The State of the 2010 MBA Job Market

By - Nov 18, 12:50 PM   Comments [0]

Almost 90% of MBAs from the class of 2010 were employed after graduation, compared to 84% from the year before, reports a GMAC press release on the 2010 job scene. The press release also points out that these post-recession graduates are "faring better than their...

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How to Earn an A+ on Your Career Goals Essay

By - Nov 18, 09:31 AM   Comments [0]

by Tyler Cormney, MBA Prep School, Chief Executive & Founder There is a common misconception that we want to clear up – and that is that an acceptance letter to a top tier business school is all about what you’ve achieved so far. An acceptance letter...

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Are MBA Students Narcissistic?

By - Nov 17, 09:45 AM   Comments [0]

According to a Financial Times article, the answer is a resounding, "Yes." In "The narcissistic world of the MBA student," Jeffrey Pfeffer, author of Power: Why Some People Have it and Other's Don't, elaborates on the reasons why MBA students show "a remarkable sense of...

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2010 MBA Rankings Released by Businessweek

By - Nov 14, 12:53 PM   Comments [0]

Businessweek just released its biannual full-time MBA rankings. There were some minor shifts in this year's U.S. top 30 compared to those of 2008, and some more significant changes in the international rankings, as you'll see below. Top 30 U.S. Business Schools of 2010 (2008 rankings...

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BW Releases Part-Time MBA Rankings

By - Nov 11, 02:54 AM   Comments [0]

Part-time MBA programs are becoming more popular as students realize that they can pursue a management degree without taking two years off from work. Almost 2000 more students enrolled in part-time MBA programs this year compared to last, bringing the number of students to 66,183. The...

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MBA News Roundup: Studying for your MBA… on Facebook?

By - Nov 6, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

You already hang out on Facebook, but did you know it could get you closer to your MBA? This week's roundup covers a social networking study program, one student's sustainable summer internship experience, and admissions tips from Ross School of Business. 1. Business School Unveils "Facebook...

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Online MBA Fair by The Economist Nov 15-16

By - Oct 28, 15:00 PM   Comments [0]

The Economist is launching a Global Online MBA Forum on 15th and 16th November 2010 for all potential MBA candidates interested in meeting business schools, gaining practical advice, and learning about diverse MBA programmes around the world. Some of the schools exhibiting are: ● Cornell University: Johnson...

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Study: Which MBAs Have the Highest Salaries, and Other Recent Trends

By - Oct 25, 13:10 PM   Comments [0]

A recent survey on international recruiting trends was conducted by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). The following findings were published in a New York Times article, "Bank Crisis Shifts Demand for MBA's." The demand for business school graduates has increased 32% in the Asia-Pacific region. This is compared...

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Pre-Experience MiMs on the Rise

By - Oct 11, 06:15 AM   Comments [0]

Masters in management degrees, or MiMs, once an offering unique to European business schools, are now becoming more mainstream in the U.S., especially after Duke's Fuqua School of Business launched its one-year MiM program. Fuqua's new program is intended "to give a bit of business know-how...

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MBA Admissions News Round Up

By - Oct 10, 04:24 AM   Comments [0]

Can social entrepreneurs resolve thousands of years of conflict between Muslims and Jews? A Financial Times article, "Building bridges," reports on a new program funded by the Edmond de Rothschild Foundation and co-sponsored by Cambridge University and Columbia Business School that sets out to unite...

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