Posts Tagged ‘wharton’

Asian Business Schools Team Up to Strengthen Appeal to Westerners

By - Aug 5, 23:43 PM   Comments [0]

Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), Singapore's Nanyang Technological University, and the Indian School of Business, four rival Asian business schools, have joined forces to recruit students from North American and Europe, reports a Bloomberg Businessweek article, "Asian...

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Wharton Blends Admissions and Career Services Offices

By - Jul 29, 23:50 PM   Comments [0]

The decision to attend b-school and the concern over post-graduation job prospects have never been as closely intertwined as they are today. That's why University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School has chosen to link the admissions and career services departments, an unprecedented decision that will likely...

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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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International School Visits, School Visits, Wharton’s Reapplication Essays, R1 and R2 Applications

By - Jul 5, 10:39 AM   Comments [0]

- International School Visits - American Living Abroad - School Visits - how far is too far for a School Visit - Wharton’s Reapplication Essays - why they are the same as the first-time essays - R1 and R2 Applications - can I...

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Wharton 2011 MBA Application Questions, Deadlines, Tips.

By - Jun 9, 04:00 AM   Comments [0]

This Wharton 2011 MBA Application tip post is one of a series of posts providing MBA application and essay advice for applicants to top MBA programs around the world. You can access the entire series at My tips for answering Wharton's essay questions are...

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MBA Admissions News Round Up: Innovation All Around

By - Jun 4, 02:27 AM   Comments [0]

A recent Wharton alum and former user of resources, recently sent me information about an interesting blog he's working on. Check out Mate, I C Bill's new blog that tracks his "extended recruiting efforts." Harvard Business School, Yale SOM, Northwestern Kellogg, Chicago Booth, and Michigan...

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Specialized, Executive Training Programs Pick Up, Globally

By - May 30, 10:37 AM   Comments [0]

Part-time or short executive MBA programs are sprouting up in countries not traditionally served by business schools in an initiative to spread the availability of executive education, reports a recent Financial Times article, "Winds of change blow for business schools." Lagos Business School in Nairobi...

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B-Schools News: More Expensive Programs Yield Higher Paid Grads

By - May 26, 23:14 PM   Comments [0]

According to new Bloomberg Businessweek research, graduates from top business schools (which are also the most expensive programs) earn more straight out of school and down the road than do grads from lower ranked, less expensive schools. And they don't just make a little more…but...

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Johns Hopkins Launches New Global MBA Program

By - May 25, 11:35 AM   Comments [0]

This August, Johns Hopkins will be opening the doors to its new Global MBA program at the Carey Business School, headed by inaugural dean Yash Gupta. According to the Bloomberg Businessweek article on the subject, Gupta "seeks to reinvent the modern MBA." He explains that...

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New MBAs Offer Mixed Reviews on Job Market

By - May 17, 10:56 AM   Comments [0]

A Wall Street Journal article, "State of the Job Market for M.B.A.s," explores the ups and downs of the post-recession job search and how recent MBA grads are coping. While graduates from top business schools like Wharton or Northwestern Kellogg are seeing a positive pick up...

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