Posts Tagged ‘Businessweek’

Understanding B-School Rankings

By - Oct 25, 05:37 AM   Comments [0]

For anyone perplexed about why so much variability exists between the different well-known MBA rankings, Matt Symonds’s recent article in Forbes does a great job of demystifying the subject. In plain terms, he explains the focus of the methodology used by each of the five major...

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MBA Admissions News Round Up

By - Mar 31, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

Last week Wharton launched a new educational website geared towards high school students, Knowledge@Wharton High School. The site will teach high schoolers about business practices and keep them up-to-date with relevant business news. Wharton professors will also have a space on the site to post...

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MBA Admissions News Roundup: Improv, Social Media, and More

By - Dec 23, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

In a Businessweek blog post, “MIT Brings Improv to the MBA Classroom,” Alison Damast describes the leadership focused MBA acting class called Improvisational Leadership: In the Moment Leadership Skills. The second-year course integrates creative arts into the more classic business school curriculum, and focuses on...

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MBA Specialty Rankings Unveil Possibilities for All

By - Dec 22, 12:36 PM   Comments [0]

Fact: Not everyone can go to a top 10 business school. Businessweek‘s new MBA specialty rankings give the other 90% of us a solid place to begin research when you know what you want to do but can’t attend or afford a top 10 program. Such...

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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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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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MBA Admissions News Round Up

By - Nov 12, 08:30 AM   Comments [0]

The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) released sample “integrated reasoning” questions for the new GMAT. According to a Businessweek article on the subject, some GMAT test-takers will receive sample reasoning questions at the end of their exam; results won’t be scored, but will be used...

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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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MBA Admissions News Round Up

By - Oct 1, 03:54 AM   Comments [0]

UVA Darden announced last week the launch of its new Global Executive MBA (GEMBA) program. The 20-month part-time program is designed for executives who are seeking to sharpen their skills in a global framework. “The program will enhance the skills of high-potential...

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MBA News Roundup @Knewton

By - Sep 7, 05:26 AM   Comments [0]

Gearing up for Round 1 admissions?  Here’s your weekly dose of MBA news to keep up to date with what’s going on with aspiring b-school students and people in the field. 1. 30 Under 30: The Top Young Entrepreneurs of 2010 Inc. Magazine highlights these rising business...

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