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In recent years, business schools have stepped up their efforts to build MBA classes that resemble the wider population in terms of racial and ethnic diversity. Of course, some schools have been more successful in this regard than others.

So how do B-schools in the United States stack up as far as representation of racial and ethnic minorities? Answering this question can be tricky because of differences in how schools report their data.

For example, some schools group all non-white students together while others specifically calculate the proportion of underrepresented minorities. How to count international versus U.S.-born students is…


Preparing for business school can be tricky.

Once you’re past your undergrad years, making a living and living your life tend to take up the vast majority of your time, with not a whole lot of down time to spare for GMAT studying, resume writing, and all of the other things you have to dedicate yourself to if you want to prepare a successful MBA application.

But if you truly want to be accepted into a top-tier business school, you’ll need to find (or more realistically, make) the time. Creating an effective MBA application package is far more labor-intensive…


For those on their way to business school, an MBA is the classic option, and for many it’s still the best option. But it’s not the only one.

Top business schools also offer a variety of master’s degrees. Some, like the Master in Management, are general management degrees while others, like the Master in Finance, target specific skills.

Recently, business master’s degrees have been on the uptrend. Many of these programs are shorter, cost less, require less work experience, and can provide a concentrated boost early in graduates’ careers. As the statistics show, different graduate business degrees tend to…


A good recommendation letter is a key part of an effective business school application package. Unfortunately, far too many applicants focus on entirely the wrong things. They don’t know who to ask to write them a recommendation letter, they don’t know when to ask, and they don’t know how to follow up.

The reality is, recommendation letters are extremely important. They give adcoms an outside perspective on your candidacy. Done well, they can reinforce your strengths and shore up your weaknesses.

So if you want a truly stellar MBA recommendation letter, you need to understand what the…


If you’re a mid-career professional looking to earn an MBA, there are lots of reasons to focus on MIT. The Sloan School of Management has an internationally recognized reputation for thought leadership in the world of business.

 It’s also a hub for innovation and technology, with a reputation that draws people with big ideas from around the world.

The school offers a standard 20-month Executive MBA program, with a schedule of classes meeting every third weekend and occasional week-long residential periods.

But if you’re looking for something different – if you’d prefer a more traditional, immersive MBA experience…

As a member of AIGAC, the Association of International Graduate Admissions  Consultants, we work hard to ensure that we are providing you with the best help possible in your business school applications and decisions.

However, to do this – we need your feedback via this survey!

1.  You Represent The Applicant Class of 2015

Your applications and experience are unique to you and the time in which you are applying. We want to make sure we reflect that with our data.

2.   Your Answers Influence Our Work

At our annual conference for AIGAC in June, we discuss the outcome of these surveys….