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A survival guide to taking the GMAT
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Five Ways to Beat the GMAT

Tips for Training Smarter, Not Just Harder

For some, taking the GMAT is not a big deal. You do what you need to. You just bite the bullet and get it done. For others—as we’ve seen particularly with candidates for part-time programs—it can be a barrier to your MBA path. Knowing that, the exam

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An Innovative Way To Pay For That MBA Degree

Poets&Quants’ John Byrne writes that Dean Unnava believes the deferred tuition program could increase the available pool of applicants by as much as 20% because it makes the Online MBA degree more accessible to candidates.

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The True Secret to MBA Application Success

"The key to MBA application success lies beyond GMAT scores or work experience," says Valerie D. James, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management.

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UC Davis Graduate School of Management to Offer Interest-Free Deferred Tuition for Online MBA Students

Pilot program designed to increase access to higher education

New deferred tuition pilot program aims to reduce the financial barriers to pursuing an MBA by helping students avoid interest payments.

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MSBA Class of 2022 Largest in Program’s History

Master of Science in Business Analytics students from 17 countries arrive in San Francisco.

We’re welcoming our largest MSBA cohort ever, nearly 100 students, and nearly two-thirds of them join our program from notable companies like Microsoft, EY, Uber, Goldman Sachs, Intel and more. 

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Tips for Prospective M.S. in Business Analytics Students

“Now is the best time to think about, and define your analytics narrative.”

Are you ready to jump-start your business analytics career? MSBA Executive Director Amy Russell shares tips and advice to help you strengthen your application. 

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Join an In-Person Tour of Our Sacramento Part-Time MBA Campus

Tips and advice from our admissions expert

We’re open for business and ready to show you the classrooms, amenities and hidden gems at our UC Davis Sacramento MBA campus. Learn more and sign up.

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Investing in Yourself with an MPAc Degree

Your ROI, financial aid and teaching assistant opportunities

MPAc Associate Director William Orta shares his road to personal investment and addresses scholarships and financial aid for students.

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Looking for an Added Edge? An MBA Empowers You as a Collaborative Leader

Designed for working professionals, the Sacramento Part-Time MBA program immerses you in a close-knit community that inspires achievement and challenges you as a collaborative leader.

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Featured by Poets & Quants: Meet our MBA Class of 2022

Check out the story and profiles of 11 of our new MBA students featured on one of the top business school media sites.

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Here’s a Tip: Read This Before You Apply

Get the inside scoop on essays, recommendations, interviews and more

MSBA Admissions Specialist Camille Mack answers your questions and shares resources to help you get started and submit the strongest application. 

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Top Questions from Our MPAc “Ask Me Anything” on Instagram

AMA offers admissions tips, resources and key questions answered

Associate Director William Orta answers 15 of the top admissions questions and shares resources for prospective students.

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MBA Showcase Week: February 24-27, 2021

Full-Time MBA, Bay Area Part-Time MBA and Sacramento Part-Time MBA

Join us for our MBA Showcase Week February 24 through February 27, 2021. We'll be hosting a series of webinars exploring the benefits of earning an MBA. 

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5 New Year's Resolutions to Enhance My Grad School Experience

Setting goals for better health and better results in the classroom

MSBA student William Ma shares five ways he seeks to improve himself in 2021 and beyond to meet personal and professional goals.

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My MSBA Journey from Bangalore to San Francisco

“Opportunity to create relationships with client companies attracted me.”

MSBA student Animesh Danayak shares his journey to UC Davis and how the program has helped deepen his understanding of the field of analytics.

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4 Steps to a Successful MPAc Journey

"Start preparing early and keep your momentum.”

Recent MPAc graduate Smita Carvalho shares her journey through the program and landing a new career as a risk advisory associate in San Francisco.

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Finding a Home Away from Home at UC Davis

My trek from Mongolia to a very welcoming Davis community

From the capital of Mongolia to her apartment in Davis, new Full-Time MBA student Sodontuya Nerguidavaa shares about her global journey.

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Top 20 Questions from Our Ask Me Anything on Instagram

MBA admissions tips, resources and questions answered

Associate Director of Admissions Alex Svensson shares answers to the top questions from our Instagram Ask Me Anything, and offers resources for applicants.

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5 Tips on Earning Your MBA Later in Life

Returning to School at 43: I gave the ultimate gift to myself

After raising a family and growing her supply chain career, Maridol Guillen began her Sacramento Part-Time MBA at age 43 while working at Intel.

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Convince Your Employer to Pay for Your Degree

The best way to get your MBA paid for is to research if your company has a tuition reimbursement program and what that includes.