The Best Online MBA Programs Of 2022

The University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business pulled a leap-from-behind third place in 2021 to top our 2022 ranking of the Best Online MBA programs. It’s the fifth time we’ve ranked online MBA programs dating back to our inaugural ranking in 2018. USC Marshall has participated the past four years and has now finished first twice (2019 and 2022) and third twice (2020 … [ Read more ]

The World’s Best MBA Programs For Entrepreneurship In 2022

For three years, Poets&Quants has ranked the best MBA programs in the world for entrepreneurship. And for each of those years — 2020, 2021, and now 2022 — the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis has topped the list.

Could U.S. News Kill The GMAT Exam?

U.S. News‘ recently removed GMAT and GRE scores from its online MBA ranking process. If it does so for its full-time MBA ranking it could have a big impact on the future of those exams.

Is There A ‘Good’ GRE Score? It Depends, Experts Say

Most B-schools now accept GRE test scores in lieu of the GMAT. But what exactly is a good GRE score?

Stacy Blackman, founder of Stacy Blackman Consulting, says it isn’t such a black and white answer. Rather, she says, a good GRE score will vary based on an applicant’s goals and their educational background.

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A New Way To Rank Business Schools

Last month, the Positive Impact Rating (PIR) for Business Schools unveiled its second annual report that ranks 46 business schools from 21 countries worldwide. Students from these schools built the rating evaluating the performance of the schools in areas like student support, culture, public engagement, and learning methods.

Conventional rankings measure the quality of MBA programs and serve as a marker of quality for prospective students. … [ Read more ]

3 Strengths To Highlight In Your MBA Resume

One of the most critical components of the MBA application is your resume. But what exactly do admissions officers look for in MBA resumes? Stacy Blackman, founder of Stacy Blackman Consulting, recently discussed three things that applicants should include in their MBA resumes.

Attention MBA Admits: 3 Tuition Hacks That Will Save You Big $

These are my top 3 tax hacks for funding an MBA and all of them can be used for both full time and part time students.

How To Effectively Prepare For The Online GMAT

Testing at-home can have both its advantages and disadvantages, from cheaper testing fees to increased distractions at home. Business Insider recently spoke to testing experts and instructors on how applicants can best prepare for the online GMAT.

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 ]

Acceptance Rates At The Top Online MBA Programs

The Jack Welch Management Institute shed nearly 40% of its acceptance rate in one year — and more than 60% since 2018 — to become the hardest online MBA program to get into in 2020. JWMI had an acceptance rate of 24.8% this year, lower than 46 other ranked schools; it was followed by Imperial College Business School, the first international school to join Poets&Quants’ … [ Read more ]

These Are The Top Ten Online MBA Programs

Earning an MBA from your laptop has become increasingly popular. Online programs tend to be less expensive than their residential counterparts and students don’t have to quit their jobs to get an MBA. What’s more, students can generally set the pace for their degree, easing up on the demands of their education when personal or work demands increase.IS

According to the fourth annual ranking of the … [ Read more ]

The World’s Best MBA Programs For Entrepreneurship In 2021

Poets&Quants set out to measure the entrepreneurial climate at top business schools around the globe when we created our annual entrepreneurship ranking with Inc. magazine in 2019. This year’s ranking expands the ranking from 27 schools to 50.

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.

Your MBA Recommender Strategy Starts Now

Who should you ask? And what can you do to ensure the best possible letter of recommendation? Here are 5 top tips to help you secure a recommendation that works in your favor.

The Hidden Costs Of Getting An MBA

Many students will argue that excursions and extracurricular activities are a necessity for the bonding and networking opportunities they provide. But they are also among the hidden costs of getting the degree and they add up fast. So when you are plugging into spreadsheet cells the loss of your salary, the cost of tuition and fees, and your estimates for living costs in a new … [ Read more ]

Optimizing Your MBA Application Timeline

How can you plan an MBA application timeline that will reduce your stress levels and make acceptance most likely? Break it down into two big decisions:

  • When you’ll apply — which year and which application round
  • When you’ll work on each part of the business school application process

The Problem with Harvard Business School Case Studies

Even if you didn’t go to business school, you’ve probably heard of Harvard case studies and the Harvard case method, the pedagogical system of choice at one of the world’s most elite business schools. The case method, as a style of learning, asks students to imagine themselves in the role of the “protagonist” (typically the CEO) leading the firm profiled in the case. They’re required … [ Read more ]

So, You Want An Online MBA Degree. Now What?

You’ve decided to get an MBA education. But attending a full-time or even part-time on-campus program is just not realistic for you. You want more flexibility and greater control at a lower cost. So, an online MBA it will be!

Of course, you want a program that will deliver the knowledge, skills and network you need for success in your current and future jobs. You want … [ Read more ]

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 ]