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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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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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UNC Kenan-Flagler Offers Workshops on Cross-Cultural Business Skills

By - Oct 8, 19:57 PM   Comments [0]

As the business world continues to shrink, having knowledge of and sensitivity toward other cultures' ways of doing business is imperative for today's professionals. But managing and leading across cultures remains challenging, as language, communication styles, and business practices vary widely across the globe. To...

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New Courses Underway at UC Berkeley Haas School of Business

By - Oct 2, 20:07 PM   Comments [0]

The UC Berkeley Haas School of Business has a lot of exciting things going on this fall, from new courses covering social networks, online learning, and women in business, to a slew of industry leaders coming in to speak both inside the classrooms and out. Here’s...

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GMAC Gears Up for Global Online MBA Fair

By - Sep 24, 12:14 PM   Comments [0]

Looking for a way to learn about dozens of leading MBA programs from the comfort of your computer? Through the upcoming GMATCH virtual fair,  sponsored by the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC), prospective students can connect with admissions officials, ask questions of current students and...

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Columbia Business School Receives $25M Anonymous Gift

By - Sep 6, 11:49 AM   Comments [0]

Columbia Business School announced Wednesday that a donor who wishes to remain anonymous has pledged a gift of $25 million to the school. This is one of the largest gifts ever made to Columbia Business School, which plans to allocate $23.25 million to support the construction...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Aug 31, 12:18 PM   Comments [0]

Welcome back to another edition of Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, where we share the latest and greatest from the MBA blogosphere. This week, our Buzz contributors share essay writing advice for current applicants, divulge tips gleaned from an informational interview,  apply runner's techniques to b-school,...

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Are You Full of Hot Air? Try ISB’s New Game and Find Out

By - Aug 31, 12:02 PM   Comments [0]

The highly-ranked Indian School of Business recently launched a fun online trivia challenge game for international MBA applicants called HiFli. Designed as a virtual hot-air balloon race, players must answer challenging questions related to MBA programs across the globe, the world of business, India and more....

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At UM Ross, Leadership Lessons Scale New Heights

By - Aug 27, 14:33 PM   Comments [0]

From time to time, I like to take a look at what innovative courses or teaching methods business schools are rolling out to stay on the cutting edge of management education. This new executive education course offered at the UM Ross School of Business immediately...

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GMAT Club 2011 in Review

By - Jan 11, 09:30 AM   Comments [0]

Welcome to a special-edition post from the GMAT Club! We thought it would be interesting to see what 2011 looked like in terms of forum activity. The level of activity, interesting forum threads and blog posts gave us the idea to share our findings with...

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