Matt Hazenbush

Matt Hazenbush is the Director of Research Analysis and Communications at GMAC. He supports the organization’s commitment to presenting and disseminating actionable and relevant information about graduate management education through authoring reports, white papers, and briefs, which are available on GMAC.com. He also leads presentations, workshops, and panel discussions at industry conferences. Matt earned a B.A. in History and Communication from Boston College and an Ed.M. in Higher Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Recent Posts

Top 5 Things You May Have Missed from GMAC Research This Year

Posted by Matt Hazenbush on Sep 6, 2022 9:30:00 AM

Working in graduate management education (GME), odds are you’re busy, and you may not always have the time to stay up-to-date on the latest news and insights that can help you in your work.

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Topics: Prospective Students, Research Insights, graduate business school candidate, graduate business school, business school, graduate management education, GME, MBA, candidate research, STEM, corporate recruiters, survey, blog post, infographic, blog

The Most Powerful & Free GMAC Research Tool You’re Probably Not Using

Posted by Matt Hazenbush on May 11, 2022 1:22:16 PM

More than ever, understanding GME industry trends is critical to staying ahead of the curve and positioning your programs for success in today’s dynamic and competitive landscape. While our recently published GMAC Prospective Students Survey – 2022 Summary Report is a fantastic resource for giving you insights into the market as a whole, you likely have questions not answered in the report that are more specific to the candidate populations you target for your programs.

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Topics: Prospective Students, Research Insights, graduate business school candidate, graduate business school, Student Survey

5 Takeaways from This Year’s GMAC Prospective Students Survey

Posted by Matt Hazenbush on Apr 26, 2022 10:13:49 AM

How has COVID-19 changed the preferences of prospective students? That’s the question I’ve been hearing most often in my interactions with business school professionals, and that’s exactly the question we sought to answer in the GMAC Prospective Students Survey – 2022 Summary Report, published to GMAC.com last week.

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Topics: Prospective Students, Part-time MBA, graduate business school candidate, graduate business school, business school, Full-time MBA, graduate management education, Student Survey, GME

Diversity in Graduate Management Education 2020

Posted by Matt Hazenbush on Apr 1, 2020 11:45:00 AM

An all-new report from GMAC Research provides detailed and useful analysis of the state of diversity in the GME pipeline.


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Topics: Recruitment & Marketing, Research Insights

Newly Updated Profiles of GMAT Testing Reports Detail Global Candidate Markets

Posted by Matt Hazenbush on Dec 11, 2019 11:00:00 AM

The report series provides business schools with data to inform marketing and recruitment efforts.


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Topics: Recruitment & Marketing, Research Insights

What Will Hiring Demand for MBA and Business Master’s Talent Look Like in 2020?

Posted by Matt Hazenbush on Dec 4, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Programs that participate in our Corporate Recruiters Survey 2020 receive exclusive access to a customizable benchmark report.


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Topics: Employment Outlook, Research Insights

Webinar Recap: Asia-Pacific Application Trends 2019

Posted by Matt Hazenbush on Nov 20, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Now available as a recording, last week’s webinar broke down the current state of the market for Asia-Pacific programs.


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Topics: Application Trends, Research Insights, GMAC Events

Webinar Recap: European Application Trends 2019

Posted by Matt Hazenbush on Nov 13, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Now available as a recording, last week’s webinar broke down the current state of the market for European programs.


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Topics: Application Trends, Research Insights, GMAC Events

Webinar Recap: US Application Trends 2019

Posted by Matt Hazenbush on Nov 6, 2019 11:00:00 AM

Now available as a recording, last week’s webinar broke down the current state of the market for US programs.


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Topics: Application Trends, Research Insights, GMAC Events

New Report: Total Applications Dip as Student Mobility Patterns Continue to Shift

Posted by Matt Hazenbush on Oct 16, 2019 12:00:00 PM

The Application Trends Survey Report 2019 analyzes demand for graduate management education globally and by program type and location.


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Topics: Application Trends, Research Insights