Newly Branded GMAC Tours Looks to Up Your Recruiting Game in the New Year

Posted by Teresa Hsu on Jan 26, 2023 11:00:00 AM

It was almost exactly four years ago in January when GMAC announced the acquisition of The MBA Tour, a well-recognized brand within the graduate management education industry. The Tour, aiming to support business schools and their global recruiting efforts, organizes business education-focused events year-round across the world. GMAC was looking to grow The MBA Tour’s core offering, expand into additional markets, and explore ways to deepen the interaction between business schools and prospective students in a personalized, data-rich manner.  

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Topics: Recruitment & Marketing, Grad school consideration, graduate business school candidate, graduate business school, MBA Program, business school, pandemic, MBA Tour, recruiting, events, graduate management education, MBA, COVID-19, graduate school, Graduate Management Admission Council, MBA candidate, higher education, education, GMAC Tour, COVID

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

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

In-Person Recruitment After COVID: What’s New And 5 Tips to Engage Candidates

Posted by Amy Hughes on Dec 1, 2022 12:06:29 PM

After the pandemic forced business schools’ recruiting activities online in 2020 and 2021, in-person events have returned with a renewed focus. GMAC Tours’ summer and fall program saw over 4,000 candidates attend in-person events across 28 cities.

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Topics: Recruitment & Marketing, graduate business school candidate, graduate business school, MBA admissions, business school, pandemic, MBA Tour, recruiting, events, MBA, business school admissions, COVID-19, graduate school

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

Q&A: Ensuring Test Security and Fairness

Posted by Zach Fernebok on Oct 11, 2022 12:13:50 PM

Did you know there's an entire team at GMAC that's dedicated to maintaining test security? The Test Security Team leverages the latest technology and continuously adapts its techniques to ensure that exams are administered securely and fairly. There's a lot more involved in test security than you may think!

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Topics: GMAC Assessments, graduate business school candidate, graduate business school assessment, graduate business school exam, graduate business school, graduate business school test, MBA, standardized testing, test, cheating

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

5 Key Insights into Employer Demand for GME Graduates in 2022

Posted by Abigail Lister on Aug 25, 2022 2:36:40 PM

Earlier this year, GMAC published the latest Corporate Recruiters Survey, an annual exploration of the state of hiring for graduate management education talent. This year’s survey offered further insights into how employer demand for MBA and business master’s graduates is bouncing back after the Covid-19 pandemic and included responses from 539 corporate recruiters and 402 staffing firms.

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Topics: Research Insights, graduate business school, business school, pandemic, graduate management education, GME, MBA, COVID-19, corporate recruiters, survey

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