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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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.