Looking for new scholarship opportunities? TopMBA Connect's parent company QS is continuing its scholarship program, offering $1.2 million in scholarship money for 2013 in order to further their mission of providing information and access to business schools and MBA programs. Two new scholarships have been added this year: one for MIP and one for EDHEC. Read on for more information on the scholarships QS is offering this year and how to apply.
Before you apply to an MBA program, it's a good idea to learn about MBA job trends, so you have an idea of the demand for MBAs in your field. Want to know which countries have the highest percentage of MBA hires, or what types of companies have had the largest increases of MBA hires? Check out this data from the 2011/12 QS Jobs & Salaries Trends Report.
The number of entrepreneurship MBA programs and MBA entrepreneurs is on the rise. Want to know which schools have the biggest increase in MBA entrepreneurs? Read on.
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.
If you are looking to advance your career, but don’t have the time for classroom study, then an online MBA might be the right choice. Here are some reasons why online MBA programs are becoming increasingly popular that may help you decide whether or not you want to get an online MBA.
Women have more of a preference for part-time MBA programs than men, despite the fact that they are only slightly more likely to prefer a longer MBA program. This information comes from the 2011 QS Applicant Survey, the largest survey assessing the mind-set and aspirations of MBA applicants. The survey data is based on the responses of 4,527 registrants for fall 2010 and spring 2011 QS World MBA Tour. Read on for more data about the differences in MBA program preferences between men and women, as well as information on how gender affects the motivations for getting an MBA.