Below you'll find summaries of (and links to) recent blog posts we've published. We're always on the lookout for new topics if you want to suggest one, please send an email about it to info (at) Thanks!

Top Blogs to Get a Sense of the "Real World" of Online Business School Students

Written by Bryce Hammons, published on 2013-07-30 00:00:00

When you're looking over business programs to decide which one you're ready to commit to, you'll want...

How High Is Too High for Student Loans?

Written by Bryce Hammons, published on 2013-07-16 00:00:00

To tackle this thorny question, first we'll need to get some basics out of the way. We all know what...

Why So Few Women in B-School?

Written by Bryce Hammons, published on 2013-07-09 00:00:00

We all know there's no gender disparity at all in business schools, don't we? Bloomberg Businessweek...

The Wave of the Future: 4-D Online Learning

Written by Bryce Hammons, published on 2013-07-02 00:00:00

Online education is evolving. Some of the top-ranked programs nationwide - like Penn State, Indiana...

How to Pay Back Crazy High Student Loans in Record Time

Written by Bryce Hammons, published on 2013-06-25 00:00:00

Here's a startling statistic for you: outstanding student loans in the U.S. have recently topped one...

How to Cope with Business School Rejection

Written by Bryce Hammons, published on 2013-06-18 00:00:00

You star student, you. You scored incredibly well on the GMAT, have a strong undergraduate GPA, and...

Unique Internships and Travel Opportunities for MBA Students

Written by Bryce Hammons, published on 2013-06-11 00:00:00

Why should you take part in travel abroad opportunities during your MBA studies? Well, why not? You'll...

6 Big Name MBA Schools that Offer Distance Learning

Written by Bryce Hammons, published on 2013-06-04 00:00:00

Darden. Harvard. Booth. Wharton. These names are synonymous with excellence in the graduate business...

The Differences between One-Year and Two-Year MBA Programs: Which Is Best for You?

Written by Bryce Hammons, published on 2013-05-28 00:00:00

Since the inception of the first collegiate business school in 1881 and the rise of the MBA program...

How to Avoid Financial Aid Missteps That Can Land You in the Poorhouse

Written by Bryce Hammons, published on 2013-05-21 00:00:00

Are you ready for a shocker? In the last 25 years, the costs of private college have shot up, rising...

Five Interview Horror Stories to Make You Feel Better About Your Last Job Interview!

Written by Bryce Hammons, published on 2013-05-13 00:00:00

There you sit in the waiting room with the rest of the job candidates spending their last moments...

Three Uncensored Student Blogs to Follow While Earning Your Online MBA

Written by Bryce Hammons, published on 2017-03-28 16:28:38

MBA student blog posts tend to be pretty lackluster. You know the kind: dull, meandering and uninviting....

MBA Programs Making Headlines: Plagiarism in MBA Admissions Essays a Growing Concern?

Written by Bryce Hammons, published on 2013-04-26 00:00:00

Deja vu came over Smeal College of Business MBA Managing Director Carrie Marcinkevage. There it was...

What's Wrong With a Business Degree?

Written by Bryce Hammons, published on 2013-04-25 00:00:00

According to a recent New York Times article, "The...

Older articles and interviews

As part of our effort to provide our visitors with helpful information on business education and career paths, we're also interviewing experienced professionals in a variety of business fields. Below you'll find quick summaries of the interviews we've completed to date, along with links to the full text of the interviews. recently spoke with Dr. James J. Zhang, a professor of sport management at the University of Florida and President of the North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM). He is a leader in research on sports marketing and a former basketball player in the Chinese sport training system.
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James Zhang recently spoke with John G. Ams, Executive Vice President of the National Society of Accountants (NSA), an association which brings together professionals from all facets of accounting.
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John Ams spoke with Jef Bauer, General Manager of MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa at Lake Tahoe. Bauer has 23 years of experience in gaming operations and marketing. He has been involved in the Golden Casino Group (Golden Mardi Gras, Golden Gates and Golden Gulch), Majestic Star Casinos and the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Casino.
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Jef Bauer interviewed Vic Maloof, member of the Brookwood Group, a firm specializing in strategic advisory services, development and construction program management, and planning and design consulting services.
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Vic Maloof interviews Scott Cooney, MBA, principal of, a company that consults on sustainability in business. Scott is an entrepreneur with experience building small, mission-driven businesses and is also a speaker on "green" business.
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Scott Cooney speaks with case interview expert and founder of, Marc Cosentino. He has over 20 years experience helping business school students and graduates prepare for case interviews.
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Marc Cosentino