Source: The Wall Street Journal by Kelsey Gee, 12.07.2018. Yes, the cost of business school is soaring, but a new survey shows that career-switchers can reap substantial financial rewards from getting their masters of business administration Fully 75% of those who earn an M.B.A. switch careers, a new survey shows, and they can double their… Read more about Looking to Double Your Salary? Try an M.B.A.
Source: Fortune by Ethan Baron Dec 8, 2015 For many mid-tier business schools, the last few years have been tough. The hyper growth of the MBA degree, making it the most popular graduate degree in the U.S., has stalled. Some schools, including Wake Forest University and Simmons College, have recently pulled out of the full-time,… Read more about Fortune: The Hottest New MBA Is Not an MBA at All
Source: Poets & Quants by John A. Byrne Nov 25, 2015 Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business today (Nov. 25) announced that its graduating MBAs this year saw an 8% increase in median starting salaries to $120,000, up from $111,000 this year. The school said that 81% of the Class of 2017 received median signing… Read more about P&Q: McKinsey Doubles MBA Hires At Duke
For the first time since BusinessWeek started ranking MBA programs 27 years ago, Harvard Business School has been ranked number 1 by the influential ranking published today. HBS rose seven spots to grab the top spot. The ranking shuffle is the result of a methodology change, which the publication says “now focuses on what most… Read more about Harvard Business School finally ranks #1
Source: Wired by Max Lytvyn Dec 12, 2014 Entrepreneurship programs are all the rage at business schools across the country. But with the high price tag of MBA programs today, many aspiring entrepreneurs wonder if it’s worth the cost and if these programs deliver real value. An MBA is not going to make someone an… Read more about Wired: Yes, Entrepreneurship Can Be Taught
Source: The New Yorker by Laura Hemphill Sep 16, 2013 Harvard Business School has been trying to improve the environment for female students, as Jodi Kantor wrote in the Times earlier this month. Women in the school historically have lagged behind their male classmates in academic performance despite entering on equal footing, but in the… Read more about New Yorker: Why Women Should Skip Business School
Source: Bloomberg by Francesca Di Meglio July 11, 2012. The admissions interview is the business school’s opportunity to meet potential students face to face and go beyond the pages of their applications. “We are looking for qualities that you can’t necessarily assess on paper, such as communication skills, poise, charisma, and the right fit for… Read more about Bloomberg: MBA Admissions Interviews Gone Bad – Really Bad
Source: The Wall Street Journal by Deborah Steinborn, September 17, 2007. International Flavor Helps Fuel Its Debut On List of Top Schools When Vivek Varma, a stock analyst with a master’s degree from India’s University of Pune, thought about going back to business school, he knew he wanted a program that was both international and… Read more about Wall Street Journal: Essec Wins High Marks