How to Overcome a Low Undergrad GPA When Applying to Business School
Aug 29, 2014
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.
4 Social Media Tactics Marketing MBAs Should Master
Aug 19, 2014
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.
6 Mistakes to Avoid When Applying to Business School
Aug 13, 2014
With the fall deadline for b-school applications fast approaching, we look at the simple mistakes that could land you in the reject pile.
Marketing Your Business on a Shoestring Budget
Aug 7, 2014
Does your small business lack the resources for a flashy ad campaign? Here's how to market effectively with little or no budget.
Gearing Up for B-School: Tips for New MBA Students
Aug 5, 2014
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.
How to Convert Social Media Talk into Sales
Jul 29, 2014
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.
A Step-by-Step Guide to Networking for Business Professionals
Jul 24, 2014
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.
How Small Businesses Can Break into E-Commerce
Jul 18, 2014
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.
How to Effectively Mentor Women in Business
Jul 8, 2014
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.
Taking Notes: A Conversation with Mike Matousek of Flashnotes.com
Jul 1, 2014
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.
How to Keep Social Media Followers Engaged
Jun 26, 2014
It's more important than ever for businesses to maintain an engaging social media presence. Learn how to keep your followers from losing interest.
How Business Schools Can Attract More Women
Jun 17, 2014
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.
Marketing in the Facebook Age: B-Schools Tackle Social Media with Innovative New Courses
Jun 3, 2014
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.
The Curious Case of Curious, a Startup with Learning in Mind
May 29, 2014
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.
An In-Depth Look at Joint and Dual MBAs
May 14, 2014
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.
How Piazza Helps with Homework (and More)
Apr 21, 2014
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.
MBA Moms: Having a Baby in Business School
Apr 4, 2014
Find out why some women are planning to get pregnant or have babies in business school - and how that's working out for them.
Meet Sqrl, the Cincinnati Startup Out to Make Your Job Easier
Mar 14, 2014
An interview with Ryan Watson, CEO of Sqrl, whose company automates communication between service providers and their clientele.
MBA Students Cultivate Success in Developing Nations
Mar 10, 2014
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.
How to Finance Your MBA
Feb 24, 2014
MBAs can be expensive, but there are ways to finance your education. Find out more about MBA scholarship and financing options.
Reinventing the Resume: An Inside Look at Portfolium
Feb 3, 2014
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.
What Summer Opportunities Can an MBA Candidate Expect?
Jan 31, 2014
Current MBA students can learn which times during the year companies tend to recruit for various business disciplines.
Reverse MBA Applications: Why UCLA Is Applying to MBA Students
Dec 18, 2013
Read about how UCLA's Anderson School of Management communicates with and attracts students to its MBA programs.
MBA Admissions Q&A with Neil Mangus of UND's Mendoza College of Business
Dec 11, 2013
Find out what Neil Mangus of UND's Mendoza College of Business looks for in MBA applicants.
MBA Admissions Tips from UND's Mendoza College of Business
Dec 4, 2013
A former MBA admissions director shares four crucial tips for applicants who want to make the best impressions at their prospective business schools.
Imagine a World with Better MBA Rankings
Nov 27, 2013
Rankings can be a valuable tool in evaluating MBA programs, but how much importance should we really give them?
Culture Is King at UCLA's Anderson School of Management
Nov 15, 2013
Learn about the culture at UCLA's Anderson School of Management from alum and current Associate Dean Robert Weiler.
A More Personal MBA: The Rise of Specialization
Sep 18, 2013
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.
What Makes A Good MBA Candidate?
Aug 15, 2013
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.
Inside the B-School Emotional Intelligence Exam
Aug 2, 2013
Dive deeper into the methodology of EQ exams and what factors b-schools aim to evaluate.
Earning an MBA: Is It Worth It?
Jul 31, 2013
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.
Is Emotional IQ the Future of the MBA Admissions Process?
Jul 31, 2013
Business schools such as Notre Dame are exploring new ways to determine who could become tomorrow's successful leaders.
Are Intelligent Working Women Leaning Back?
Jul 17, 2013
Lean in? Female graduates of top MBA programs are less likely to be working full time. Learn more in this infographic.
How to Use MBA Rankings: Notre Dame Offers Some Advice
Jul 1, 2013
Get tips on using MBA program rankings from the Senior Associate Director of MBA Admissions for the University of Notre Dame.
Wisconsin School of Business reminds us that MBA rankings do rank MBA programs
Jul 1, 2013
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.
Should a school's community matter more than ranking?
Jul 1, 2013
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.
University of Maryland's Business School Deans Offer Insight into New Online MBA Program
Jun 26, 2013
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.
Paying off Debt in a Recovering Economy
May 24, 2013
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.
10 Student Startup Ventures Win $5,000 Awards from Harvard Business School
Mar 27, 2013
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.
10 Environmentally-Aware Business Schools
Jan 16, 2013
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.
Applications Down at Two Business Schools
Sep 14, 2012
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.
Infographic: See Jane Earn
Jul 24, 2012
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.
Master of Tourism Administration shapes 21st century destinations
Jul 24, 2012
Students attending business school can learn about the various aspects of the hospitality and tourism industry.
Hitting the big time with a Sports MBA
Jul 17, 2012
Ballpark homerun: making a hit with a Sport MBA
An MBA Graduate Uses Her Skills to Help Parents-Who-Want-To-Be
Jun 22, 2012
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.
5 Attributes Business School Graduates Bring to Small Companies
Jun 14, 2012
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.
Social media is going corporate
Jun 12, 2012
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.
Trading Football Cleats for Business Shoes
Jun 1, 2012
A Super Bowl champion steps into business school to learn how to thrive on new turf.
Using an Internship to Chart a Career Course
May 18, 2012
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.
Master's in E-Business Helps Reinvent a Marketer
May 16, 2012
A master's degree in e-business allows Chicago marketer to fast-track her online marketing career.
Military MBA Programs: Stepping Stones into Civilian Life
May 14, 2012
From finding a job to obtaining a top job, veterans can use MBA programs to transition to and succeed in the civilian world. Read more about the MBA experiences of two veterans who served in Afghanistan and Iraq.
4 Ways to Pay for Business School
May 10, 2012
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.
Surprising Gap in Social Media Education at Top Business Schools
May 10, 2012
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.
B-schools Win $7.1 Million Funding for Innovative Thinking
May 10, 2012
More than $7 million in funding was recently awarded to business schools and organizations having winning ideas for improving management education.
Your Start-Up: How Business School Could Help You
May 7, 2012
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.
The Assets of an Online MBA Program
May 7, 2012
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.
U.S. is Top Location for Attending Business School
Apr 24, 2012
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.
Who Makes it Into Business School?
Apr 12, 2012
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.
New Dual-Degree MBA Program Blends Business and Engineering
Apr 12, 2012
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.
From the Military to MBA Programs
Mar 21, 2012
Military officers can be on point and on target when it comes to succeeding in an MBA program. That's because many of the skills they gain in the military, like discipline and commitment, are essential to succeeding in a business school program.
MBA Couple Aids Pet Owners
Mar 12, 2012
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.
Attorney Makes a Good Case for an MBA
Mar 5, 2012
A New York attorney discovers that his MBA degree broadens his business understanding, but also gives added value to his clients.
How EMBA Programs Could Work For You
Feb 21, 2012
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.
Injecting Business Sense into Fashion, Film, and Music
Feb 10, 2012
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.
Internships Go Virtual
Feb 6, 2012
What You Can Gain from Online Business School
Feb 3, 2012
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?
From Business School to the Family Business
Jan 27, 2012
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.
Creative Electives Encourage Out-of-the Box Thinking
Jan 20, 2012
MBA Programs to Master Sustainability
Jan 19, 2012
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.
The Year's Top 5 Business School Trends
Jan 11, 2012
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.
MBA Programs Flourish in Emerging Markets
Jan 6, 2012
Business schools in emerging economies can provide students with meaningful skills that can applicable in many places.
Changing Role of Business School Deans
Jan 6, 2012
Harvard Business School's New Program for Financial Execs
Jan 6, 2012
A New Mining Boom Fuels MBA Specializations
Dec 21, 2011
An MBA program in mining can provide students with the coursework, insight and experience to learn how to become a mining manager.
Brighter job outlook for 2012 MBA grads
Dec 16, 2011
Wanted: MBA Communicators
Dec 13, 2011
Learn about simple steps you may take to sharpen your communication skills before and during MBA programs.
Making Sense of B-School Rankings
Dec 1, 2011
Businessweek, Forbes, FT… wading though all the business school rankings can seem like a long slog. Narrow down your research by finding out what rankings are applicable to the types of schools that you want.
The Doctor Is In ... Business School
Nov 28, 2011
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.
Jack Welch Sees New Niche in MBA Programs
Nov 22, 2011
Global EMBA Programs Step Up
Nov 11, 2011
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.
Accounting Programs Add Up for Graduates
Nov 5, 2011
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.
Specific Career Tracks for Global MBA Programs
Nov 1, 2011
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.
How an Internship Can Boost Your Employment Prospects
Oct 20, 2011
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.
International Students in the Know Seek MSMS
Oct 10, 2011
International students with MBAs or comparable degrees and professional experience focus on specific management disciplines to boost their career chances.
Case Competition Offers Real-World Experience
Oct 6, 2011
Success Through Part-Time MBA Programs
Oct 4, 2011
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.
Leadership Programs Make a Comeback
Sep 23, 2011
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.
Smarter Approach to a Career in Finance
Sep 19, 2011
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.
Economy to Blame for Drop in MBA Applications?
Sep 15, 2011
How to Simplify Your MBA Search
Aug 29, 2011
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.
See Your Future at a Virtual MBA Fair
Aug 29, 2011
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.
Should You Take the GMAT or GRE?
Aug 22, 2011
Although business schools are beginning to accept GRE scores, some admissions officers say they still prefer the GMAT. Find out why the GMAT remains the test of choice, at least for now.
5 Tips for Acing the Case Interview
Aug 2, 2011
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.
Business School Applications Seem to Be on the Downswing
Jul 8, 2011
A recent August 12, 2010 report from Bloomberg Businessweek reveals applications to business school have started to slow after three consecutive years of growth.
The Wall Street Journal Announces Top 25 Executive MBA Programs
Jul 8, 2011
Youth Movement Taking Place at MBA Programs
Jul 8, 2011
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.
MBA Entrepreneurs' Secrets of Success
Jun 27, 2011
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.
2011 Commencement Speakers Imagine Future Economy
Jun 3, 2011
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.
Safest Path to Corner Office Runs Through B-School
May 18, 2011
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.
Does It Really Matter Where You Get Your MBA?
May 9, 2011
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.