If you are choosing between acceptances or deciding whether to apply to specific MBA programs, you need to understand how the schools differ. What are their relative strengths and weaknesses. And it isn’t easy. They all claim top faculties, great student bodies, and networks that will sizzle when you graduate. How can you tell the differences between them?
Research, research research.
A few recent articles came out that will help you, at least as they relate to certain schools:
- Chicago’s GSB’s student paper, Chicago Business Online has a series of articles for the Admit Weekend last weekend. This is not the beginning and the end of your research, but the articles can give you a valuable perspective: that of current students.
- Businessweek has a series of articles on US students attending European MBA programs, Going Global for an MBA. The main article discusses the financial advantages of pursuing your MBA in Europe, those who handle the cultural challenges best, and those who professionally benefit the most. BW also provides break out articles on HEC and RSM.
Take advantage of these article, but don’t stop here. Learn more and more about the schools you are interested in.