Premier business school news site gamifies rankings with new interactive community feature

OAKLAND, CA, March 13, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ — Poets&Quants, the definitive online publication for business education news, unveils its first-ever Fantasy MBA Ranking Game, allowing readers at to predict the Top 10 business schools in the most influential MBA rankings. Winners get prizes and, of course, bragging rights.

Modeled after the highly popular NCAA men’s basketball tournament brackets, Fantasy MBA adds an element of excitement, interactivity, and community to the most anticipated ranking releases.

“Essentially, Fantasy MBA is an online guess-the-rankings contest with play-worthy prizes, whether you’re a grad school hopeful or just a fan of games,” says John Byrne, founder and editor-in-chief of Poets&Quants. “The Fantasy MBA Ranking Champion who scores the most points over the course of the game in 2020 will win the Grand Prize, a three-school admissions consulting package by a top firm recommended by Poets&Quants — or a cash prize!”

The game is free for users and open to all players who are 13 years of age or older, in accordance with site policies. There are just two teams — Poets and Quants — and the winners will be among these two groups based on the highest scores among all players.

The first bracket, U.S. News’ ranking, is open now and closes on March 16, 2020 at 12:01 a.m. Subsequent rankings are Bloomberg Businessweek, The Financial Times, The Economist, Forbes, and Poets&Quants’ composite ranking.

Learn more about how to play Fantasy MBA, review the rules and prizes, and create your profile here.

About Poets&Quants:
Poets&Quants is the leading resource for complete coverage of graduate business education. We feature multiple tools and authoritative content, including: consolidated B-school rankings, news and in-depth features, videos, podcasts, two searchable directories and events, empowering our community with information needed to make decisions along their journey from pre- to post-MBA.

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