Research Insights: March 2017 Featured Content

Stay ahead of the latest industry trends by reading March’s featured content from GMAC™ Research Services.

Mar 21, 2017


Consistent with its mission to empower business schools around the world to build competitive advantages in admissions and program management by aggregating market insights, GMAC Research Services offers the Research Insights page on Check out this month’s featured content below.    




Check out this month’s featured content below.

Career Paths

Business School Fosters New Career Paths 

Nearly 2 in 5 alumni currently work in an industry they never considered prior to starting business school.                         

March 21, 2017

For many, part of the value proposition of a graduate management education is that it can serve as a portal to such new opportunities and career paths. Data from the 2017 Alumni Perspectives Survey illustrate that for a large portion of business school graduates, their education expanded their career horizons and exposed them to professional possibilities they had not previously considered. Read more.


How Could the US Election and Brexit Affect International B-School Candidate Behavior?

Survey data provides early insight into how the current political climate may impact international application volumes.

March 16, 2017

Business schools in the US and UK have long been beneficiaries of the highly globalized graduate management education candidate market. Now, a wave of protectionist immigration and economic policy changes may threaten the status quo. GMAC Research provides early insights into how the current political climate may impact your business school international application volumes. Read more.

Class of 2016

Class of 2016 B-School Graduates Report Back on Their Experience and Outcomes

Nearly nine in 10 Class of 2016 graduates (88%) say their degree was important to attaining their current job.

March 13, 2017

GMAC Research surveyed more than 1,000 members of the graduate business school Class of 2016 and received valuable insights about their business school experience, their job searches, and employment outcomes. Overall, the Class of 2016 gives high marks to the knowledge and skills they acquired in their graduate business program, and the path their degree provided to a diverse array of career opportunities. Read more.