• Friday, September 28 2018

    Three Ways the GRE® Programme Helps Business Schools Expand Their Applicant Pools (And ways the GRE® General Test benefits your applicants)

    The word is out, and the message has been received: The GRE ® General Test helps Business Schools access a massive, diverse, global pool of qualified candidates, a growing number of whom are interested in pursuing business degrees. A decade ago, only about 100 or so Business Schools were accepting GRE scores for their MBA programmes. Today, nearly 1,300 Business Schools around the world accept GRE scores for their...
    • Friday, September 1 2017

    MBA Admissions: Tips for International Students

    A large number of MBA students across the globe intend to pursue their degree outside their home country. Are you thinking of studying abroad? The United States, Europe and Canada are home to many of the world’s top-ranked business schools. Consider these tips if you’re hoping to make one of them your degree destination. Create your short list You’ll want to spend some time researching schools in...
    • Wednesday, August 2 2017

    MBA or Specialized Master’s Degree: Which One is Best for You?

    When you think business school, you probably think MBA. A Master’s of Business Administration has long been a coveted — and often essential — qualification for business professionals. In recent years, however, the tide has begun to quietly shift, with more business school students than ever pursuing master’s degrees in specialized fields such as accounting, economics and business analytics. So...
    • Wednesday, May 3 2017

    I Don’t Have a Business Background—Is Business School Right for Me?

    Choosing to invest your time, money, and energy in pursuit of a graduate business education is a decision that requires self-reflection, and there are a lot of things to think about. One thing that shouldn’t hold you back is that you don’t have what you might consider to be a ‘business background.’ In fact, graduate business programs around the world work hard to admit diverse cohorts of students...
    • Tuesday, October 18 2016

    Thinking about doing an MBA?

    The definitive supplement providing all you need to know Welcome to AMBA’s inaugural report, designed for people considering an MBA. No other qualification can prove to employers and clients that you know how to run a strategic business. And a disproportionate number of the world's business high- fliers, thriving entrepreneurs and effective consultants have those three letters after their name. But the MBA...
    • Tuesday, August 2 2016

    How can an MBA impact your career?

    An MBA is a transformative experience, professionally and personally, says AMBA employer relations manager Aarti Bhasin. Studying for an MBA is a considerable undertaking that requires a huge amount of discipline, time and money – and it can be challenging. But if you are determined and dedicated, completing an MBA can be life-changing. The MBA offers high-level insight into management strategy and analysis...
    • Tuesday, August 2 2016

    Are Business Schools looking for you? MBA admissions criteria

    Business schools look for candidates who will be successful corporate, small-business and non-profit executives, civic leaders, change agents, and entrepreneurs. They cannot discover all they need to know about candidates from grades or test scores — these are simply insufficient for determining leadership, team working, creativity, and other critical abilities —so they have candidates submit a great deal...
    • Tuesday, August 2 2016

    How to put together a successful MBA application

    In most countries, applying to university is a simple matter that requires only a day or two of thought and effort. How well or poorly you do your application has little impact upon your admission results. MBA applications are fundamentally different. They require substantial effort, and your skill at marketing yourself will be a major determinant of your admission success. Marketing yourself Because MBA applications...
    • Tuesday, August 2 2016

    Factors to consider when choosing an MBA

    Choosing the right MBA Programme at the most appropriate school is a daunting challenge for any would-be MBA candidate. As well as course material, performance and employability, location, culture and ethos also have important parts to play in making the all-important decision about where to apply. Leah Carter, Head of Events at AMBA, spoke to three leading Business School admissions professionals to find out what MBA...