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$5M Founding Gift for Social Enterprise Initiative at Chicago Booth

By - Feb 11, 14:57 PM   Comments [0]

The Chicago Booth School of Business has received a founding gift of $5 million for the school’s Social Enterprise Initiative, which supports student, faculty and alumni interest in the social sector, Chicago Booth announced recently. Given by John Edwardson, retired chairman and chief executive of CDW,...

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What to Consider When Choosing an MBA Program

By - Feb 11, 14:53 PM   Comments [0]

A healthy dose of self-reflection, and knowing the answer when asked why you want to get an MBA, are two key components to deciding which business school programs make the most sense for you. I recently spoke with the Financial Times's Charlotte Clarke to offer...

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New Blog from IU Kelley’s Online MBA Program

By - Jan 29, 14:59 PM   Comments [0]

Indiana University's Kelley School of Business launched a new blog last week from Kelley Direct---the first online MBA program established by a top-ranked business school in 1999. Led by Phil Powell, Kelley Direct Faculty Chair and a professor of Business Economics and Public Policy, the MBA...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Jan 28, 14:55 PM   Comments [0]

Welcome back to this edition of Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our periodic check-in with some of the MBA blogosphere’s regular contributors. This week, Buzz bloggers discuss school culture, share 30 tips for "killing" the MBA application, and play the waiting game---not the waitlisted kind, but...

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Georgetown MBA Program Appoints New Assoc. Dean of Admissions

By - Jan 28, 14:54 PM   Comments [0]

Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business recently announced the appointment of Shari Hubert as associate dean of MBA admissions, where she is responsible for recruiting highly qualified and diverse students to both the full-time and evening MBA programs. This new role at Georgetown McDonough will mark...

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Launches Dual-Degree Program with China

By - Jan 28, 14:43 PM   Comments [0]

Recently, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School announced the launch of a new dual-degree program in China that fuses the disciplines of business and engineering. In partnership with Tsinghua University’s Department of Industrial Engineering, UNC Kenan-Flagler has created the Global Supply Chain Leaders Program to meet the growing...

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Chicago Booth Tweaks EMBA Program

By - Jan 28, 14:38 PM   Comments [0]

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business recently announced changes to the curriculum for its Executive MBA Program. The changes include the addition of new courses; increasing the international exchange component of the program from four to five weeks; and restructuring its elective offerings...

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Get Social with Columbia Business School

By - Jan 11, 15:01 PM   Comments [0]

The new Voices blog at Columbia Business School recently reminded current and prospective applicants of the many ways Columbia is striving to connect with social media users to share both the student experience as well as insights into the MBA admission process. Active on both Facebook...

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What’s So Special About Harvard Business School?

By - Jan 11, 14:48 PM   Comments [0]

Quite a bit, according to an open letter published recently by Ryan Allis '14 as he reflected on his first semester for the Harvard Business School Class of 2015 pre-matriculation blog.  Like any top-tier MBA program, HBS students learn finance, marketing, operations and the like....

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Columbia Business School Launches New Voices Blog

By - Dec 31, 11:02 AM   Comments [0]

We recently learned of the online launch of Voices of Columbia Business School, a blog which aims to provide an insider view into the Columbia experience through the eyes of current students. Written by a mix of MBA and EMBA students and admissions officers, Amanda Carlson,...

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