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The W&M Online MSBA Blog

For admissions tips, career statistics, and general thought leadership tidbits from the field, peruse our blog posts below.


When you’re deciding whether to continue your education, cost is usually one of the biggest factors to consider. The good news is that many employers—maybe even yours—could be open to the possibility of tuition reimbursement, or paying for a portion of your online MSBA program’s tuition. Kee...

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Sometimes the hardest thing an emerging and even established business professional can do is sell themselves. Whether the struggle stems from humility or self-doubt, nothing embodies this challenge greater than the resume, that one-page summary of your years of life lessons and work experience.

Be...

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A Simple Guide to Landing the Job

The proliferation of job-finding and career-building tools available to professionals today has made applying for a job thousands of miles away as easy as clicking a button—literally. In fact, there are too many websites and apps to count.

Say you’re growing...

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A Brief How-To Guide

For those seeking professional roles that require concrete skills and a dynamic understanding of how to leverage and apply them, a strong portfolio is an absolute must. It can mean the difference between receiving an invitation to interview versus having your application left...

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Artificial intelligence and the computer automation it can enable are driving powerful changes in business. From fraud detection and social media filters to wearable health sensors and personalized shopping recommendations, artificial intelligence is transforming everyday life and business from the...

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Tips for Writing the Best Grad School Essay Infographic


Once you’ve completed your admissions essay for the Online MSBA, take some time to explore the technical skills and business acumen you’ll build in preparation for your future as a data scientist, storyteller and strategist.

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1. Retrieved on January 31, 2018, from pewresearch.org/...

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Imagining a New World for Growing Data

The challenges of mining and cataloging data are not new. In 1944, Fremont Rider, a librarian at Wesleyan University, noted that American university libraries seemed to double in size every year. Based on this observation, Rider estimated that by 2040, Yale...

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Smart Cities Infographic

Welcome to the Smart City Revolution

Just as data and data analytics can be leveraged to improve business performance, the same tools can also be used to improve livability, workability and sustainability in cities around the globe. In many ways, the future of smart cities is likely what you’d...

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The Benefits of Earning a Master's in Business Analytics

When it comes to choosing to attend graduate school, prospective students often look for the answer to one question above all others: Is this degree worth it?

Often, prospective graduate students are searching out the certifications to...

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