The Most Popular Industries For MBA Applicants—Consulting, Finance, Technology, And More

MBA News & Around the Web Blog – #67

Each week we rifle through the world wide web to bring you news, blog posts and any other information we find relevant. Below you will find a few useful, interesting, or otherwise relevant links from around the world of career exploration, talent acquisition, and more.

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Here are the findings for the week prior to April 23rd 2018photo from BusinessBecause

  1. The Most Popular Industries For MBA Applicants—Consulting, Finance, Technology, And More

“3,850 MBA applicants were surveyed for the QS TopMBA.com Applications and Aspirations Report, asked about both their study plans and their future career ambitions. Their answers provide an intriguing snapshot of the mindset of today’s MBA students, and what we should expect to see as they progress through their degree, through to graduation.”

Read the full article on BusinessBecause

  1. Why an MBA Beats an Undergrad Business Degree

“The MBA has become the most popular postgraduate degree in the US, according to figures from the US Department of Education. And there’s good reason behind that. Farran Powell, a reporter at US News, recently disclosed a few advantages that the MBA offers for prospective students – especially when compared to an undergraduate business degree.”

Read the full article on Poets & Quants

  1. What It Takes to Get Accepted at a Top MBA Program

“When prestigious MBA programs choose students, academic performance is an important factor, but it is not the only factor, according to MBA admissions officers.”

Read the full article on U.S. News