Bschool Life

MBA Rankings: Valuable Tool or a Distraction for Applicants?

By - Nov 19, 14:21 PM   Comments [0]

The subject of rankings comes up a lot with MBA applicants. I’m always surprised by the extreme interest in rankings, which are, after all, rather fleeting. You may have your sights set on the “No. 1″ school, but a decade from now, that same stellar...

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Forbes’ 10 Most Under-Rated Reasons to Get an MBA

By - Nov 19, 14:18 PM   Comments [0]

Some people are dubious about the value of an MBA degree---see the link I mentioned recently, where UV Darden's Dean Robert Bruner sets straight the naysayers who argue, "But Steve Jobs didn't go to b-school..."--- so I'm always heartened to read a thoughtful, reasoned analysis...

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B-Schools Give a Boost to Student Entrepreneurs

By - Nov 12, 21:42 PM   Comments [0]

Today marks the official kick-off of Global Entrepreneurship Week, the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. With that in mind, we're checking in with some of the entrepreneurial...

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Kellogg Expands Career Management Center

By - Nov 12, 21:40 PM   Comments [0]

Last week, the Career Management Center at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management---named the “undisputed winner” in student satisfaction by Poets & Quants--- announced several new enhancements designed to make the department work even harder for MBA students. Following meetings with students, alumni and key employers...

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2012 MBA Job Placement Report

By - Nov 12, 21:31 PM   Comments [0]

Wondering which MBA programs boast the best track record for MBA job placement? The results of Bloomberg Businessweek's recently released study of job placement rates among the top-30 U.S. business schools may surprise you. With only a tiny fraction of 2012 graduates still out of work...

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Minor Shifts Reported in Stanford GSB Class of 2014

By - Nov 12, 21:26 PM   Comments [0]

More international students, fewer with undergrad business degrees, and a slight dip in diversity over the previous class were just a few of the changes recently reported by the Stanford Graduate School of Business when it released the MBA Class of 2014 profile. While no two...

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Spotlight On: Kellogg Alums Shine at the Chicago Innovation Awards

By - Oct 29, 13:38 PM   Comments [0]

Three innovations from Northwestern with strong ties to Kellogg School of Management received “Up and Comer” awards at the Chicago Innovation Awards, held on October 22. Now celebrating its tenth anniversary, these awards recognize the most innovative new products or services brought to market or...

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New Program Funds Current, Future Entrepreneurs at UT McCombs

By - Oct 29, 13:34 PM   Comments [0]

The launch of their Big Idea doesn’t have to wait until after graduation for entrepreneurially minded MBA students at UT McCombs School of Business. Recently, the school’s entrepreneur initiative Texas Venture Labs announced a new scholar program which will award scholarships for students to pursue...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Oct 23, 20:35 PM   Comments [0]

Hello GMAT Club blog readers! We're back to check in with what some of Stacy Blackman's B-School Buzz bloggers have been up to lately. From thoughts on the new team-based application component at Wharton to the state of diversity at b-schools to how exactly does...

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MBA Programs with an Entrepreneurial Focus

By - Oct 23, 20:27 PM   Comments [0]

With entrepreneurship becoming the fifth most popular concentration at business schools today, we thought we'd share the Graduate Management Admission Council's recently published list of dozens of  b-schools that offer innovation and entrepreneurship concentrations. If you'll remember from a few weeks ago, Princeton Review and...

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