Tag Archives: U.S. News

Weigh Trying a MOOC Before an MBA

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com 2013 may well become known as the year of the massive open online course, commonly abbreviated MOOC, as more and more prestigious business …

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Understanding B-School Rankings

For anyone perplexed about why so much variability exists between the different well-known MBA rankings, Matt Symonds’s recent article in Forbes does a great job of demystifying the subject. In plain terms, he explains the …

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4 Tips for MBA Applicants From a Finance Background

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com Students with finance backgrounds comprise the largest percentage of the incoming class at top business schools. Many firms require an MBA for senior …

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Don’t Ignore a Low GPA in B-School Applications

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on U.S.News.com MBA candidates have anxiety over many facets of their applications, from less-than-stellar GMAT scores to weak quantitative profiles to blemishes on their academic records. One …

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Give Yourself a Social Media Makeover as a B-School Applicant

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on U.S.News.com In the era of social media saturation, business school hopefuls have to think about more than just drafting memorable essays, nailing interviews and …

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In Your MBA Application, Be Authentic

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on U.S.News.com Yes, you’re applying to business school, but you don’t need to look like a business tool. If you’ve doubled sales, you need to …

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