CMU Tepper to Launch Online MBA Format

By - Dec 13, 22:23 PM   Comments [0]

The Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University announced this week that it will launch a new program model next fall called the FlexMBA, which combines in-person sessions, online classes and self-paced learning to deliver the same coursework, faculty, team interaction, personal leadership coaching...

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UV Darden Admissions Updates

By - Dec 13, 22:18 PM   Comments [0]

The MBA blog from University of Virginia Darden School of Business recently posted a few important reminders and clarifications for current and upcoming applicants. Round one applications have already been reviewed, for the most part, but the admissions committee is still reading and conducting interviews either...

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FT’s 2012 Ranking of European Business Schools

By - Dec 13, 22:16 PM   Comments [1]

Recently, the Financial Times released its ninth annual ranking of the best European business schools. In a major upset, Spain's IE Business School unseated HEC Paris, which had occupied the top slot for the previous six years. The ranking assesses the combined performance of Europe’s leading...

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Major Gift Helps Chicago Booth Expand Venture Creation Efforts

By - Dec 13, 22:13 PM   Comments [0]

Chicago energy entrepreneur Michael Polsky, who in 2002 donated $7 million to the University of Chicago Booth School of Business to create the Michael P. Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship, has now increased his total gift to $15 million, the school recently announced. The additional $8...

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Stanford GSB Debunks More Admissions Myths

By - Dec 13, 22:11 PM   Comments [0]

It looks like the admissions department at Stanford Graduate School of Business is on a mission to bring the truth to the people as Allison Davis once again takes to the MBA admissions blog and dispels three persistent assumptions regarding Stanford's admit process. MYTH 1: If...

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Wharton’s MBA Director on New Team-Based Discussion

By - Dec 13, 22:07 PM   Comments [0]

As the MBA admissions team at University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School wraps up interviews for all round one candidates, Director Ankur Kumar recently took a moment to update the admissions blog with her colleagues' reactions to the newly introduced team-based discussion component. This new evaluation model...

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How Reading Can Help You Get Into Business School

By - Dec 13, 22:03 PM   Comments [0]

This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on U.S.News.com Setting aside time to read over the next few months is one of the smartest things you can do to enhance your candidacy for top-flight MBA programs. The broader your knowledge base, the more...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Dec 13, 22:01 PM   Comments [0]

Once again, we’re back to check in with what some of Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz bloggers have been up to lately as we roll full-steam ahead into the holiday season, round two deadlines, and, for some applicants, the dreaded waitlist. From thoughts on conquering essays...

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MBA Hiring 2013 Looking Up – Specialized Master’s on Fire!

By - Dec 13, 13:43 PM   Comments [0]

According to a GMAC press release, employers are expressing early optimism for 2013 MBA hiring. Here are some of the key findings of the GMAC’s 2012 Year-End Poll of Employers, which includes responses from over 200 employers who hire students from graduate business programs: 76% of...

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MBA Interview Must-Know #2: You

By - Dec 13, 13:36 PM   Comments [0]

You. You are the first topic you need to know. After all, the interview will be about you. What do you want to do after your MBA? Why do you want to attend this program? When have you demonstrated the qualities this school appreciates, the...

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