MBA Resources

This page lists some useful websites and online resources recommended by BusinessBecause.com. If you'd like to suggest a resource please contact paul@businessbecause.com

Rankings

Financial Times Rankings Extensive, much talked-about rankings for MBA, MSc Management, European B-schools,EMBA and many more. Heavily weighted towards post-degree salary increase
The Economist Which MBA? Global MBA ranking that has been running for ten years and weighted 55% towards post-MBA job placement and salary increases
Bloomberg Business Week Ranking The first ever ranking of global business schools, with separate rankings for FT MBA, PT MBA, EMBA, distance programs and bachelors
The Aspen Institute - Beyond Grey Pinstripes One-of-a-kind overview of how leading MBA programs are integrating social, ethical and environmental impact into their academic and extracurricular offerings
Compare the best business schools Business school facts in easy-to-use tables with smart filters, from 'FindTheBest' to help you make quick and informed decisions about business schools
MBA Rankings table from BusinessBecause

Use the BusinessBecause MBA Rankings table to view various rankings and other criteria for different b-schools side by side

Admissions Advice

Stacy Blackman Kellogg graduate who has helped thousands of MBA applicants to get into elite business school over ten years.
MBA Crystal Ball Consulting services for all stages of the b-school application process to "help many more deserving Indians get access to the opportunities that currently seem out of reach".
ClearAdmit Set up by Wharton grads ten years ago, they offer services from essay editing to interview practice, to help candidates "walk on water" right into the top US schools. Also has a great blog (click on Resources to get there)
The MBA Exchange® Admissions and career advisory services for applicants to the world's top business schools. We word directly with former MBA admissions officers and experienced grads from Harvard, Wharton, Stanford, INSEAD, London Business School and others. Over 3000 clients worldwide since 1996. Independently reported success and satisfaction. Request a free expert evaluation of your MBA candidacy today.
Grad Mag Grad Mag features postgraduate opportunities, internships and careers for UK graduates in business and finance, law, healthcare, engineering and teaching
International Grad Mag The ultimate guide to studying around the world. All you need to know about fees, visas, accommodation, life at the best universities across the globe, other student's experiences and the best places to study
MBA Writers Block 'MBA Essays Exposed' Essay Guide: 153 pages of advice, strategies, techniques, sample essays on getting into top business schools by MBA Writers Block
MBA.co.za MBA Degrees and Business Schools in South Africa
Forster Thomas Personalised admissions advice and essay coaches who are expert story-tellers!
MBA Admissions stories from BusinessBecause Read admissions stories in MBA Admissions and find out why people do an MBA in Why MBA
EssaySnark Seriously smart admissions advice based on years of watching the admissions machine. Check out their BusinessBecause group here!

GMAT

Graduate Management Admission Council MBA.com is the official GMAT website
GMAT Review The Official GMAT Review Guides to help you with test prep
Compare GMAT test prep courses At FindTheBest, we present you with the facts — stripped of any marketing influence — so that you can make quick and informed decisions. We present the facts in easy-to-use tables with smart filters, so that you can decide what is best
Compare GMAT Tutoring services At FindTheBest, we present you with the facts — stripped of any marketing influence — so that you can make quick and informed decisions. We present the facts in easy-to-use tables with smart filters, so that you can decide what is best
GMAT test tips Read stories about the GMAT test and members tips for achieving a top score in the MBA Admissions section or in our Guide to Surviving the GMAT
 
StudyPal Find study partners for your neighbourhood or a genius who has aced the GMAT and can tutor you

GRE

ETS  GRE The official website of the GRE
GRE Official Test Preparation resources         For a variety of low cost tools and resources to prepare for the Revised General Test                                    
StudyPal Find study partners for your neighbourhood or a genius who has aced the GRE and can tutor you

Scholarships

MBA Scholarships 101 Regularly updated list of MBA scholarships, searchable by deadline, target group, b-school and other filters
Scholarships.com Free help to find cash for college (particularly in the US)
Scholarships guide from BusinessBecause Read a quick overview about postgraduate scholarships, where to find them and how to apply

MBA Careers


InsideBuzz Inside Buzz is a careers information company providing workplace reviews on everything from company culture and hours, to training, perks and salaries. An authority on all things careers, Inside Buzz provides UK graduates and professionals with hundreds of constantly updated employer profiles featuring rankings, quotes and a comprehensive interview advice section as well as publishing print and digital career guides.
MBA highway MBA job search and career network founded by an MBA grad from the Mason School of Business and three experts on Gen Y careers and entrepreneurship
JobTestPrep JobTestPrep is a pioneer in psychometric preparation since 1992, and has helped thousands of job seekers and future students who have needed to take psychometric tests for employment or enrollment.
MBA Careers stories from BusinessBecause Inspiring tales of MBAs who have carved out careers in different industries and locations and Inside View interviews with hiring managers at top firms such as Google, Expedia, GE and Samsung
Management Consulting Institute Learn the tools that will make you a successful professional. Whether you are looking to be a manager or a consultant, these tools will help you think and communicate in a structured way, solve complex problems, get insightful data to make decisions and present effectively. Every company is looking for people with these skills. Get certified. For more info visit http://www.mcinstitute.org.

Accreditation

AMBA Guide The global guide to accredited MBAs from the Association of MBAs

Blogs we like

MBA Social A survival guide for the b-school experience from Kellogg MBA Jenn Yee
MSFHQ Comprehensive content about Masters in Finance courses around the world