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How much is a ‘like’ worth?

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The average person ‘likes’ about 12 posts per month on Facebook. With 1.82 billion active users logging onto the social media platform every day, that adds up to a lot of likes. Roughly 728 million likes per day, in fact. But how much is a ‘like’ really worth? According to new research from the University of Florida Warrington College of Business, it’s not much, especially if you’re a company looking to drive sales through social media. In

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UF MBA’s ROI is second highest in the nation, according to US News

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – For the fourth year, UF MBA has been named among the top 5 MBA programs in the nation with the highest return for graduates earning $100,000-plus in a new ranking from U.S. News and World Report. UF MBA’s salary-to-debt ratio is 5.7-to-1, making it the No. 2 MBA program in the nation for return on investment. In 2020, UF MBA reported graduates of the Full-Time MBA program earning an average salary and signing bonus within three months

Eduniversal 2021 Best Master's Degrees with #1 rankings for management and real estate, #2 ranking for international business and entrepreneurship and #4 ranking for Full-Time MBA

For third year, 5 Hough programs in the top 5 among publics

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – After a delayed release in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the latest rankings from Eduniversal have once again named master’s degree programs from across the Hough Graduate School of Business at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business among the best. For the third year, five master’s degree programs have been named among the top 5 programs in the nation on the 2021 Eduniversal Best Master’s Rankings. For the fourth year, the Master of Science

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UF MBA Executive program among Poets & Quants’ top 15 publics

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF MBA earned another top ranking among its program formats, this time for its Executive MBA. On Poets & Quants’ latest list of the best Executive MBAs in the nation, UF MBA was named the No. 12 program among publics. “It’s fantastic to see our Executive MBA program earn another top ranking,” said John Gresley, Assistant Dean and Director of UF MBA. “We’re proud to be able to offer a range of program formats that are considered

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6 reasons why UF MBA is different

When it comes to choosing an MBA program, there’s no shortage of options. In the United States alone, there are more than 1,000 MBA programs. So why, out of the programs available, should you consider the University of Florida Warrington College of Business as the place to earn your MBA? At Warrington’s UF MBA, there’s one major differentiator – we make the MBA experience personal. To us, you’re not just another face in the lecture hall. Our faculty, staff and

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Hidden MBA Gems: B-Schools With Better Employment Rates Than Harvard & Stanford

When you think about MBA programs, you also automatically think that the degree will land you in a job better than the one you already have. So it may come as a surprise that the two giants of MBA education, Harvard Business School and Stanford Graduate School of Business, lag behind quite a number of business schools, including UF MBA, in placing their latest graduates into jobs. Read more about why Poets & Quants named UF MBA among its list

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When is the best time to get an MBA?

At what point are you ready to get an MBA? For some, it is a planful thing. Graduate, get a job, spend a few years getting to know the business world, and then return for an MBA. It is a conscious decision for those with a strict five-year plan. For others, life is not always that neat. Sometimes, it is a 100-year pandemic and you are returning to school as a refuge from a sputtering economy. Suffice to say, asking

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How to decide between an MBA and specialized master’s program

A master’s degree can be the best way to jumpstart your career. But how do you choose between pursuing your MBA or a specialized master’s degree? The Warrington College of Business has great options for both. As you consider your options, here’s what you need to know: You want an MBA if… You have a broader understanding of strategy, management and leadership MBA students typically enroll in a program with a general understanding of strategy, management and leadership – but

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Fisher School celebrates students and faculty

Each year, the Fisher School of Accounting honors students and faculty at its Spring Awards Banquet.  However, due to COVID-19, there was no in-person ceremony. Instead, award winners were notified and were mailed certificates and/or plaques depending on the award. In addition, an awards program was provided to award recipients, Advisory Board members, donors, faculty/staff, the executive boards of FSOA Council and Beta Alpha Psi, and FSOAC Gold Members. Rebecca Witschel was named the Chrislynn Freed Master of Accounting Outstanding

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Event with disability advocate highlights importance of inclusivity in business

This spring, the Gator MBAbility Club had the honor of hosting Shane Burcaw, the author of several award-winning books about disability and the co-founder of the YouTube channel Squirmy and Grubs, which has generated over 149 million views. He is also the President and Co-Founder of a nonprofit organization called Laughing At My Nightmare and a renowned public speaker who has performed across the country. I invited Shane to host a Q&A session for UF MBA students and staff because