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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 ...

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, ...

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 ...