Written by: Noodle Pros Published by: Poets&Quants MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: Many undergraduate students get to the point in their schooling when they begin to question the importance of attending graduate school in regards to their own career path. In recent decades, attending graduate programs abroad has become an increasingly popular and valid option. As the … [Read more...] about MBA Programs: The Value of Attending Grad School In The U.S. vs Europe
Written by: Edward J. Maloney and Joshua Kim Published by: Inside Higher Ed MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: The Wall Street Journal piece “‘Financially Hobbled for Life’: The Elite Master’s Degrees That Don’t Pay Off” is a story that higher ed can’t afford to ignore. Any school that is running master’s degrees in which students end up with more debt than they can possibly … [Read more...] about In Defense of the Master’s Degree
Written by: Tom Vander Ark Published by: Forbes MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: “Higher education is a racket that sells you a very expensive ticket to the upper middle class,” said Bill Mahr. The comedian put a fine point on America’s growing frustration with steady price increases and the perception of a declining return on investment from postsecondary … [Read more...] about Rating The Value Of Higher Education
Written by: Melissa Korn and Andrea Fuller Published by: The Wall Street Journal MBA News Digest Comment: Interesting numbers about non B-School graduate programs and how graduates are failing to earn enough income to meet federal loan obligations. Extracted Content: Recent film program graduates of Columbia University who took out federal student loans had a median debt of [$181K]. Yet two … [Read more...] about ‘Financially Hobbled for Life’: The Elite Master’s Degrees That Don’t Pay Off
Written by: AstrumU and Pepperdine Graziadio Business School Published by: Daily Record MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: Pepperdine Graziadio Business School today announced the launch of a new initiative that will enable students to forecast the labor market value of earning a graduate business degree. In collaboration with Seattle-based data science startup AstrumU®, the … [Read more...] about Pepperdine Graziadio Business School Taps Data Science to Help Prospective MBA Students Project Their Career and Earnings Potential
Written by: Patrick ThomasPublished by: The Wall Street Journal MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: As people look for inventive ways to ride out the coronavirus-induced economic downturn, some are angling to go back to business school. We asked four experts to explain when it makes sense to invest the time and money required to earn a traditional, two-year masters of … [Read more...] about Do You Need to Get an M.B.A.?