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To get the most out of an MBA, it helps to choose a top business school with a great reputation and connections.1 The best schools want bright, dedicated students with a history of working hard. A high GPA (especially in business-related classes) is one indication that you've got what it takes t...

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Getting your MBA isn’t just about networking. It’s a holistic experience that will prepare you for a rewarding future in business, and you should take steps to ensure your academic success. Follow these tips to make sure that you complete your MBA experience with a strong sense of your strengths, a...

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As an MBA student, you’re going to be fielding a lot of advice. It starts before you enter the program—with application tips and strategies for how to craft the perfect essay—and it carries right on through to graduation. MBA interview preparation, in particular, is a topic prospective students sh...

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Audrey Low MSBA ’19 Candidate

Audrey Low

The workplace has been changing over time. This generational change—along with evolving job markets—has brought new faces to different fields, most noticeably in analytics jobs.

The relatively recent push for women to join historically male-dominated STEM fields...

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If you aspire to earn a business leadership role, whether in general management or data analytics, choosing William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business for your Online MBA or Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) is a wise first step. At William & Mary, you’ll receive world-c...

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Joe Wilck, Online MSBA Faculty Director

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Business analytics can be defined as the use of analytics to guide business actions or business decisions; it is an action-driven approach to a well-defined problem that results in a decision to be made based on analytics-derived data.

But that is not en...

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Audrey Low MSBA ’19 Candidate

Audrey Low

Imagine as a new Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) student, you have had a semester or less of preparatory classes as a primer for one of the most diverse and growing fields in business: data analytics. This may have been the only exposure you’ve had to...

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No matter your role in business, it’s important to have a strong grasp of accounting principles to help you better understand how your work impacts your company’s bottom line.

Whether you want to own your own business, aspire to join the C-suite at a Fortune 500 company, or are just looking to g...

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$10 million Gift Enables Expansion of Online Programs

WILLIAMSBURG - William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business is launching a new Center for Online Learning to grow its portfolio of online graduate business degree programs and to build on its tradition of delivering high-engagement and...

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Understanding Data Science

As a relatively new term, “data science” encapsulates an abundance of job functions. For this reason, data science careers are often misunderstood or simply unknown. However, as more businesses begin to recognize the vast landscape of data and statistics available to the...

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