Harvard Business School's Baker Library at night

Business Schools Putting Greater Weight On GMAT In Admission Decisions

A new survey of leading admission consultants finds GMATs are assuming more importance than ever in MBA applications

Silicon Valley

McKinsey? Goldman? Forget It. More MBAs Opt To Spend Summer At Startups

Two-thirds of Harvard MBAs expressed interest in startup internships this summer; at Wharton, job postings from startups have risen to 400 this past year from only 130 three years ago

Cross-Country

U.S. News’ MBA Rankings: The Schools Corporate Recruiters Prefer

Among many surprises, our analysis reveals that U.S. News' recruiter surveys show Texas-Dallas and SUNY Buffalo on the rise

It's the first day of class at Harvard Business School. Introduce yourself to your classmates

12 Ways NOT To Begin Your HBS ‘Introduce Yourself’ Essay

WIN A FREE POETS&QUANTS T-SHIRT: Give us an example of how NOT to cut through the clutter of HBS' essay question this year

Irina Kobelyatskaya of Russia         - Ethan Baron photo

From North Carolina To Russia, Would-Be MBAs Descend On CEIBS

Prospective students come from countries around the globe

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P&Q One-On-One
Real Deal MBA

Jon Fuller, formerly on the adcom team of the Ross School of Business, helps anxious MBA applicants with difficult admissions questions. No question is out of bounds. Just fire away.

Welcome Ivan Kerbel, the former MBA career director at Yale University's School of Management. He's here to help you with any and all MBA career questions--even before you apply for admission

Have A GMAT Prep Question? Ask Andrew, Our Latest Resident Expert

Welcome Andrew Geller who has agreed to answer all your GMAT test prep questions -- he scored a 770 on the test and can help you achieve better results to help you get into a highly selective MBA program

Have An MBA Student Loan Question? Ask Cory, Our Resident Expert

Welcome Cory Pollock, Co-Founder of M7 Financial,who has agreed to help MBA candidates and alumni with their student loan questions. No question is out of bounds. Just fire away.

B-Schools With The Highest Debt

Plus, does a high GMAT equal admission?

A $10K Love Bounty Lures Thousands

Harvard MBA overwhelmed by torrent of potential love

Low Pay, Fast Gains From Fudan-MIT MBA

Chinese partnership benefits flow both ways

Essential Business MOOCs In August

25 new courses highlighted by 3 Wharton offerings

The MBA Gatekeeper At Cornell Johnson

Expect the unexpected, warns Judi Byers

Handicapping Your Elite MBA Odds

What are your chances of getting in?

Back of the Envelope

The Cost of an MBA

School Total Cost Tuition
NYU $203,876 $121,488
Stanford $202,870 $123,750
Wharton $195,084 $136,420
Columbia $192,936 $126,296
MIT $192,028 $127,500
Harvard $190,200 $117,750
Chicago $189,866 $123,040
Tuck $187,100 $123,210
Kellogg $177,614 $123,192
Yale $171,750 $117,950

Source: Schools

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