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Imagining a New World for Growing Data

The challenges of mining and cataloging data are not new. In 1944, Fremont Rider, a librarian at Wesleyan University, noted that American university libraries seemed to double in size every year. Based on this observation, Rider estimated that by 2040, Yale...

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Cost of Not Earning an MBA

All too often, when the cost of a graduate education is discussed, it's in terms of the literal cost of the program: how much students have to pay to earn their degrees. While there's no denying that cost is important and that student debt should be carefully considered before entering into, there...

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Flexible Online MBA Programs

There is no doubt that earning an MBA is beneficial to your career. But if you are like many professionals, you'd love to go back to school, although you aren't sure that you have enough time. Balancing a full-time career with your family and personal responsibilities keeps you plenty busy as it i...

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The Benefits of Earning a Master's in Business Analytics

When it comes to choosing to attend graduate school, prospective students often look for the answer to one question above all others: Is this degree worth it?

Often, prospective graduate students are searching out the certifications to...

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Networking

Balancing In-Person and Digital Networking Techniques

When it comes to succeeding in business these days, having friends in high places across many industries can go a long way in increasing your odds of finding a new career or job. In fact, recent surveys show nearly 85 percent of career positi...

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Like any business professional knows, planning ahead and being prepared are key factors that contribute to whether or not a graduate student’s application is strong enough to potentially earn them a space in a rigorous and respectable program.

You’re not an undergraduate student anymore, and putti...

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3 Reasons Why an MBA Matters in the 21st Century

The ways in which the world is different today than it was, say, thirty years ago are wide sweeping. Time, technology, innovation and globalization have affected all segments of our lives. From the culture of coffee to the way we hold meetings, ev...

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Student Spotlight: Cecily Scott MBA '19 Candidate

When it comes to studying online, some prospective students admit to worrying about how to make friends or business connections in a distance learning program. But when it comes to William & Mary's Online MBA, networking with your classmates an...

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Student Spotlight: Evan Howell MBA '18 Candidate

Although an MBA is a Master of Business Administration degree, it is not limited to professionals in traditional business roles or to those with a business background or undergraduate degree. It is immensely helpful to a great variety of emerging an...

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Student Spotlight: Lindsay Reed MBA '18 Candidate

Because online master’s programs allow professionals to study from wherever they currently reside, they often feature a more diverse student cohort than on-campus programs, which typically attract students predominantly from the surrounding areas...

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