Scratching your head trying to figure out whether or not to get an MBA - and where to get one if the answer sounds like a yes? You've come to the right place. Here is the 8th and most comprehensive edition yet of a book that is considered the bible for all students and observers of graduate schools of business. Hundreds of thousands of applicants have relied on earlier versions of this book for its wealth of unvarnished, tell-it-like-it-is information and analysis of the top MBA programs. Deans and recruiters use this guide as a benchmark of how well they've put their ideas and strategies in place. This completely updated new edition ranks the 50 top business schools in the United States and another seven outstanding international programs. For this new edition, BusinessWeek has increased the number of schools, students, and corporate recruiters surveyed, making its rankings stronger and more comprehensive than ever. BusinessWeek's survey methodology is exhaustive and impeccable, resulting in a guide that is authoritative and highly reliable. To create it, BusinessWeek used thousands of surveys of graduates and corporate recruiters as its primary research material. Next, the BW team interviewed hundreds of students, alumni, corporate recruiters, administrators, faculty members, and deans to gain a better understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of the top schools. New features in this completely revised eighth edition include: An larger format - from 7 3/8 X 9 1/4 to 8-1/2 X 11. A free trial subscription to BusinessWeek. Ranking of the best business schools by region. Expanded discussion of the best ways to finance your MBA. All-new discussion of online MBAs - the pros, cons, and best options. Hundreds of thousands of prospective MBA students have already relied on versions of this guide for its wealth of information and candid picture of top business schools. The eighth edition of BusinessWeek's Guide to the Best Business Schools is a valuable asset to anyone planning to earn an MBA.