Tag Archives: MBA Ranking

Business School MBA rankings – the weather variant


This is in Fahrenheit people!

This is in Fahrenheit people!

Anyone considering to apply to an MBA program is familiar with the MBA Rankings. Rankings come in different types and focus on different aspects, but at the end of the day, the schools are mostly being audited and ranked on things like out-of-school salaries, GMAT scores and % salary increases. Most of these things seem heavily correlated with what to expect about life AFTER school, but very little with life DURING school. After all, with the typical US MBA program being a 2-year endeavor, one could wonder if quality of life during these 2 years should be an aspect to consider for students when applying to schools. This quality of life can include things like local cost of living, crime rates, number of non-stop airline connections and cultural life of the city. But as I made my way back to Boston last week after a long and well-deserved winter break abroad, I was hit so hard by the cold that I decided to make my own MBA ranking based on a quality of life parameter that really matters to me: the climate! Continue reading

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HBS INC leading global rankings


Business schools and their rankings are as interlinked as Paris and its Eiffeltower. Billions of websites are scoring worldwide MBA programs, each using their own parameters on deciding upon their number 1 business school. Some of the most renowned rankings include the ones from Forbes, US News and Businessweek. They will typically rely on data such as salary gains, surveys amongst students and recruiters, GMAT and GPA scores and average salaries post MBA. Continue reading