MBA Preparation

Financing your MBA

There are three kinds of financial aids:

  • Grants/Scholarships: they are given to talented students according to different criteria (merit, country of origin, gender, past accomplishments, etc…).
  • Loans: they usually must be paid back after graduation. Loans in Germany: Bildungsfonds
  • Fellowships: opportunities to earn money by teaching or assisting with research.

And How About the Bill

Planning. That’s the most important thing when it comes to financing your MBA. And it should include both the time while you are studying, and afterwards. For better or worse, the price of quality business degrees is one of the few things the crisis didn’t affect…

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The Hunt for Scholarships

Once you have decided to pursue an MBA degree, the question of how to pay for your education becomes an urgent issue to resolve ...

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Mission Possible!

No one would dispute that the MBA is a costly challenge. The good news is that there are plenty of possibilities when it comes to funding the total bill: personal savings, parental support ...

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Are You Outstanding? Are You Unique?

The latest GMAC survey shows that 2011 MBA candidates were equally or more qualified than those of the previous year. Those who are best prepared and possess unique achievements are the most successful when competing for merit-based scholarships...

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Ways of Paying the Bill

The main concern of the majority of MBA candidates is the cost of their education. Along with the high return on investment, the degree goes hand-in-hand with a considerable expense, which especially during difficult times requires careful calculations and planning...

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Financing an MBA

Full-time MBA candidates have traditionally financed their education through personal savings, family endowments, scholarships, grants, loans, and partners' wages. While tuition for full-time MBA programmes is usually less than tuition for part-time Executive MBA programmes, a full-time MBA student must take into account a higher opportunity cost of lost earnings...

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MBA Scholarships

MBA schools offer various scholarships for their students. Candidates must meet certain conditions, the most common being good GMAT scores and excellent academic results and/or career achievements. Most schools...

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Nearly a Million Ways to Pay for Your MBA

A Google search using the keywords "mba, financing" turns up a whopping 962,000-plus hits. After sharply noting that your parents are not named on the list of nearly a million people handing out money, aspiring applicants still can rest assured the funds are out there...

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Some useful links to sources of loans and scholarships for MBA study:



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