Applications for London Business School's EMBA program increased 10% this year over last. Other London b-schools also report increases, while programs in China reportedly are being hampered by government intervention.
A federal judge in Hawaii has placed a hold on President Donald Trump's latest travel ban, barring certain travelers from eight countries. For more information, visit GMAC's Immigration and Visa Policy Updates.
Women are a growing presence in MBA programs, making up 49% of applicants this year, compared with 42% in 2013, according to data from the Graduate Management Admission Council. The increase comes amid a growing number of scholarships and other programs targeting female students.
In 2017, women made up 30.1% of students pursuing executive MBA degrees, according to data from the Executive MBA Council. Leaders says the flexibility of such degree programs may add to the attraction for women juggling family and career obligations.
A temporary restraining order was issued this week by a federal judge in Hawaii preventing implementation of President Donald Trump's latest travel ban. The judge specifically noted the ban's potential harm to the University of Hawaii, which has students and faculty members from some of the designated countries.
Oxford University's Said Business School is offering students a chance to learn and connect through a new virtual classroom, the first of its kind in the UK. Dean Peter Tufano says the Oxford Hub for International Virtual Education -- or HIVE -- will allow class leaders to engage with up to 84 participants anywhere in the world.
MBA candidates without much work experience should ask themselves three questions before going through the application process, writes MBA admissions adviser Stacy Blackman. She outlines these questions, including whether more work experience would be of more benefit.
Business-school graduates earn about $500,000 more over 20 years in their careers than if they had not gone to business school, according to data from the Graduate Management Admission Council. Some graduates suggest this data along with other factors show that the degree is worth the time and cost.