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MBA Admissions News Round Up

By - Dec 8, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

Businessweek recently published an interview with INSEAD's dean-to-be, Dipak Jain, former dean of Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management. The Q&A reveals insights into who Jain is, why he chose this top European b-school as his next post, and what he plans to contribute to the...

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Interview with Peter Johnson London Business School Masters in Finance

By - Dec 8, 10:26 AM   Comments [0]

During my recent visit to London, I spent the morning at London Business School. I have several posts worth of thoughts and material This is the first in a series of post stemming from my recent visit to London Business School. During my visit I...

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CMU Tepper Admissions Director Interview Posted Online

By - Dec 6, 10:14 AM   Comments [0]

Our CMU Tepper Q&A proved to be yet another admissions interview success. If you made it to the event we hope you enjoyed it. If you were unable to attend the live webinar, you can review the Q&A transcript or listen to the audio on...

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MBA News Roundup: The post b-school job market, application ethics, and a new online MBA

By - Nov 28, 10:29 AM   Comments [0]

In light of recent Class of 2010 job placement information, is now the best time to apply? Find out more about MBA job prospects and other business school trends in this week's roundup. 1. The State of the 2010 MBA Job Market (more…)

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An Insider’s Perspective on Columbia Business School

By - Nov 26, 10:18 AM   Comments [0]

There are a lot of MBA aficionados roaming the Knewton office, so we recently sat down with David Liu, our Chief Operating Officer and a Columbia Business School grad, to talk to him about his MBA experience. Q: Why did you choose Columbia Business School? What...

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MBA Admissions News Round Up

By - Nov 19, 11:44 AM   Comments [0]

U. Penn's Wharton School of Business received a $15 million gift from Jay H. and Patty Baker to endow a new center for the study of the retail industry. The money will go towards curriculum development, research tools, and industry outreach for both graduate and...

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The State of the 2010 MBA Job Market

By - Nov 18, 12:50 PM   Comments [0]

Almost 90% of MBAs from the class of 2010 were employed after graduation, compared to 84% from the year before, reports a GMAC press release on the 2010 job scene. The press release also points out that these post-recession graduates are "faring better than their...

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Are MBA Students Narcissistic?

By - Nov 17, 09:45 AM   Comments [0]

According to a Financial Times article, the answer is a resounding, "Yes." In "The narcissistic world of the MBA student," Jeffrey Pfeffer, author of Power: Why Some People Have it and Other's Don't, elaborates on the reasons why MBA students show "a remarkable sense of...

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2010 MBA Rankings Released by Businessweek

By - Nov 14, 12:53 PM   Comments [0]

Businessweek just released its biannual full-time MBA rankings. There were some minor shifts in this year's U.S. top 30 compared to those of 2008, and some more significant changes in the international rankings, as you'll see below. Top 30 U.S. Business Schools of 2010 (2008 rankings...

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BW Releases Part-Time MBA Rankings

By - Nov 11, 02:54 AM   Comments [0]

Part-time MBA programs are becoming more popular as students realize that they can pursue a management degree without taking two years off from work. Almost 2000 more students enrolled in part-time MBA programs this year compared to last, bringing the number of students to 66,183. The...

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