Blog

Fortune Magazine: The Trouble with MBAs

Fortune Magazine recently published an article entitled, “The Trouble with MBAs”, in which they illustrate that firms are seeking candidates with strong communication skills, rather than mere analytical machines.

Fortune cites a GMAC study, stating “Every year since 2002, the Graduate Management Admissions Council, which administers the GMAT exam for B-school applicants, has surveyed recruiters. And every year so far, the survey has revealed that several skills employers value most – like the ability to write and speak clearly and persuasively – are also skills that new MBAs lack.” According to the article and evidence in the marketplace, MBA programs are responding to these demands.

See the link within our blog post.




Upcoming Events


Upcoming Deadlines

  • Dartmouth Tuck (Round 3)
  • London Business School (Round 3)
  • Texas McCombs (Round 3)
  • Vanderbilt Owen (Round 4)
  • Berkeley Haas (Round 4)
  • Penn State Smeal (Round 4)
  • Penn Wharton (Round 3)
  • Columbia (Round 3)
  • Northwestern Kellogg (Round 3)
  • Virginia Darden (Round 3)
  • Chicago Booth (Round 3)
  • Michigan Ross (Round 3)
  • MIT Sloan (Round 3)
  • Stanford GSB (Round 3)
  • Yale SOM (Round 3)
  • Cornell Johnson (Round 3)
  • UCLA Anderson (Round 3)
  • USC Marshall (Round 3)
  • Toronto Rotman (Round 4)
  • UNC Kenan-Flagler (Round 4)
  • Georgetown McDonough (Round 4)

Click here to see the complete deadlines


2023–2024 MBA Essay Tips

Click here for the 2022–2023 MBA Essay Tips


MBA Program Updates