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Tips On Crafting Your MBA Personal Statement

March 30, 2017 | | Graduate News ArticleREAD MORE

Follow these tips and your MBA personal statement will be among the cream of the crop.

4 Things Admissions Teams Look For In An MBA Application Essay

February 7, 2017 | | Graduate News ArticleREAD MORE

If the thought of writing your MBA application essay has you on edge, you’re not alone. Many prospective MBA students worry that, despite their stellar qualifications, the written essay accompanying their application holds so much weight that anything less than perfection will hurt their chances of getting accepted.

5 Ways To Change Careers At 30

December 20, 2016 | | Graduate News ArticleREAD MORE

Thinking about switching careers? Here are five actionable ways to make it happen.

MBA

Finding Diversity in the Emerging Leaders MBA

April 12, 2017 | | Graduate News ArticleREAD MORE

Sharron Zhu (ELMBA ’15) took inspiration from startups when deciding what to do with her career.

Adding Value to Information Technology through an MBA

April 6, 2017 | | Graduate News ArticleREAD MORE

Only a few months after enrolling in Bentley University’s Part-Time MBA program, Tony Murphy accepted a job as vice president of Information Technology (IT) at a Massachusetts-based technology company.

Part-Time Vs. Full-Time MBA Programs: An In-Depth Comparison

March 21, 2017 | | Graduate News ArticleREAD MORE

No two MBA students are alike. If you plan to join their ranks, you can be sure that your reasons for pursuing an MBA, your personal life, and your financial resources won’t be the same as anyone else’s. That’s why it’s so important to choose the right MBA program for you.

For the Love of the Game: How a Part-Time MBA Led to a Career in the NBA

February 23, 2017 | | Graduate News ArticleREAD MORE

By Jennifer Wright

Kevin Kettl (MBA ’14) found a way to take his love of basketball off the courts and into the boardroom through his Professional, part-time MBA program at Bentley University.

Technology and Analytics

American Statistical Association Spotlights Bentley’s MSBA Program

April 24, 2017 | | Graduate News ArticleREAD MORE

Amstat News has chosen Bentley University’s Master of Science in Business Analytics as one of four MS analytics programs to be featured it its latest issue.

UX Magazine Names Bentley's HFID Program Top Academic Program

April 12, 2017 | | Graduate News ArticleREAD MORE

UX Magazine has named Bentley University’s Human Factors in Information Design (HFID) program top academic program in its 2016 UX Magazine Awards.

Using Analytics to Spot Marketing Trends

March 22, 2017 | | Graduate News ArticleREAD MORE

Coming into the master’s program from a background in marketing, Ma knew the value that data analysis would provide her as a marketer. A key aspect to succeeding in marketing is being able to spot trends and adapt accordingly; utilizing data begins to eliminate the human error in that process.

Delving Deeper into the World of Business Analytics

March 16, 2017 | | Graduate News ArticleREAD MORE

By Jennifer Wright

Nilam Shete worked in business analytics for five years before deciding to pursue a master’s degree at Bentley University.

She came to Bentley with a background in Computer Science with an undergraduate degree from the University of Mumbai. Upon graduation, she worked at Sutherland Global Services and Syntel Inc. as an analytics manager and analyst programmer, respectively.

Accounting & Financial Management

Which Courses Will You Take In A Master's of Finance?

April 24, 2017 | | Graduate News ArticleREAD MORE

When it comes to choosing a school for your master’s in finance, a number of factors should play into your decision — reputation, cost, location, admission requirements, and more.

From High School Accounting to Tax Associate with an MST

April 3, 2017 | | Graduate News ArticleREAD MORE

Brian Camerano (MST ’16) began his path to tax associate at PwC while still in high school.

What Can You Do With an Accounting Degree?

March 21, 2017 | | Graduate News ArticleREAD MORE

In 1985, big box retailer Home Depot’s stock dropped 23 percent. The reasons why were complex, and it took a dedicated leadership team to resolve those issues. On the front lines of that team were accountants, who performed cash flow analyses, assessing profit margins, cash burn rate, operating expenses, and other financial factors so they could alert those at the top on some potentially dangerous financial trends.

Should You Pursue Your Master’s In Taxation Degree Online?

March 7, 2017 | | Graduate News ArticleREAD MORE

Thinking about getting a master’s degree in taxation online? This program is different than the rest.