December 1, 2014

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What Not to Do When Applying to Business Schools

Each year, business schools review hundreds of applications to their MBA programs and other graduate business programs. George Mason offers seven different graduate programs that serve students from directly out of their undergraduate career to people with forty years of experience in the field. Their background, education, culture, goals, and experience are very different. We […]

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November 11, 2014

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What do MBA Rankings Actually Mean?

Both universities and prospective students place a great deal of emphasis on MBA rankings. Rankings often compare many factors and give students a way of comparing MBA programs against each other. But with so many publications issuing MBA rankings, how can you break down the rankings to determine what meaning they have behind the numbers? […]

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November 3, 2014

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MBA Degree Programs & Social Media

We can now safely say that social media has infiltrated many aspects of everyday life. From sharing personal information such as pictures and good news with family and friends to connecting with employers and posting résumés to connecting with groups, social media provides a unique way to engage with friends, family, colleagues, brands and even […]

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October 28, 2014

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The Rise of Online MBA Programs

It seems that each day we try to squeeze more and more into the 24 hours available. Less and less time for relaxation and more and more time connecting, doing, and achieving. In a time where “time” has become one of the most valuable assets in our lives, finding ways to save time while continuing […]

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October 20, 2014

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Which MBA Degree Concentration Has Biggest Payoff?

The infographic below highlights four common MBA degree concentrations (finance, marketing, technology management, and human resources), and compares their job satisfaction, starting pay, mid-career pay, and lifetime earnings, as well as job stress. Each of these career results is important to consider when looking at MBA degree programs. Earnings Many individuals pursue an MBA degree […]

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