Written by: Rebecca Loades Published by: GMAC Advisor MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: Although the pandemic is impacting the plans of many students, their business school aspirations remain intact. This means that, while new considerations, such as the impact of the pandemic on job markets, come into play, the core motivations that drive undergraduates to pursue a business … [Read more...] about Bachelor’s to Business Master’s: What Motivates Certain Students to Make the Leap?
Written by: Graduate Management Admission Council Published by: GlobeNewswire MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), a global association of leading graduate business schools, today announced a new board chairperson and the addition of four new members to its board of directors. The terms will begin on July 1, 2020. Martin Boehm, … [Read more...] about Graduate Management Admission Council Announces New Incoming Chairperson of the Board and Four New Board Members
Written by: Rahul Choudaha Published by: GMAC Advisor MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: Business schools are exploring various scenarios in response to the impact of COVID-19 to meet their enrollment goals. How would prospective graduate management education candidates respond to a scenario of starting a program in an online format? The latest GMAC™ survey snapshot indicates … [Read more...] about Would Prospective Business School Students Accept and Enroll in 2020 if Programs Start with Online Learning?
Written by: John Byrne Published by: Poets&Quants MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: Ever since Educational Testing Service began promoting the use of the Graduate Record Examination as an alternative to the GMAT in 2011, the GRE had largely played second fiddle to its more widely accepted cousin. Slowly but steadily, however, the GRE has been gaining market share and … [Read more...] about Why The GRE Could Become The Preferred Exam For MBA Admissions
Written by: Nathan Allen Published by: Poets&Quants MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: When the Graduate Management Admissions Council announced this week that it would open registration for the first-ever at-home GMAT, the reaction from would-be test-takers was largely … frustration. The reason? GMAC’s conditions. Test-takers are not allowed to use a pen and scratch paper, … [Read more...] about MBA Applicants Frustrated With At-Home GMAT Exam
Written by: Elizabeth Redden Published by: Inside Higher Ed MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: Applications from international students to U.S. business schools declined by 13.7 percent in 2019, even as both Canadian and European programs saw application increases, according to a new report from the Graduate Management Admission Council. The GMAC report, titled “Early … [Read more...] about International Interest in U.S. Business Schools Declines