20 Biggest Regrets Of MBA Graduates

I wish I had done it sooner, done it differently – or just done it more or less often. These are some of the biggest regrets of the MBA Class of 2022. This spring, P&Q surveyed graduates from 75 top business schools – from Alliance Manchester to the Yale School of Management – on their biggest regrets as MBAs. In the process, we learned what … [ Read more ]

What MBAs Earn By Industry: Here’s How Much You’re Worth

Pay isn’t the only factor when MBAs choose employers. Location, growth trajectory, and exit prospects also play a part. Admittedly, industry pay is a flawed metric, one dogged by regional pay scales, employer differences, and hiring rates. Taken as a whole, industry pay data is a puzzle piece that enables MBAs to earn more out of the gate and maximize their business school investment long-term. How … [ Read more ]

Awesome MBA Traditions At Top Business Schools

Traditions help define the MBA experience, stirring memories that come first to mind when graduates reflect back on their time in business school. Which traditions meant the most to this year’s MBAs? P&Q posed that question to this year’s Best & Brightest MBAs and MBAs To Watch. From Chicago Booth’s Magnificent Mile Watch Party to football tailgates at Texas McCombs, here are the events that … [ Read more ]

MBA Data That Matters: P&Q’s Complete Stats Collection Of 2020

Business school rankings can reflect a variety of measures: branding, versatility, and momentum among them. Eventually, there comes a time to peel back the methods, assumptions, and weights to review the ranking data in its raw form. That way, prospective students can compare schools to know their odds, outlays, and outcomes.

Each year, P&Q collects data from the top domestic and international to help readers identify … [ Read more ]

15 Biggest Regrets Of MBA Students

We asked top graduates the following question: “Looking back over your MBA experience, what is the one thing you’d do differently and why?” Wondering what mistakes you should avoid as you begin preparing for business school? From pursuing perfection to skipping case competitions, here are the biggest regrets of the top MBAs from the Class of 2020.

Essential Advice For Online MBAs From Those Who Have Been There & Done It

How do online MBAs find balance – and even an occasional seven hour night of sleep? Each year, P&Q asks the top-ranked online MBA programs to nominate two graduates to represent them among our Best & Brightest MBAs. As part of the nomination process, these top students offer advice to applicants who are following in their footsteps. From monitoring your health to setting expectations, here … [ Read more ]

Employers Say MBAs Delusional About Abilities

Jeff Kavanaugh, a managing partner at Infosys and adjunct professor at the University of Texas at Dallas Jindal School of Management, dropped a bombshell on big-headed business students everywhere with the results of a sweeping survey that covered 10,000 recruiters, 3,000 business students, and 500 B-school career center leaders. Kavanaugh found that all three constituencies had very different perceptions of what’s important and where they … [ Read more ]