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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    Are Digital Dollars the Future of Banking?

    May 23, 2022

    Understanding the public relations damage that this broadcast did to the Fed’s plan to launch its Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) first requires understanding how this new form of currency differs from other kinds of money.

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    Dealing with Workplace Ambiguity - How to Increase Happiness on the Job

    May 16, 2022

    Ambiguity in the workplace is one of the most commonly reported sources of stress and anxiety. The feelings generated can feel outsized. Because it is caused by the surrounding workplace, the individual can often do very little to change the environment outside of their scope.

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    Is the U.S. Already in a Recession? An MBA Application Opportunity

    May 12, 2022

    Discover new forecasting methods that can provide MBA applicants with earlier awareness of an impending economic downturn, giving them extra time to prepare more competitive MBA applications that can help them win entry at better business schools—where they can ride out a recession predicted by leading economists for 2022.

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    Online MBA Admissions Requirements by Program

    May 9, 2022

    An MBA takes hard work and dedication, starting with the application process. While each school's admissions requirements differ, commonalities exist, and knowing what to expect is the first step in making a proper first impression.

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    Pfizer/BioNTech & Moderna: The Next Enrons?

    May 5, 2022

    So will Pfizer, BioNTech, and Moderna turn into the next Enrons? That outcome will probably depend upon what the collective wisdom of the hedge fund community eventually decides.

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    Is the Consumer Price Index (CPI) a Scam? An MBA Economist’s Perspective

    April 29, 2022

    All national governments estimate inflation rates within their national income accounting programs. In the United States, the main measure of inflation remains the Consumer Price Index, or CPI.

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    Business School Graduate Gift Guide - What to Buy for MBAs in 2022

    April 20, 2022

    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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    Y Combinator & Other Seed Funding Basics for MBA Student Startups

    April 19, 2022

    At some point during business school, many MBA students will have an opportunity to join a startup company, and some will even launch startups as founders. For many students, launching a startup is the objective that drives their applications to business school.

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    Did Covid Media Suppression Sabotage Business News Coverage?

    March 24, 2022

    One such question relates to the accuracy of the PCR tests. But there’s another question that in some ways seems just as intriguing: why did the steadily growing number of positive tests among Harvard’s MBA students fail to attract national press coverage before CNBC finally broke the story on September 27?

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    Best Business Schools for Environmentalists (2022)

    March 23, 2022

    Five business schools, in particular, are outstanding for environmentalists: the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s MIT Sloan School of Management, University of Vermont’s Grossman School of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology’s Scheller College of Business, Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business, and the University of California at Berkeley’s Haas School of Business.

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    Want to Succeed in Your MBA Program? Take Better Breaks

    February 14, 2022

    Believe it or not, the radical new science of optimizing break time can promote success not only in MBA coursework but in any focused activity. And if you care about your success in grad school and your career during the next 40 years, you can’t afford to miss out on learning about this fascinating new research.

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    List of MBA Associations and Organizations (2022)

    February 8, 2022

    Students should not limit themselves by relying exclusively on their school’s clubs for networking opportunities. Compelling arguments exist for joining local chapters of global, national, and regional professional organizations while students are still in business school.

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    What Are the Best Graduate Degrees for Rising Leaders in Healthcare?

    January 21, 2022

    Given this transformative environment, it is time to reconsider the value that an MBA can bring to the table, with its strong focus on innovative practices, change management, entrepreneurship, and its highly generalizable applicability to a career in the healthcare industry of the future.

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    MBA Salary Guide: Starting Salaries & Highest Paying MBA Concentrations

    January 19, 2022

    Specializations amount to critical choices in an MBA student’s career. They permit students to immediately deliver highly marketable skills to an employer upon graduation, the value for which most employers will gladly pay handsome salaries.

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    MBA Alternatives: Most Popular Business Books

    January 10, 2022

    For those interested in business administration but who do not want to enroll in a graduate or undergraduate business program, there are several alternatives. One is reading books written by some of the world's most successful businessmen and women.