Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

It is currently 12 Feb 2016, 06:57
GMAT Club Tests


GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance


we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

Small MBA programs

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
Joined: 25 Apr 2013
Posts: 1
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

Small MBA programs [#permalink] New post 25 Apr 2013, 06:15
I've been accepted to some top small MBA programs (under 100 students). I like the location and I'm pretty sure I'd be able to get a great job post MBA. The only things I really don't like about these small programs is the smaller network and to become a marketing tool for the schools.

Who else finds it ridiculous that these programs make you pay a lot of money to become a marketing tool for their programs? I've seen ridiculous blogs and videos about current students promoting their programs, yet they became jobless after the program... And I'm not talking about 3rd tier programs, I'm talking about the top 30 international rankings.

Do you have to become a marketing tool when you enrol in a small MBA program? What if you refuse to subject yourself to such a farcical exercise, will you get kicked out of the program? Will it affect your chances of finding a good job through career services?
Joined: 09 Feb 2013
Posts: 20
Schools: Jones '15 (M)
GMAT 1: 680 Q45 V38
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 1 [0], given: 3

Re: Small MBA programs [#permalink] New post 25 Apr 2013, 06:57
I am not a current MBA student so I can't speak to your second question. Personally, I don't see anything wrong with promoting the school you are attending. That may be because I am in marketing! But if I am going to spend a large amount of money and spend two years attending a school, then I would feel invested enough in the school to help them out with marketing by writing student-related random blogs or appearing in videos.
Joined: 28 Mar 2013
Posts: 67
Followers: 2

Kudos [?]: 23 [0], given: 9

Re: Small MBA programs [#permalink] New post 01 May 2013, 07:24
You don't have to participate if you don't want to. And, no, it won't cause you to get kicked out.

However, most MBA students realize the value of promoting their school because the better their school is, the higher the value of their degree.

Furthermore, media promotion experience is something that adds value to your personal profile (ie, your resume). It may also gain you networking opportunities.

MBA programs need their students to participate in these kinds of activities because prospective students want to know if they'll be a good fit at a particular school. They want to know who their fellow students will be, who will be teaching the courses, who will they be working on teams with, etc.
Re: Small MBA programs   [#permalink] 01 May 2013, 07:24
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Online MBA Programs ryan.hansen 4 18 Dec 2007, 13:33
MBA programs Marun 0 17 Nov 2007, 14:08
MBA programs with integrated curriculum buckkitty 8 16 Jan 2007, 08:51
Experts publish their posts in the topic MBA programs in UK and ranking Rocky 29 15 Jan 2007, 07:55
contributions to mba program mrgc89 2 03 Jan 2007, 13:35
Display posts from previous: Sort by

Small MBA programs

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  

GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.