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Top video essay tips for your specialized master’s program

Top video essay tips for your specialized master’s program

Master’s rankings
How admissions works for specialized master’s programs Boston University’s Questrom School of Business currently offers three specialized master’s programs:MS in…
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How to read the Shanghai Ranking

How to read the Shanghai Ranking

Master’s rankings
What is the Shanghai Ranking? The Shanghai Ranking (also known as The Academic Ranking of World Universities) is an annual…
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What business schools really look for in applicants

What business schools really look for in applicants

Master’s admissions
How difficult is it to get into IE University? As one of the leading business schools in the world, IE…
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Leading for good in the Social Impact Project at ESMT Berlin

Leading for good in the Social Impact Project at ESMT Berlin

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In search of an international, practical study experience On her decision to get a master’s degree, Taylar tells us she…
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Why this Master in Business Administration does not require any work experience

Why this Master in Business Administration does not require any work experience

Master’s stories
Forging a new path after an early disappointment Lars-Christian Berg-Hanssen seemed destined to become a professional footballer. Both his father…
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How the Orange Tulip scholarship opens doors to studying in the Netherlands

How the Orange Tulip scholarship opens doors to studying in the Netherlands

Master’s stories
Tons of opportunities for Neso countries in the Netherlands Alex Chetty wanted to study in the Netherlands to add a…
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Introducing the TOEFL® Essentials™ test

Introducing the TOEFL® Essentials™ test

Master’s admissions
What is the TOEFL® Essentials™ test? “The TOEFL Essentials test is an affordable, convenient, and engaging English language proficiency exam…
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Prepare for your job search with AI technology

Prepare for your job search with AI technology

Master’s stories
How the Schulich school name helps their alumni stand out Before starting her Master of Management degree at the Schulich…
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Is Zoom University here to stay?

Is Zoom University here to stay?

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The rise of Zoom Due to the global coronavirus pandemic, universities around the world found themselves “shoved into the digital…
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A guide to business master’s rankings

A guide to business master’s rankings

Master’s rankings
What are the most popular rankings for business master’s? Although there is a range of business school, university, and MBA…
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5 things you need to know about master’s programs at Leavey School of Business

5 things you need to know about master’s programs at Leavey School of Business

5 things
1. They have a prime Bay Area location There’s little doubt that one of Santa Clara University’s main selling points…
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The story behind the top-ranked Master in Management program in the world

The story behind the top-ranked Master in Management program in the world

Editors picks Hot topics
The vision of the world’s leading Master in Management program “It didn’t start as a frontrunner, right?” reflects Omid Aschari,…
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Why this student from Saint Kitts felt at home at the University of Tampa

Why this student from Saint Kitts felt at home at the University of Tampa

Master’s stories
A beautiful campus with great weather year-round Having the opportunity to study in a beautiful environment can really add something…
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How a gap year helped this student find her path in life

How a gap year helped this student find her path in life

Master’s stories
Coming to Europe to gain practical business knowledge After finishing a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in her native Brazil,…
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Admissions Directors #1 piece of advice: Apply early

Admissions Directors #1 piece of advice: Apply early

Master’s admissions
The value of applying early When it comes to applying for a master’s program, you’re going to find A LOT…
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Study In Vienna: A Perfectly Balanced City

Study In Vienna: A Perfectly Balanced City

Study destinations
Vienna: a great place to live and develop yourself Vienna is widely renowned for being a great place to live…
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Be impressive in your own way in the St.Gallen SIM

Be impressive in your own way in the St.Gallen SIM

Master’s stories
The St.Gallen SIM Bruno Mazzini starts off by describing how his background and personality always made him want to travel,…
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Financial Times Master in Finance Ranking 2021 | Results and analysis

Financial Times Master in Finance Ranking 2021 | Results and analysis

Master’s rankings
Financial Times Master in Finance Ranking 2021 These are the top 10 Master in Finance programs in the world, according…
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Why coding is a fundamental skill in businesses today

Why coding is a fundamental skill in businesses today

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Neville Fernandes (USA) – Santa Clara University, Leavey School of Business Why coding is a fundamental skill in businesses today…
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Celebrating Pride Month: Why inclusion and representation matter

Celebrating Pride Month: Why inclusion and representation matter

Hot topics
Out in Business: Proud and Loud – London Business School Inclusion starts with education LGBTQ+ rights have advanced dramatically over…
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Embrace your mistakes and challenge convention at IESE

Embrace your mistakes and challenge convention at IESE

Master’s stories
Maria Cortijo (Spain) – IESE MIM The curiosity that led to a degree in economics “I would ask my parents:…
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QS World University Ranking 2022 | Results and analysis

QS World University Ranking 2022 | Results and analysis

Master’s rankings
QS World University Ranking 2022 Prior to the release of the 2022 ranking, we spoke to Andrew MacFarlane, Senior Research…
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Complete a master’s in a city that’s as diverse as you are

Complete a master’s in a city that’s as diverse as you are

Master’s stories
Sander Vermeulen (The Netherlands & Brazil) – Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM) Rotterdam: Not your typical student city…
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Choose a future-forward digital curriculum for your master’s

Choose a future-forward digital curriculum for your master’s

Master’s stories
Azra Habibija (Germany) – ESMT Berlin A future-forward curriculum and great networking opportunities “I really chose ESMT Berlin because of…
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5 things you need to know about master’s programs at Singapore Management University

5 things you need to know about master’s programs at Singapore Management University

5 things
5 Facts About SMU Masters   1. It’s a world-renowned management university Despite being a young university of 21 years,…
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Learning to be comfortable in your own skin at Rotterdam School of Management

Learning to be comfortable in your own skin at Rotterdam School of Management

Master’s stories
Hyundo Jhee – RSM MSc   Hyundo’s long and winding road to the Netherlands Around five years ago, Hyundo Jhee…
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Launch your career in tech with the INSEAD MIM

Launch your career in tech with the INSEAD MIM

Hot topics
INSEAD MIM Careers in Technology, Startups, Media & Telecoms The wide world of tech When you think of “tech,” it’s…
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The Master’s program that lets you grow into who you want to be

The Master’s program that lets you grow into who you want to be

Master’s stories
Helen Gasche (Germany/USA) – University of St.Gallen SIM Why Helen chose the SIM The journey from your first day at…
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Can you get a PhD without a master’s?

Can you get a PhD without a master’s?

Master’s admissions
Master’s vs. Doctorate On the higher education ladder, the next step up from a master’s degree is a doctorate. The…
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How UVA helped this student to unite his cultural identities

How UVA helped this student to unite his cultural identities

Master’s stories
Hamza Belafia – UVA McIntire School of Commerce   A multinational student in limbo between two different cultures Having spent…
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How a passion for athletics is informing this student’s master’s experience

How a passion for athletics is informing this student’s master’s experience

Master’s stories
Justice Dixon – McIntire School of Commerce Making the leap from aerospace engineering to business The path to your final…
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Thinking about a career in financial services? Discover how INSEAD connects its students to top employers

Thinking about a career in financial services? Discover how INSEAD connects its students to top employers

Hot topics
Explore a career in financial services   What is the financial services sector? Kynan Lee, Assistant Director and Employer Engagement…
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The myths of online education: Inclusion, fairness & bias

The myths of online education: Inclusion, fairness & bias

Hot topics
The myths of online education Myth #1: Asynchronous learning is not inclusive As instructor, my role is to facilitate learning….
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How this school uses a real-time “Business Game” in their admissions process

How this school uses a real-time “Business Game” in their admissions process

Master’s stories
Armando Cuellar Sanchez (El Salvador) – Nyenrode Business University From El Salvador to The Netherlands With a bachelor’s in economics…
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Find an International Ecosystem at EU Business School’s Industry-Led Master’s Programs

Find an International Ecosystem at EU Business School’s Industry-Led Master’s Programs

Study destinations
Getting a master’s degree at EU Business School   EU Business School’s international ecosystem: Campuses in Barcelona, Geneva, Munich, and…
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How studying in Dubai inspires you to think big

How studying in Dubai inspires you to think big

Study destinations
Henny Guiesso – Hult International Business School Dubai MS Discovering your real ambitions It wasn’t always Henny Guiesso’s ambition to…
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Choosing a graduate school that matches your values

Choosing a graduate school that matches your values

Master’s stories
Sean McQuaid – Hult International Business School   A beautiful clash of cultures at Hult International Business School Raised in…
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Can you get a master’s without a bachelor’s?

Can you get a master’s without a bachelor’s?

Master’s admissions
Karthik Natesan (India) – Nyenrode Business University When would a university accept you into a master’s without a bachelor’s? You…
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Why WU Vienna simply has the “wow factor”

Why WU Vienna simply has the “wow factor”

Master’s stories
Alessia Piga – WU Vienna   When one door closes, another one opens Alessia Piga was having an “amazing experience”…
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How to prepare for a career in today’s remote workforce

How to prepare for a career in today’s remote workforce

Hot topics
MIM Career – ESMT Berlin   How ESMT Berlin’s Career Services team supports MIM students The Career Services team at…
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Is this the most unique study destination in the world?

Is this the most unique study destination in the world?

Master’s stories
Giovanna Seneca (Italy) – International University of Monaco A natural location to study luxury For anybody with their sights set…
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How just one word changed this graduate’s master’s experience

How just one word changed this graduate’s master’s experience

Master’s stories
Alanna Galdi (USA) – Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University   Being part of the Fordham family You should never…
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Is consulting for you? Successful INSEAD alumni share their industry insights

Is consulting for you? Successful INSEAD alumni share their industry insights

Hot topics
What makes a career in consulting so attractive? “Consulting firms have a very interesting value proposition,” says Stephane Ponce, Associate…
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From nomad to INSEAD: Why not study at the best business school in the world?

From nomad to INSEAD: Why not study at the best business school in the world?

Editors picks Master’s stories
Georges German (Lebanon) – INSEAD MIM   From nomad to INSEAD For the first 19 years of his life, Georges…
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How a co-finance scholarship made Ananya’s journey to EDHEC in France possible

How a co-finance scholarship made Ananya’s journey to EDHEC in France possible

Master’s admissions
How a scholarship made Ananya’s journey to EDHEC possible “I got acceptance from a lot of good schools,” Ananya tells…
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Why this student from Pakistan felt safe at the UVA McIntire School of Commerce amidst protests and a pandemic

Why this student from Pakistan felt safe at the UVA McIntire School of Commerce amidst protests and a pandemic

Master’s stories
Mahum Chaudry – UVA McIntire School of Commerce   Studying abroad is an exciting, life-affirming opportunity for many people, but…
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Doing your master’s at “one of the coolest places in the world”

Doing your master’s at “one of the coolest places in the world”

Editors picks Study destinations
Ranked #1 Business School in Germany – ESMT Berlin   “One of the coolest places in the world” Berlin has…
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How a pre-master’s can prepare you for master’s success

How a pre-master’s can prepare you for master’s success

Master’s stories
Karthik Natesan (India) – Nyenrode MSc   What led you to the Netherlands? I did my bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering…
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Say hello to the “Millionaire’s Playground”: Start your career in luxury management at the International University of Monaco

Say hello to the “Millionaire’s Playground”: Start your career in luxury management at the International University of Monaco

Master’s stories
David A.J.Krätz (Germany) – International University of Monaco IUM Luxury Goods and Services probably isn’t the first thing that springs…
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Decision-makers of the future: Learning programming skills in your Master’s in Finance?

Decision-makers of the future: Learning programming skills in your Master’s in Finance?

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Juan Villafrade (Colombia) – Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University   Skills of the future: Integrating programming & finance Today,…
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One dream, two scholarships & 3,000 miles: Abdulhameed’s journey from Nigeria to INSEAD

One dream, two scholarships & 3,000 miles: Abdulhameed’s journey from Nigeria to INSEAD

Master’s stories
Abdulhameed Obileye (Nigeria) – Abdulhameed Obileye had long suspected that he would end up studying at INSEAD. He first heard…
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Everyone wants you to succeed at Hult International Business School

Everyone wants you to succeed at Hult International Business School

Master’s stories
Carrington Peterson (United States) – Hult International Business School   Changing with the times: Hult’s unique course structure In these…
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Arm yourself with quantitative and analytical skills at WU Vienna

Arm yourself with quantitative and analytical skills at WU Vienna

Master’s stories
Philipp Kaltenböck (Austria) – WU Vienna   What exactly is the SIMC program at WU Vienna? SIMC stands for Strategy,…
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Start spreading the news! The unique experience of doing a master’s in New York City

Start spreading the news! The unique experience of doing a master’s in New York City

Study destinations
Cheng Jing (China) – Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University   New York: A global city “After my undergrad, I…
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Build your personal brand and boost your career at EDHEC Business School

Build your personal brand and boost your career at EDHEC Business School

Master’s stories
Marco Vecchiato (Italy) – EDHEC Business School   Step 1: Build your personal brand at the EDHEC Career Center For…
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Master this key 21st-century skill at the McIntire School of Commerce

Master this key 21st-century skill at the McIntire School of Commerce

Master’s stories
Meet Dean Brooks (USA) – McIntire School of Commerce, UvA   The importance of group work While the thought of…
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Why the International University of Monaco is the perfect place to kickstart your career in private equity and hedge funds

Why the International University of Monaco is the perfect place to kickstart your career in private equity and hedge funds

Master’s stories
Meet Brahm van Schalkwyk (South Africa) – International University of Monaco Why did you decide to study in Monaco? I…
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From Aeronautical Engineering to a Sales Position

From Aeronautical Engineering to a Sales Position

Master’s stories
Aydan Kool (Singapore) – Nyenrode Business University Why did you decide to do a Master’s in Amsterdam? I chose to…
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Overcoming our new normal: How INSEAD is able to stay open during COVID-19

Overcoming our new normal: How INSEAD is able to stay open during COVID-19

Master’s stories
Florence Bares (France) – INSEAD Florence Bares is a student at INSEAD’s Master in Management (MIM). Among other things, she told…
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Taking the leap and moving abroad to pursue the Master’s in Management at ESMT Berlin

Taking the leap and moving abroad to pursue the Master’s in Management at ESMT Berlin

Master’s stories
Elyor Mukhamedov (Uzbekistan)– ESMT Berlin What were you doing before deciding to study at ESMT Berlin? After my Bachelor’s I was…
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Get within reach of every major employer in New York City with Gabelli School of Business

Get within reach of every major employer in New York City with Gabelli School of Business

5 things
5 things you need to know about Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University 1. It offers a range of master’s…
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The INSEAD MIM: 3 Top Application Tips

The INSEAD MIM: 3 Top Application Tips

Master’s admissions
INSEAD’s Master in Management-MIM   In September 2020 students from more than 20 different countries arrived at the prestigious INSEAD business school…
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Finding a sense of belonging at ESMT Berlin

Finding a sense of belonging at ESMT Berlin

Master’s stories
Andrea Manzi (Italy) – ESMT Berlin How does the academic experience at ESMT Berlin compare to your previous academic experience? In my…
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ESMT Berlin offers a home to those who never felt at home

ESMT Berlin offers a home to those who never felt at home

Study destinations
Michela Andreolli (Italy)–ESMT Berlin Why the MIM Program? I decided to go for an MIM Program because I am still…
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Why Spain is still considered one of the best study destinations in the world

Why Spain is still considered one of the best study destinations in the world

Study destinations
Considering a Master’s in Spain? Though it has long been a popular tourist destination – it is the second-most visited country…
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Highest paid master’s degrees in 2020

Highest paid master’s degrees in 2020

Editors picks Master’s rankings
We’ve crunched the numbers and looked at some of the highest paid master’s degrees in 2020. What do you think…
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Miami students get real world experience in helping lead a business through a pandemic

Miami students get real world experience in helping lead a business through a pandemic

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Students enrolled in entrepreneurial consulting, the capstone course for the entrepreneurship major at the University of Miami Patti and Allan…
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