Posts Tagged ‘UM 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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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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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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Best B-Schools for Entrepreneurship

By - Oct 1, 05:02 AM   Comments [0]

The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine have announced the results of their annual survey of the top entrepreneurship programs in the nation. These are the programs that offer a broad range of courses in entrepreneurship, as well as  significant opportunities for networking with established entrepreneurs,...

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$100M Gift for Michigan Ross School

By - Sep 27, 12:01 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 earlier this month. The Ross School and U-M Athletics will each receive $100...

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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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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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Match Your Personality With B-School Teaching Style

By - Jul 5, 05:37 AM   Comments [0]

Many MBA applicants make the same wrong assumption: No matter which top business school you attend, its teaching style will be more or less the same. While there are similarities across the top-tier programs, each school has a different teaching style. There's the case method approach;...

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