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What to Expect In an Experiential Learning MBA Program

There are many different types of MBA programs, but the most effective emphasize experiential learning. Here's what makes experiential MBA programs better.

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

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Should You Take the GMAT Even If It's Not Required?

Now that so many business school programs are GMAT optional, you may be thinking of skipping the exam. Here's why you should consider taking the GMAT, GRE or EA, even when it's not required.

Monday, May 16, 2022

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How Much Work Experience Do You Need Before Getting an MBA?

Online MBA programs for working professionals differ in their prerequisite requirements. Many require that applicants have years of experience, but some, such as The SMU Cox School’s MBA Direct, serve early-career students.

Thursday, May 12, 2022

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Six Benefits of Earning an MBA Early in Your Career

The answer varies by program, but earning your MBA early in an online MBA program for working professionals may help you advance in your career more quickly.

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

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Online MBA vs. Full-Time On-Campus MBA: Which Is Better For You?

Today's online MBA programs offer prospective students the same academic rigor, networking opportunities and career boost as traditional MBA degree programs.

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

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The ROI of an Online MBA

The online MBA programs at SMU Cox are designed to transform students into business leaders by expanding your network and boosting your career.

Friday, December 3, 2021

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The Importance of Business Analytics in an MBA Program

An MBA with a business analytics focus is fantastic for career growth and higher salaries.

Monday, July 12, 2021

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Adapting MBA Admissions to the Next Normal: Online MBA Without the GMAT

SMU Cox was one of the first universities to respond to this crisis by alleviating the burden of securing a GMAT test date during the pandemic.

Friday, July 9, 2021

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A Rewarding Journey: Nia Henson’s Pursuit of an Early-Career MBA

Getting an MBA is a considerable career decision, and Nia Henson made the decision to attend SMU Cox. Find out more about her journey, and how you can start yours.

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

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This Means War Games: A New Virtual Experiential Learning Experience at SMU Cox

Professors Arjan Singh and David Jacobson developed the first virtual War Game at SMU Cox in collaboration with IPADE at Universidad Panamericana.

Thursday, May 27, 2021