MBA applicants can stand out during admissions by highlighting skills that make them unique and that show a long history of leadership projects outside of work, writes Matt Symonds, director of Fortuna Admissions. Articulating a clear vision of what they will do after earning an MBA is also a plus, Symonds advises.
Starting salaries and hiring prospects are up for MBA degree holders, according to research from the Graduate Management Admission Council. A GMAC poll found that 79% of businesses plan to hire MBAs and 96% say MBA hires "create value for their company," said Gregg Schoenfeld, GMAC research director.
A survey of more than 2.5 million students and teachers in 160 countries reveals online-learning trends among high-school and college students. The GoConqr survey found, among other things, that online learning tends to be done alone.
Officials in the Los Angeles Unified School District will not face charges over a controversial $1.3 billion iPad purchase in 2013, district officials announced this week. The project drew criticism because of the way the vendors were vetted.
US Education Secretary Betsy DeVos spoke Thursday at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference. In her remarks, DeVos responded to critics and commented on the administration's recent decision regarding transgender bathroom use in schools.
GMAC will be creating a resource page on mba.com for purposes of offering additional information to candidates who are inquiring about recent changes to U.S. immigration and visa policies. Schools that accept the GMAT exam are invited to submit contact information, links to pages on your website and helpful information for international students. To add program details to the page, please complete this simple online form.
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