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Last Updated Mar 17, 2016 by

Predict the MBA Rankings Contest: The Winning Entry

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Predict the Order of the US News & World Report Best Business Schools Rankings Contest! If you haven’t checked out the rankings, read 7 Things You Need to Know About the 2017 U.S. News Business School Ranking. There were definitely some surprises... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 16, 2016 by

Tell Us What You Think About The U.S. News Top MBA Rankings

As you may have noticed, there’s been a lot of chatter about U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 Business School Rankings. We held a weeklong contest (which has now ended and we have a winner, but we’re keeping that on the down low), we shared an admissions tip on how... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 16, 2016 by

7 Things You Need to Know About the 2017 U.S. News Business School Ranking

Harvard Business School (HBS) reclaimed the number one spot in this year’s U.S. News & World Report ranking of the nation’s best MBA programs after a two-year stint in second place. Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB), which has passed the crown back and forth with HBS for more than... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 11, 2016 by

Predict the U.S. News Business School Ranking—Win a $200 Amazon Gift Card

Update: The contest has now ended. We thank you for participating! Stay tuned as we will announce the winner on Thursday! And, of course, check-in tomorrow for our coverage of U.S. News’ Ranking.   With U.S. News & World Report slated to release its annual ranking of top MBA programs... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 10, 2016 by

U.S. News Offers Sneak Peak of Top 10 Business Schools

U.S. News & World Report next week will publish its annual ranking of MBA programs, but to whet people’s appetites, it today offered a sneak peek of the schools that secured spots in the top 10. The following schools, listed alphabetically, made the cut: Columbia Business School Dartmouth’s Tuck School... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 25, 2016 by

INSEAD Knocks HBS from Top Spot in Financial Times 2016 Global MBA Rankings

INSEAD jumped three spots to claim No. 1 in the Financial Times 2016 Global MBA rankings, released today, knocking reigning Harvard Business School (HBS) to No. 2. The global business school—which features campuses in France, Singapore and Abu Dhabi—has been on an upward trajectory over the past few years, sidling... Read more »

Last Updated Dec 8, 2015 by

U.S. News Short List Takes a Closer Look at How Many Applications Top Business Schools Receive

As Round 1 applicants anxiously await word from their top-choice MBA programs, does it help or hurt to know just how many applications those programs receive each year? U.S. News, best known in the MBA space for its annual ranking of top business schools, this week devoted its separate Short... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 18, 2015 by

Bloomberg BusinessWeek Rankings Data Reveal High Cost of MBA Networking

While most who are contemplating an MBA at a leading business school are well aware of the steep costs of tuition and foregone earnings, the budget line item for “extras” is sometimes overlooked. Bloomberg BusinessWeek, as part of its annual ranking of full-time MBA programs, asked students from the Class... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 21, 2015 by

HBS Soars to Top of Bloomberg BusinessWeek’s New MBA Rankings

When Duke’s Fuqua School of Business topped Bloomberg BusinessWeek’s MBA rankings last year, the magazine came under fire for a methodology that many claimed was flawed. This year, an overhauled methodology has yielded vastly different results, including Harvard Business School’s taking the No. 1 spot for the first time in... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 15, 2015 by

Chicago Booth Maintains No. 1 Spot in Economist’s Ranking of Full-Time MBA Programs

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business snagged the number one spot for the fourth year running in the Economist’s ranking of full-time MBA programs, the Which MBA? 2015, released today. Using a methodology that gives great weight to student and alumni experiences, the Economist each year generates a... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 13, 2015 by

Financial Times Data Suggest MBA ROI Is Greater for Younger Students

Parsing through data from its 2015 Global MBA rankings, the Financial Times has come to the conclusion that the earlier you get your MBA degree, the more you stand to boost your salary, both in percentage and absolute terms. Combining survey responses from the MBA class of 2011 with analyses... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 10, 2015 by

Columbia Business School Dean Proposes Radically Simple B-School Rankings Methodology

Penning a recent column for Forbes, the dean of Columbia Business School (CBS) took on the question of whether and how much the seemingly ever-multiplying rankings of leading business schools matter. His answer: yes – but an applicant’s individual needs should outrank any number affixed to a school in the... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 19, 2015 by

Another Shake-Up in the Works for Bloomberg BusinessWeek’s MBA Rankings

When Duke’s Fuqua School of Business shot to the top of Bloomberg BusinessWeek’s 2014 rankings, Fuqua celebrated, but many others in the admissions world scratched their heads. How could a school ranked 22nd in student satisfaction kick long-standing, top-ranked schools to the curb? (FYI : Duke had only ever finished... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 11, 2015 by

Stanford GSB Edges Out HBS, Wharton in 2016 U.S. News & World Report Rankings

Stanford’s Graduate School of Business took the number one spot in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of the nation’s best MBA programs, released yesterday, knocking Harvard Business School (HBS) to second and the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School to third. Last year, the three powerhouse schools tied for... Read more »

Last Updated Feb 11, 2015 by

Which Business School’s Alumni Network Reigns Supreme?

Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business can claim top honors for the strength of its alumni network, according to a recent Economist ranking, in which current MBA students were asked to rate their school’s network. Nine of the top 10 strongest alumni networks are affiliated with U.S. schools, the Economist notes.... Read more »

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