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The BSchools.org blog helps online MBA students choose the right business school and make the most out of life beyond graduation. Readers can learn about what to expect when pursuing an online business degree, including information about the application process, exceptional professors leading programs, and MBA alternatives. Additionally, there are detailed guides to scholarships, internship opportunities (paid and unpaid), conferences, careers, and prospective salaries, as well as features about the ever-changing business landscape.

Check back regularly for interviews with degree program administrators and tips for successful applications, among other resources.

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    What is the FIRE Movement? A Toolkit for Financial Independence or a Passing Trend?

    February 15, 2019

    FIRE is a movement kicked off by a best-seller originally released in 1992, Your Money or Your Life. Now considered the trend’s bible, the book argues for an extreme savings and investing lifestyle, which in theory allows advocates to retire far earlier than either conventional retirement plans or personal finance wisdom envisions.

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    Which Business Skills are Most Valuable in 2019?

    January 24, 2019

    Around the world, surprising changes in the skills workers will need for success suddenly loom on the imminent horizon. And those contemplating enrolling in MBA degree programs would be wise to consider some of the ways these changes in critical skills will affect their futures.

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    Personal Reference Letters for Business School - Tips & Templates

    January 21, 2019

    A great recommender is a candidate’s champion. They need to fit the profile of the “raving fans” cited by management gurus such as Tony Robbins. Because the likelihood of a great recommendation letter mostly depends on whom the candidate selects to write it, their enthusiasm level amounts to a crucial benchmark and a major decision factor.

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    Best New Books for MBAs

    January 18, 2019

    A variety of authorities recommended the best new business books published in 2018 listed below. Our picks encompass award-winning blockbuster bestsellers, like "Bad Blood." Others offer tips especially useful to MBAs, like "Measure What Matters" and "The Formula."

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    List of MBA Conferences for 2019

    January 10, 2019

    MBA fairs are all about personal connections. School gatekeepers travel to these events to meet well-qualified applicants. Moreover, the savviest candidates understand that connecting in a personal way with a school's admissions team can award those applicants with their most critical advantage in the admissions process: a great lasting impression.

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    List of MBA Scholarships for 2019

    January 6, 2019

    Given that higher education has now become the second-largest expense for an individual in their lifetime, only topped by buying a home, it’s no wonder why so many students now look to scholarships and fellowships for help. Fortunately, research compiled for our profiles below revealed many scholarships that can help defray the cost of earning an MBA.

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    MBA Alternatives: MS Business Intelligence

    December 26, 2018

    While a master of business administration (MBA) focuses on various fundamental areas of business, a master of science in business intelligence highlights business frameworks through the lens of data analytics.

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    Business Schools with Exceptional Operations and Logistics MBA Faculty

    December 21, 2018

    Operations management and logistics make up an MBA concentration that focuses on supply chains and the efficient management of demand. A number of prestigious online and on-campus MBA programs offer this concentration.

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    Business Schools with an Outstanding Faculty in Taxation

    December 18, 2018

    Regardless of size, an organization needs to deal with matters of taxation and regulation. Taxation professionals help companies deal with changes in tax policy and reforms, ensure that their current practices are tax compliance, and help them make lawful business plans.

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    Schools with an Exceptional Insurance & Risk Management MBA Faculty

    December 17, 2018

    Students with an analytical mindset are excellent candidates for an MBA in risk management and insurance, which consists of courses such as managing risk across an enterprise, property and casualty risk management, and insurance and risk management in the present day and age.