MBA Match Wizard

Welcome to the MBA Match

Designed by professors to help you find the perfect MBA.

We created MBA Match to help potential MBA students find the perfect fit for continuing their business education. While every student is different, we have designed our MBA Match survey with you in mind. After taking the survey, we will provide you with multiple colleges in a variety of categories based on what is important to you.

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Your MBA Needs Specifics

Specifics

Please indicate your age

I'm years old

Specifics

Please indicate your highest level of education completed

Specifics

Please indicate how close you are to applying to an MBA program

I'm planning to apply within

Your MBA Needs Services

Attributes

What kinds of services and opportunities should an MBA program offer that are most important to you?

Please rate how important each of these attributes are by indicating 1 for Not Important to 7 for Extremely Important.

Not At All Important
Very Unimportant
Somewhat Unimportant
Neutral
Somewhat Important
Very Important
Extremely Important
Access to Job Placement/Career Services
Access to Child-Care Services
Access to Resources (e.g., labs, technology, extracurriculars)
Invitations to Networking Events
Access to Alumni Association
Interview Skill Building
Book Purchasing and Delivery
Remedial Education Services (e.g., statistics boot camp)
Social Life
University Brand Recognition

Your MBA Needs Motivations

Attributes

Which of the following are reasons why you are motivated to pursue an MBA degree?

Please rate how important each of these attributes are by indicating 1 for Not Important to 7 for Extremely Important.

Not At All Important
Very Unimportant
Somewhat Unimportant
Neutral
Somewhat Important
Very Important
Extremely Important
Obtain knowledge
Higher Salary
Attain skills for career/profession
Improve skills for career/profession
Required for career/profession
Signing Bonus
Desire job promotion/career advancement
Family pressure
Social pressure outside family
Desire to change careers
Opportunities to network
Delay entering the worforce
Avoiding a poor job market
Improve my Resume
Personal Development

Your MBA Needs Characteristics

Characteristics

Please rate to what degree the following characteristics help you decide which MBA program to attend.

The university's MBA program...
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Somewhat Disagree
Neutral
Somewhat Agree
Agree
Strongly Agree
...was strongly encouraged by someone I know.
…has classes directly applicable to my career.
…takes issues of diversity seriously.
…is led by the right mixture of academics and practioners.
…is renowned for its teaching methods.
…has a very influential alumni network.

Characteristics

For each statement below, please rate how strongly influenced you would be in choosing an MBA program based on it having the following reputational factors.

Students from the MBA program are known for their:
Not At All Influenced
Not Influenced
Somewhat Not Influenced
Neutral
Somewhat Influenced
Am Influenced
Strongly Influenced
Character
Ability to work collaboratively
Communication skills
Ability to rely on data to make decisions
Creative problem solving skills
Earning potential
Leadership.

Your MBA Needs Motivations

Recent research has shown that prospective students like you are typically motivated to pursue an MBA degree for three different reasons.

Enhance their current career path: These students seek an MBA to grow personally and professionally and also to be recognized by their employer as someone who can contribute more to the organization.

Switch to a different career path: These students seek an MBA to seek new opportunities in industries or job functions in which they were not previously employed.

Develop entrepreneurial skills and network: These students seek an MBA to develop abilities that can help start their own business.

Motivation

Based on these descriptions above, please rate your level of agreement with the following statements:

I am motivated to pursue an MBA to...
Strongly Disagree
Disagree
Somewhat Disagree
Neutral
Somewhat Agree
Agree
Strongly Agree
...enhance my current career path.
...switch to a different career path.
...develop entrepreneurial skills and network.

Motivation

If you were forced to choose just one of these categories to represent you, which motivation do you think best describes your situation?

Your MBA Needs Tuition & Salary

Tuition & Salary

Please identify the price range you are willing to pay per year for tuition to the program you would like to attend?

< $1,000

> $200,000

Tuition & Salary

What is your approximate employee compensation (or personal income) in the last full calendar year?

< $20,000

> $200,000

Tuition & Salary

What type of financial aid are you seeking?

Your MBA Needs Location

Location

Which regions of the United States would you consider attending school?

Location

To help identify which schools are closer to you, please identify your general location:

Location

Do you currently live in the United States?

About You Current Needs

Current Situation

Which category best describes your current position?

Current Situation

Approximately how long ago did you start in this industry?

I started in this industry

year(s) and

month(s) ago.

Current Situation

Is your current employer a start-up company?

Current Situation

Have you held any internship positions within your current industry?

Current Situation

How satisfied are you with your current employer?

About You Application

Application

Have you applied to any MBA programs at this time?

Application

What type of program do you plan to attend?

Application

Do you plan on attending any joint MBA style programs (e.g., medical or law)?

Application

What is the potential job title you plan to pursue upon graduating from your MBA program?

About You Testing

Testing

Have you taken the GMAT?

Testing

What type of tools did you use (do you plan on using) to prepare for the GMAT?

About You Demographics

Demograpics

What is your gender? (optional)

Demograpics

Including yourself, what is the number of people in your immediate family? (optional)

1

10+

Demographics

What is your parent's highest education level? (optional)

Demographics

What was your undergraduate institution?

Demographics

What was your GPA at your undergraduate institution?

< 1.0

> 4.0

Demographics

What is your race/ethnicity?

Please check all that apply. (Optional)

Demographics

If applying for a school in the U.S., would you be applying as an international student (not a citizen or permanent resident)?

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