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MBA News: Inside Top-Ranked MBA Admissions

By - Jul 9, 07:41 AM   Comments [0]

Duke Fuqua’s MBA admissions gatekeeper tells all. When should you start networking for business school? Will the GMAT hit Havana? What really goes on behind the scenes of MBA admissions at a top-ranked school like Duke Fuqua? Keep reading to find out. Networking early and often It’s never...

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Student Loan Assistance for Public Sector Jobs

By - Jul 7, 08:37 AM   Comments [0]

Many business schools offer student loan assistance to grads who enter public sector jobs. Credits: EarthDayPictures via Flickr cc Pervasive stereotypes paint MBA students as unapologetic, ethics-be-damned capitalists, arming themselves to improve their own lot by exploiting others. Yet, many MBAs matriculate into business school with the...

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MBA News: Which MBA Jobs Are Most Desirable?

By - Jul 2, 08:44 AM   Comments [0]

Just how big is the business school salary bump? Do MBA jobs really pay more? Which companies are trending with business school graduates? Could residency become the norm for earning an online MBA? Keep reading to find out. What are the most desirable MBA jobs? For the ninth...

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Top 5 GMAT Study Tips from Former Students

By - Jun 30, 08:34 AM   Comments [0]

Former students share their GMAT study strategies. We often ask GMAT students who are nearing the end of their Kaplan course if they have any recommendations or advice for incoming students. Although not all of you are or will be Kaplan students, the GMAT study tips...

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Salaries, Business School Applicants in China, and More in MBA News

By - Jun 25, 11:29 AM   Comments [0]

What’s the best time to go to business school for the optimal salary? From business school admissions officers shifting their focus to applicants in China to spikes in startup-centric education and in female entrepreneurship, here’s the latest in MBA news. What’s the “right age” to get your...

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Breaking Down the GMAT Format

By - Jun 23, 10:21 AM   Comments [0]

The GMAT is a computer adaptive test (CAT), which adapts to your performance as you’re taking the test. The GMAT is a computer adaptive test (CAT), which is more than just a digital version of a written exam. A CAT adapts to your performance as you’re...

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MBA Admissions: Balancing Quality and Quantity

By - Jun 18, 08:56 AM   Comments [0]

Applying to business schools is all about balance. Credit: Steve Hardy via Flickr cc These days, as candidates consider their strategies for the coming MBA admissions cycle, many have a logical question in mind: How many business schools should I apply to? The answer, of course, varies...

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Top 5 Misconceptions About GMAT Prep

By - Jun 16, 07:00 AM   Comments [0]

Don’t be a fool about what to expect on Test Day. Credit: CollegeDegrees360 via Flickr cc Some students find the GMAT prep intimidating. Others underestimate the challenge of this important component of their business school application. To be sure, there’s plenty of misconceptions out there about...

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MBA News: Top-Ranked Means More Debt

By - Jun 11, 09:35 AM   Comments [0]

Is a top-ranked MBA program worth the debt? The gender pay gap persists, top-ranked business school graduates size up average salary against their debt, and an MBA namesake passes away—let’s dig into the latest headlines in business education and MBA news. Leave your comments below. Average salary...

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MBA News: Does Top Ranking Mean Higher Debt?

By - Jun 11, 09:35 AM   Comments [0]

Is a top-ranked MBA program worth the debt? The gender pay gap persists, top ranking MBA graduates size up average salary against their debt, and an MBA namesake passes away—let’s dig into the latest headlines in business education and business school news. Average salary vs. debt at graduation While...

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