Which Schools are the Most Popular?

By Aringo WP User|August 12th, 2014|MBA Rankings, The FInancial Times|

An article on the site Poets & Quants reports the results of a survey included in The Financial Times’ global ranking of the best MBA programs, which aimed to check which business schools are the most popular. The survey included 10,986 people at 153 schools and was conducted in September-October 2013. A school’s popularity was [...]

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The Alternative Rankings of Business Schools

By Aringo WP User|August 5th, 2014|MBA Rankings|

The Princeton Review published last month its ranking of U.S. business schools along various categories. This ranking diverges slightly from the popular rankings and offers an insider view of schools and their atmospheres. Candidates who are not only interested in a school’s prestige and graduates’ salaries can employ this ranking in their school selection. Best [...]

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US News Specialization Rankings

By Aringo WP User|March 18th, 2014|MBA Rankings, us news|

In addition to its general ranking of the top U.S. MBA programs published last week, US News also posted specialization rankings of the top programs in various categories. Here are the top three programs for each category:Accounting1- University of Texas—Austin (McCombs)2- University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)3- University of Illinois—Urbana-ChampaignEntrepreneurship1- Babson College (Olin)2- Stanford University3- Massachusetts Institute of Technology [...]

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HBS Tops Financial Times’ 2014 Ranking

By Aringo WP User|January 29th, 2014|Harvard MBA, MBA Rankings, The FInancial Times|

The Financial Times published their annual global rankings of the top MBA programs in the world, and as last year, Harvard took the top spot followed by Stanford. LBS came in third (climbing from fourth last year), Wharton was in fourth (dropping from third) and Columbia and INSEAD tied for fifth and sixth.This represents the [...]

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Your GMAT and GPA Scores – How Much Do They Really Influence Your Admission Chances?

By Aringo WP User|August 17th, 2013|GMAT, GPA, MBA Rankings|

Although an application has many components, there are two numbers that greatly affect the range of a candidate’s options: the undergraduate GPA and GMAT score. An article on the site Poets & Quants discusses these scores’ influence on admission chances, and reports on the great difficulty in gaining acceptance to the most selective top programs [...]

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INSEAD Tops New European MBA Ranking

By Aringo WP User|April 30th, 2013|European programs, MBA Rankings|

The site Poets & Quants reports on a new ranking of the top 20 European MBA programs. The ranking, recently published by Businessweek, is based solely on a survey among international corporate recruiters conducted by the company QS Quacquarelli Symonds. LBS followed in second and IMD ranked third.The survey is particularly interesting due to the large [...]

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US News Specialized Rankings [Published Mar’13]

By Aringo WP User|March 21st, 2013|MBA Rankings, us news|

Last week, in addition to its ranking of the top American MBA programs, US News also published rankings along different specialization categories: Accounting 1- Texas 2- Wharton 3- University of Illinois 4- Chicago Booth 5- Michigan Ross Entrepreneurship 1- Babson 2- Stanford 3- MIT Sloan 4-5- Harvard, Wharton Finance 1- Wharton 2- Chicago Booth [...]

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Harvard and Stanford Top US News Ranking Again

By Aringo WP User|March 14th, 2013|MBA Rankings, us news|

US News published its 2013 ranking of the top U.S. MBA programs. Like last year, Harvard and Stanford share the top spot with a perfect score of 100 out of 100. In the third spot is Wharton with a score of 99, with MIT and Kellogg sharing the fourth and fifth spots with 97. Compared [...]

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Which MBA Programs Lead in Teamwork?

By Aringo WP User|February 17th, 2013|MBA Rankings, teamwork|

MBA applicants invest great effort in deciding which program fits them best. Aside from considering a program’s rank and areas of expertise, many also weigh the atmosphere at the school, nature of the program, and teaching style. Within its ranking of the top MBA program in 2012, Businessweek also included a survey of 2012 alumni [...]

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FT’s Specialization Rankings

By Aringo WP User|February 5th, 2013|MBA Rankings, The FInancial Times|

In addition to the The Financial Times’ global rankings, specialization rankings were also published for the MBA programs along different categories, here are some  below: General Management 1- Darden 2- Harvard 3-Tuck Corporate Strategy 1- Harvard 2- Michigan 3- City University: Cass Marketing 1-Kellogg 2- Indiana 3-Duke Entrepreneurship 1- Stanford 2- Babson 3- MIT Economics 1- [...]

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Which are the most expensive and selective MBA programs?

By Aringo WP User|November 28th, 2012|Businessweek, MBA Rankings|

Businessweek’s recently published MBA ranking also reported data about the tuition rates at each program. The cost of an MBA degree rose in the last decade, and choosing a top program means a hefty investment. The average cost of MBA tuition and additional fees stands at $78,982, while two-year programs average $85,306 with more than [...]

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Chicago and LBS Top Businessweek’s Ranking

By Aringo WP User|November 19th, 2012|Businessweek, MBA Rankings|

Businessweek published its bi-annual ranking of the world’s best MBA programs. As opposed to the FT and Economist rankings, Businessweek publishes two separate rankings- U.S. schools and international schools- and so there are two winners- Chicago and LBS. Businessweek’s ranking is based mainly on three parameters: satisfaction surveys among students (weighted 45%), surveys among employers/recruiters [...]

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The Economist Published its 2012 Global MBA Ranking

By Aringo WP User|October 9th, 2012|MBA Rankings, The Economist|

The Economist published its annual ranking of the top 100 MBA programs in the world with the top spot going to Chicago Booth’s MBA program. Chicago moved up from last year’s second place ranking. Tuck was ranked second, falling from 2011’s top spot, and Darden, as a surprise, ranked third. Interestingly, when the rankings were [...]

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Which MBA Programs Have the Lowest Acceptance Rates?

By Aringo WP User|March 21st, 2012|MBA Rankings|

Along with its annual rankings of U.S. MBA programs, US News also listed the 10 programs to which it is hardest to gain acceptance. The data was gathered for the sake of the rankings and was submitted by the schools. Candidates submitted 130,000 applications to Full-time MBA programs for 2011-2012, but less than half (46.9%) [...]

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US News Specialized Rankings [Published Mar’12]

By Aringo WP User|March 18th, 2012|MBA Rankings, us news|

Along with its general rankings of U.S. business schools last week, US News also published specialized rankings of MBA programs in different categories. Below are the top 3 in each category: Accounting 1. Texas-McCombs 2. Chicago Booth 3. Wharton Entrepreneurship 1. Babson 2. Stanford 3. Harvard Finance 1. Wharton 2. Chicago Booth 3. NYU [...]

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Harvard and Stanford Top US News Rankings Again

By Aringo WP User|March 14th, 2012|MBA Rankings, us news|

US News published its rankings of the top U.S. MBA programs yesterday. For the third time in 5 years, Harvard and Stanford tie for the top spot. Compared with last year’s rankings, the top-15 has not changed much, except for some switching around within the top ranked programs. A survey of 441 programs was conducted [...]

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FT’s 2012 Specialization Rankings

By Aringo WP User|February 13th, 2012|MBA Rankings, The FInancial Times|

The Financial Times’ recently published 2012 MBA ranking also included specific rankings of the different programs according to areas of specialty. Below are some of the more remarkable rankings: -For entrepreneurship, the top program is Stanford, followed by Babson and Berkeley. -For economics, the top program is Chicago, followed by MIT and Cranfield. -For strategy, [...]

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The Financial Times’ European Rankings

By Aringo WP User|December 7th, 2011|European programs, MBA Rankings, The FInancial Times|

The Financial Times published its rankings of the best European business schools for 2011, and placed HEC Paris in the top spot for the third year in a row. The magazine’s global rankings are expected to be released next month.The rankings included 75 business schools from 18 different countries, with Britain in the lead with [...]

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U.S. News Annual MBA Rankings for 2011

By Aringo WP User|May 9th, 2011|MBA Rankings|

U.S. News released its annual MBA rankings, which only includes American programs. Stanford took the top spot, followed by Harvard, MIT Sloan, and Wharton.Rounding out the top ten:Chicago and Kellogg, ranked 5-6.Berkeley, Tuck, ranked 7-8.Columbia, ranked 9.NYU Stern, Yale, ranked 10-11.In addition, the programs were ranked according to various categories. The top programs in specific [...]

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