Bschool Life

An IE Grad Reflects on Spain, School, and Career Searching

By - Jan 17, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

Here’s a talk with IE Business School graduate, Allison Holmes, who has lived, studied, and worked throughout the U.S. and Europe. Read on to learn about Allison’s international b-school journey, as well as her thoughts on living in Spain, attending a one-year program, and finding...

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From Music to MBA: IV with a Notre Dame Mendoza Student

By - Jan 12, 14:24 PM   Comments [0]

Here’s a talk with Notre Dame Mendoza student, Jessica Bonanno, a second-year student with lots of advice to share about life at Mendoza – competitions, courses, and culture. Of particular interest to ND applicants will be Jessica’s application tips and her definition of the ideal...

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An NUS MBA Shares her Story

By - Jan 5, 13:50 PM   Comments [0]

We’d like to introduce you to The MBA Story, an anonymous blogger who recently received her MBA from NUS Business School in Singapore. Read our interview with The MBA Story below, as well as her blog, The MBA Story, to learn about this recent grad’s...

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Cornell MBA Student IV: Career Change, China, and Campus Culture

By - Dec 6, 10:02 AM   Comments [0]

In this interview, Cornell Johnson student, Sam Griffiths, tells us about the Johnson culture, his likes and dislikes about the program, and a number of important tips for applicants and incoming students. Thank you Sam for sharing your story with us! This interview is the...

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European MBA Admissions: GMAT or GRE?

By - Dec 2, 12:40 PM   Comments [0]

Thinking of a European MBA? Find Out if You Should Take the GMAT or GRE! The question of whether applicants to European b-schools should take the GMAT or GRE was addressed in our most recent Q&A – 2014 Virtual Panel: Exploring European B-Schools with IMD,...

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Wharton Dean Says ‘Change is Good’

By - Nov 28, 05:09 AM   Comments [0]

Like many top MBA programs, University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School has seen a shift in the career focus of its students. Until just a few years ago, a quarter of Wharton MBAs went to work in investment banking. That figure is closer to 13% of...

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Fewer MBAs Heading to Wall Street

By - Nov 25, 05:08 AM   Comments [0]

According to initial employment statistics from Harvard Business School's Class of 2013 MBAs, a record low of 27% headed to the financial services sector after graduation. A recent CNBC article notes that for Ivy League Grads, Wall Sreet is so Last Season, and a...

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Top B-Schools Participate in LGBT Awareness Competition

By - Nov 24, 05:07 AM   Comments [0]

We came across this blog entry on LGBT issues at b-schools, published recently on the Huffington Post, and it definitely caught our interest. Friendfactor, the LGBT rights organization for straight friends founded in 2009, is conducting its second MBA Ally Challenge, a friendly competition among...

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UC Berkeley Haas Creates New Institute for Business and Social Impact

By - Nov 23, 05:07 AM   Comments [0]

The UC Berkeley Haas School of Business will significantly boost its efforts to inspire creative and effective business solutions to address some of the world’s most pressing problems now that it has launched its new Institute for Business and Social Impact. The institute will be...

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Northwestern Kellogg Breaks Ground on New Construction

By - Nov 22, 05:07 AM   Comments [0]

Kellogg School of Management broke ground on the future home of the full-time MBA program--- a state-of-the-art facility that promises to inspire new forms of learning and community building by combining the physical and virtual in never before seen ways. Dean Sally Blount presided over...

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