A master's thesis is the culminating work of a student's master’s degree. This research is meant to demonstrate a student's expertise and interest in a particular subject within their field of study. Exact requirements are specific to the program, but a master’s thesis is generally 75 to 100 pages in length, including an extensive bibliography, and contains several chapters.
After you have completed your undergraduate studies and built up some work experience, you may consider going back to school for a graduate business degree. How do you know if that's the next best step?
The Graduate Route is a new UK post-study work visa which will be available starting in the summer of 2021 to any student holding a valid Tier 4 student visa. Students will have to apply for the Graduate Route before their Tier 4 visa expires.
Canada has long held a reputation as being among the world’s top study destinations for international MBA students. Business schools in Canada are many students’ destination of choice for high-quality education at an affordable cost in a safe, welcoming, multicultural environment.
The resume is a critical component of application process and it demands as much of your attention as your essays do. It is your first introduction to the Ad Com, so it should be strong enough to drive them to read your essays to learn more about you.
Executive MBA (EMBA) programs are ideal for seasoned, working professionals looking to boost their career, gain leadership skills, and expand their network. The best executive MBA (EMBA) programs offer the right mix of disciplines to help you make your next move.
Applying to MBA programs is an expensive and time-consuming process. Each school has its own admissions requirements and components you must gather and submit according to instructions. Be sure to check each program's admission web page thoroughly, and carefully follow the instructions.
Applying to business school can be a challenge. If you are truly committed to acquiring an MBA, the application process may be exciting. While choosing the right business school, you are faced with numerous considerations, and what works best for your friend may not be the best option for you.
An increasing number of top business schools are offering deferral MBA programs where current undergraduate students apply during their senior year. In most cases, students will work for a couple years after graduating from school before beginning their MBA studies.
If you can master the Skype Interview, your chances for MBA admission are greatly improved. While the basics of interviewing remain the same whether conducted in person, via Skype or by phone, there are a few extra things to keep in mind when being interviewed by Skype.
Since B-school life and learning includes team discussions, the adcom needed a tool for assessing how applicants will fit into the team-based discussion culture of their programs. Thus, the Team-Based Discussion (TBD) was born. Team interviews and activities reflect the skills you will learn in an MBA class where learning teams or cohorts are the foundation of the class and group projects are the norm.
An applicant's social media profile can be a factor in the MBA application process. Some admissions officers visit applicants’ social media accounts, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube, to learn more about them. Before you apply, you should consider doing an audit of all of your social media accounts.
While AP (Advanced Placement) courses are the most popular option for students to challenge themselves outside of the standard curriculum, an increasing number of high schools in the US are offering the International Baccalaureate (IB) program.
Many applicants don’t invest time and attention in their reference letters. Most applicants select their references, direct them to the proper forms, and hope for the best.
The Round 1 deadlines for the most MBA applications are in September or October. The most successful students are the ones who start their preparation ahead of time, about 6 to 8 months before Fall deadlines. By planning ahead and starting early, you can make the application process rewarding as well as enjoyable.
Spring or Fall admissions have always been an ongoing confusion in the minds of every student who is considering studying abroad. Both the intakes have their own benefits. It is up to you to decide which is worth your time.
Your goal should focus on something you want to achieve or do and not just something you are interested in studying. For the sake of defining your MBA goal, be sure that you relate your desired achievements or actions to a specific function within a specific industry.
Most top business schools offer a world-class education. However, they have uniquely different cultures, management curricula, strengths and specialisations, and community vibes, among other distinctions that will influence the next two years of your life. So, what factors are most important for your decision-making in selecting a business school?
If you don’t have a GMAT score, prepare for it and take the GMAT, ideally by the end of spring. Then, if your score isn’t realistic for your schools of choice, you will still have time to retake the test, reconsider your target schools, or both.
If you are planning to apply to business school, now is good time to get started - not just on test preparation, but on taking time to examine your community service activities. At most top b-schools, community service is virtually a requirement.
The Executive Assessment (EA) is an admissions exam designed for executive MBA programs. The test consists of Quant, Verbal, and Integrated Reasoning questions. The EA is similar in structure to the GMAT. The Executive Assessment and the GMAT are both made by the Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC). In spite of this, these two tests have a number of distinct differences.
Earlier, there was only one professional business degree - MBA. Now, there is something called a Master’s in Management (MiM). The MiM is a degree that has largely come into existence within the past ten years and has become increasingly popular the past five years or so.
Canada is one of the world’s most popular study destinations for international students, offering a diverse variety of experiences and opportunities. One of the strongest characteristics of Canadian higher education is the consistent high quality across the country.
From April 16, 2018, the GMAT exam is shortened by 30 minutes to a 3.5-hour exam, including the breaks and test instructions. This includes a 23-minute reduction in the exam sections, as well as additional time and content reduction across several non-exam screens at the test center for tutorial and section Instructions.
A total of 2,50,884 GMAT exams were taken by prospective business school students around the world in testing year 2017 (TY2017), which ran from July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017. In testing year 2016, 2,61,248 people across the world sat for the GMAT exam. That’s less than the 2,86,529 students who took the exam across the world in TY2012.
The MBA Class of 2019 at University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business is one of its most diverse. 43 percent of the class are women, the highest portion in school history. Meanwhile, 23 percent are underrepresented minorities. Its latest cohort has the highest average GMAT in school history. At 716, the Class of 2019 beat the previous record of 708, set by last year’s incoming class.
After you have been invited for an interview at your choice of MBA program and B-school, you want to be sure to ace the interview. For clearing the interview, you need to prepare well for your interview. These tips are appropriate not just for the MBA interview, but can be used for job interviews and other interviews as well.
From 11 July, 2017, GMAT test takers can choose the order in which you complete the sections of the GMAT exam. Three options are available at the test center. The section order selection will take place at the test center on exam date, immediately prior to the start of the GMAT exam.
A new score reporting feature has been introduced in the GMAT by the test administrator GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council). The score reporting facility is available to candidates taking the GMAT from 27 June, 2014.
Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is one of the globally renowned exams for admissions to Master of Business Management (MBA) program. It has given India a reason to cheer up with some interesting facts. The first reason for India to cheer up is that the number of Indian women taking GMAT exam has increased considerably. The second reason for India to feel proud is that Indians are doing better than US in GMAT exam.
The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) has admitted five schools as member institutions.
The Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Ahmedabad is one among a group of elite global schools and the only Indian institution recognised in this category in the latest QS world rankings of top 200 business schools internationally. Three schools – the Indian Institutes of Management in Bangalore and Kolkata and the Indian School of Business in Hyderabad – made it to the emerging global category, the second bracket of established though less brand name institutions.
Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) has released its 13th edition Official Guide for GMAT Review mobile application, which will be available on iPhone, iPad, and iPod, from now on. The new edition includes access to the Integrated Reasoning (IR) online prep tool to help test takers prepare for this section of the GMAT exam.
In this video, Indian business school students explain why studying in India was the right decision.
GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) is a Standardized, computer-adaptive test that helps B-schools to select qualified candidates. The exam is more popular with aspirants having four years of work experience while undergraduates generally do not take the test in large numbers. Even if undergraduates take the exam, they do so for the sake of securing marks which is valid for 5 years.
In this video, students explain why the GMAT Exam is important in identifying your skills for business school.
This survey examines the job outlook for recent graduate business students as well as employer’s needs and expectations. It provides a picture of the 2012 employment landscape; the demand for master’s–level business graduates, the current employment landscape, and provides insight into hiring practices and trends across industries and world regions.
India ranks No. 2 in terms of GMAT takers all over the globe followed by China. The Asian Geographic Trend Report revealed that in terms of average score reports Indians send 4.4 GMAT reports (the highest in the region) to management schools around the world.
More than 100,000 women took the GMAT test, the entry test for business school, in the testing year ending 30 June 2011, according to a report published Thursday by the Graduate Management Admission Council. This is the third year that more than 100,000 women have sat the test.
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