How Data Science Can Complement the Art of Recruitment

Posted by Betty Su on Sep 1, 2021 9:00:00 AM

GMAC is leveraging data science to empower schools to find a strong pool of candidates with diverse backgrounds. Our mission is to advance the art and science of admissions by providing the products and services that help schools and candidates discover and evaluate each other.


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Topics: Data Analytics, Recruitment & Marketing

Role of Graduate Management Education in Preparing Future Leaders: Perspectives of Enrolled Students

Posted by Rahul Choudaha on Sep 1, 2021 8:00:00 AM

According to a recent GMAC survey, four in five students enrolled in a business school report that their graduate management education prepares them for leadership positions. Looking at the data from the lens of gender, program, and regional diversity, we gain additional insights into enrolled students’ confidence in leadership preparation. The findings indicate that the value proposition of a graduate management education as a ground for preparing leadership talent remains strong among students even in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Topics: Research Insights, coronavirus

SEO Update: Is Your B-School Website Ready for Google’s New Algorithm?

Posted by Marco De Novellis on Aug 4, 2021 8:34:25 AM

Good Search Engine Optimization, or SEO, can help boost your website traffic, build brand awareness, and get more prospective students interested in your business school.


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Topics: Recruitment & Marketing

Alumni Perspectives on the Value of Graduate Management Education

Posted by Rahul Choudaha on Jul 26, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Nine in ten alumni report a positive return-on-investment (ROI) from their graduate business education, according to the 4,658 respondents to the recent GMAC survey snapshot. A Net Promoter Score (NPS) of 30 shows that most alumni are likely to recommend their graduate business school to a friend or colleague. This data indicates that the value proposition of a graduate management education is strong; alumni report a high level of satisfaction with their educational outcomes, in line with their career ambitions.

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Topics: Research Insights

How Chinese Candidates are Shifting their Preferences for Pursuing Graduate Management Education

Posted by Zhenxuan Chen on Jul 2, 2021 9:00:00 AM

The roll-out of the vaccines in 2021, especially in the leading destinations of international students such as the United States and the United Kingdom, is renewing prospects of international student mobility. A snapshot poll conducted in March compares how Chinese prospective students are making decisions about pursuing graduate management education (GME) compared to August 2020.

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Topics: Viewpoints

Graduate Management Admission Council Welcomes New Members to the Board

Posted by Graduate Management Admission Council on Jul 1, 2021 1:42:20 PM

New additions reflect the diverse, global perspective of the business school community.

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Topics: GMAC News

New Research on Hiring Trends and Salary Projections for Business School Graduates

Posted by Rahul Choudaha on Jun 30, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Nine in ten corporate recruiters expect the demand for business school graduates to increase or remain stable in the next five years, according to the 2021 Corporate Recruiters Survey. This annual GMAC survey provides vital data for employers and business schools in understanding trends and insights about hiring, salaries, and skills for MBA and business master’s graduates.

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Topics: Employment Outlook, Research Insights

The GMAT Exam: Designed and Developed to Be Fair and Unbiased

Posted by Chris Han on Jun 23, 2021 11:00:00 AM

Graduate schools of business use a variety of admissions criteria to evaluate prospective students for enrollment. Among them, the Graduate Management Admission Test™ (GMAT™) score is one of few data points by which all applicants’ skills and potential classroom success can be directly compared on the same scale. 

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Topics: GMAC News

GMAC Welcomes Top Latin American Business School as Its Newest Member

Posted by Graduate Management Admission Council on Jun 1, 2021 8:00:00 AM

EGADE Business School brings diversity and prestige to the Council.

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Topics: GMAC News

How Prospective Students Perceive the Value of Admissions Tests

Posted by Rahul Choudaha on May 17, 2021 8:00:00 AM

A new GMAC survey snapshot of nearly 1,800 respondents shows that more than half of prospective students believe that admissions exams improve reliability, fairness, and transparency in evaluating graduate business school candidates. The data collected through mba.com Prospective Students Survey also highlights the diversity of candidates as their perceptions vary by region of citizenship and by preferred study destination (domestic or international). This data addresses questions raised by schools in the Information Needs Survey released earlier this year. It also provides insights to inform schools as they shape their global recruitment strategy.

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Topics: Prospective Students, Research Insights