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20 Questions To Ask MBA Students, Alumni, Counselors and Fairs

March 15, 2017 | | Graduate News ArticleREAD MORE

Before you choose an MBA program, make sure you’ve asked these questions.

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

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.

Hit the Road: Why MBA Programs Should Require Travel

January 30, 2017 | | Graduate News ArticleREAD MORE

By Chip Wiggins

MBA Students in Greece: Days 1 and 2

January 24, 2017 | | Graduate News ArticleREAD MORE

During the Bentley MBA cohort’s trip to Greece, MBA candidate Pawel is filing reports on his experience. If you missed the first part of his series, check it out here!

Technology and Analytics

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.

An MS In Business Analytics: The Courses, Curriculum & Career Path

March 3, 2017 | | Graduate News ArticleREAD MORE

Interested In Business Analytics? Here’s Everything You Need To Know About The Bentley MSBA Program.

From Audit to IT: How Bentley’s MSIT is Preparing Qiaoyi Zheng to Change Careers

February 2, 2017 | | Graduate News ArticleREAD MORE

By Jennifer Wright

Just one year ago, Qiaoyi Zheng MSIT ’17 had never worked in IT.

Today, a year into her Master’s in Information Technology program, she talks about the field like a seasoned professional. Between interning at EY in Risk Assurance and taking a year of classes at Bentley, she now has a solid understanding of technology infrastructure, programming, databases, and more.

Accounting & Financial Management

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.

Lifelong Pursuit of Learning the Language of Business

February 28, 2017 | | Graduate News ArticleREAD MORE

Michael Lin (MSA ’10) has always been interested in the “language” of the business world. He first began learning it while working toward an undergraduate degree in Finance in Beijing, but quickly decided to go on to pursue a master’s degree.

New Master of Finance Degree Program Path is Classified as STEM Designated

February 7, 2017 | | Graduate News ArticleREAD MORE

Bentley University’s new Master of Science in Finance (MSF) program path in Quantitative Finance has earned a much sought-after STEM designation.