advice, suggestion to be more competitive or getting admited to phd managemt/marketing - Business School Forum - The GradCafe Forums
Jump to content

advice, suggestion to be more competitive or getting admited to phd managemt/marketing


adam.123

Recommended Posts

hello! I am interested in applying for PhD management/marketing. one of the other. This is my goal.

I would like to know what i can do to make myself (competitive) admitted to PhD management or marketing.

My undergrad was in business. I have BS in Business Admin-Management concentration. 3.45 gpa cumulative and 3.7 business major gpa. Gradated last year, have been working as customer service manager at Wal-Mart.

questions,

1. I know MBA in not required for admission. Some school that i looked at, student that they admitted have mba already. would you recommend getting MBA? would it help with admission to phd management/marketing. keeping in mind cost of mba, like 50 grand for ranked and 20 grand for an ok aacsb state mba. would you recommend 1st and 2nd tier mba or affordable aacsb state mba?

2. Do you recommend specialized masters, like MS management,arketing since these are more academic that mba? or MBA with specialization in management, what other master would you recommend.

I think PhD in management does not have heavy quant math as in phd finance, econ, ect. i have not taken any advance math. only took what was required for business major. would you think this will hurt me apply to PhD management. what would you recommend.

if i am lacking math class, i can always take it while doing masters, mba.

Any other advice, suggestion is highly appreciated!

Thank you in advance!

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.