The McDonough School at Georgetown University is consistently ranked as one of the world’s top business schools. As part of their global outreach to prospective MBA students, the McDonough School has opened up its high-profile Georgetown Global Forum event held in London on April 17th to candidates interested in studying at the school.
As the number of MBA program options continue to increase, the process of choosing a business school has become more overwhelming. Where should you start? Here are some tips on how to choose a business school.
October is here, and it's time for Round 1 deadlines. Now what? To help you answer that question, here's our MBA Application timeline for October. If you are just beginning the MBA application process, it's time to choose the schools you want to go to. For those of you who are sending in your applications this month, it's time to finish up your application form answers and essays.
Are you an MBA applicant? Do you live in the NYC, Washington DC, LA, San Francisco or Toronto areas? If so, you should check out QS Connect 1-2-1, a free event where you can meet one-on-one with MBA admissions officers.
Are you an MBA applicant who will be in the NYC area on September 15? If so, you should come to our awesome MBA event to kick-off Top MBA Connect NYC. This free event will take place at the Warwick Hotel on Saturday, September 15 from 9 am to 1 pm.
While many business schools -- Harvard and Stanford among them -- do not require you to visit campus, it is still a good idea. The MBA Campus Visit not only gives you an idea of what life would be like at that school, it also provides good essay material and shows that you're interested in attending that particular school.
Nunzio Quacquarelli is the founder and managing director of Top MBA Connect's parent company Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), as well as a recognized expert on the strengths, weaknesses, and specializations of business schools worldwide. He has an MA from Cambridge and an MBA from Wharton, where he started QS in a tiny campus office. Quacquarelli is responsible for the annual QS TopMBA.com Applicant Survey, QS TopMBA Jobs and Salary Trends Report and the QS Global 200 Business Schools Report. He is also the director of the QS World MBA Tour, the world's largest series of business schools information fairs.
As online MBA programs become more popular, more people are looking into one-year online MBA programs. In addition to the convenience of studying from home, you could get your MBA in half the time. But are there any accredited online MBA programs out there? And is a one-year online MBA worth it?
I am a New Yorker at heart. I was born and raised in northeastern New Jersey, and that has played a huge part in developing my values. Inevitably, it contributed to my need for a fast pace and quick-witted thinking. For my undergraduate program, I completed a four-year degree in three and a half years, and I knew that my graduate school studies would also need to go faster than normal. That is why, in the end, I knew that a one-year MBA suited me better than a two-year program. I felt no need to drag out a program that could ultimately be quicker.