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MBA News Roundup: Competition for U.S B-Schools, Demystifying Your GMAT Score, and an MBA for Globetrotters

Posted in Test Prep on April 18, 2011 by

Welcome to another installment of Knewton’s MBA News Round-up! This week, check out articles on Darden’s new MBA for globetrotters, the collaborative relationship between b-school and NGOs, and international competition for U.S business schools.

1. U.S Business Schools Get More Competition From Abroad

Programs in Europe and Asia are getting better and better. How is this impacting application numbers to U.S programs?

2. Demystifying Your GMAT Score

There’s a raw score, a scaled score, and a total score… Where did these numbers come from? What do they mean? And how do they relate to percentiles?

3. Bleeding Heart, Bottom Line

Business schools are tapping into the expertise of NGOs on social and environmental issues. Check out what’s new at programs around the world.

4. If Harry Potter Had an MBA

Brand managers and PR specialists abound in Potter-world. If MBA madness has worn you out lately, check out this playful fusion of two very different worlds.

5. MBAs for Globetrotters, Priced at $140k

Some MBA programs are taking globalization to another level. Darden’s new executive program includes exotic residencies in Brazil, India, Europe, and China. Is it worth the cost?