Posts Tagged ‘Stanford GSB’

MBA Admissions News Round Up

By - Nov 19, 11:44 AM   Comments [0]

U. Penn's Wharton School of Business received a $15 million gift from Jay H. and Patty Baker to endow a new center for the study of the retail industry. The money will go towards curriculum development, research tools, and industry outreach for both graduate and...

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Are MBA Students Narcissistic?

By - Nov 17, 09:45 AM   Comments [0]

According to a Financial Times article, the answer is a resounding, "Yes." In "The narcissistic world of the MBA student," Jeffrey Pfeffer, author of Power: Why Some People Have it and Other's Don't, elaborates on the reasons why MBA students show "a remarkable sense of...

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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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The College to B-School Jump (With No Work In Between)

By - Oct 14, 11:34 AM   Comments [0]

According to a Wall Street Journal article, "No Experience Necessary," more MBA students are heading straight to business school after completing college. One advantage of such a move, at least according to Wes Swank, a 29-year-old who completed his MBA at age 24, is that "going...

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Stanford GSB MBA Applicant? Watch this!

By - Sep 15, 12:20 PM   Comments [0]

Accepted's very own Linda Abraham was the guest on a recent MBA Podcaster segment on getting into Stanford Graduate School of Business. The video focuses on how to effectively answer Stanford's essay questions and how to land winning letters of recommendation. As Linda points out, some...

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MBA Admissions News Roundup: New Test Prep, NYU Stern Application Tips, and New B-School Rankings for Consulting

By - Sep 2, 09:25 AM   Comments [0]

Test prep companies have a busy season ahead of them; test prep traffic is bound to increase as future b-school applicants scramble to prepare for the Next Generation GMAT, reports a Businessweek article, "GMAT Test Prep: Changes on the Way." The new GMAT, which will...

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MBA Admissions News Roundup: New Test Prep, NYU Stern Application Tips, and New B-School Rankings for Consulting

By - Sep 2, 00:22 AM   Comments [0]

Test prep companies have a busy season ahead of them; test prep traffic is bound to increase as future b-school applicants scramble to prepare for the Next Generation GMAT, reports a Businessweek article, "GMAT Test Prep: Changes on the Way." The new GMAT, which will...

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MBA Admissions News Round Up

By - Aug 16, 11:47 AM   Comments [0]

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will be joining the Stanford GSB faculty next month as co-director of the school's Center for Global Business and the Economy, reports a Businessweek blog post last week. The center "aims to be the leader in developing and disseminating...

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Chicago Booth Announces its New Dean, Sunil Kumar

By - Aug 10, 12:11 PM   Comments [0]

It's been a season of change for deans at top business schools in the U.S. Last week Sunil Kumar, Stanford GSB's Professor of Operations, Information, and Technology, was named the new dean of Chicago Booth. According to Robert Zimmer, University of Chicago president, "[Kumar] brings the...

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MBA Applicants: What McKinsey (and HBS) Wants

By - Jul 26, 23:38 PM   Comments [0]

They were looking for four things. I didn’t know until I’d made it to the third and last round of interviews, but McKinsey and Company, the strategy consulting firm perennially ranked among the top “dream” employers of MBA students, was looking for four specific qualities...

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