Written by: Marc Ethier Published by: Poets&Quants MBA News Digest Comment: How much discounting is done in these programs and how much student debt is incurred for the graduates of these programs? Extracted Content: There may come a time in the not-too-distant future when the cost for a full-time, two-year MBA exceeds $200,000 at every one of the top 25 business schools in the United … [Read more...] about What It Now Costs To Get An MBA At A Top Business School
Written by: Scott Carlson Published by: The Chronicle of Higher Education MBA News Digest Comment: None. Extracted Content: Higher education’s data crunchers have increasingly been training their sights on the postgraduation career path. It’s an often-unpredictable trajectory shaped by students’ aspirations, talents, and backgrounds, by economic conditions, and by institutions’ effectiveness as … [Read more...] about What’s a College Degree Worth?
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