Graduate Management News
 

November-December 2004

  Effective Practices

Honing Your Recruiting Messages for Women and Men

In the September-October 2004 issue of Graduate Management News, we updated you on the ongoing quest to increase female representation in the business school population. Our recent survey of 10,000 registrants on our mba.com website yielded valuable information about the motivations, concerns, and priorities of potential business school applicants and how those characteristics differ by gender. What we learned about how men and women think about business school can help you speak more effectively to all the applicants you wish to reach.   . . . read more

  What's New

GMAT® Price to Change January 1, 2005

To adjust for the cost of continually improving the GMAT® and customer service surrounding the test, the test price will increase at the beginning of 2005 to U.S. $250. The price of GMAT® services will not change.   . . . read more

  Data & Trends

MBA Alumni and Employers Agree on Opportunities for Improvement

A new survey conducted by GMAC® indicates that many business school graduates feel they could benefit from additional training in vital skills used on the job. Employers GMAC® surveyed earlier in the year would seem to agree.   . . . read more

  What's New

New GMAT® Pamphlet Tells All (You Need to Know about the Test)

A new publication about the GMAT® exam will arrive in mailboxes soon. This brief, printed booklet will serve as both a training tool and a reference document for business school admissions staff, explaining what the GMAT® does and why a selective business school program can't do without it.   . . . read more

  What's New

Schools Urged to Enter Data in Expanded MBA Pathfinder® Data Warehouse

A new-and-improved MBA Pathfinder® data warehouse is now live on gmac.com in the School Services section of the site. Visit MBA Pathfinder on gmac.com to learn about the enhancements to this important service for schools and to submit information about your school and programs.   . . . read more

  Data & Trends

GMAT® Volume Decline Slows Worldwide

GMAT® volume through October 31 is down, compared with the same period in 2003, but the rate of decline is lower in the United States and around the world than it was a year ago.   . . . read more

  What's New

GMAC® Receives Service Award from Executive MBA Council

The EMBA Council presented its Bud Fackler Service Award to GMAC® in recognition of the long and close working relationship between the two organizations.   . . . read more

  What's New

GMAC® Celebrates PhD Project’s 10th Year

The PhD Project, supported in part by GMAC®, is marking the 10th anniversary of its Accounting Doctoral Students Association.   . . . read more

  Calendar

Calendar

Mark your calendar with upcoming GMAC® events.   . . . read more

  People on the Move

People on the Move

See who the movers and shakers are in this installment of "People on the Move." And don't forget to tell us your good news by sending promotion and hiring announcements to gmnews@gmac.com.   . . . read more

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