The abundance of the Internet is both wonderful and overwhelming. Sometimes, with so much out there, it's hard to find exactly what you are looking for. Luckily, we've made you a cheat sheet- an MBA applicant's guide to the internet.
We've got the top websites for key topics that MBA applicants need to know about, from business schools themselves to GMAT prep, MBA news, student loans and scholarships. It's all here at your convenience.
Consistently one of the world's best, HBS is especially excellent for general management.
Stanford GSB has a sterling reputation and benefits from close connections with California's tech industry.
This top international program has an extremely diverse student body, in one of the world\'s most diverse cities.
The University of Pennsylvania's program consistently ranks among the top five MBA programs.
Located in New York City, Columbia's proximity to Wall Street offers unique appeal.
INSEAD's one-year MBA program is renowned for its global approach, with campuses in Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
Based in Barcelona, and with campuses in Madrid and internationally, IESE is associated with the University of Navarra.
Practically next door to HBS, MIT's Sloan School of Management is another traditional powerhouse.
Located in the heart of the Midwest's most important city, Chicago Booth is known for its spirit of innovation.
Located in beautiful New Haven, Connecticut, this program is particularly strong in finance and strategy.
Associated with the University of California at Berkeley, Haas has always been top choice for those interested in the west coast.
Located in Lausanne, Switzerland, IMD prides itself on premier leadership development.
Located in Madrid, IE consistently ranks among the very top European program.
Hong Kong's premier business school is becoming a renowned international destination.
Kellogg, affiliated with Northwestern University, has long been known for its elite marketing program.
Situated within one of the world's very top universities, Cambridge has a lot to offer MBAs.
Fuqua, located in Durham, North Carolina, is known for its multidisciplinary approach.
Stern offers great internal resources as well as access to New York City's dynamic business community.
Located in Shanghai, the China Europe International Business School is a rising star in the MBA world.
Tucked away in beautiful New Hampshire, Tuck prides itself on its close-knit community and challenging curriculum.
This prestigious French business school has a long list of notable alumni who are now leaders in European business and politics.
Located in Barcelona, ESADE offers top college and graduate programs.
Embedded in England's renowned University of Oxford, this MBA program offers an abundance of multidisciplinary resources.
The University of Michigan MBA program offers many dual degree options, including a renowned sustainability program.
WBS is associated with the University of Warwick, located in Coventry, UK.
This California program, based in Los Angeles, consistently ranks among the world's best.
Affiliated with Cornell University in New York, Johnson offers one and two-year MBA programs.
Darden, affiliated with the University of Virginia, consistently ranks among the best MBA programs in the US and worldwide.
This MBA program has helped put Asia on the map for elite business education.
Another rising power in Asia, IIMA is increasingly attracting students from outside the region.
The GMAC is the owner and administrator of the GMAT exam and also provides research, recruitment and career development information.
The TOEFL is the world's most widely-accepted English language test, essential for non-English speakers looking to study in the U.S., the U.K. or Canada.
Widely accepted by most graduate school programs, the GRE test is also becoming more common and more prominent as a substitute for the GMAT. Find out more about the two tests in my GMAT v GRE blog.
This site provides GMAT prep resources, GMAT news and an online discussion forum.
A great comprehensive resource with GMAT prep tools, application guides and a robust discussion forum.
Founded by Stanford graduates, the GMAT Pill offers instructional videos, practice tools and plenty of GMAT study tips.
Veritas offers extensive test preparation for the GMAT, as well as the SAT & ACT.
An online test prep site for the GRE and the GMAT, with practice tools and videos supported by expert tutors.
Every instructor with this test prep firm has achieved a 99th percentile score on the GMAT.
This site offers many test prep resources, including in-person tutoring and online instruction.
In addition to many well-known study books, Kaplan has a robust website and a free practice test.
This organization offers classes, online test prep, and self-study materials.
A go-to resource for up-to-the-minute MBA news, rankings and exclusive interviews.
Offers a series of one-to-one events which connects qualified candidates with admission directors during personal, face-to-face meetings.
Meet top international business schools, get admissions and career advice at the Economist's online MBA fair.
This site has a great list of helpful study materials and b-school planning resources, including program and application comparisons.
An excellent audio resource for those who like to listen to their information on the go.
Started by a Wharton graduate, this site has lots of articles for MBA applicants, current MBA students and MBA alums.
A great website to find out about and register for upcoming MBA events in your area.
A very comprehensive site with information on events, MBA admissions and job searching, as well as a discussion forum.
Billing itself as "the network for the business school world," this site provides networking opportunities as well as news and admissions tips.
Founded by MBA grads, Vault is full of job listings, resume tips, rankings, and industry information.
This firm searches out top talent for innovative tech firms and startups
This interview prep site offers automated online interviews and video recording feature for real-time interview prep.
One of the world's top online job boards, spanning many markets and industries.
This site focuses on a community of elite MBAs. It was founded by a Stanford grad and also partners with programs like Wharton and Fuqua.
This career network focuses on professionals in the banking and financial markets, and those aspiring to those markets.
This site, founded by an Oxford University graduate, connects students and recent graduates with internships and entry-level jobs in entrepreneurial ventures.
A great resource for researching prospective companies, this site lists average salaries and collects reviews from previous employees, and offers interview and job search feedback.
This site catalogues extensive information about immigration, financial aid and application prep, and allows students to search for programs that meet their needs.
This advisory service has a lot of experience in matching international students with programs that fit their profile.
One of the largest organizations focused on supporting women in business, Forte offers events, networking opportunities, and plenty of print resources.
This organization coordinates a wide network of resources for its members, including networking and conference opportunities.
A great resource dedicated to providing Hispanics with leadership development and management education opportunities.
This organization has a large network and offers many events and career coaching resources.
Loan and financial information for graduate school.
On this site, you can search for scholarships, financial aid, and loan information, as well as career planning tips.
SoFi helps former students refinance their loans and minimize debt.
This organization aims to reduce the underrepresentation of minorities in business school with fellowship opportunities.
This fellowship aims to help minority MBA candidates with a concentration in finance.