Bschool Life

Busting Two MBA Myths

By - Mar 15, 12:00 PM   Comments [0]

Thanks to those of you who stopped at Accepted.com’s table at the Los Angeles MBA Tour event a couple of weeks ago and shared your thoughts, doubts, questions, and experiences. I enjoyed meeting you. I was bothered, however, by a certain refrain I heard a few...

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Smith School Dean “Anand” to Step Down

By - Mar 12, 05:47 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business has announced that Dean G. “Anand” Anandalingam will step down at the end of his five-year term on June 30, 2013. His tenure began in 2008 with the goals of strengthening the school’s educational offerings, increasing...

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Show Me the Money: Top Schools for Scholarships

By - Mar 11, 07:44 AM   Comments [0]

Ever wonder which elite MBA programs offer the most free money to students? Bloomberg Businessweek revealed the results last week of its recent ranking of the top B-schools for scholarships. Based on the percentage of 2011-12 tuition and fees covered by the average scholarship award, multiplied...

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UC Berkeley Haas School Collaborates on Innovation Program

By - Mar 7, 05:31 AM   Comments [0]

UC Berkeley Haas School of Business has announced a new collaboration to foster innovation with Stanford University and UC San Francisco, made possible thanks to a a three-year, $3.75 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Aimed at commercializing university research and fostering innovation locally...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Mar 6, 21:29 PM   Comments [0]

Welcome back to another 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 various essay approaches, offer interview advice, fight discouragement, and revel in their international learning experiences. Thoughts on essay writing---MBA admit...

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2013 Business & Society Competition to Challenge MBA Students Worldwide

By - Mar 4, 06:04 AM   Comments [0]

Students at 25 leading business schools will compete this spring for recognition and $35,000 in scholarship funds by exploring the significant and positive influence that well-managed business can have in society. Through the analysis of a new business case study co-authored by the Yale School of...

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UNC Kenan-Flagler Defines Successful MBA Student

By - Mar 1, 05:13 AM   Comments [0]

While all top-tier MBA programs are filled with smart students that have a strong quantitative background, the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School throws an ampersand into the mix when it comes to listing the qualities of a successful MBA student. With the introduction of the -&- as...

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UC Berkeley Haas School Collaborates on Innovation Program

By - Feb 25, 18:18 PM   Comments [0]

On Friday, UC Berkeley Haas School of Business announced a new collaboration to foster innovation with Stanford University and UC San Francisco, made possible thanks to a a three-year, $3.75 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Aimed at commercializing university research and fostering innovation...

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Duke Fuqua Makes Boulding Deanship Permanent

By - Feb 11, 15:16 PM   Comments [0]

Duke University's Fuqua School of Business last week announced that William Boulding has been selected to serve a full, five-year term as dean. After evaluating more than 100 candidates from around the world, a search committee made up of faculty, students, and administrators recommended Boulding's full...

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Collaborative Learning at UC Berkeley Haas

By - Feb 11, 15:09 PM   Comments [0]

The ability to work well with others is a critical skill, though not one that everyone excels at. Students at UC Berkeley Haas School of Business are learning that group work doesn't have to be a drag through a new program called Teams@Haas. As a new...

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