Posts Tagged ‘Michigan Ross School of Business’

Michigan Ross 2015 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 24, 07:28 AM   Comments [0]

Ross completely redid the essay part of its MBA application this year. Getting rid of its long-standing goals essay, a fairly new “elevator pitch” question, and a question about dealing with frustrating or disappointing situations, it added two questions on achievements. The overall word count...

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Entrepreneurial Spirit at Michigan Ross

By - Nov 29, 05:09 AM   Comments [0]

Michigan Ross School of Business  recently reported on the recent and rapid growth of entrepreneurship and the venture capital scene in Michigan, noting that UM Ross has played a pivotal role in this change of focus away from the troubled auto industry. The University of Michigan...

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MBA Interview Tips Post 4: Team-Based Discussion Interviews

By - Nov 24, 15:05 PM   Comments [0]

[NOTE: This post is the fourth in a series; if interested please see the introduction and tip 1, tip 2, and tip 3.] Wharton and Ross have initiated a new MBA interview format, the team-based discussion (TBD). This type of interview brings a group of applicants...

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U of Michigan Receives Record Breaking Donation of $200 Million

By - Sep 15, 08:16 AM   Comments [0]

Stephen M. Ross will donate $200 million to the University of Michigan, with $100 million going to the Stephen M. Ross School of Business and $100 million going to the athletic campus (which will be renamed the Stephen M. Ross Athletic Campus). This donation, the...

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$100M Gift for Michigan Ross School

By - Sep 9, 18:12 PM   Comments [0]

Business school namesake and alumnus Stephen M. Ross will give $200 million to the University of Michigan to significantly transform the student experience at the business school and athletic campus, the school announced recently. The Ross School and U-M Athletics will each receive $100 million, which...

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Delve Into the Nuances of the MBA Resume

By - Aug 23, 05:55 AM   Comments [0]

Most MBA programs require a resume submission as part of the written application. This single-page document should highlight important aspects of an individual and often is an untapped opportunity for an applicant to stand out. Resume details can serve as icebreakers, or fuel the conversation during...

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Ross Michigan EMBA 2014 Essay Tips and Deadlines

By - Aug 19, 13:15 PM   Comments [0]

This set of essay questions covers broad ground, eliciting information that will allow the adcom to get to know you professionally and personally and hence to determine your fit with the Michigan Ross EMBA program. The straightforward, down-to-earth nature of the questions reflects the program’s...

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MBA Admissions: Ross and Marketing

By - Jul 29, 13:48 PM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at Michigan Ross: Ross currently ranks in 13th place as one of the best business schools, according to US News & World Report (March 2012). It is ranked in 5th place for marketing. Ross’s Class of 2014 This year’s incoming class had 502...

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MBA Admissions: Ross and Entrepreneurship

By - Jul 15, 09:14 AM   Comments [0]

A quick glance at Michigan Ross: Ross currently ranks in 13th place as one of the best business schools, according to US News & World Report (March 2012). It is ranked in 11th place for entrepreneurship. Ross’s Class of 2014 This year’s incoming class had 502...

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Michigan Ross 2014 MBA Essay Tips

By - Jun 26, 09:20 AM   Comments [0]

Essays 1. Introduce yourself to your future Ross classmates in 100 words or less. What’s your elevator pitch? What do you want them to know first about you? That’s not what do you think they want to read, but what do you want your classmates (and yes...

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