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Admit It: Rice Business MBA Blog



Consulting is one of the most popular career paths for our MBA graduates, and for good reason. Not only is it lucrative, with salaries around $175,000, consulting enables you to put creative problem solving into action to help businesses succeed. Our strong reputation as the #10 Best MBA for Consulting, according to 2022 Princeton Review rankings, is just one of the reasons our graduates find success in consulting.

November 21

Rice Business is the right choice for you if you’re looking for a career in finance. And we’re competitively positioned to prove it. Our faculty have a reputation for excellence and our students are recruited by corporations across all financial sectors. That’s why we’re ranked the #5 Best MBA for Finance (Princeton Review, 2023).

November 02

If you’re interested in becoming an effective leader and making a positive difference in the world, then participating in a class with one of our top scholars is your next step. We’ve set a high bar. Best students. Best faculty. Rice and Houston are ripe for that. We hope you are, too.

October 07
Student Life

Professional MBA '24 Emma Konet shares the reasons behind choosing to get a Rice MBA and reminds readers that, yes, you can do hard things. 

September 19

We want to set you up for success and help you put your best foot forward when you apply for a Rice MBA. Keep reading for a conversation with Associate Dean of Degree Programs George Andrews and his tips for navigating the Rice Business MBA admissions process.

August 29

With graduates reaching record-breaking success in the job market, we credit our strong partnerships with hiring companies and the committed team in the Career Development Office for making all the difference. In the last 18 months, MBAs have experienced a favorable hiring market.

August 16
Student Life

During the last semester of business school, Megan Smith ‘22 added they/them pronouns to their email signature. It was part of a long journey  from coming out as queer in college to finding their true identity as non-binary. Each leg of that journey shaped the person — and the leader — they would become. 

August 01
Student Life

At Rice Business, our tagline is “You Belong Here.” This may mean different things to different people, but when Rachael Sweetman was looking for MBA programs, she chose a place where she could be herself. A place where she felt encouraged to speak up and could advocate for members of the LGBTQ+ community. 

June 29

No matter what your career goals look like now, an entrepreneurial mindset is necessary for lifelong growth and career success. Rice Business and its community in Houston are here to help you build it and thrive.

May 20

Your decision to earn an MBA means you’re serious about your career. So are we. At the Rice Business Career Development Office (CDO), our number one goal is to help you elevate your career, starting with defining your professional strengths and interests, areas of expertise and personal motivations. Then we use those insights to design a personalized development plan.

April 20