Posts Tagged ‘international enrollment’

GMAC Releases Latest Report…and the News is Not Good for U.S. Programs

By - Oct 26, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

The Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC)’s most recent annual Application Trends Survey shows a marked decrease in applications to U.S. business schools. It also discusses where MBA students are choosing to study. A Drop in U.S. Applications GMAC’s survey of 336 graduate-and doctoral-level programs showed 466,112 applications...

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Early Career Management and European MBA Programs with Jamie Wright [Episode 249]

By - Mar 18, 06:00 AM   Comments [0]

Our guest today is Jamie Wright. She grew up in California, started her career in PR in Chicago, and then crossed the pond in 2009 to become the Client Services Manager at London Business School’s then brand-new Masters in Management (MIM) program. Jamie rose to...

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Studying Abroad: A Growing Trend for Inbound and Outbound Students

By - Nov 30, 00:28 AM   Comments [0]

While parents cling to their young ones, these budding, college-bound individuals are setting their sights farther than ever for educational prospects according to the latest report from Annual Open Doors. There has been a 10% increase to the number of foreign students who have chosen...

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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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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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