Category: admissions

The Latest MBA Stats That Prove It’s Worth It

If you’re still debating the value of a graduate management degree (even after you’ve taken into account the opinions of program alumni, friends, and colleagues), just look at the numbers. With enough time left to meet our next application deadlines, these statistics prove that the return on investment is significant for MBAs. Seventy-five percent of 159 companies polled plan

Five New Year’s Resolutions to Improve Your MBA Candidacy

As we welcome 2016, most of us will also welcome a new list of hopes, plans, or goals for the year ahead. For you, that could mean a highly anticipated admissions decision from the MBA program that topped your list, or it could mean the early stages of the MBA application. Wherever you are in

“Should I Retake the GMAT?”

Despite the number of practice tests taken or hours spent in preparatory courses, sometimes the most prepared candidates feel they underperformed on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). Even if you are satisfied with your current score, you might still be wondering what the benefits are, if any, of retaking the exam. Wherever you stand, consider these points

The No. 1 Reason Boston Is the Best B-School City

Whether it means beginning your MBA journey in a new city (like Kevin Barry, BC MBA ’17), or returning to your hometown (like Annie Charlip, BC MBA ’17), our students consistently deem Boston the best city for earning an MBA. When it comes down to the number one reason why, this is it… Industry opportunities.  Economically

Three Things to Look for During Your B-School Campus Visit

Your connection to a b-school and its campus are important components of your success throughout an MBA program and beyond. Here are three things to watch for on campus visits. 1. Collaboration spaces. When you are immersed in a community of students who share a similar desire for learning and professional advancement, discussions, and team projects

Back to Boston: My Journey to the BC MBA

Annie Charlip, BC MBA ’17, of Weston, MA, recounts her journey to choosing Boston College. I grew up just outside of Boston. I left to attend college at the University of Michigan and then spent three years working in Washington, D.C. When I decided last fall that I wanted to go to business school for my

Admissions Advice from Second-Year BC MBA Students

Wherever you are in the application process, you’ll want to consider these tips—offered up exclusively for prospective students like you, by current BC MBA students. “Studying for the GMAT: If you’re a recent undergraduate, take standardized tests sooner rather than later, while you still have a ‘student mindset.’ If you’ve been out of school for a