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MBA Students in the Finance Center
Mar 19, 2020
What’s the sticker price of an MBA? Even for candidates who know their next step is business school, the financial commitment is significant. For candidates who are still deciding, calculating the variables — tuition, time, meeting responsibilities to family, work and community — can be overwhelming. Both types of achievers may be surprised at how affordable a Rice MBA really is.
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Application Tips

Ashley John, Class of 2020 FTMBA Student
Feb 25, 2020
Class of 2020 FTMBA Student, Ashley John, has four main pieces of advice: 1. Take the GMAT/GRE ASAP! 2. Be genuine in your essays 3. Be patient, trust the process 4. Get to know your professors now! Do some research
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Staying Power

Professor Douglas A. Schuler
Feb 21, 2020
Looking for a job that’s future-proof? At Rice Business, we train you instead to make your own future, with first-rate foundational knowledge, expert technical training, practical experience -- and powerful relationships based on collaboration and shared values.
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Application Tips

Stacy Fish, Full-Time MBA, Class of 2020
Feb 12, 2020
Class of 2020 FTMBA Student, Stacy Fish, has two main pieces of advice: 1. Have a defined message and 2. Trust your instincts
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Be Who You Are

Rice business student in class
Jan 31, 2020
Here in the heart of America’s most diverse city, the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice seeks, values and champions students from a range of backgrounds.
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One Of A Kind

Dean Peter Rodriguez
Dec 20, 2019
It’s a big leap, applying for an MBA. How do you know which business school best suits your career goals? Current students and recent alumni explain what sets Rice Business apart.
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Diversity and Inclusion at Rice

Lina Bell, Rice Business
Nov 20, 2019
The research shows it: the best business decisions are informed by a multitude of perspectives. If you're looking for a business school where you will be taken care of, taken seriously, where you can be who you are and the person you want to become, apply to Rice Business. Lina Bell, director of diversity and inclusion, explains.
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Paving The Way

Paving the way Admissions blog
Nov 01, 2019
Thinking about a career change or want to accelerate your current career? The Rice Business Career Development Office (CDO) will give you momentum, with top-quality personal guidance and carefully developed contacts with key employers and alumni.
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Why A Rice Professional MBA

Steve Summers, Recruiting Leader
Oct 18, 2019
Recruiting Leader Steve Summers talks about the Professional MBA program at Rice Business, addressing everything from applying knowledge in global field experiences and capstones to time management and changing career paths.
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Ten Easy Pieces

Photo of Rice Business student
Oct 04, 2019
Rice Business recruiting and admissions specialist Kalyn Speck shows how to bring your best game to the application process, in ten manageable steps.
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A Message From Our Dean

Rice Business Dean Peter Rodriguez
Sep 30, 2019
My name is Peter Rodriguez. I’m dean of the Jones Graduate School of Business, an economist, a family man and a photographer. If you don’t know Rice University and you don’t know Houston, I’d love to introduce you.
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Meet Our New Executive Director

Janice Kennedy, Executive Director of Recruiting and Admissions
Sep 16, 2019
Get to know Rice Business better and learn why you belong here in our new blog, that has both video and written entries. Contact our new Executive Director of Recruiting and Admissions, Janice Kennedy, at and let us know topics that interest you.