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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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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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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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Spotlight On: Kellogg Alums Shine at the Chicago Innovation Awards

By - Oct 29, 13:38 PM   Comments [0]

Three innovations from Northwestern with strong ties to Kellogg School of Management received “Up and Comer” awards at the Chicago Innovation Awards, held on October 22. Now celebrating its tenth anniversary, these awards recognize the most innovative new products or services brought to market or...

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New Program Funds Current, Future Entrepreneurs at UT McCombs

By - Oct 29, 13:34 PM   Comments [0]

The launch of their Big Idea doesn’t have to wait until after graduation for entrepreneurially minded MBA students at UT McCombs School of Business. Recently, the school’s entrepreneur initiative Texas Venture Labs announced a new scholar program which will award scholarships for students to pursue...

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Striking the Perfect Tone in MBA Essays

By - Oct 23, 20:39 PM   Comments [0]

 This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA blog on U.S.News.com Finding the right balance between confidence and humility is one of the critical challenges you will face in crafting your b-school essays and in delivering answers to admissions interviewers. No one likes a blowhard, but...

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MBA Programs with an Entrepreneurial Focus

By - Oct 23, 20:27 PM   Comments [0]

With entrepreneurship becoming the fifth most popular concentration at business schools today, we thought we'd share the Graduate Management Admission Council's recently published list of dozens of  b-schools that offer innovation and entrepreneurship concentrations. If you'll remember from a few weeks ago, Princeton Review and...

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INSEAD, Wharton School Continue Their Educational Alliance

By - Oct 15, 13:10 PM   Comments [0]

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and INSEAD have signed an agreement to continue their educational alliance for another three years, the schools announced Tuesday. Since 2001, students from both schools have participated in an exchange program which enables MBA and PhD students...

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