Blogs

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How do I make a decision on where to apply?
For most people, deciding to MBA or not to MBA typically takes around two years. With a bit of structured thinking, this time can easily be reduced to about half a year.
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What do companies want in MBA hires?
What competencies do employers seek in MBA hires? Where do MBA graduates fit amongst the range of profiles in the job market? The article will help you put yourself in the shoes of a company, to better understand how to find common ground for your respective goals.
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How do I ace an admissions interview?
Are you preparing for an admissions interview? Here are some tips from us on how to ready yourself for the experience. We want you to perform your best as well.
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Is an MBA worth it?
At some point when considering an MBA, you will ask yourself: Is an MBA worth it? We explore how the answer to this question is about much more than a financial ROI.
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Is an MBA for me?
When reseraching MBA programmes, some people self-select out of an application process, fearing they won't fit into the culture of a programme. We challenge some of the common biases about MBA programmes and highlight how the degree is relevant for a broad range of people.
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Why an MBA in Switzerland?
When selecting an MBA programme, the location plays a strong role in many people’s decision. Our geography is broadly characterized as the German-speaking area of Europe. It is one of the most exciting and diverse places to live and do business.
Case competition wins
Did you know: in recent years teams from the University of St.Gallen MBA have won both the Financial Times MBA Quiz hosted at the FT headquarters in London (2017 & 2018) and the International Finance Challenge hosted at SDA Bocconi in Milan (2019)?
What impact does a school make? - A 'buildOn' school in Malawi
The Part-time MBA Class of 2018 completed their second fully-funded school in partnership with buildOn, this time in Kapyola, Malawi. This film explores the impact their school will make and the value of travelling to Malawi on trek.
Student-led social impact project - A 'buildOn' school in Nepal
The Part-time Class of 2018 worked with the Nepal office of US-headquartered non-profit 'buildOn' to fund and build a school in the village of Kuine. This film chronicles the start of construction in October 2018.
The future of the MBA in the time of Covid-19
Ewa Maciejewski, Vice Director and Head of Careers, Corporates and Strategic Projects, features alongside industry colleagues from University of California, Berkeley, University of Southern California and London Business School.