GMAC has released their 2017 Prospective Students Survey Report, finding that while business master’s programs continue to rise in popularity, many master’s recipients later go back for MBAs.

As expected, GMAC found that master’s and MBA degrees tended to attract different kinds of candidates. Master’s applicants tend to be younger, with less work experience, and they tend to be interested in…

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New York University’s Stern School of Business has announced two new specialized MBA programs: one in tech, and one in fashion.

Both are streamlined one-year programs. Raghu Sundaram, Stern’s Vice Dean for MBA Program’s and Online Learning, said the one-year schedule would be an efficient way for students to gain industry-specific experience while “reducing the opportunity cost with a…

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Are you planning to apply to an MBA program this year? Over the next couple of months, most business schools will be releasing their MBA application essay questions for the 2017-2018 application season. And while round one deadlines won’t start hitting until September and October, it’s always better to give yourself as much time as possible to prepare.

This is especially…

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Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business has announced that their new Director of Admissions and Financial Aid will be Luke Anthony Peña, formerly Stanford GSB’s Director of MBA Admissions.

The announcement concludes an in-depth search that has been underway for three months after Tuck’s former admissions director, Dawna Clarke, stepped down to start an admissions consulting firm in the…

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Stanford GSB admissions has hired Kirsten Moss as the new assistant dean of admissions to replace Derrick Bolton.

Despite this change in leadership at Stanford GSB admissions, there will not be much changes made to the Stanford GSB application this year. The essays and recommendations will remain the same from the 2016-2017 application cycle.

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Let’s face it: landing on the wait list at one of your target business schools can be frustrating. Even if you applied to several other schools – and even if you were accepted at one or more of your alternates! – the fact is that for most MBA candidates who find themselves on the wait list, their main goal is getting…

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Peking University’s HSBC Business School has acquired a property in Oxford, England that it will use to launch an overseas campus. When the campus opens in summer of 2018, the business school will become the first in China to launch a campus abroad.

Peking University’s HSBC Business School, or PHBS for short, was founded in 2004 and named in honor of…

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