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Resources to Help Your Choose the Right Business School

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Choosing a business school is a big decision. You want to choose a business school that is a good match for your personality and career goals. It is also important to choose a school with solid academics and tuition that you can afford. Here you will find business school profiles, business school rankings, lists of top MBA programs, informational articles, and tips and advice that will help you choose the right business school.
  1. Choosing an Undergraduate Business School
  2. Choosing a Graduate Business School
  3. Business School Profiles
  4. Online Business Schools
  5. Business School Rankings
  6. Choosing a Specialization
  7. Business School Curriculum
  8. Essential Classes for Business Majors
  9. Case Studies and Case Study Samples
  1. Study Tips and Homework Resources
  2. School Supplies
  3. Internships
  4. Financial Aid FAQ
  5. Financial Aid Advice
  6. Grants
  7. Scholarships
  8. Student Loans
  9. Student Finances

Choosing an Undergraduate Business School

Choosing the right undergraduate business school or program is important if you want to properly prepare for a career in the business world or graduate-level studies. You can learn more about choosing an undergraduate school or evaluating a program here.

Choosing a Graduate Business School

Choosing a graduate business school or graduate business program can be difficult. You have to consider the business school's reputation, the program's strengths and weaknesses, your ability to get in, cost, location, and so much more. Here are a few tips that might make the process of choosing a business school a little easier.

Business School Profiles

Looking for a good graduate business school? Check out the profiles for these top grad schools. Each business school profile includes general information about the grad school's location, academics, programs, admissions, and more.

Online Business Schools

If you don't have the time or the ability to attend a campus-based business program, online education may be the way to go. Business schools with online programs or schools that specialize in distance learning provide the opportunity to earn your business degree conveniently from the comfort of your own home. All you need is an Internet connection and a desire to learn. The following resources offer more information about online business programs, as well as a growing directory of online business schools.

Business School Rankings

Business school rankings are nothing new. Organizations have been ranking business schools for years. While you shouldn't rely on business school rankings alone to choose a school, rankings can help you learn more about a school's reputation.

Choosing a Specialization

You've established you want to work in business. Congratulations! Now all you need to do is choose a business specialization. As you can see from this list of common business specializations, there may be more options than you think.

Business School Curriculum

If you have never attended a business school before, you might be surprised by the curriculum. Some business schools require students to complete a core curriculum before choosing an elective; others do not even have a core curriculum. There is also a varying amount of work required depending on the business school you choose, your area of study, and where you are in your school career. Get the full scoop on the way business school curriculum works here.

Essential Classes for Business Majors

Wondering what type of classes you will be required to take if you want to become an accountant or an office manager? Maybe you're curious about the current program you're in--are you getting the education you need? You can get these questions answered by perusing this featured selection of essential classes for business majors. Each class/career profile contains information about the minimum education and essential classes for the specified profession, information about salary potential, job outlook, and more.

Case Studies and Case Study Samples

Case studies are a big part of the business school curriculum. If you have never worked with case studies before, if you need more information on how to write or analyze a case study, or if you just want to take a look at a few case study samples, the following case study resources will help.

Study Tips and Homework Resources

Studying is a necessary part of the business school, but there’s no reason why you have to spend all of your time doing homework. Make the most of your study sessions with these study techniques and homework resources.

School Supplies

The cost of textbooks and other school supplies can really add up over the course of your education. These resources will help you find ways to save money on textbooks and everything else you need for business school.

Internships

Many business schools require students to complete an internship before earning a degree. If your school requires this or even if it doesn't, you will want to start looking for an internship as early as possible. A good internship position will give you hands-on experience and a chance to network with successful people in the industry.

Financial Aid FAQ

Financial aid is a must for most students, but applying for aid can be tricky. You need to do it right if you want to get a decent financial aid package. The best thing you can do is learn as much as you can about the financial aid system and the application process. To help get you started, here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about financial aid.

Financial Aid Advice

Need money for college? Financial aid is available. Click on the links below to learn more about how financial aid works and how you can make the most of the financial aid opportunities available to you.

Grants

Grants are the ultimate way to pay for college. Unlike some of the other forms of financial aid that are out there, grants do not have to be paid back. Find out what type of grants are available and gets tips on how you can use grants to finance your business education here.

Scholarships

Like grants, scholarships are a wonderful way to finance your business education. Scholarships are available from a number of different sources; nearly every business program applicant is eligible for some sort of scholarship. Click on the resources below to learn more about scholarships, including how they work and where to find them.

Student Loans

Student loans are loans available to students who need help financing their education. There are two basic types of student loans: loans from the government and loans from private sources, such as banks and credit unions. You can learn more about both types of student loans here.

Student Finances

It is easy to rack up a lot of debt while you are in college. That's why it is important to learn as much as you can about debt management, student credit cards, and other personal finance matters. The links below will get you started.

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