How the Mix of GME Candidates’ Career Expectations Has Shifted Over Time

Posted by GMAC Research on Jun 15, 2018 11:44:53 AM

A new survey report details shifts in candidate career goals based on the findings of the 2018 mba.com Prospective Students Survey.

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Topics: Prospective Students, Research Insights

GMAC Research Chart of the Month: Candidate Decision-Making Timeline

Posted by GMAC Research on Jun 5, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Understanding when the average candidate makes major business school decisions can help optimize the timing of your messaging.

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Topics: Prospective Students, Research Insights

Demand for MBA and Business Master’s Programs

Posted by GMAC Research on May 15, 2018 11:00:00 AM

A new research report explores prospective students’ preferences for program types, structures, and curriculums based on the 2018 mba.com Prospective Students Survey.

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Topics: Prospective Students, Research Insights

Student Loan Debt and the Business School Pipeline

Posted by GMAC Research on May 8, 2018 11:00:00 AM

A new brief from GMAC Research explores how undergraduate student loan debt impacts candidate decision making and financing plans.

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Topics: Research Insights, Financing

GMAC Research Chart of the Month: International Application Plans

Posted by GMAC Research on May 1, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Despite the disruptive effect of the current political climate, most business school candidates still intend to apply to programs outside their country of citizenship.

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Topics: Research Insights

Keeping Pace: Insights and Strategies for the Future of US Part-Time MBA Programs

Posted by GMAC Research on Apr 24, 2018 11:00:00 AM

New GMAC Research white paper examines shifting candidate needs and highlights approaches some programs have taken to innovate.

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Topics: Research Insights

GMAT® Geographic Trend Report and Data File Now Available to GMAT-Accepting Institutions

Posted by GMAC Research on Apr 10, 2018 11:15:00 AM

Graduate management education (GME) is more global than ever before. In today’s GME landscape, building an incoming class that reflects the future of global business leadership means proactively making recruitment inroads in both established and emerging candidate markets. This work depends on reliable market intelligence to maximize impact with limited travel and outreach budgets.

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Topics: Research Insights

Who Influences Candidates’ GME Choices?

Posted by GMAC Research on Apr 10, 2018 11:15:00 AM

Deciding to pursue a graduate management education is a big decision in candidates’ lives, and like any big life decision most candidates depend on the opinions of others to help guide their choices. Understanding who is influencing the decisions of different types of candidates can give business school admissions and recruitment professionals insight into candidates’ mindsets and behaviors, and help them better position the value proposition of their programs to align with candidates’ goals.

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Topics: Research Insights

New GMAC Research Data Brief Provides Mid-Cycle Snapshot of International Application Trends

Posted by GMAC Research on Apr 3, 2018 11:15:00 AM

 

In GMAC Research’s annual Forward-Looking Review webinar in January, we discussed how an important trend we’d be continuing to watch closely in 2018 is international student mobility, which in 2017 saw significant shifts that impacted many programs’ overall application volumes. A new data brief from GMAC Research, published on gmac.com this week, shows that halfway through the current admissions cycle many U.S. business school programs are continuing to see declining interest from international candidates.

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Topics: Application Trends, Research Insights

GMAC Research Chart of the Month: Candidate Funding Plans

Posted by GMAC Research on Apr 3, 2018 11:15:00 AM

For many business school candidates, the investment they make in their graduate management education will be among the most substantial investments they make in their lives. The implication of this fact for school admissions and recruitment professionals is not only that you should have an appreciation for the financial importance of a candidates’ decision to pursue business school, but also that you should have a sense of how various kinds of candidates plan to finance their degree.

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Topics: Research Insights, Chart of the Month