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Harvard Business School Joins 2013 MBA Olympics

By - May 2, 05:08 AM   Comments [0]

Harvard Business School is to become the first US institution to take part in next month’s MBA Tournament (MBAT), the annual business school Olympics which takes place at HEC Paris. The MBAT started with six participating business schools in 1991, and is set against the backdrop...

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Chicago Booth Celebrates 9th Annual Women’s Week

By - May 1, 05:07 AM   Comments [0]

The Chicago Booth School of Business extended an open invitation to both newly accepted MBA candidates as well as prospective applicants to attend one of the multiple diversity events held around the globe during the school's 9th annual Women's Week. In collaboration with the office of...

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MBAs Across America: The Coolest HBS Internship

By - Apr 18, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Attention guys and gals developing business plans on the backs of napkins or elsewhere: Does an MBA, specifically an MBA from a top program, really offer something valuable for entrepreneurs? Listen to the full recording to hear Linda Abraham explore this question and much more with...

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The Smart Timeline for 2014 Round 2 MBA Applicants [INFOGRAPHIC]

By - Apr 18, 08:00 AM   Comments [0]

Round 2 applicants – we haven’t forgotten about you! Sometimes R2 applicants can get lost between those who are on time to hit the R1 deadlines and those who are scrambling last minute to apply (or reapply) R3. But you are a unique applicant with...

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Yale SOM Debuts New Case Competition

By - Apr 12, 14:21 PM   Comments [0]

MBA students from the Yale School of Management have organized a new kind of business school case competition which debuted on April 6th. The one-day only Integrated Leadership Case Competition (ILCC) brought together student teams from top U.S. business schools to tackle a Yale SOM...

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UT McCombs Receives $25M for New Graduate Building

By - Mar 29, 10:57 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business has received a pledge of $25 million from a prominent Dallas businessman to help fund construction of a new building to house graduate programs and expand conference and executive education capacity. The gift from Robert B....

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Prospective B-School Students Applying to Fewer Schools This Year

By - Mar 8, 06:34 AM   Comments [0]

Business school applicants are scaling back the number of schools that they apply to, according to the results of our recent Stacy Blackman Consulting survey. While 14% of respondents in 2012 applied or plan to apply to six schools, only 9% in 2013 applied or...

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Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz

By - Mar 6, 21:29 PM   Comments [0]

Welcome back to another edition of Stacy Blackman’s B-School Buzz, our periodic check-in with some of the MBA blogosphere’s regular contributors. This week, Buzz bloggers discuss various essay approaches, offer interview advice, fight discouragement, and revel in their international learning experiences. Thoughts on essay writing---MBA admit...

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GMAC Launches Online Assessment Tool for Soft Skills

By - Feb 28, 05:16 AM   Comments [0]

The Graduate Management Admission Council announced the launch last week of its newest product, "Reflect," a self-administered online assessment and soft-skills development program. Soft skills are an important set of personal attributes that enhance one's interactions, job performance and career prospects. GMAC worked with schools, corporate...

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Kellogg’s Super Bowl Ad Review Wrap Up

By - Feb 11, 15:03 PM   Comments [0]

While the rest of America was riveted by Beyoncé's half-time performance and the power outage at the New Orlean's Super Dome last Sunday, a group of almost 60 MBA students from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management Marketing Club studied the event from another perspective...

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