Blog - Resources for Business School Students

The 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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    Femme-BAs: How Rutgers Business School Wins with Women

    June 7, 2019

    Experts agree that moving toward gender equality is not only the right thing to do but it’s the smart thing to do. So shouldn’t MBA programs—where women frequently make up less than 38 percent of the student body—be focused on achieving it?

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    B-Skills: An Interview with a Professor on the Importance of Communication

    June 5, 2019

    The realization that softer skills are a key variable in the success of a business is not new. Business schools around the world have been teaching students best-practices in administration, management, organizational behavior, and entrepreneurship for decades.

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    Small Colleges with an Impressive Business Faculty

    May 31, 2019

    These 15 business professors work at small colleges and have demonstrated expertise in their fields gained through years of study and research, field experience, and service.

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    What Can You Do with a Healthcare MBA?

    May 29, 2019

    For MBA grads who want to work for healthcare startups, opportunity knocks. That’s because an increasing number of startups are suddenly raising more capital in initial public offerings (IPOs) then at any time since the dot-com bubble two decades ago.

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    Business Schools with an Exceptional Entrepreneurship Department & Faculty

    May 28, 2019

    These 15 entrepreneurship professors have demonstrated expertise gained through years of industry experience and academic scholarship. Their contributions consist of innovative research, an extensive record of published works, teaching excellence, and other achievements recognized through honors and awards.

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    The Best MBA Internships at Startups and Small Companies

    May 22, 2019

    High-quality summer internships for MBA students are no longer exclusively offered by large companies, as was the case not too long ago. An increasing number of startups and small firms today provide exceptional learning and networking opportunities over the summer.

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    2019 MBA Graduate Gift Guide

    May 10, 2019

    MBA gifts convey pride in a loved one's accomplishments and can help them achieve success and adjust to the next chapter in their lives. With that in mind, there are several kinds of gifts MBA grads appreciate most.

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    Two Views, One Business School: UF’s Warrington College of Business

    May 7, 2019

    Forget the old school stereotypes: a school’s MBA program, whether on-campus or online, can cater to a wide spectrum of personal contexts. UF’s Warrington College of Business is no exception.

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    Is an MBA Admissions Consultant Worth It?

    April 25, 2019

    Few topics seem as controversial among applicants to MBA programs as the use of graduate admissions consultants. These consultants help optimize the chances of acceptance for their clients, who are typically candidates applying to highly selective business schools.

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    How to Crack the Personal Interview for the MBA

    April 23, 2019

    There are various interview tips to help aspiring MBA students secure a spot, including open, invitation-only, blind and behavioral interviews; the STAR, PAR and CAR structured response techniques; response strategies for the most common MBA interview questions; and a preparation method.