Acceptance rate and yield of an incoming MBA class are considered two of the most authentic parameters reflecting the popularity of a program. But even they need to be sometimes interpreted with caution, or else you might arrive at erroneous, even surprising, conclusions.Read more
No doubt, this is a controversial topic.
Traditionally, HBS has had the highest yield (88-90% range) of all MBA programs, followed by Stanford (78-84% range).
(Yield of an incoming class of an MBA program is the percentage of accepted applicants who join the program, and it’s one of the best market-driven statistics that reflect reputation of a program.)
Then, how does such bold, cold statistic lie?
But it doesn’t reveal the entire picture, either.Read more
“I’m a reapplicant. Do I need to send official GMAT score again this year?”
“I took GMAT three years back, but I’m applying only this year. Do I need to send my official score again to the schools which I selected while taking the test?”
These are some of the questions regarding reporting of official GMAT score that bewilder applicants to MBA programs. This post tries to clarify most such questions.Read more
Amy Cuddy, a professor and researcher at Harvard Business School, delivered this second-most viewed (more than 31 million views as on date) TED talk ever on how your body language can shape you, how you can fake your body language till you actually make it.
In this talk, she talks about the experiments she did at HBS, how high-power posing made difference to the outcome of interviews, and how one MBA student who rarely participated in the class transformed herself.Read more
Do you know that specialized master’s programs such as Master of Finance (MF) and Master in Management (MM) are steadily climbing popularity charts as their appeal to certain segment of applicants grow?
According to Graduate Management Admission Council’s (GMAC) 2015 Prospective Students Survey, the interest of prospective students in MBA and specialized master’s programs was as follows:Read more