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Bentley Graduate Admission Goes ‘Test-Optional’

By Glisery Colón
January 24, 2023

Since its founding 50 years ago, the McCallum Graduate School of Business at Bentley has reviewed tens of thousands of applicants. In the recent past, we’ve given applicants the option to waive out of submitting a standardized test. This combined experience has taught us that a holistic approach to admission, which evaluates past work experience, prior academic performance, and existing advanced degrees or certificates, can be a strong predictor for a candidate’s success in graduate school and beyond.


Welcome from the President of the Graduate Student Association

By Mahwash Hoti
January 20, 2023

As the President of The Graduate Student Association (GSA), I want to welcome you to Bentley. The GSA aims to serve the collective interests of the graduate student body by fostering a collaborative and inclusive environment for all. GSA conducts events and activities that provide graduate students with the opportunities to socialize and network with their peers, develop skills that create value for their careers, and a platform to voice their concerns.


Graduate Student Application: Navigating Changes with an Admission Officer

By Shawn Johnson
November 4, 2022

For many years, Bentley University has been a place where bright individuals have come to study and grow. We pride ourselves on offering a world-class suite of academic programs and creating a welcoming community for domestic and international students alike. This is possible because we constantly strive to innovate and improve our processes along the way. As part of these efforts, we have revised our graduate application and have introduced a new application portal.


Your Off-Campus Housing Questions Answered by a Current MBA Student

By Kirat Lalla
July 19, 2022

Hello, my name is Kirat and I’m from Johannesburg, South Africa. I am enrolled in the MBA program at Bentley, and I would like to work in the field of business analytics. 


The Perks of Graduate Preview Day

By Danielle Naimie
February 16, 2022

Spring has sprung at the McCallum Graduate School of Business! As the snow starts to clear, we are counting down the days until our annual Graduate Preview Day on Saturday, March 26. This year's Preview Day event will be completely virtual, offering admitted and prospective students an opportunity to see the amazing opportunities and resources at Bentley firsthand. 


Bentley Launches Customizable, Tech-Infused MSA Curriculum

By Andy Crawford
January 4, 2022

Beginning Fall 2022, Bentley University's Graduate School of Business will offer a newly designed MS in Accounting program that represents the best of the profession. Having started as the first program in Massachusetts to gain the prestigious separate accountancy accreditation from AACSB International, we are proud to announce that our new STEM designated curriculum is one of only a few programs to collaborate with KPMG’s Data and Analytics Program, ensuring that what you learn is industry ready.


Arnold Ventures Highlights Success Story of MBA Alumn Richard Pierre

By Liza Borisova
December 21, 2021

Richard Pierre '11, MBA '18 and Consultant at The Bridgespan Group, was interviewed by Arnold Ventures about his journey navigating the college application process with Bottom Line. Pierre was afforded support from Bottom Line and ultimately secured a seat and scholarship at Bentley University.  


Prospanica Interview with MBA Candidate Bryan Candelario Román

By Andy Crawford
December 8, 2021

Bentley University MBA candidate and Discover Bentley participant Bryan Candelario Román was recently interviewed by one of our leading diversity partners Prospanica, who's mission is to empower and enable Hispanic professionals to achieve their full educational, economic, and social potential. Read on to learn more about Bryan's connection with Prospanica and journey to Bentley University.


Recapping the Fall 2021 Career Conversations Graduate Fair

By Liza Borisova
December 2, 2021

The end of the Fall semester is a busy time for Bentley graduate students. Apart from exams and project deliverables, students work on building their networks and look for internships and full-time opportunities. It is such an exciting time to connect with industry experts and search for a role to apply newly acquired knowledge and skills from the semester!


Bloomberg Ranks Bentley Graduate School of Business #12 in Diversity

By Andy Crawford
November 18, 2021

Bentley University's Graduate School of Business has been recognized in the top 75 of Bloomberg's Best B-Schools in the World, specifically ranking #12 in Diversity. Other individual categories listing Bentley in the top 75 include Compensation, Learning, Networking, and Entrepreneurship.