed some followers on social media, what do you say to these potential customers? Here are four ways to get the conversation started.
Aug 19, 2014
6 Mistakes to Avoid When Applying to Business School
With the fall deadline for b-school applications fast approaching, we look at the simple mistakes that could land you in the reject pile.
Aug 13, 2014
Marketing Your Business on a Shoestring Budget
Does your small business lack the resources for a flashy ad campaign? Here's how to market effectively with little or no budget.
Aug 7, 2014
Gearing Up for B-School: Tips for New MBA Students
Entering an MBA program can be nerve-wracking, especially if you've been out of the classroom for some years. Set yourself up for success with these tips from the pros.
Aug 5, 2014
What Is the Best Way to Prepare for an MBA Program?
Entering an MBA program after years away from the classroom can be a challenge. Here's some advice from b-school experts to help you prepare.
Jul 30, 2014
How to Convert Social Media Talk into Sales
An effective social media strategy can lead to increased traffic and brand recognition, but what about sales? Try these tips for converting followers into customers.
Jul 29, 2014
A Step-by-Step Guide to Networking for Business Professionals
In order to succeed in business today, you need to make the right connections. Here's how to build a professional network from the ground up.
Jul 24, 2014
How Important Is Undergraduate GPA When Applying to an MBA Program?
MBA admissions staff take a variety of factors into account when admitting new students, but just how important is GPA? Faculty from five business schools weigh in.
Jul 23, 2014
How Small Businesses Can Break into E-Commerce
More and more shoppers around the world are going online for all of their consumer needs. Get your e-commerce business up and running with these expert tips.
Jul 18, 2014
Advice for Recent MBA Grads Re-Entering the Workforce
We asked faculty members from five prominent business schools what advice they have for MBA grads re-entering the workforce. Here's what they said.
Jul 16, 2014
6 Steps to Giving an Unforgettable Presentation
No one likes public speaking, especially in a professional setting. Learn how to give a powerful business presentation with these six tips from the experts.
Jul 15, 2014
6 Easy SEO Tips from the Experts
With the right SEO strategy, your website can climb the search ranks and rake in visitors. Get started with these six tips from experts in the field.
Jul 11, 2014
How to Effectively Mentor Women in Business
A good mentor can make all the difference in today's professional climate, especially for women in business. Here's how to give your mentee the guidance they need.
Jul 8, 2014
5 Things You Should Never Say to a Venture Capitalist
Ready to pitch your business to potential investors? Steer clear of these five phrases and your startup just might get the funding it needs.
Jul 3, 2014
Taking Notes: A Conversation with Mike Matousek of Flashnotes.com
Flashnotes.com offers students the chance to buy and sell lecture notes and other study materials. We spoke with co-founder and CEO Mike Matousek about the company, and how it's inspiring the next generation of entrepreneurs.
Jul 1, 2014
How to Keep Social Media Followers Engaged
It's more important than ever for businesses to maintain an engaging social media presence. Learn how to keep your followers from losing interest.
Jun 26, 2014
Show 'Em Who's Boss: 5 Small Business Delegation Mistakes to Avoid
Small business owners wear many hats, but some duties are best left to others. Here are five delegation mistakes every small business boss should avoid.
Jun 24, 2014
How Business Schools Can Attract More Women
Women continue to be underrepresented in the MBA landscape. So how can business schools bring in more female applicants? Here's what needs to change.
Jun 17, 2014
6 Social Media Mistakes Businesses Should Avoid
Experts weigh in on the six biggest mistakes business make with their social media presence, and how to avoid these blunders.
Jun 11, 2014
Discussing the Future of MBA Programs with Alladi Venkatesh from UC Irvine
Alladi Venkatesh from UC Irvine's Paul Merage School of Business shares his thoughts on the MBA admissions process and the future of business education.
Jun 5, 2014
Marketing in the Facebook Age: B-Schools Tackle Social Media with Innovative New Courses
Social media marketing has become a vital component of any successful business. Here's how three schools are preparing students for this new frontier in advertising and analytics.
Jun 3, 2014
The Curious Case of Curious, a Startup with Learning in Mind
Curious offers a wealth of video lessons for learners of all ages. We spoke with CEO Justin Kitch about his company and his life as an entrepreneur.
May 29, 2014
Admissions and Beyond: An Interview with Kristin McAndrew of Notre Dame
Kristin McAndrew, Director of MBA/MSB Admissions at Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business, offers some advice to prospective MBA students.
May 28, 2014
An In-Depth Look at Joint and Dual MBAs
Joint and dual MBA programs have been on the rise in the last several years, but can they live up to the buzz? Find out if these degrees can really propel graduates headlong into a top-notch job or if the trend is all hype and no bite.
May 14, 2014
Emory University's Rob Kazanjian on the Changing State of Business Education
Rob Kazanjian, Vice Dean for Programs at Emory University's Goizueta Business School, shares his thoughts on the evolution of the MBA.
Apr 30, 2014
How Piazza Helps with Homework (and More)
With Piazza, students can find homework help when they need it most. CEO Pooja Sankar discusses her company's beginnings and what the future holds.
Apr 21, 2014
Looking Ahead: An Interview with Michael Malone of Columbia Business School
Michael Malone, associate dean for the MBA program at Columbia Business School, shares his thoughts on MBA trends and the admissions process.
Apr 16, 2014
MBA Moms: Having a Baby in Business School
Find out why some women are planning to get pregnant or have babies in business school - and how that's working out for them.
Apr 4, 2014
Duke University's Russ Morgan Talks MBAs with MBAPrograms.org
Russ Morgan, Associate Dean for Duke's Daytime MBA and MSS at the Fuqua School of Business, shares his thoughts on the current MBA landscape.
Mar 19, 2014
Meet Sqrl, the Cincinnati Startup Out to Make Your Job Easier
An interview with Ryan Watson, CEO of Sqrl, whose company automates communication between service providers and their clientele.
Mar 14, 2014
MBA Students Cultivate Success in Developing Nations
A growing number of MBA students are traveling overseas to put their knowledge and experience to good use helping Third World economies. See how their work is changing life in these developing nations.
Mar 10, 2014
Examining MBA Trends: A Conversation with Michael Trick of Carnegie Mellon
Michael Trick, senior associate dean for education at Carnegie Mellon's Tepper School of Business, discusses current trends in MBA programs.
Mar 5, 2014
How to Finance Your MBA
MBAs can be expensive, but there are ways to finance your education. Find out more about MBA scholarship and financing options.
Feb 24, 2014
Talking with Professor Bob Conroy from the University of Virginia
Professor Bob Conroy from the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business shares his thoughts on the current state of the MBA.
Feb 19, 2014
Reinventing the Resume: An Inside Look at Portfolium
We talk with Neal Bloom, VP of Business Development at thePortfolium.com, about how his company is changing the way students showcase their job skills.
Feb 3, 2014
What Summer Opportunities Can an MBA Candidate Expect?
Current MBA students can learn which times during the year companies tend to recruit for various business disciplines.
Jan 31, 2014
An Inside Look into Fort Hays's College of Business and Entrepreneurship: Extended Interview with Dean Mark Bannister
FHSU business school dean Mark Bannister speaks on the uniqueness of the College of Business and Entrepreneurship and the value of its online MBA program.
Jan 29, 2014
Behind the Scenes of FHSU's College of Business and Entrepreneurship
Classes, student networking, and case competitions are just some aspects of business school. Learn what administration does behind the scenes in order to build a strong program for its students.
Jan 22, 2014
Reverse MBA Applications: Why UCLA Is Applying to MBA Students
Read about how UCLA's Anderson School of Management communicates with and attracts students to its MBA programs.
Dec 18, 2013
MBA Admissions Q&A with Neil Mangus of UND's Mendoza College of Business
Find out what Neil Mangus of UND's Mendoza College of Business looks for in MBA applicants.
Dec 11, 2013
MBA Admissions Tips from UND's Mendoza College of Business
A former MBA admissions director shares four crucial tips for applicants who want to make the best impressions at their prospective business schools.
Dec 4, 2013
Imagine a World with Better MBA Rankings
Rankings can be a valuable tool in evaluating MBA programs, but how much importance should we really give them?
Nov 27, 2013
Culture Is King at UCLA's Anderson School of Management
Learn about the culture at UCLA's Anderson School of Management from alum and current Associate Dean Robert Weiler.
Nov 15, 2013
A More Personal MBA: The Rise of Specialization
More and more business schools are providing specialized MBA degrees in an effort to meet student demand and provide students with greater knowledge of their intended career.
Sep 18, 2013
8 MBA programs for Studying Abroad in Dubai
Eight global MBA programs allow participants to study abroad in Dubai, where they can explore the challenges of fast growth and cross-cultural communication in business.
Aug 23, 2013
What Makes A Good MBA Candidate?
MBAs aren't just for those who earned their undergrad degree in business. Find out how MBA programs can help a wide range of students who want to become tomorrow's leaders.
Aug 15, 2013
Inside the B-School Emotional Intelligence Exam
Dive deeper into the methodology of EQ exams and what factors b-schools aim to evaluate.
Aug 2, 2013
Is Earning an MBA Still Worth It?
Before applying to MBA programs, individuals should ask evaluate why they want to earn an MBA and what they want out of the degree program.
Jul 31, 2013
Is Emotional IQ the Future of the MBA Admissions Process?
Business schools such as Notre Dame are exploring new ways to determine who could become tomorrow's successful leaders.
Jul 31, 2013
Are Intelligent Working Women Leaning Back?
Lean in? Female graduates of top MBA programs are less likely to be working full time. Learn more in this infographic.
Jul 17, 2013
How to Use MBA Rankings: Notre Dame Offers Some Advice
Get tips on using MBA program rankings from the Senior Associate Director of MBA Admissions for the University of Notre Dame.
Jul 1, 2013
Wisconsin School of Business reminds us that MBA rankings do rank MBA programs
With so many MBA ranking criteria and b-school factors to consider when applying, it can be easy to forget that MBA program rankings actually do rank MBA programs. Find out what advise the Wisconsin School of Business has for using MBA rankings.
Jul 1, 2013
Should a school's community matter more than ranking?
Most MBA program rankings don't count the community of the school, only the GMAT scores and post graduation salaries. Find out why MBA students might want to pay more attention to the campus culture at the school rather than its Forbes' rank.
Jul 1, 2013
University of Maryland's Business School Deans Offer Insight into New Online MBA Program
The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business is venturing into the domain of online MBA programs. Find out about the program launching in 2014.
Jun 26, 2013
10 MBA Programs for Studying Abroad in China
Ten global MBA programs place students in cities such as Beijing and Shanghai, where they can learn about international business leadership.
Jun 21, 2013
Paying off Debt in a Recovering Economy
Debt in this country is extraordinarily high. In 2012, household debt from sources like student loans, credit cards and auto loans accounted for about $11.3 trillion dollars.
May 24, 2013
10 Student Startup Ventures Win $5,000 Awards from Harvard Business School
Harvard Business School announced the second-round winners of its annual Rock Accelerator Award program in February 2013, granting 10 teams of student entrepreneurs $5,000 in startup funding.
Mar 27, 2013
Real Estate Making a Comeback at U.S. Business Schools
Real estate is regaining some of its former popularity at business schools, according to U.S. News and World Report. MBAs who bet early on a real estate comeback may see the greatest opportunities.
Mar 14, 2013
College of William & Mary Introduces Blended Online MBA Program
The College of William & Mary's Mason School of Business recently unveiled plans for a new, blended online MBA program to allow students to earn an MBA online, with a few visits to campus for face-to-face interaction.
Mar 4, 2013
Business School Admissions Go Interactive
Interactive components such as group and video interviews may be the wave of the future for business school admissions, offering a more dynamic view of applicants and how they could fit into the MBA community.
Feb 20, 2013
Elite MBA Programs' Record-Breaking Costs
Stanford University's Graduate School of Business has broken the record for most expensive MBA program in the world, reports Poets and Quants. The full-time two-year MBA program at this prestigious school may cost more than any other, but graduates may also see high starting salaries, according to the site.
Jan 22, 2013
10 Environmentally-Aware Business Schools
10 business schools are changing the world, not just by educating its future leaders, but by exploring environmental responsibility and the economic benefits of sustainability. Find out about campuses using locally sourced and recycled building materials as well as energy-saving technology.
Jan 16, 2013
Applications Down at Two Business Schools
For finance-driven business schools such as NYU's Stern School of Business and Columbia Business School, admissions have dropped significantly as a result of an uncertain future on Wall Street. As interest in financial careers continues to wane, the silver lining may be better opportunities for MBA hopefuls with an interest in finance.
Sep 14, 2012
More Business Schools Launch or Expand Online MBA Programs
A new crop of online MBA programs will appear this fall, as many business schools introduce online MBA degrees or expand their existing offerings.
Sep 14, 2012
Where Can Women Earn a Higher Income
Research has recently shown that in certain places and careers, women can out-earn men. Check out this infographic to learn more on how women can earn a higher income than men.
Jul 24, 2012
Master of Tourism Administration shapes 21st century destinations
Students attending business school can learn about the various aspects of the hospitality and tourism industry.
Jul 24, 2012
Employers Increasingly Open to Hiring Online MBA Grads
A recently published study finds that employers are warming to the idea of hiring online MBA grads. As more online degree holders achieve success in the marketplace, both employers and recruiters are updating their views regarding online education in the business community.
Jul 17, 2012
Hitting the big time with a Sports MBA
Ballpark homerun: making a hit with a Sport MBA
Jul 17, 2012
An MBA Graduate Uses Her Skills to Help Parents-Who-Want-To-Be
MBA graduates might envision very business-strict applications for their skills, but MBA Graduate Nicole Witt uses her new talents to help adults fulfill their dreams to adopt a child.
Jun 22, 2012
5 Attributes Business School Graduates Bring to Small Companies
Small business owners know that running a business takes a lot of work, but some are looking to hire recent MBA or Master in Management graduates to help come closer to successful management.
Jun 14, 2012
Social media is going corporate
Research shows that social media has become a powerful marketing tool for businesses. Find out more about what corporations are pinning, posting, tweeting and blogging.
Jun 12, 2012
Trading Football Cleats for Business Shoes
A Super Bowl champion steps into business school to learn how to thrive on new turf.
Jun 1, 2012
Stanford MBAs Gravitate Towards Entrepreneurship
Data from the past 10 years shows an increasing move toward entrepreneurship among Stanford Graduate School of Business alums. Today's grads make entrepreneurial values a priority in their career choices and business ideals.
May 30, 2012
Using an Internship to Chart a Career Course
MBA internships provide business students with valuable insight into their future career plans. Read the stories of two MBA graduates who used their internships to sail solidly into the future.
May 18, 2012
Master's in E-Business Helps Reinvent a Marketer
A master's degree in e-business allows Chicago marketer to fast-track her online marketing career.
May 16, 2012
The Mod Quad: The Best and Most Beautiful B-School Campuses
Books? Check. Class registration? Check. Delicious dining facilities, the latest technology, and a beautiful environment? Make sure to add those must-haves to your b-school check-list.
May 15, 2012
Tuck Introduces Online Education for Core MBA Courses
Dartmouth College's Tuck School of Business recently introduced video lectures and other online tools as part of its core MBA coursework. The new program allows students to review material at their own pace and deepen their learning experience both in and out of the classroom.
May 11, 2012
Winners of GBSN Annual MBA Video Challenge Announced
A team of students from Dartmouth's Tuck School of Business were recently awarded first place in the GBSN Annual MBA Challenge Video Contest for their work relating to low-income housing solutions in Haiti. The GBSN contest seeks to acknowledge and reward MBAs who use their business skills to help developing countries.
May 11, 2012
4 Ways to Pay for Business School
From loans to employer assistance, there are various ways to pay for your MBA program. Discover some of the options that are available so that you can step past the worry and start working on your business school education.
May 10, 2012
B-schools Win $7.1 Million Funding for Innovative Thinking
More than $7 million in funding was recently awarded to business schools and organizations having winning ideas for improving management education.
May 10, 2012
Surprising Gap in Social Media Education at Top Business Schools
As business schools prepare students for leadership positions, one expert finds that social media education is sorely neglected, with 36 percent of the top 25 U.S. business schools offering no coursework relating to social media or social business.
May 10, 2012
MBA Programs With Highest Employment Numbers for Graduates
The ultimate goal of most MBA degree-seekers is finding a job after graduation. Read about the business schools that had 95 percent of 2011 graduates with jobs three months after graduating, according to a recent article by U.S. News and World Report.
May 8, 2012
Your Start-Up: How Business School Could Help You
Many people dream of launching their own start-up, but these two MBA school graduates actually did so by putting their education to work for them. Read on to discover more about the launch of a brew-beering plan.
May 7, 2012
The Assets of an Online MBA Program
You may have considered an online MBA program, and you're certainly not alone. A number of students have chosen that path, and you can see the reasons and understand the rationalization of two such students by reading the story below.
May 7, 2012
U.S. is Top Location for Attending Business School
Location of your business school is important and, in this article, a business school student and a graduate student discuss their experiences in top MBA destinations while a virtual MBA program director says that being online is the ultimate location-free location.
Apr 24, 2012
Top MBA Programs in Sustainability
Business opportunities relating to sustainability are on the rise, and business schools are responding to the need by offering MBA programs with that focus. A recent article for Bloomberg Businessweek looks at six of the most promising MBA sustainability programs available in the U.S.
Apr 20, 2012
New Dual-Degree MBA Program Blends Business and Engineering
As engineers increasingly find unique career opportunities in the field of business, two distinguished schools have joined forces to offer a dual-degree graduate program in business and engineering.
Apr 12, 2012
Who Makes it Into Business School?
Two MBA admission officers talk about the qualities that help with acceptance into business school programs. See if you currently make the list or if there are areas you could improve in.
Apr 12, 2012
Insider Tips for Business School Success
Mar 19, 2012
MBA Couple Aids Pet Owners
This astute couple puts into practice what they learned in their MBA programs. The outcome is that their degrees have given them a new business but also allowed them to aid many pet owners looking for health insurance coverage for their pets.
Mar 12, 2012
Attorney Makes a Good Case for an MBA
A New York attorney discovers that his MBA degree broadens his business understanding, but also gives added value to his clients.
Mar 5, 2012
5 Ways to Creatively Use your MBA Degree
MBA degrees aren't just for the strictly business-minded anymore. Graduates are also using them to advance in creative careers. Read more about how five MBA graduates are using them for success in niche fields.
Feb 24, 2012
Weighing an EMBA's Pros and Cons
Feb 21, 2012
How EMBA Programs Could Work For You
EMBA programs appear to be the new rage; Read about the sustained level of applications to EMBA programs as well as the financial rewards of one student who completed such an EMBA degree at Kenan-Flagler Business School.
Feb 21, 2012
Injecting Business Sense into Fashion, Film, and Music
Fashion, film and music buffs can find business school programs that appeal to their creative side but that also reveal how to successfully run artistic businesses.
Feb 10, 2012
Internships Go Virtual
Feb 6, 2012
What You Can Gain from Online Business School
U.S. News & World Report just released its first rankings of online business schools. But how do these business schools work and are they as easy for students to "attend" as reported?
Feb 3, 2012
From Business School to the Family Business
Graduates of MBA programs use their degrees to transform family-owned companies. These family-based business programs can help family members learn how to effectively work well with one another and understand their unique business roles.
Jan 27, 2012
MBA Programs to Master Sustainability
Students devoted to sustainability can find b-school programs directed at helping them put a high priority on efficiency and greener choices in the office place.
Jan 19, 2012
The Year's Top 5 Business School Trends
More international and younger business students are just some of the differences expected to be seen in MBA education in the future. Read more about the trends predicted to occur by the Graduate Management Admission Council.
Jan 11, 2012
MBA Programs Flourish in Emerging Markets
Business schools in emerging economies can provide students with meaningful skills that can applicable in many places.
Jan 6, 2012
Changing Role of Business School Deans
Jan 6, 2012
North American vs. European MBA programs
Dec 21, 2011
A New Mining Boom Fuels MBA Specializations
An MBA program in mining can provide students with the coursework, insight and experience to learn how to become a mining manager.
Dec 21, 2011
Brighter job outlook for 2012 MBA grads
Dec 16, 2011
Top B-Schools Fight for Best Students
Dec 14, 2011
Wanted: MBA Communicators
Learn about simple steps you may take to sharpen your communication skills before and during MBA programs.
Dec 13, 2011
Sales, a Critical Part of Business Strategy
Dec 13, 2011
How to Network Like the 'Good Old Boys' -- As a Woman
The 'good old boys' network is alive and well in some parts of the country. Learn how colleges are preparing women MBAs with the networking skills they need to thrive in the male-dominated business sector.
Dec 2, 2011
Find a Mentor or Sponsor to Get a Leg Up
Women on the career track often start in lower positions and with lower pay than men, but mentors and sponsors can be one way for females to speed up those steps toward advancement.
Dec 2, 2011
To Break the Glass Ceiling, Women Need MBAs and More
Earning an MBA is an important endeavor for women who want to climb the corporate ladder. The MBA can empower you, but it is just one of the steps in cracking the glass ceiling.
Dec 2, 2011
Business and Motherhood: Mind the Gap
Women are underrepresented in the business world, and some believe the drive for motherhood contributes to the disparity. Learn how some women MBAs have made the steps to reach for it all.
Dec 2, 2011
The Doctor Is In ... Business School
Students have a choice of approximately 65 schools in the U.S. that offer dual MD/MBA programs and training for the medical profession as well as the business aspects comprising it.
Nov 28, 2011
Jack Welch Sees New Niche in MBA Programs
Nov 22, 2011
Greater Focus on Ethics in Business Schools
Nov 22, 2011
5 Business School Tactics to Get MBA Jobs
Ninety-seven percent of MBA graduates of Carlson School of Management had job offers within three months following 2011 graduation. Discover the methods the school used to garner such high placement rates.
Nov 18, 2011
Top Tips for Women in Business School
Nov 18, 2011
Global EMBA Programs Step Up
Global executive MBA programs can attract students by providing them with the tools to evaluate the economic, social, and political environments where they could be undertaking business.
Nov 11, 2011
Accounting Programs Add Up for Graduates
The accounting and auditing fields are predicted to grow faster than average, 2008-2018, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Those with the right training could find they are well prepared to enter the field.
Nov 5, 2011
Specific Career Tracks for Global MBA Programs
Business school students can now find MBA programs that offer them the opportunity to focus on specific career tracks and gain skills that can be benefical to them as well as potential employers.
Nov 1, 2011
How an Internship Can Boost Your Employment Prospects
Business school internships help students to sharpen their credentials and finesse their elevator pitches while gaining them crucial insight in their field, which can be an asset when it comes to finding a full-time job.
Oct 20, 2011
Polish Up Your Reputation Online
Oct 14, 2011
Stanford MBA Admissions Director's Advice
Oct 13, 2011
International Students in the Know Seek MSMS
International students with MBAs or comparable degrees and professional experience focus on specific management disciplines to boost their career chances.
Oct 10, 2011
Success Through Part-Time MBA Programs
Student enrollment in part-time MBA programs is up, bucking a downward trend among business schools overall, according to a recent survey. One business professor theorizes as to why, and two students recount how they are finding success through their part-time MBA programs.
Oct 4, 2011
Opportunities for MBAs Off the Beaten Track
Sep 29, 2011
Leadership Programs Make a Comeback
With a wave of retiring baby boomers set to retire in coming years, companies are again turning to leadership programs to train new managerial talent. Find out how MBA graduates can make the most of this opportunity.
Sep 23, 2011
Smarter Approach to a Career in Finance
MBA programs are broadening opportunities for finance students to make sure they are well prepared for the business world. Whether it's introducing the latest material or the latest big-name CEO, finance students could find new opportunities to help them increase their financial understanding.
Sep 19, 2011
Economy to Blame for Drop in MBA Applications?
Sep 15, 2011
How to Simplify Your MBA Search
Overwhelmed by your search for an MBA program? Get five tips to simplify the search process and learn what you should really be looking for in a business school.
Aug 29, 2011
See Your Future at a Virtual MBA Fair
Online MBA fairs allow students to network with admissions representatives and alumni from hundreds of schools. You don't have to worry about what to wear, but find out what you do need to know.
Aug 29, 2011
5 Tips for Acing the Case Interview
Case interviews are an important way for for MBA students to demonstrate their business savvy. From practicing in advance to a solid ending, learn the ins and outs of case interviews.
Aug 2, 2011
Rutgers Offers ‘Mini-MBA’ in Pay-Per-Click
Aug 1, 2011
5 Things You Need to Get Your First MBA job
MBA recruiters are back on the hunt, but they're looking for candidates that have it all. Find out the 5 traits MBAs must have to get hired.
Jul 22, 2011
EMBA Students Invest in Themselves
Jul 22, 2011
5 Secrets of Successful International Entrepreneurs
Are you looking to take your business global? Get tips from graduates of MBA programs based on their experiences overseas.
Jul 14, 2011
Youth Movement Taking Place at MBA Programs
According to the Graduate Management Admission Council, individuals under the age of 24 are the fastest growing group of students attending business schools. Find out more about this growing trend here.
Jul 8, 2011
5 Tips for a Great Elevator Pitch
A good elevator pitch is engaging and lets a client know how you can help to meet their needs. Learn five ways to make your elevator pitch shine.
Jul 6, 2011
How to Avoid MBA Diploma Mills
Jun 28, 2011
MBA Entrepreneurs' Secrets of Success
MBA grads are more likely to start their own businesses than other people, and a new trend toward start-ups is gathering steam. Get some advice from MBA entrepreneurs and learn how their education helped them get their start.
Jun 27, 2011
5 Trends Shaping Global MBA Programs
Global MBA programs believe that partnering with executives and businesses worldwide increases the opportunities for peace and prosperity. Learn how international MBA programs are evolving.
Jun 22, 2011
2011 Commencement Speakers Imagine Future Economy
Commencement is a time to look forward, and this year's commencement speakers helped MBA students do just that. Get a round-up of predictions and advice from top business leaders.
Jun 3, 2011
Safest Path to Corner Office Runs Through B-School
Out of 30 top CEOs in Barron's ranking, more than half have a business degree. Read about these success stories and learn how they got where they are today.
May 18, 2011
Does It Really Matter Where You Get Your MBA?
Whether or not a person got their MBA from a top school can make a difference to some companies in some locations, professors and employers say, but it's possible to even the scales.
May 9, 2011
Calculating ROI on the part-time MBA
May 2, 2011
Part-Time MBA Can Yield Full-Time Benefits
Kimberly Hess had always wanted to get an MBA, and although the degree wasn't required for advancement in her company, she still found it professionally rewarding.
Apr 25, 2011
Shorter MBA Programs Sharpen Their Focus
MBA programs and companies expand business school training to attract students and retain employees.
Apr 19, 2011
B-School Students Compete for Prizes and Work Experience
Many MBA students sign up for competitions to enhance their business skills, expand their professional contacts and win prize money.
Apr 12, 2011
MBA Programs and the Business of Luxury
Business school students enroll in luxury MBA programs to take advantage of the rebounding market in upscale goods.
Apr 6, 2011
Where the MBAs Are
While students still send most admission test results to U.S. MBA programs, Asian and European business schools pique their interest as well.
Apr 4, 2011
Wharton Puts Spotlight on Retail
A newly endowed center at Wharton business school lets students interested in retail pursue MBA programs with classes and events focused on the $2.3 trillion industry.
Mar 30, 2011
Executive MBA Programs on the Rise
Looking for a career booster shot? More and more business pros are taking advantage of convenient, flexible--and increasingly international--MBA programs. Here's a look at the state of the art.
Mar 25, 2011
Harvard Leads Business Schools' Quest to Restore Trust in Business
The legendary business school transforms its curriculum and vision to emphasize competence and character development in MBA programs. 'Will it work?' skeptics ponder.
Mar 25, 2011
Insider Named Dean of Carnegie Mellon's Tepper School of Business
Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business announced that a popular professor, Robert Dammon, will be its next dean.
Mar 22, 2011
High-Tech Programs for Hyper-Connected MBAs
In a world where textbooks are as quaint as stock tickers, learn how business schools are using iPads, Facebook, Second Life and telepresence to attract and keep MBA students.
Mar 21, 2011
Meet the Dean: Dr. Bryce Bernard at the Corban University School of Business
Fueled by a passion for faith and academic excellence, Dr. Byrce Bernard has been teaching at Corban University for nearly 25 years. Discover what to expect with an online MBA program and the type of students Dr. Bernard says the school is looking for.
Mar 21, 2011
Harvard Business School Approves Changes to MBA Program
Significant changes to the curriculum at the venerable Ivy League institution will take effect for incoming students next fall. Faculty members said a lot of thought went into the innovations, which will affect both required and elective courses.
Mar 16, 2011
Executive MBA Goes into Orbit
As spaceflight and satellites enter the private sector, the International Space University launches an MBA program for students facing astronomical budget and project management challenges.
Mar 15, 2011
Ethics: The new business imperative
MBA students worldwide are placing new emphasis on studying not only business fundamentals, but ethics, as well.
Mar 9, 2011
New Executive Education Opportunity for UC Berkeley Haas MBA Alumni
The first classes eligible for the program are those graduating in 2011.
Mar 9, 2011
Challenges Face Europe's Top Business Schools
Even as famed French school heads the Financial Times' rankings for the fifth year in a row, business schools in Europe face five challenging trends.
Mar 8, 2011
How Apple's COO reached the top with an MBA
Tim Cook graduated from Duke business school and ended up at the helm of Apple. Learn how an MBA degree opened doors for this MBA graduate.
Mar 8, 2011
Wharton Overhauls MBA Program Curriculum
The revised curriculum will allow more customization and offer master's in business students flexibility based on their backgrounds and experience.
Mar 7, 2011
More universities combine MBA, legal programs
Mixed legal and business training programs range from combined JD and MBA curricula to three-day business seminars for lawyers.
Mar 4, 2011
GMAC Survey Finds that MBA Compensation is on the Rise
The annual Graduate Management Admission Council Alumni Perspectives Survey shows that compensation packages for MBAs are increasing as the economy begins to bounce back.
Mar 3, 2011
Alison Davis-Blake Named First Female Business School Dean at University of Michigan
Alison Davis-Blake has been named the new dean of the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, effective Aug. 22.
Mar 2, 2011
New test-taking options for MBA applicants
The new GMAT and GRE exams challenge prospective business school students to demonstrate that they possess data analysis skills to recognize key information.
Mar 1, 2011
On the front lines: a cyber security MBA
Fight back against online snoops and thieves. University of Dayton's cyber security specialty arms MBA students with the knowledge they need to help keep companies and goverments safe on the Net.
Feb 24, 2011
2011 Changes to the Business School Landscape
Business schools are rebounding after the economic downturn diminished endowments, discouraged the MBA job market, and decreased salaries for new graduates.
Feb 22, 2011
Renowned Business Schools Offering Online MBA Programs
Today, more and more reputable business schools are offering MBA programs through online education programs.
Feb 17, 2011
Despite Financial Crisis, Top MBA Programs Boast Strong Finance Graduates
In some MBA programs, finance concentrators comprise nearly half of their programs' graduates.
Feb 16, 2011
Professors Integrate Social-Media Discussions Into Business Curriculum
In an effort to keep up with quickly moving social media trends, MBA schools are adding new courses to the standard business school curriculum.
Feb 15, 2011
Professional Essay Writing for Business School Applications Called Into Question
Professional essay writing is a growing business and two companies have revealed that they've written application essays for MBA candidates who may have then submitted them as their own work.
Feb 11, 2011
Business Schools Reaching Out to Iraq and Afghanistan
Two business schools, Arizona's Thunderbird School of Global Management and Indiana's Ball State University, are creating and supporting MBA programs in Iraq and Afghanistan to help usher in a new era of leadership and economic development.
Feb 9, 2011
Solutions to MBA Program Financing
INSEAD and Prodigy Finance have partnered together to offer new solutions to the challenges of MBA financing.
Feb 7, 2011
MBA Programs Go Green
As job opportunities in green living and clean technology continue to grow, business schools across the country are "greening" their MBA curriculum to keep up with the new demand for trained professionals in this eco-friendly market.
Feb 4, 2011
Social Impact or 'Green' MBA Programs Measure Success Differently
For students looking for ways to improve the world, "social impact" MBA programs offer a chance to make a difference. Many business schools have started to offer these "green" MBA programs for students who measure success holistically.
Feb 3, 2011
UW-Madison's Business School Launches New International Real Estate Program
The program is an opportunity for international students to gain top-notch education in real estate and for UW-Madison's students to gain a global perspective.
Feb 3, 2011
HispanicBusiness Magazine Releases Top 10 Business Schools for Diversity
Business schools were ranked on percentage of Hispanic faculty, percentage of Hispanic student enrollment, and progressive programs aimed at increasing enrollment of Hispanic students.
Feb 2, 2011
Meet the Dean: Graduate Studies at DeVry University
Chris Roe loves being a teacher and an administrator, and feels fortunate to be able to do both at DeVry University. Find out what he has to say about what sets DeVry University apart.
Feb 2, 2011
Meet the MBA Program Director: Post University's Dr. Donald Mroz
Are you considering getting your MBA? Get the inside scoop from the director of Post University's program, and find out his tips for success.
Feb 2, 2011
Online MBA Programs: New Educational Opportunities for Today's Student
Online MBA programs continue to grow in popularity. Discover what online MBA programs have to offer and how they can help today's professional advance in his or her career.
Jan 31, 2011
Entrepreneurship on the Rise: How MBAs Can Help
Entrepreneurship is booming. MBA programs are quickly developing new curriculum to keep up with the rising demand. In fact, the boom is becoming a global phenomenon--find out why.
Dec 1, 2010
GMAC to Offer Virtual MBA Recruitment Event
The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) to host a virtual meeting place on November 22 and 23rd. Find out more about this business school recruitment event, known as the "GMATCH Virtual MBA Fair" here.
Nov 22, 2010
What Do a Polar Race, Inner City Youth, and Not Selling Out Have in Common? MBAs
Business school students are inventive, creative, and groundbreaking. The following four stories relate amazing activities and business ventures by today's MBA program graduates.
Nov 19, 2010
Business School Students to Meet with Warren Buffett
The chair and chief executive officer of Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, will host a lunch with MBA students on October 21. Students from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, the University of Denver, Pepperdine University, Villanova University, the University of South Dakota, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison will participate.
Oct 20, 2010
Major League Soccer Player Retiring to Earn an MBA
Seth Stammler, a U.S. professional soccer player, plans on retiring at the end of the Major League Soccer season. The New York Red Bulls players is not retiring because of age or injury -- he's retiring to pursue an MBA.
Sep 29, 2010
Edinburgh Business School Starts African Scholarship Program
Edinburgh Business School (the online Graduate School of Business of Heriot-Watt University in Scotland) is situated to make a major impact on current and future students who live in Africa.
Sep 14, 2010
The Business School Visit: Make the Most of Your Time on Campus
Many prospective business school students consider the program, the school's history, and alumni--however, many overlook a key component: the campus visit.
Sep 8, 2010