At A Glance
With its burgeoning arts and music scene, Austin is known as the City of Ideas and the Live Music Capital of the World. Austin is a highly educated city in the US and is consistently ranked as one of the best cities to live in America. Located in Texas, McCombs has access to some of the most established energy and oil companies in the world.
High (3rd Tier)
These are very much 'name' business schools, recognizable, highly-respected, even if not as eminently recognizable (and revered) as the ones that begin with H, S, or W. Way underrated and shouldn't be is the potential benefit of a less intense, comparatively more sane approach to work/life in cohorts at these institutions. If the 'label' matters not, and your elbows aren't all that sharp, this tier of schools can be a pragmatic way to turbo boost your network and job market 'buying power' for meaningful upgrades.
As far as true global reach goes for post-MBA employment, the "A-Range" schools may have greater reach. However, when it comes to local opportunities (city, state, country, region), many schools in this tier have just as much (and in some cases more) firepower than any school imaginable. So, geography post-MBA should be in the mix when eyeing schools in this pocket. You can easily excel in the same ways and to the same extent as another might with those "A-Range" names.
What are schools really looking for in their prompts? We break it down with non-generic, non Chat-GPT-level, non-“basic” insights.Learn More