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Earning an advanced degree can help advance your career, but when it comes down to an MBA versus a master’s degree, which wins out? The answer depends on several factors that deserve careful analysis. We have a guide to help determine whether there is a clear winner for you.

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The MBA Oath has been taken by more than 10,000 students around the globe. It’s a voluntary oath created with the goal of upholding ethical standards in business and management, but it also serves as a challenge for MBA graduates to go further to better their business community and society at larg...

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If you want to succeed in business, we have some advice: Open a book.

Books provide easy access to the world’s experts in areas such as marketing, communications, strategy, ethics, finance, technology, or, really, any subject covered in the nation’s top MBA programs. And, the best books are also...

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What does leadership mean to you? Depending on your background, it might sound like an easy question or an incredibly challenging one. As your career grows and you take on new responsibilities, understanding the essential skills of a great leader is key to being successful.

However, many people...

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Businesses today create and store a lot of data. Seagate estimates by 2025 we will have produced about 175 zetabytes1 of data, and with an MSBA degree, you could help businesses effectively analyze data to make strategic decisions about the future.

While data is critical and can improve decis...

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At Seattle University, a personal statement is not required to apply for our Online Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) or Online MBA. However, it can be a powerful tool in making your case to be admitted.

Read below for our tips on making your personal statement stand out, and if you...

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You’ve done the work: Dug through job postings, wrote an impressive cover letter, and nailed the interview. After all of that, you finally have a job offer. The problem? Now, you need to negotiate your new offer.

When it comes to salary negotiation tips, the best approach is to be direct and for...

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Python might sound as frightening as its namesake, but don’t worry. It can actually be the tool that sets you on a new career path. With more data available than ever before, there’s a real need for professionals who understand how to use today’s technology.

That’s why a Python and R prep course...

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The GRE vs. the GMAT: It’s a debate that intellectually ambitious professionals nationwide face every year as they contemplate applying to business school to develop their skill sets and advance their careers. Many top-tier business schools throughout the country include standardized testing as an...

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While no two MBA career paths may be exactly the same, it can still be productive to consider some general advice for maintaining a healthy upward trajectory. It’s likely that if you are considering an MBA, you already have some idea of how you would like the degree to impact your career, whether...

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