Top Tips for Round 2 Candidates

Caroline Diarte Edwards, Fortuna Admissions With just three weeks to go until the first January deadlines, maximize the time you have left – and your chances of admission – with these six essentials. The clock is ticking for applicants hoping to start an MBA program in 2018. In terms of securing a spot at a Read More …

GSB Dean Pledges Greater Transparency

Stanford GSB Dean Jonathan Levin Stanford Graduate School of Business Dean Jonathan Levin today (Dec. 7) conceded that the school’s financial aid policies have failed to meet the expectations of students and alumni donors and pledged that the school would be more transparent about how it awards on the more than $16 million it annually Read More …

Record Median Salaries For Michigan Ross MBAs

Students celebrate their 2017 graduation from the University of Michigan Graduating MBAs at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business this year scored record median starting salaries of $123,000, up from $120,000 a year earlier. But total median compensation declined to $147,845, from last year’s record $150,606, because fewer students reported signing bonuses and Read More …

Meet Indiana Kelley’s MBA Class Of 2019

Some of the MBA students in the Class of 2019 at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business Most MBA candidates think they know what they want to do after graduation. Why else would they tender their resignations and plunk down a couple of years of pay to step away from their careers? They’re adults who’ve Read More …

Meet UNC Kenan-Flagler’s MBA Class Of 2019

Some of the MBA students in the Class of 2019 at Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill When ‘career changer’ comes to mind, most picture history majors inspecting balance sheets or engineers tapping into their softer side. It’s hard to imagine leaving investment management for teaching. Then again, Christine Read More …

MBAs Increasingly Turning To Jobs In Tech

Tuck technology boot camp participants speak with Silicon Valley angel investor Steve Eskenazi at Facebook – Ethan Baron photo MBAs Turn To Tech As tech advances, MBA grads are increasingly competing to secure positions at tech companies. But the tech industry is continuously changing and that means MBA grads need to adapt their skills. Seb Read More …

Meet Minnesota Carlson’s MBA Class Of 2019

Some of the MBA students in the Class of 2019 at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management Every applicant has the same worry. ‘If I head to business school,’ they think, ‘I’m going to lose out. I’m sacrificing two years of income. I’m forking over a huge amount of money. After graduation, I Read More …

How to Use LinkedIn to Improve Your MBA Strategy

Sharon Joyce, Fortuna Admissions 8 tips to maximizing your online professional profile When admissions views your LinkedIn profile – chances are good they will – make sure it will tip the balance in your favor, not undermine your application.    It’s no secret that your social media posts are fair game to any MBA Admissions Committee. Read More …