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  1. 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 ]

  2. 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

  3. 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 ]

  4. 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 ]

  5. 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 ]

Most Popular Prospective MBA Resources

  1. BizDeansTalk - A Discussion on Management Education for all stakeholders
    A blog on various topics related to management education, written by the editor of Biz Ed (Della Bradshaw) and two business school deans (Paul Danos of Tuck and Santiago Iniguez of IE).

  2. Association of MBAs MBA Fair
    MBA Fair with international focus

  3. Moving Beyond the Classroom With Executive Education
    Keeping your executives current on the latest developments in their fields has to be a top priority of any organization. HBS professor Dorothy Leonard discusses the latest thinking in adult education, distance learning, and mentoring. PLUS: Coverage of the Adult Learning Workshop at Harvard Business School.

  4. The MBA Page – Requirements, Time planning, GMAT & TOEFL Pointers
    Written by a Malaysian student who entered an MBA program in the U.S. this article may be useful for international students. Topics include: - Thinking about doing an MBA? - Where to start? - Typical profile/requirements of an MBA student - Time planning - The GMAT and TOEFL Test - Research the School - MBA Costs - Managing Expectations - … [ Read more ]

  5. FT MBA Discussion Forums
    considering the source there isn't much meat to this forum but still might be worth checking out, especially the thread on the value of rankings...