Kaplan

MBA News: Waitlisted at HBS, Canadian Business Woes

By - Apr 14, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

There are worse things than getting waitlisted at HBS. From Round Two applicants waitlisted at HBS, to a name-changing donation, to Canadian business schools looking to innovate, let’s dig into the latest MBA news headlines on the admissions landscape. Please leave your comments below…we know you...

Read More

Will Your Letters of Recommendation Wow Admissions Committees?

By - Apr 9, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

How will your recommender describe you to the admissions committee? Letters of recommendation are an important part of your overall business school application package—they provide the only outside information the admissions committee receives about you. One of the most stressful parts of the application process can...

Read More

How to Pay for Business School

By - Apr 7, 03:10 AM   Comments [0]

Wondering how to pay for that dream MBA? When assessing business school options and your plans for how to pay for an MBA, the “money issue” is nothing if not multi-faceted. Graduate degrees are an investment. Like any other investment, there is a considerable upfront cost—a...

Read More

MBA News: Top Business Schools Maintain Narrow Acceptance Rate

By - Apr 2, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Test takers continue to favor the GMAT over the GRE. From top business schools reporting competitive acceptance rates, to a spike in GRE test takers, to the true cost of an online MBA, to one HBS student who cashed in when she dropped out, let’s dig...

Read More

MBA News: Real Estate Resurgence, Ross Helps Motor City

By - Mar 31, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

In MBA news, Ross School of Business is helping out Detroit Public Schools … free of charge. From a strong MBA job market in real estate, to business schools with the best career services, to an awesome infographic from U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 MBA...

Read More

MBA Specializations for Fast-Tracking Your Management Career

By - Mar 26, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Wine industry management? We’ll drink to that. Photo courtesy Daniel Lee As we’ve mentioned previously on the blog, business school graduates are no longer limited to jobs in traditional fields like investment banking, consulting, and financial services. In recent years, there’s been increasing opportunity for business...

Read More

MBA News: U.S. News Rankings Are In

By - Mar 24, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

What do the latest U.S. News rankings mean for top business schools? From U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 rankings and its discontents, to a resurgence in banking industry jobs, to networking like an American, let’s dig into the latest headlines in MBA admissions and business...

Read More

Tech Industry Jobs for MBAs

By - Mar 19, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

Tech companies are turning to business school to find new hires. If free meals, rides to and from work, and nap pods sound like an attractive addition to your career after business school, then you might consider management opportunities in the tech industry. Working for such...

Read More

MBA News: The Latest in GMAT Enrollment

By - Mar 17, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

  From skewed MBA data to foreign GMAT test takers: top stories in MBA news. From one business school getting busted for fudging data to others looking toward non-U.S. applicants to bolster their class figures, there’s plenty of buzz in MBA news … and stay tuned for...

Read More

Best MBA Programs for Lovers of the Outdoors

By - Mar 12, 03:00 AM   Comments [0]

From biking to hiking, what is the best MBA program to satisfy your drive for outdoorsy adventures? Your sneakers are the staple of your wardrobe, your fitness tracker buzzes three times a day, and your idea of leisure is a five-mile hiking trip. From mountain biking...

Read More