Bschool Life

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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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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Wharton School Releases Annual MBA Career Report

By - Nov 29, 21:38 PM   Comments [0]

The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania recently released its 2012 MBA Career Management Career Statistics report offering an informative snapshot on graduates’ industry choices, compensation and geographic preferences. For the class of 2012, 95.5 percent of students seeking employment had job offers in hand...

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The Global Challange of Interlinking Business and Society

By - Nov 29, 21:25 PM   Comments [0]

Business will play a key role in solving the most pressing global problems of our times: population growth, resource shortages, struggling economies. In fact, “Never before, have companies and society been so closely connected,” says Pierre Tapie, President of the ESSEC Business School. Together with Tuck...

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Stanford GSB Debunks MBA Interview Myths

By - Nov 29, 21:22 PM   Comments [0]

Allison Davis from the admissions office at Stanford Graduate School of Business recently updated the MBA admission blog with this information, designed to sooth the frayed nerves of those suffering from pre-interview angst. Here, she dispels three persistent myths surrounding this part of the admissions process...

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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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