Graduate Management News

May 2016

The Newsletter of the Graduate Management Admission Council

Research Insights: May 2016 Featured Content

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Is the Rise in Chinese Enrollment Sustainable?

Population projections offer insight into the future of the Chinese student population.

May 12, 2016

Students from China have led the boom in international student mobility over the last two decades. Will their unprecedented growth continue into the future? Data from the US Census International Database offers a glimpse into the next decade. Read more.

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B-School Applications from Women Continue Upward Trend

Female representation in graduate business school applicant pools has made significant progress in the last five years.

May 5, 2016

The share of women pursuing a graduate level business education continued to grow in 2015, according to GMAC’s latest survey of graduate school admissions professionals. Read more.

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B-Schools and GMAT Examinees Alike Respond to Rising Employer Demand for Data Analytics

The number of graduate programs in data analytics—and GMAT test takers sending scores to them—has boomed over the last five years.

April 18, 2016

More companies than ever before are leveraging big data analytics to discover business value in their data. To keep up with demand, business schools and students have significantly shifted their behavior. Read more.