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Alison Damast is a staff writer for Bloomberg Businessweek covering higher education, business schools, and career trends. She is a member of the team that produces's Business Schools channel, which won National Magazine Awards in 2007 and 2008 for online community and personal service. She was previously a reporter for the Stamford Advocate in Connecticut, where she won several state and national awards for her education and health coverage. Damast holds a master's degree from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism and a bachelor's from Tufts University.

Alison Damast

Articles by Alison Damast


  • World to U.S. B-Schools: Thanks, but No Thanks
    International students, worried about future job prospects, are turning down elite U.S. business schools in favor of MBA programs in their home countries
  • Loan Crisis Hits the MBA World
    With big lenders requiring co-signers, international students are finding that money is tight. For many, B-school dreams may be over before they start




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