Author Archives | Jackie Buchy

About Jackie Buchy

Since 2011, I have served as the assistant dean for graduate enrollment at George Mason University's School of Business. In my role, I work with prospective graduate students to identify and select the best graduate program to meet their career goals.

Is a Part-time MBA More Valuable for Men or Women?

April 18, 2016

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All business school students want to know if the time and cost of earning an MBA is worth it. Although experiences will differ from person to person, an overwhelming majority of women who were surveyed were in favor of pursuing a Part-time MBA degree. According to the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) Alumni Perspective Survey: 94% […]

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Who in DC is Heading to Graduate Business School?

December 14, 2015

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According to the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), nearly 10,000 business professionals in the metro Washington, D.C., area took the GMAT exam to prepare for graduate business school, with 55% between the ages of 25 and 30. Washington, D.C., has always been a hot bed of activity for graduate business programs particularly for those in […]

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MBA to Entrepreneur: 5 Tips for Successful

November 19, 2015

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According to the infographic below from the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), an MBA degree can give you 5 important tools you need to be a successful entrepreneur. 1. Unlock Your Ideas An MBA degree is one of the best places for new entrepreneurs to take the plunge and begin their new business. According to […]

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Top Ranked MBA Programs in Washington, D.C.

October 9, 2015

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You will find some of the top ranked MBA programs in Washington, D.C. – the prime location at the intersection of government, technology, and business. U.S. News and World Report annually ranks all AACSB accredited business schools’ part-time MBA programs based on peer assessment, GMAT average, work experience, % of part-time students, and undergraduate GPA. To […]

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Is an MBA Degree Worth It?

June 23, 2015

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Business school is all about investments and which ones pay off. The question that many potential MBA students wonder: Is an MBA degree worth it? The infographic below highlights some of the benefits of completing your MBA degree rather than just hedging your bets on steady career advancement through hard work alone. According to this […]

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