BUSINESS

In recent years, the number of institutions conferring the Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree has risen dramatically, as has the number of new MBA's in the job market. No longer is the MBA the automatic ticket to the "fast track" career path. And competition for admission to the top schools with proven records is extremely keen.

HOW TO SELECT A BUSINESS SCHOOL

Finding the optimum combination of characteristics for you demands a careful investigation of your alternatives. Part of the process of selecting the right school includes looking at the method of instruction, curriculum, reputation, location, and employment after graduation. Read More...

WHEN TO ATTEND

The question of when to attend business school is being asked by more and more students interested in careers in business. There are valid reasons for both entering business school the fall after graduation and for postponing entry for several years. We will outline the benefits and drawbacks of each briefly here. We would also be happy to discuss your individual circumstances with you to help you make an informed decision. Read More...

MEETING THE COSTS OF GRADUATE SCHOOL

Unless you have money set aside or parents willing to carry your expenses, you will need financial aid. Graduate schools can cost anywhere from $5,000-$40,000 per year or more. The best advice is to apply for aid at every school. Check out the availability of fellowships, assistantships, etc. The best sources of information are the financial aid offices at the schools to which you are applying.

STANDARDIZED TESTS

The GMAT is a computer-adaptive test (CAT) that is available year-round at test centers throughout the world. Like all standardized tests, preparation for the GMAT is essential. If you are planning on attending business school the fall after graduation, we strongly recommend taking the GMAT in the summer before your senior year. Read More...

THE APPLICATION PROCESS

Different schools have different application procedures and questions. There are some general application suggestions that we can offer. Read More...