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Six ways to make your MBA application stand out

By Susan Petty   |   10/15/2019
Applying for your MBA is more than test scores and transcripts. Admissions offices, especially at top business schools, want to see more than the data that defines a student—they also look for the character of ...

Why you should, or shouldn’t, apply for an MBA in the Bay Area this year

By Rahul Sampat   |   10/10/2019
If you ask any graduate about their decision to pursue a full- or part-time MBA, and what their life was like after earning their degree, they’ll likely tell you the journey was filled with obstacles and ...

Debunking 6 myths about getting into a top MBA program

By Eileen Jacob   |   10/08/2019
MBAs are one of the most popular advanced degrees in the United States. In 2012-2013 — the most recently measured year — more than 188,000 students earned their MBA nationwide. Despite the number of applicants ...

Get your MBA and get on the fast track to becoming a world-class tech leader

By Susan Petty   |   9/24/2019
Do you dream of becoming the next Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Susan Wojcicki, or Elon Musk? These and other influential tech leaders take a visionary approach to solving business problems, and their ideas have ...

Eight things to look for when searching for an MBA program

By Eileen Jacob   |   9/17/2019
Everyone has a different motivation for getting an MBA. Perhaps you want to take on a more challenging role or increase your current salary. Maybe you want to start a business or refine your communication, ...

Six fears students face when applying for an MBA (and how to overcome them)

By Rahul Sampat   |   9/12/2019
Spiders. Public speaking. Heights. You probably recognize these common fears, but would you be surprised to learn that applying for an MBA also prompts fear in a lot of people? That’s because applying for an ...

How to apply to Berkeley's MBA program in five easy steps

By Rahul Sampat   |   9/10/2019
If you’ve already made the decision to get an MBA – congratulations. Often, making the decision to go for it is the hardest part. Getting your MBA is a big commitment of time and resources, and an even bigger ...

Rage against the MBA: Why some CEOs praise MBAs and others don’t

By Liz Rosenberg   |   6/13/2019
Not all CEOs have MBAs. Some, like Bill Gates or Mark Zuckerberg, don’t even have BAs. Steve Jobs famously said during his 2005 Stanford commencement speech that, “dropping out of college was one of the best ...

How your professional past improves your MBA experience

By Susan Petty   |   6/11/2019
While top business schools value a medley of students in their MBA programs, the coursework caters to students who have had full-time work experience. This is because students who have spent time in the ...