Research Insights: Latin American GME Candidates

Posted by Amy Hughes on Jan 24, 2023 1:03:23 PM

Latin America is currently experiencing extreme levels of socioeconomic upheaval. The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated change in the region, while the ongoing war in Ukraine also presents supply chain challenges.

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Topics: Research Insights, graduate business school candidate, graduate business school, MBA Program, business school, diversity, graduate management education, GME, MBA, business school admissions, candidate insights, candidate research, graduate school, MBA candidate, education

Business School in 2022: A GMAC Year in Review

Posted by Abigail Lister on Jan 20, 2023 12:38:05 PM

2022 marked a slow return to a new normalcy in the world of graduate business education. Campuses continued to open and receive incoming cohorts, and virtual classes gradually decreased in favor of in-person learning. At the same time, 2022 brought additional challenges for business school students and schools- most notably, economic uncertainty and an unpredictable job market.

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Topics: Research Insights, graduate business school candidate, graduate business school, business school, graduate management education, candidate insights, candidate research, survey, research report, MBA candidate

5 Key Insights into European Women Applying to Business School

Posted by Abigail Lister on Dec 22, 2022 12:40:59 PM

This year, more than half of European business school programs reported a stable or growing number of applications from women, a statistic that represents the progress being made in encouraging women into business. However, to advance further toward gender parity, it is vital that business schools understand and acknowledge this unique demographic.

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Topics: Research Insights, Women, graduate business school candidate, part-time MBA program, graduate business school, MBA Program, MBA admissions, Business school application, business school, Women in Business, Full-time MBA, MBA, candidate insights, candidate research, test scores, research brief, MBA candidate

Top 3 Takeaways from GMAC’s 2022 Application Trends Survey Report

Posted by Abigail Lister on Dec 8, 2022 9:44:14 AM

Graduate management applications are down, but business schools are continuing to attract underrepresented populations to GME programs worldwide. These are the latest findings of the Graduate Management Admission Council’s (GMAC) Application Trends Survey, an overview of application trends to business school programs worldwide.

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Topics: Application Trends, Research Insights, graduate business school candidate, graduate business school, MBA Program, MBA admissions, Business school application, graduate management education, MBA, college admissions, business school admissions, candidate research, graduate school, research report

How Business Schools in Asia Can Boost Recruitment of Western Students

Posted by Abigail Lister on Nov 17, 2022 1:02:49 PM

International students have by and large favored two destinations for GME—Europe and the United States. Today, though, another region is vying for the top spot: Asia.

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Topics: Prospective Students, Application Trends, Research Insights, graduate business school candidate, graduate business school, business school, diversity, graduate management education, Student Survey, GMAT exam, candidate insights, candidate research, test scores, research report, research brief

Research Insights on African GME Candidates

Posted by Amy Hughes on Nov 3, 2022 12:35:31 PM

The continent of Africa is home to more than 1 billion people, half of whom will be under 25 by 2050. This constitutes a 1.2-billion-person market for GME, which is facing challenges across numerous fronts, from the continuing fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic to supply chain issues caused by the war in Ukraine.

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Topics: Prospective Students, Research Insights, graduate business school candidate, graduate business school, business school, diversity, candidate research

Improving Indian Women’s Representation in GME Programs Domestically and Abroad

Posted by Abhay Goghari on Oct 27, 2022 12:32:44 PM

The report, “Indian Women Pursuing Graduate Management Degrees Domestically and Abroad – Insights and Inroads for Business Schools” is now out. It has important pointers on how business schools can bring down entry barriers for Indian women and offer them a level playing field in the GME arena, both at home and abroad.READ THE REPORT

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Topics: Prospective Students, Research Insights, graduate business school candidate, graduate business school, MBA Program, business school, diversity, graduate management education, MBA, candidate insights, candidate research

Research Insights for Recruiting Hispanic and Latinx Candidates in 2022

Posted by Amy Hughes on Oct 25, 2022 11:18:27 AM

The Hispanic population of the United States is large and growing larger. The number of self-identifying Latinx citizens in the US topped 62 million in 2020, and Latinx students account for a staggering 15 percent of all bachelor’s degrees awarded.

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Topics: Recruitment & Marketing, Research Insights, graduate business school candidate, graduate business school, business school, diversity, recruiting, MBA, candidate research

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

How GMAC Supports Business Schools in the “Unranking” Movement

Posted by Teresa Hsu on Aug 10, 2022 11:00:00 AM

It drew much media attention last month when Columbia University announced that it would pull out of the 2023 Best College Rankings by U.S. News & World Report due to questions raised—by the institution’s own faculty, nevertheless—on its data submission. The ranking publisher subsequently moved the university to the “unranked” category from its runner-up placement of the nation’s best universities in 2022. It is also worth mentioning that the graduate-level schools of Columbia University, including its business school, remain ranked because the university used different processes when reporting the data (full disclosure: Columbia Business School is a member school of GMAC). Soon after this announcement, The Economist magazine decided to discontinue its publication of MBA ranking, citing “commercial” reasons behind the move.

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Topics: graduate business school candidate, graduate business school, MBA Program, business school, MBA, candidate research, MBA ranking

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