These days, more and more students are assessing how their educations will help them secure jobs. Future and current business school students are no exception. In light of recent Class of 2010 job placement information, many b-school applicants are wondering if now is the best time to apply. Find out more about this and other business school topics in this week’s MBA news roundup.
With lackluster results from using the Amazon Kindle in business school classes, some schools are turning to the iPad to replace textbooks and increase learning convenience. Are there advantages of using the iPad over the Kindle or are either of these devices even necessary?
MBA@UNC, launched by North Carolina’s Kenan-Flager Business School, will be an online MBA program that starts in July 2011. Interested in applying? Find out more in this Businessweek post.
These days, establishing relationships with career counselors are more important than ever. With companies less than eager to sort through thousands of resumes, having a career counselor directly refer you can give you an advantage when landing your post-MBA career. The Financial Times has more details.
Admissions consultants with insider information on b-school interview questions are providing a major advantage for those who choose to purchase the service, but is this fair? Read more about it in this Poets and Quants article.
Increased percentage of employment and higher starting salaries sound like good indicators of a better job market. Read this International Business Times article for more details.
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