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.
Best MBA Program Rankings
Mar 29, 2013
It's a new year and that means rankings for the nation's best MBA programs. Find out what the best executive, full-time and part-time MBA programs are.
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.
10 MBA Student Blogs to Follow
Aug 23, 2012
MBAs focus on everything from eco-friendly and non-profit business to computer systems, industrial management, human resources and economics. Learn what this degree looks like from trenches with these MBA student blogs, and find out if an MBA is right for you.
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.
50 B-School Websites Worth Visiting
Jun 14, 2012
A good business school website is as much a marketplace of ideas as an information resource. These 50 b-school sites are recommended reading for any student or business professional in search of new insights, connections and opportunities.
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 pinmore ning, 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.
The Mod Quad: The Best and Most Beautiful B-School Campuses
May 15, 2012
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.
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.
It's a dog's life: Can a pooch increase job satisfaction?
May 8, 2012
Many Americans believe that bringing their dog to work would increase their job satisfaction. Check out this infographic to see how pets relieve stress.
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.
50 of the Most Influential Startup Founders on Twitter
Apr 24, 2012
All entrepreneurs come from humble beginnings. This list of 50 of the top startup founders on Twitter includes well-known business people such as the founders of Twitter, YouTube and PayPal, and many others. Following their tweets can help you gain valuable business insight and information.
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.
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.
The logic of online lovin’: Does online dating work?
Mar 14, 2012
Does online dating really make it easier to meet your soulmate? Or do you just have to be in the right place at the right time? Learn about online dating in this infographic.
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.
50 Most Relevant Digital Marketing Terms
Mar 8, 2012
Bookmark these digital marketing terms for quick access in online MBA programs, executive MBA programs, and the workplace.
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.
5 Ways to Creatively Use your MBA Degree
Feb 24, 2012
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.
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.
Top 50 Business School Professors on Twitter
Feb 7, 2012
Looking for the latest about top MBA programs and related training? These top 50 business school professors messaging on Twitter can help you gain insight.
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.
Get to Know B-Schools at an Online MBA Fair
Jan 24, 2012
Which MBA?, a virtual fair hosted by The Economist, connects prospective students with business schools from around the world.
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.
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.
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.
5 Business School Tactics to Get MBA Jobs
Nov 18, 2011
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.
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.
Business School 101
Oct 13, 2011
Students without business experience or degrees can use master in management degrees to help launch a career in business or a related field.
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.
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.
Get Ready to Go Back to (B-) School
Sep 8, 2011
Just because you've been accepted into an MBA program, doesn't mean you should drop the ball before the start of classes. Take these steps to round our your knowledge and start your coursework from a strong a position as possible.
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.
5 MBA courses for the new economy
Aug 26, 2011
MBA programs offer courses in five key fields that can help students succeed in the new economy. Are your courses on the list?
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.
5 Things You Need to Get Your First MBA job
Jul 22, 2011
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.
5 Secrets of Successful International Entrepreneurs
Jul 14, 2011
Are you looking to take your business global? Get tips from graduates of MBA programs based on their experiences overseas.
5 Tips for a Great Elevator Pitch
Jul 6, 2011
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.
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.
5 Trends Shaping Global MBA Programs
Jun 22, 2011
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.
Fun in the Sun With MBA Internships
Jun 10, 2011
A pioneering partnership between Bacardi, Royal Caribbean, and the University of Miami is just one of the hot MBA internship programs out there.
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.
Better Job Market for MBA Grads, Survey Finds
May 27, 2011
Average salaries for MBA jobs in the United States and Europe broke the $90,000 mark in 2011, and job prospects improved as well. Get more information about the job outlook for recent MBA grads.
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.
Part-Time MBA Can Yield Full-Time Benefits
Apr 25, 2011
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.
Shorter MBA Programs Sharpen Their Focus
Apr 19, 2011
MBA programs and companies expand business school training to attract students and retain employees.
B-School Students Compete for Prizes and Work Experience
Apr 12, 2011
Many MBA students sign up for competitions to enhance their business skills, expand their professional contacts and win prize money.
MBA Programs and the Business of Luxury
Apr 6, 2011
Business school students enroll in luxury MBA programs to take advantage of the rebounding market in upscale goods.
'Good' and 'Bad' Gifts to Business Schools
Apr 6, 2011
Alumni donations usually fund innovative projects and scholarships for business school students. But what happens when one of those donors is Moammar Gadhafi's son?
Where the MBAs Are
Apr 4, 2011
While students still send most admission test results to U.S. MBA programs, Asian and European business schools pique their interest as well.
Wharton Puts Spotlight on Retail
Mar 30, 2011
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.
Executive MBA Programs on the Rise
Mar 25, 2011
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.
Harvard Leads Business Schools' Quest to Restore Trust in Business
Mar 25, 2011
The legendary business school transforms its curriculum and vision to emphasize competence and character development in MBA programs. 'Will it work?' skeptics ponder.
Insider Named Dean of Carnegie Mellon's Tepper School of Business
Mar 22, 2011
Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business announced that a popular professor, Robert Dammon, will be its next dean.
High-Tech Programs for Hyper-Connected MBAs
Mar 21, 2011
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.
Harvard Business School Approves Changes to MBA Program
Mar 16, 2011
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.
Executive MBA Goes into Orbit
Mar 15, 2011
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.
How Apple's COO reached the top with an MBA
Mar 8, 2011
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.
Wharton Overhauls MBA Program Curriculum
Mar 7, 2011
The revised curriculum will allow more customization and offer master's in business students flexibility based on their backgrounds and experience.
More universities combine MBA, legal programs
Mar 4, 2011
Mixed legal and business training programs range from combined JD and MBA curricula to three-day business seminars for lawyers.
GMAC Survey Finds that MBA Compensation is on the Rise
Mar 3, 2011
The annual Graduate Management Admission Council Alumni Perspectives Survey shows that compensation packages for MBAs are increasing as the economy begins to bounce back.
Alison Davis-Blake Named First Female Business School Dean at University of Michigan
Mar 2, 2011
Alison Davis-Blake has been named the new dean of the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, effective Aug. 22.
New test-taking options for MBA applicants
Mar 1, 2011
The new GMAT and GRE exams challenge prospective business school students to demonstrate that they possess data analysis skills to recognize key information.
Bright prospects for MBA jobs in 2011
Feb 28, 2011
You may not match one Stanford MBA grad's $300K offer, but your chances of an MBA job look great for 2011. Here's what hiring companies are saying and how one school is tailoring its offerings to meet demand.
On the front lines: a cyber security MBA
Feb 24, 2011
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.
Renowned Business Schools Offering Online MBA Programs
Feb 17, 2011
Today, more and more reputable business schools are offering MBA programs through online education programs.
Business Schools Reaching Out to Iraq and Afghanistan
Feb 9, 2011
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.
Solutions to MBA Program Financing
Feb 7, 2011
INSEAD and Prodigy Finance have partnered together to offer new solutions to the challenges of MBA financing.
HispanicBusiness Magazine Releases Top 10 Business Schools for Diversity
Feb 2, 2011
Business schools were ranked on percentage of Hispanic faculty, percentage of Hispanic student enrollment, and progressive programs aimed at increasing enrollment of Hispanic students.
The Business Behind Business School Rankings
Dec 13, 2010
Each year, numerous publications rank the top MBA programs across the country. However, are these rankings the be all and end all of business schools?
Youth Movement Taking Place at MBA Programs
Dec 6, 2010
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.
Entrepreneurship on the Rise: How MBAs Can Help
Dec 1, 2010
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.
GMAC to Offer Virtual MBA Recruitment Event
Nov 22, 2010
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.
What Do a Polar Race, Inner City Youth, and Not Selling Out Have in Common? MBAs
Nov 19, 2010
Business school students are inventive, creative, and groundbreaking. The following four stories relate amazing activities and business ventures by today's MBA program graduates.
Business School Students to Meet with Warren Buffett
Oct 20, 2010
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.
The Wall Street Journal Announces Top 25 Executive MBA Programs
Sep 30, 2010