The Department of Education (DoE) said that default on student loans climbed to 7.0 percent in fiscal 2008, up from 6.7 percent in the prior fiscal year - yet another manifestation of the sluggish economy and bleak jobs market.
Big brother China has beaten India for the first time in the number of students to US management schools.
The share of foreign students coming to the United States has been going down every year since 2000, shows a study released by an international body comprising the developed nations of the world.
If there is one single benefit to the US due to the recession, it is that more people are studying in colleges than ever.
The recession has caused all sorts of difficulties for CFOs: falling earnings, tumbling stock prices and, occasionally, knotty negotiations with lenders.
A cynic might say that information systems consultants shortchange their clients. They can, for example, promise more than they deliver.
Despite experiencing a good number of mergers and acquisitions over the past five years, notably Procter and Gamble's acquisition of Boston mainstay Gillette, Boston is still home to some of the most recognized MBA recruitment brands.
These past two weeks, we have started our "myth destroyed" by mentioning how challenging it can be to compete against a faceless mass and how one can feel disadvantaged if he/she does not seize each and every opportunity to do so.
The majority of MBA students have to take the GMAT test in order to be accepted into business school. TopMBA.com answers many of the frequently asked questions that MBA applicants need to know before taking the test.
Keen to ensure their MBA programs offer students the most relevant of courses, business schools have usually been early adopters of modern advances in technology.