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 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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MBA in Business Means Top Starting Salaries

May 11, 2015

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According to a recent study conducted by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) of nearly 850 MBA alumni worldwide from the class of 2014, the median starting salary for U.S. citizens who recently completed an MBA in business is the highest it’s been in five years (see infographic below). The GMAC study found that alumni […]

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Top Business Schools in Virginia

April 7, 2015

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There are ten top business schools in Virginia that have been ranked in at least one of the top business school lists by US News & World Report. These best Virginia business schools offer students a wealth of options when considering which MBA program to attend. US News & World Report offers various rankings for AACSB-accredited […]

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MBA Degrees Equal MBA Jobs

February 25, 2015

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Globally, the demand for MBA program graduates is increasing. Most companies prefer MBA graduates compared to any other business master’s degree holder resulting in a wealth of MBA job opportunities. Based on the GMAC 2014 Survey report, 80% of companies worldwide plan to hire candidates with MBA degrees, compared to 73% in 2013. Moreover, the […]

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Six Reasons a Part-Time MBA Isn’t Right for You

January 28, 2015

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Universities generally offer MBA programs as both part-time MBA or a full-time MBA programs. But with changing market demands, MBA programs have begun to take new shape and new names. Sometimes called a traditional MBA, evening MBA, or professional MBA, these programs are variations on the historic full-time MBA and part-time MBA offerings. It’s important […]

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