Articles

UK MBA Courses are Booming Thanks to the Apprenticeship Levy

Feb 18, 2019

Government policy could reinvigorate business schools, and spark a renaissance for British management. But critics say schools are exploiting the levy by cashing in on money some say is meant for training school-leavers

MBA School Choice: UCLA Anderson vs USC Marshall

Feb 13, 2019

Both business schools, among California's best, profit from being located in Los Angeles. But they have different student bodies, positions in rankings, alumni networks and applications

Age Just a Number as Older Candidates Flock to MBAs

Feb 11, 2019

As we live and work longer, and employment becomes more insecure because of automation, experienced professionals are coming back to business school in their late 30s

Are Management Consulting Firms Reducing their Dependence on MBAs?

Feb 06, 2019

Business schools’ and consultancies’ close ties led to the phrase “McHarvard”. But as the elite firms seek more diverse talent, the proportion of new consultants with MBAs is shrinking

As MBA Applications Fall, Online and Specialized Master’s Courses Are Booming

Feb 04, 2019

Once considered second-rate, interest in these programs is growing rapidly among cost-conscious and time-starved professionals. Meantime, some full-time two-year MBAs are closing. Are they still viable?

Post-MBA Careers in Social Impact

Jan 09, 2019

Yes, the pay can be lower, but today’s business school students are pursuing career paths with purpose, not just for profit

Europe Enjoys a Boom in MBA Applications at America’s Expense

Jan 03, 2019

The continent’s shorter courses, cheaper fees, more international cohorts, and progressive visa rules are increasingly attractive to would-be MBAs

International MBA Students Find it Tougher to get an H-1B Visa in the US

Dec 19, 2018

Fewer US companies are willing to hire non-US MBA graduates due to the Trump administration’s more stringent visa regime. What can students do to secure employer backing?

MBA Applications: What to do When You Are Waitlisted

Dec 11, 2018

Being placed on a waitlist is stressful, but there are things to do to boost your chances of admission

MBA School Choice: NUS Vs. Nanyang

Dec 06, 2018

Singapore provides natural advantages and career opportunities, but which MBA in the city-state is right for you?

The 10 Most Popular MBA Specializations

Nov 22, 2018

Students and employers are demanding curriculum changes, but could niche knowledge become obsolete in an era of rapid change?

MBA School Choice: Oxford Saïd Vs. Cambridge Judge

Nov 12, 2018

Both are embedded in famous and prestigious universities, but admissions, culture and career outcomes differ

Do you Need a High GPA to Get Into a Top MBA?

Nov 05, 2018

A GPA below 3.5 can stymy applications to the top schools, but there are ways to offset poor college grades

MBA School Choice: Yale SOM Vs. Dartmouth Tuck

Oct 29, 2018

Urban Yale attracts a more eclectic, varied student body. Rural Tuck is a more traditional MBA course

Is Heated US Immigration Rhetoric Discouraging Overseas Students from MBA Programs?

Oct 22, 2018

Companies are hesitant to hire international workers because of fears that the visa regime may be tightened under the Donald Trump administration