Year-End Employer Poll Suggests Favorable Job Market for 2018 Grads | Participate in the 2018 Corporate Recruiters Survey | Study: Popularity of one-year MBA programs growing
January 12, 2018
Quick Clips
Topical news for the graduate management education community
Top Story
Temple's business school ranked best online MBA
Temple's business school ranked best online MBA
(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
The Fox School of Business at Temple University topped the U.S. News & World Report rankings for the best online MBA program, with Carnegie Mellon University's Tepper School of Business and Indiana University-Bloomington's Kelley School of Business tied for second. The rankings are based on factors such as student engagement and faculty credentials.
U.S. News & World Report (1/9),  Poets & Quants (1/8) 
LinkedIn Twitter Facebook Google+ Email
That's GMAC
Year-End Employer Poll Suggests Favorable Job Market for 2018 Grads
The findings of GMAC Research's 2017 Year-End Employer Poll, a brief survey of employers completed in November 2017, show that employers plan to increase their business school hiring in the coming year. Learn more on the GMAC Advisor blog.
LinkedIn Twitter Facebook Google+ Email
Participate in the 2018 Corporate Recruiters Survey
The Corporate Recruiters Survey provides a snapshot of the current employment landscape. Sign up your school to participate to be sure you hear from the employers that recruit your students about their hiring projections and the skills they seek in business grads. Participating schools will receive a customized benchmark report. For more information, visit here.
LinkedIn Twitter Facebook Google+ Email
Management Education
Study: Popularity of one-year MBA programs growing
A new global study finds that 27% of MBA students prefer a one-year, full-time MBA, compared with 25% who favor a two-year, full-time program. However, the findings also revealed regional differences, with students from the US, Germany, India and Indonesia preferring the two-year format.
BusinessBecause (1/11) 
LinkedIn Twitter Facebook Google+ Email
S. African business school accepts bitcoin
Students applying to South Africa's Red & Yellow Creative School of Business can now pay their tuition and fees in bitcoin, school officials have announced. Faculty member John Simpson says accepting the cryptocurrency sets the school apart and makes it more accessible.
Business Report (South Africa) (1/10) 
LinkedIn Twitter Facebook Google+ Email
Hong Kong business schools focus on fintech
Some Hong Kong business schools are adding courses in financial technology and entrepreneurship as data show an expanding startup culture in the territory. Some schools are offering part-time or one-year programs to help students capitalize on the trend.
South China Morning Post (Hong Kong) (1/12) 
LinkedIn Twitter Facebook Google+ Email
Higher Education
Federal judge rules DACA must remain in effect
A federal judge in San Francisco has ruled that parts of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program must remain in force while lawsuits over the program proceed through the courts. The ruling allows nearly 690,000 immigrants brought to the US as children to submit renewal applications under the program.
NBC News (1/10),  The Washington Post (tiered subscription model) (1/10),  The Hill (1/9) 
LinkedIn Twitter Facebook Google+ Email
How are students paying for graduate school?
New data from student loan servicer Sallie Mae show that graduate students are paying for more than half the cost of their programs with loans in their own names, with money from grants or scholarships covering just 15%. Some 60% of graduate students expect to earn at least $20,000 more per year by earning a degree, the study found.
Reuters (1/11) 
LinkedIn Twitter Facebook Google+ Email
Tips for waitlist MBA applicants
Tips for waitlist MBA applicants
Prospective MBA students placed on an admissions waitlist should follow the school's instructions exactly regarding next steps, MBA admissions consultant Stacy Blackman writes. In this blog post, she outlines additional recommendations on how and when to communicate with the admissions committee during the waiting period.
U.S. News & World Report (1/5) 
LinkedIn Twitter Facebook Google+ Email
I have come to believe over and over again that what is most important to me must be spoken, made verbal and shared, even at the risk of having it bruised or misunderstood.
Audre Lorde,
writer and civil rights activist
LinkedIn Twitter Facebook Google+ Email
Learn more about GMAC:  |
Sign Up
SmartBrief offers 200+ newsletters
Subscriber Tools:
Contact Us:
Editor  -  Katharine Haber
Mailing Address:
SmartBrief, Inc.®, 555 11th ST NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20004
© 1999-2018 SmartBrief, Inc.®
Privacy policy |  Legal Information