Posts Tagged ‘GMAC’

9 Fun Facts about the GMAT

By - Apr 1, 12:05 PM   Comments [0]

To celebrate GMAC’s 60th birthday, we’ve compiled the following fun GMAT facts from the GMAC site: 1. In 1953, nine b-schools met with ETS to create what would later become the GMAT. Those schools were Harvard, Rutgers, Columbia, Northwestern, Chicago, Seton Hall, Michigan, Washington University (St....

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The GMAC Summit

By - Dec 11, 13:50 PM   Comments [0]

I spent last Friday at the GMAC Test Prep Summit in Los Angeles. The conference was mostly for test prep professionals, but GMAC invited admissions consultants and I decided to go. I’m glad I did. A few takeaways I’d like to share with you: I am...

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Strong Employment Rates Reported for 2013 MBA Grads

By - Nov 27, 05:09 AM   Comments [1]

In a September poll of the job market conducted by the Graduate Management Admission Council, 90% of the MBA Class of 2013 indicated they were employed. GMAC reports this figure is six percentage points above the 2009 employment rate, but down a tick from the...

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Application Volume Up at Full-Time MBA Programs, and Other Fun Facts

By - Oct 17, 12:32 PM   Comments [0]

A GMAC press release reports the results of its 2013 Application Trends Survey. 683 graduate business programs participated in the survey – this breaks down into 328 business schools in 42 countries. Here are some of the highlights: • 52% of two-year MBA programs reported an increase...

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Hiring Up 4% for Class of 2013 B-School Grads

By - Jun 1, 05:46 AM   Comments [0]

The job market continues to improve for graduate business school degree holders, as more employers plan to hire MBAs and specialized business master’s talent than did so last year, according to the 2013 Corporate Recruiters Survey. The survey was issued earlier this week by the...

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GMAC Survey Finds Uptick in Demand for Traditional MBA Programs

By - May 3, 05:08 AM   Comments [0]

Graduate programs in business and management are drawing a wider range of applicants, and these aspiring students are more likely to have a single program type in mind for either an MBA or non-MBA master’s degree, according to Graduate Management Admission Council’s 2013 mba.com Prospective...

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GMAC Reports Testing Trend Going Younger, More Global

By - Mar 7, 13:37 PM   Comments [0]

A new trio of student mobility trend reports issued by the Graduate Management Admission Council shows that graduate management education is becoming more global and diverse as applicants send GMAT scores to a range of programs around the world. A record 286,529 GMAT exams were administered...

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GMAC Launches Online Assessment Tool for Soft Skills

By - Feb 28, 05:16 AM   Comments [0]

The Graduate Management Admission Council announced the launch last week of its newest product, “Reflect,” a self-administered online assessment and soft-skills development program. Soft skills are an important set of personal attributes that enhance one’s interactions, job performance and career prospects. GMAC worked with schools, corporate...

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GMAC Alumni Survey Shows Strong Job Market for 2012 Grads

By - Jan 28, 14:51 PM   Comments [0]

Last year’s b-school grads faced a receptive job market, as 92 percent of 2012 graduates surveyed by the Graduate Management Admission Council were employed three months after graduation. That’s six percentage points higher than class of 2011 graduates surveyed at the same time the year...

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Brighter Job Market for 2013 MBAs

By - Dec 13, 22:25 PM   Comments [0]

Uncertainty hangs above many of the world’s economies, but the job market for 2013 graduates, particularly those with graduate-level degrees, may be looking up, according to a survey of 201 employers conducted by the Graduate Management Admission Council. The 2012 Year-End Poll of Employers finds 76...

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