Blog: Archive for the “International Business Schools” Category

The Financial Times Releases a Truly Global 2021 Ranking

As the 2020–2021 business school application season continues amid the coronavirus outbreak, some unusual MBA rankings have been released. The Economist published its 2021 full-time MBA ranking recently with a decidedly different top ten in comparison to previous years, largely a result of the lack of comparative data available. This week, the Financial Times (FT) … Read More  

The Economist Releases the First Full-Time MBA Ranking of the COVID-19 Era

The past year has been turbulent and unusual in many ways, and the MBA application season is no exception. In April 2020, the Graduate Management Admission Council and two accreditation agencies sent a joint letter to ranking institutions asking them to halt or postpone their work until further notice because of the unpredictability of the … Read More  

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Professor Profiles: Antonio Fatás, INSEAD

Many MBA applicants feel that they are purchasing a brand when they choose a business school. However, the educational experience you will have is what is crucial to your future, and no one will affect your education more than your professors. Today, we focus on Antonio Fatás from INSEAD. The Portuguese Council Chaired Professor of European Studies, Antonio … Read More  

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Consider a Part-Time MBA—or an MBA Program in Europe!

We at mbaMission often receive questions about part-time MBA programs, so we thought we should offer a look at some of the pros and cons of this option. As for the pros, the one that business school candidates cite most frequently is that the part-time MBA involves a limited opportunity cost. Unlike full-time MBA students, … Read More  

Oxford University (Saïd Business School) Essay Analysis, 2020–2021

The Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford takes a rather minimalist approach to application essays, asking its candidates to compose only one short (250-word), traditional written submission. And the prompt gives candidates the leeway to share whatever additional information they believe the school needs to fully evaluate them, so they are not restricted … Read More  

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