MBA Programs Help Students Change the World

Many b-schools are now teaching MBA students how to have a social impact. MBA students can address public concerns by using the same business skills that will help them excel in private industries. (MORSA IMAGES/ GETTY IMAGES) Sarah Millar spent her first years out of college doing stock market research …

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Ace an Online MBA Program Admissions Interview

Emphasize your career goals and time management skills to show why an online program will work for you, experts say.   Some online MBA interviewers might gauge how well you communicate in a virtual environment. (HILL STREET STUDIOS/GETTY IMAGES) Before he enrolled in the online MBA program at the University …

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Fellowships Can Reduce Graduate School Expenses

Graduate fellowships can offset expenses and reshape the graduate school return-on-investment discussion.   Some graduate fellowships cover full tuition and fees as well as offer a significant stipend. (MARTIN-DM/ GETTY IMAGES) The potential return on investment surfaces quickly these days in many conversations surrounding college degrees. Earning potential nudges aside …

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How to Tell if an Online Program Is Accredited

Back when Lauren Marrett wanted to be an art major, she didn’t care much about whether her school was accredited or by whom. It was the quality of her art portfolio that mattered, she thought, not the reputation of her college. She enrolled in a for-profit online college lacking regional …

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