Posts Tagged ‘Stacy Blackman’

Michigan Ross Applicants Keen on Team Exercise

By - Dec 3, 05:07 AM   Comments [0]

Although the vast majority of applicants surely goes into the new team exercise activity a bundle of nerves, the feedback given so far to Michigan Ross School of Business MBA admissions director Soojin Kwon has been overwhelmingly positive. Participation in the exercise is voluntary this year,...

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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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Wharton Dean Says ‘Change is Good’

By - Nov 28, 05:09 AM   Comments [0]

Like many top MBA programs, University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School has seen a shift in the career focus of its students. Until just a few years ago, a quarter of Wharton MBAs went to work in investment banking. That figure is closer to 13% of...

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Strong Employment Rates Reported for 2013 MBA Grads

By - Nov 27, 05:09 AM   Comments [1]

In a September poll of the job market conducted by the Graduate Management Admission Council, 90% of the MBA Class of 2013 indicated they were employed. GMAC reports this figure is six percentage points above the 2009 employment rate, but down a tick from the...

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UT McCombs Offers MBA Admissions Interview Tips

By - Nov 26, 05:08 AM   Comments [0]

A recent post on the Texas MBA Insider blog has five important tips for conquering the MBA admissions interview. Julia Campbell, associate director of admissions at UT McCombs School of Business, understands why some applicants may feel nervous about this step of the admissions process,...

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Fewer MBAs Heading to Wall Street

By - Nov 25, 05:08 AM   Comments [0]

According to initial employment statistics from Harvard Business School's Class of 2013 MBAs, a record low of 27% headed to the financial services sector after graduation. A recent CNBC article notes that for Ivy League Grads, Wall Sreet is so Last Season, and a...

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Top B-Schools Participate in LGBT Awareness Competition

By - Nov 24, 05:07 AM   Comments [0]

We came across this blog entry on LGBT issues at b-schools, published recently on the Huffington Post, and it definitely caught our interest. Friendfactor, the LGBT rights organization for straight friends founded in 2009, is conducting its second MBA Ally Challenge, a friendly competition among...

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UC Berkeley Haas Creates New Institute for Business and Social Impact

By - Nov 23, 05:07 AM   Comments [0]

The UC Berkeley Haas School of Business will significantly boost its efforts to inspire creative and effective business solutions to address some of the world’s most pressing problems now that it has launched its new Institute for Business and Social Impact. The institute will be...

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Northwestern Kellogg Breaks Ground on New Construction

By - Nov 22, 05:07 AM   Comments [0]

Kellogg School of Management broke ground on the future home of the full-time MBA program--- a state-of-the-art facility that promises to inspire new forms of learning and community building by combining the physical and virtual in never before seen ways. Dean Sally Blount presided over...

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Carnegie Mellon Receives $67M Gift from David Tepper

By - Nov 21, 05:06 AM   Comments [0]

Carnegie Mellon University alumnus David Tepper, namesake of the university's business school, has donated $67 million to create a major new academic hub that will further strengthen collaboration among CMU’s schools and colleges, the school announced late last week. The new David A. Tepper Quadrangle is the...

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