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

In-Person Recruitment Events are Back – and Maybe Even Better Than Ever

Posted by Amy Hughes on Apr 7, 2022 11:00:00 AM

When lockdown orders canceled 2020 recruiting fairs and online events rushed in to fill the gap, few could have predicted that it would take two years for in-person events to fully bounce back.

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Topics: Recruitment & Marketing, graduate business school candidate, graduate business school, business school, pandemic, MBA Tour, recruiting, marketing, admissions, events

Four Ways to Attract Women to Management Degrees

Posted by Shannon Cook on Mar 23, 2022 11:31:29 AM

55% of full-time MBA programs reported an increase in female applicants in 2021. However, there’s still much more to be done to increase gender parity at business school. It’s up to recruitment teams to engage with women at the early stages of the candidate pipeline and take time to understand women’s motivations for joining business school.

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Topics: Recruitment & Marketing, Women, graduate business school candidate, graduate business school, business school, Women in Business

GRE to GMAT Conversion: Why You Can’t Compare Scores

Posted by Chris Han on Oct 20, 2021 11:00:00 AM

The pool of talented people interested in pursuing a graduate business degree has never been more global and diverse. In order to fairly evaluate applicants from such a range of educational and professional backgrounds, it’s very helpful for business school admission committees to have GMAT™ exam scores as a means of comparing applicants’ skills and potential classroom success on the same scale. For decades, the world’s top business schools have trusted the GMAT exam because it’s specifically validated to predict performance in the first year of an MBA program.

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Topics: graduate business school test, business school