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mit_Increasing Emphasis on Students’ Mental Health at MBAs

mit_Increasing Emphasis on Students’ Mental Health at MBAs

As the pandemic brought abrupt changes to many aspects of life, ranging anywhere from toilet paper shortage to transition to remote studying and working, so has it greatly affected people’s well-being, especially their mental health. Higher education institutions have long been keeping a close eye on their students’ mental health, working to reduce suicide rates…

mit_Integrating Discussion on Climate Change Into Business School Curriculums

mit_Integrating Discussion on Climate Change Into Business School Curriculums

With sea levels rising, longer and more extreme droughts, and stronger tropical storms, the global community is feeling the effects of climate change stronger every year. According to many scientists, we may still have the window of opportunity to save our planet from reaching the irreversible level of carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration, if and only…

mit_Improving, Yet Still Lacking, Gender Equality in and After MBA

mit_Improving, Yet Still Lacking, Gender Equality in and After MBA

While the male dominance in the population has been witnessed in almost every labor sector, it has been especially prominent in the business world. That, unfortunately, has long been mirrored in business schools across the world. In spite of years of collective, yet often fragmented, efforts to tackle gender inequality, there still remains great disparities…

US Business Schools Combat Anti-Asian Racism

US Business Schools Combat Anti-Asian Racism

Business schools in the US take a stand against anti-Asian hate and reiterate their commitment to maintaining diversity in the candidate pipeline The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated xenophobia towards Asian communities, spreading anti-Asian racism. Business schools in the US, global institutions with thousands of Chinese applicants for MBA and MA courses each year, have been…

Business schools support gender equality

Business schools support gender equality

Women’s underrepresentation at business schools has been the subject of discussion for a long time and it cannot be resolved by a single change. As more Buiness schools support gender equality, more women would be able to perform better in the business world. According to the Forté Foundation, business school barriers for women have been…

Decline in applicants to US MBA programs

Decline in applicants to US MBA programs

Factors like the high cost of the degree and the emerging job market reduce the number of students applying for business school. Many prospective students are not expected to apply to business schools in 2022, causing a decline in applicants to US MBA programs. This is forecasted from the fewer GMAT tests by the prospective…

When Should you Start Pursuing an MBA Degree?

When Should you Start Pursuing an MBA Degree?

If you’re stuck working an entry-level job and want to progress your professional career in business, a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) could be the degree for you. With most positions requiring an MBA degree having an average salary of $130,000(USD), it seems like a degree that would pay off in the long run. But…