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Some of the best indicators of whether a business school is top-notch include the alumni who have attended, the programs it offers, and, most importantly, the ranking the school gets from surveying groups around the world. If you are looking for the best of the best, the rankings can help you decide. Some are ranked high for their selective enrollment, some for awards they have received from business institutions, and some for their contributions to the business community. There are many groups who rank business schools, mostly annually, and the best schools already have proven track records outside the rankings. The only bonus of evaluating rankings is that such standings give the school a reputation for excellence. If a university has a label attached to its name, then you can be assured that its facilities, faculty, curriculum, and resources have all met the criteria for quality.
If rankings aren’t enough for you to make a decision, then you should assess your career goals, and determine which schools offer curricula that align with your values and objectives for your career. Narrowing down your career choices will make it easy to limit the number of schools on your list for consideration. To further limit your choices, consider your budget and the location you prefer. Full-time MBA degrees will require more time and more money, and there are schools that offer executive and/or part-time programs. Your first consideration should not be looking simply for a low-budget program. You should be looking for a school that will provide a good return on your investment. Read the rest of this entry »