Clear Guidance on Financial Aid and Scholarships in an Unclear Business School Market

Posted by Kelly Sugrue on Apr 17, 2018 11:00:00 AM

The MBA application process is a time of uncertainty for prospective students and schools alike. Students wonder “Will I be accepted?” and “How will I afford an MBA?” while schools are faced with questions such as “How do we attract the best and brightest to our program?” “To whom should we offer scholarships?” and “Will we meet our (sometimes ambitious) enrollment goals?”

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Topics: Financing

Graduate Management Admission Council Acquires Online Publishing Company BusinessBecause

Posted by GMAC Advisor News on Apr 13, 2018 2:47:03 PM

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) has acquired the UK-based online publishing company BusinessBecause. 

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Topics: GMAC News

The GMAT® Exam Will Be 30 Minutes Shorter

Posted by GMAT on Apr 10, 2018 11:15:00 AM

 

Starting on April 16, the exam will be shorter by 30 minutes to give candidates a more streamlined test-taking experience and help increase their confidence. The total test time on the updated exam will now be 3.5 hours instead of four hours, including breaks and instructions.

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Topics: GMAC Assessments

GMAT® Geographic Trend Report and Data File Now Available to GMAT-Accepting Institutions

Posted by GMAC Research on Apr 10, 2018 11:15:00 AM

Graduate management education (GME) is more global than ever before. In today’s GME landscape, building an incoming class that reflects the future of global business leadership means proactively making recruitment inroads in both established and emerging candidate markets. This work depends on reliable market intelligence to maximize impact with limited travel and outreach budgets.

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Topics: Research Insights

Who Influences Candidates’ GME Choices?

Posted by GMAC Research on Apr 10, 2018 11:15:00 AM

Deciding to pursue a graduate management education is a big decision in candidates’ lives, and like any big life decision most candidates depend on the opinions of others to help guide their choices. Understanding who is influencing the decisions of different types of candidates can give business school admissions and recruitment professionals insight into candidates’ mindsets and behaviors, and help them better position the value proposition of their programs to align with candidates’ goals.

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Topics: Research Insights

EA Webinar Recording: Is the Executive Assessment Right for Your Program?

Posted by GMASS on Apr 3, 2018 11:15:00 AM
The  recording and slides  for the  latest EA  webinar, Is the Executive Assessment Right for Your Program?, are  now available.

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Topics: Recruitment & Marketing, GMASS

New GMAC Research Data Brief Provides Mid-Cycle Snapshot of International Application Trends

Posted by GMAC Research on Apr 3, 2018 11:15:00 AM

 

In GMAC Research’s annual Forward-Looking Review webinar in January, we discussed how an important trend we’d be continuing to watch closely in 2018 is international student mobility, which in 2017 saw significant shifts that impacted many programs’ overall application volumes. A new data brief from GMAC Research, published on gmac.com this week, shows that halfway through the current admissions cycle many U.S. business school programs are continuing to see declining interest from international candidates.

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Topics: Application Trends, Research Insights

GMAC Research Chart of the Month: Candidate Funding Plans

Posted by GMAC Research on Apr 3, 2018 11:15:00 AM

For many business school candidates, the investment they make in their graduate management education will be among the most substantial investments they make in their lives. The implication of this fact for school admissions and recruitment professionals is not only that you should have an appreciation for the financial importance of a candidates’ decision to pursue business school, but also that you should have a sense of how various kinds of candidates plan to finance their degree.

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Topics: Research Insights, Chart of the Month

2018 mba.com Prospective Students Interactive Data Research Tool Now Available

Posted by GMAC Research on Mar 22, 2018 11:15:00 AM

The mba.com Prospective Students Survey—the largest data resource of its kind available to the graduate management education community—provides business schools around the world with reliable survey data to inform their understanding of candidate demand.

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Topics: Research Insights

Make it Happen: A Morning Routine Blueprint That Will Make You a Rock Star

Posted by GMAC Advisor News on Mar 20, 2018 11:30:00 AM

Successful leaders employ morning rituals that maximize their energy, productivity, and creativity all day long. Consider these tips for starting your day.

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Topics: Make it Happen