This Year’s Top Five Findings About Graduate Business School

Posted by Andrew Walker on Dec 14, 2023 10:35:44 AM

As 2023 comes to a close, look back at GMAC’s key findings about Gen Z, first-generation candidates, business skills of the future, demand for flexible program delivery, and more.

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Topics: Recruitment & Marketing, Application Trends, Research Insights, graduate management education, Student Survey, GME, MBA, candidate insights, candidate research, survey, research report, research library, alumni

Do Applicants Want Flexibility More Than Prestige From Business School?

Posted by Andrew Walker on Nov 27, 2023 11:42:39 AM

According to GMAC’s annual Application Trends Survey, applications were more likely to grow among flexible graduate management education (GME) programs while more selective programs faced declines.

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Topics: Research Insights, MBA Program, graduate management education, Student Survey, GME, MBA, candidate insights, candidate research, survey, research report, research library, alumni

Why Students Say They Are Happy With Graduate Business School

Posted by Andrew Walker on Oct 4, 2023 12:35:05 PM

Like in previous years, nearly all current graduate business school students and recent alumni report satisfaction with their graduate management education (GME) experience. New GMAC research shows why.

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Topics: Research Insights, MBA Program, graduate management education, Student Survey, GME, MBA, candidate insights, candidate research, survey, research report, research library, alumni

Five New Ways GMAC Makes It Easy to Find Research Insights

Posted by Andrew Walker on Sep 12, 2023 11:11:44 AM

As summer comes to a close and students return to campuses and classrooms, head to GMAC’s updated Research Library to find new, easy ways to sort through our latest releases.

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Topics: Research Insights, candidate insights, infographic, research report, research brief, deans summary, research library

Research Insights on African American GME Candidates

Posted by Amy Hughes on Jan 31, 2023 11:51:46 AM

Promoting diversity in business education is not without its challenges, particularly in the current sociopolitical climate. The ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have intensified imbalances among candidates, with one of the hardest-hit groups being Black professionals.

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Topics: Research Insights, graduate business school candidate, graduate business school, MBA Program, business school, pandemic, graduate management education, MBA, business school admissions, candidate insights, candidate research, COVID-19, graduate school, research report, research brief, Graduate Management Admission Council, MBA candidate, 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

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

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