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MBA News Roundup: MBA Oath, Paying for your MBA, and B-School Grads in Tech Startups

Posted in Test Prep on May 18, 2011 by

Welcome to another installment of Knewton’s MBA News Round-up! This week, check out articles on the job market, the MBA oath, how to pay for your MBA, and newly minted MBAs in tech startups.

1. New MBAs See Better Job Market as Employers Turn Focus to Growth

Concerned about your job prospects post MBA? Good news: better placement rates ahead as employers get optimistic.

2. Why I’m Signing the MBA Oath

We first reported about the “MBA Oath” several roundups ago. Here’s a personal manifesto from one HBS student who supports the controversial idea.

3. How to Pay for Your MBA

After the honeymoon of acceptance is over, it’s time to make arrangements for the coming year. Here’s some no-nonsense advice on how to tackle those tuition bills.

4. More MBA Students Seeking Entrepreneurial Skills

Students are turning toward entrepreneurship with intensified interest, whether it’s because they want to be able to manage a range of projects in an organization or develop the skills necessary to run their own enterprise.

5. MBAs Make Their Way in Engineer-Crazed World

Interested in working for a tech startup after graduation? Check out this must-read article on the challenges of nabbing these coveted positions.