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Testing the temperature of MBA recruitment

Testing the temperature of MBA recruitment

It's slowly warming up out there, but it's not hot yet. David Williams takes the temperature of the MBA recruitment market. Talk to careers advisor and senior figures at leading business schools and they say very similar things. Their recruitment numbers are about level with 2009, they're cautio

06.22.2010| Trends | admin

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MBA Programs and the GRE: Too Good to be True?

MBA Programs and the GRE: Too Good to be True?

Jose Ferreira is the Founder and CEO of Knewton Recently, some business schools* have begun to accept GRE scores in place of GMAT scores. Some MBA hopefuls were undoubtedly excited by this news. After all, the GRE has a reputation of being easier than the GMAT. It's a more generalized t

05.27.2010| Trends | admin

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  Should I take a Masters or MBA course?

Should I take a Masters or MBA course?

One of the most regular questions received at TopMBA.com, via our online forums on Facebook, Twitter and so on, is “Should I do an MBA or a Masters degree?” Ross Geraghty talks to some leading business schools and attempts to unscramble the spaghetti for you. In a sense this is a question

04.19.2010| Trends | admin

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Indian women in MBAs

Indian women in MBAs

In 2009, for the first time on record, more than two-fifths of aspirants to the MBA qualification, worldwide,  are women, according to the QS TopMBA.com Applicant Survey 2009. This figure continues a rising trend over recent years, and has increased from 33% of candidates in 2005. The mes

03.15.2010| Trends | admin

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A three-month preparation plan

ana is a finance student and a moderator for Beat The GMAT. Unlike the other elements of your MBA application, the GMAT is unique in that it’s 100% under your control: you cannot change the quality of your work experience or your college GPA, but by following the right study plan, you will b

03.15.2010| Trends | admin

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MBA salaries remain on course

MBA salaries remain on course

Mauro Guillen, Dean of the Lauder Institute at The Wharton School observes  ”MBAs, today,  understand that multiple job offers are not theirs by right. Our MBAs are securing great jobs, perhaps as good as ever, but they don’t have the choice they once had.” Graduating MBAs have fared re

03.15.2010| Trends | admin

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TOP 10 Sustainable MBA Programs in the US

TOP 10 Sustainable MBA Programs in the US

The Aspen Institute published the 2009-2010 edition of Beyond Grey Pinstripes, a biennial survey and popular alternative ranking of full-time MBA programs. This only MBA ranking that looks beyond reputation and test scores to measure something different: how well schools are preparing their s

10.26.2009| Trends | admin

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TOP 10 Sustainable International MBA Programs

TOP 10 Sustainable International MBA Programs

The Aspen Institute today releases the 2009-2010 edition of Beyond Grey Pinstripes, a biennial survey and popular alternative ranking of full-time MBA programs. While many MBA rankings exist, only this one looks beyond reputation and test scores to measure something different: how well schools a

10.21.2009| Lifestyle, Trends | admin

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Regional MBAs strong

Regional MBAs strong

The findings from an employer survey shows they are increasingly targeting a broader selection of regionally-strong business schools from which to hire MBA graduates. A record 604 employers from 42 countries around the world voted last year for their preferred business schools in the QS Globa

10.5.2009| Trends | admin

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Wharton Women in Business Conference Celebrates Watershed Year in Women's Admissions

Wharton Women in Business Conference Celebrates Watershed Year in Women’s Admissions

The Wharton Women in Business Conference announces that it will celebrate its 11th anniversary Friday, October 9, 2009 at the Park Hyatt Philadelphia. The student-run conference will feature highly accomplished women including keynote speakers Sallie L. Krawcheck, President, Global Wealth

09.25.2009| Trends | admin

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