Posts Tagged ‘international enrollment’

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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Against the Odds: Indian MBA Hopefuls Must Prep for Uphill Battle

By - May 22, 07:45 AM   Comments [0]

Indian candidates face fierce competition on their quest to MBA admission abroad. But that probably isn't news to you. India alone offers up the highest number of foreign MBA applicants (43%), followed by China (27%) then the US (6%) according to a 2012 study by the...

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Drop in UK MBA Applicants

By - Jul 10, 02:46 AM   Comments [0]

According to Poets & Quants, “applications to Britain’s business schools plunged 20% last year as a result of government changes to visa policies that made MBA programs there a less viable option for international students.” These students comprise 90% of MBA students at UK business...

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Latin American Universities Embrace Globalized Education

By - Apr 28, 10:50 AM   Comments [0]

Top universities in Latin America—concentrated mainly in Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Colombia, and Brazil—have poured an increasingly large amount of government funds into sending students abroad to complete graduate degrees and on improving the educational standards at home, reports a Chronicle article titled "Latin America Hopes...

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FT Global Rankings: Expansionist Dreamers

By - Feb 17, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

B-schools are no longer content staying on home soil, reports the Financial Times in a supplementary article to their recent Global MBA Rankings. The latest expansionist trend is to extend the traditional four-walled classroom overseas. Harvard Business School used to pride itself on its steadfast commitment...

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Is India Paving the Way to Become a Hosting Spot for American Universities?

By - Feb 16, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

The Indian government has shifted around its priorities, moving the topic of higher education from a peripheral concern to its key priority, reports The Chronicle last week. In part, this reprioritization is due to India's shift from a mostly agrarian economy to one that the...

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Another College and MBA Admissions Round Up

By - Jan 22, 02:21 AM   Comments [0]

Here are some news tidbits from last week: BusinessWeek reported some good news last week regarding the job market, particularly for new college graduates. The National Association of Colleges and Employers reported a turnaround in college hiring. Surveys show that the recent economic recession hit college...

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An Active Move towards Global MBA Recruiting

By - Dec 22, 09:39 AM   Comments [0]

We followed up our post on BusinessWeek's "In Hunt for Students, Business Schools Go Global" by interviewing top MBA tour operators to discover their perspectives on global MBA recruitment expansion. Peter von Loesecke, the founder and CEO of The MBA Tour; Nunzio Quacquarelli, founder and CEO...

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International Students Opt out of American MBA Programs

By - Nov 16, 10:01 AM   Comments [0]

The Chronicle of Higher Education explored results of a recently released GMAC study of MBA application trends in “Foreign Demand Drops for American M.B.A. Degrees, Study Finds” While the trend for business school attendance seems to be on the rise globally, in the United...

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MBA Admissions Round-Up: Webinar, Chats, GMAT, News

By - Aug 3, 12:25 PM   Comments [0]

Let's see what's happening at Accepted and in the MBA world at large: Take 2 -- Accepted is hosting its first-ever MBA reapplicant webinar on Thursday Aug 6 at 1:00 PM ET. The webinar is free. Just register to obtain access information. MIT Sloan MBA Admissions Chat....

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