How High Is Too High for Student Loans?

To tackle this thorny question, first we’ll need to get some basics out of the way. We all know what loans are. Students looking for financial assistance to go to school, in particular, tend to become all too familiar with them. The three main types of loans are: Stafford loans are one of the most … Read more

Why So Few Women in B-School?

We all know there’s no gender disparity at all in business schools, don’t we? Bloomberg Businessweek writer Matt Symonds says take a gander at photos from promotional recruitment materials from top business schools. What you may not be able to see is a trend that some people are finding troubling: too many men and too few women. These promotional … Read more

The Wave of the Future: 4-D Online Learning

Online education is evolving. Some of the top-ranked programs nationwide – like Penn State, Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School, and many others – are creating online courses. Or shall we say, delving into … Read more

How to Pay Back Crazy High Student Loans in Record Time

Here’s a startling statistic for you: outstanding student loans in the U.S. have recently topped one trillion dollars! According to New York Times writer Annie Lowrey, it’s a drag on our future economic growth, because it is holding recent graduates back from buying homes, cars, and new clothes, among other items. This monetary “drag” is becoming clearer and clearer … Read more

Unique Internships and Travel Opportunities for MBA Students

Why should you take part in travel abroad opportunities during your MBA studies? Well, why not? You’ll meet people you never would have met sitting in a classroom. You’ll gain new insights into different cultures, and you’ll work through challenges, many of which may at first seem insurmountable. You’ll make new friends, become closer to … Read more

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How to Cope with Business School Rejection

You star student, you. You scored incredibly well on the GMAT, have a strong undergraduate GPA, and possess the necessary work experience. You’ve gone through every business-school application with a fine-toothed comb, triple-checked your flawless and creative personal essay, and made sure your letters of recommendation shine. Going above and beyond the call of duty, … Read more

The Differences between One-Year and Two-Year MBA Programs: Which Is Best for You?

Since the inception of the first collegiate business school in 1881 – and the rise of the MBA program two decades later – graduate business schools have become established as an essential feature of the education world. The traditional two-year MBA program offers students many kinds of opportunity: high-level networking, study abroad and summer internships, … Read more

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