Practice + Exceptional Faculty = MBA Success

Practice + Exceptional Faculty = MBA Success

According to Dileep Rao, Forbes contributor, business schools need to start having conversations about “the right balance between theory and practice in business schools,” and there needs to be a push to “bring more reality into business schools.”

From C-Level to Startup, an MBA is a Valuable Investment

From C-Level to Startup, an MBA is a Valuable Investment

If you’re looking to climb the corporate ladder and work your way up to the executive level, “an MBA should be considered your best bet. 

For Better Entrepreneurial Success, Seek Out a Hybrid MBA

Recently, Bloomberg Businessweek contributor Patricia Clark wrote an article about the success of entrepreneur Rooda AlNeama, who is completing an all-online MBA program at the University of Liverpool in the UK.

Research Shows That Hybrid Courses Are a Great Way to Learn

In several of our blog posts over the last few weeks, we’ve discussed the fact that hybrid MBAs provide students with a convenient, flexible option for attaining their MBA. Hybrid MBAs give students the flexibility they need to attain an MBA while working full-time, but still provide them with the in-person networking opportunities that are necessary to a well-rounded graduate business degree.

making the move to a hybrid mba

Making the Move to a Hybrid MBA

“It’s a different experience when you’re communicating with someone you’ve met face to face. You have a context for the thoughts and ideas they’re sharing online.”

That’s what Keith Burrows, 40, said about his graduate program at Boston Architectural College after deciding to switch from a traditional online program to their new hybrid program.

Forbes Is Right: Now Is the Time to Prepare for Your MBA Application!

Forbes Is Right: Now Is the Time to Prepare for Your MBA Application!

Last week, Forbes contributor Shawn O’Connor urged readers to build their profile now for Fall 2014 MBA deadlines. O’Connor recognizes that there’s still a lot of time left before those deadlines for Fall MBA applications, but also brings up an important point: “Your MBA application is about a lot more than filling out some forms.”
Are MBAs and Entrepreneurship Compatible?

Are MBAs and Entrepreneurship Compatible?

In a recent blog for the New York Times, Cliff Oxford of Atlanta’s Oxford Center for Entrepreneurs said that a traditional MBA is "pretty much like having athletes studying game film but never practicing on the field." 

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The Midland MBA Price Point: Factory, or Faculty?

When discussing the value of an MBA, it’s hard not to talk about cost. Even though the value of an MBA goes far beyond salary increases—additional benefits range from networking to increased patience and persistence—cost is still a significant factor in students’ decisions to invest in an MBA.

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The Curriculum of the Midland MBA

The cohort model and core curriculum offered at Midland is an integral part of the value of the Midland MBA. Within this model, we offer a strong core curriculum—one that is the same (or very similar) for all students throughout the course of the program. This cohort model, tied in with the expanded core, allows students to succeed and learn together. By learning and succeeding together as a group all throughout the program, every student who earns a Midland MBA will graduate with the skills they need to turn in-the-classroom learning into real, tangible success in the business world.
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The Value of the Midland MBA: Financial and Beyond

Students often intrinsically understand the financial value of an MBA, as the degree has always been a valuable investment in your career and earning potential. Even through the financial crisis, the value of an MBA remained high. GMAC’s 2009 survey, at the height of the global recession, showed that employers paid a premium for MBAs they hired.