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Top 10 Business Shows

By - Jan 10, 08:23 AM   Comments [0]

If you're preparing yourself for an MBA program and a career in business, you'll need to get acquainted with the media's representation of the business world (like it or not). To give you a head start on your "research," we've compiled a list of the...

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MBA Admissions News Round Up

By - Dec 27, 12:02 PM   Comments [0]

CMU Tepper's Provost and Executive Vice President, Mark S. Kamlet, was recently appointed Acting Dean of the business school effective January 1, 2011. The current dean, Kenneth Dunn, will be stepping down on that date, and Kamlet will serve in his place until a new...

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101 Reasons to Go to Business School

By - Dec 25, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

If you're thinking about getting your MBA, here are 101 reasons to consider it. What are your reasons for going to business school? Let us know in the comments! 1. You want to change careers. 2. You’re gunning for a promotion. 3. You need (okay, want) a bigger...

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London Business School Q&A: Updated Answers from the Chat

By - Dec 23, 13:22 PM   Comments [0]

There were so many excellent questions for the London Business School MBA and MiF admissions directors, Peter Johnson and Karen Benge, and for the three part-time MiF students, that we didn’t have time during the Q&A to get to them all. The representatives were kind enough...

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MBA Admissions News Roundup: Improv, Social Media, and More

By - Dec 23, 09:15 AM   Comments [0]

In a Businessweek blog post, "MIT Brings Improv to the MBA Classroom," Alison Damast describes the leadership focused MBA acting class called Improvisational Leadership: In the Moment Leadership Skills. The second-year course integrates creative arts into the more classic business school curriculum, and focuses on...

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MBA Specialty Rankings Unveil Possibilities for All

By - Dec 22, 12:36 PM   Comments [0]

Fact: Not everyone can go to a top 10 business school. Businessweek's new MBA specialty rankings give the other 90% of us a solid place to begin research when you know what you want to do but can't attend or afford a top 10 program. Such...

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MBA Recruiting Expected to Pick Up in 2011

By - Dec 16, 06:25 AM   Comments [0]

An optimistic article in the International Business Times, "2011 is going to be a strong year for MBA recruiting," discusses the hopeful future of the MBA job market in the coming year. "The economy may not have come out of the downturn entirely," says Rebecca Joffrey,...

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MBA Admissions News Roundup: Diversity, Jobs, and China

By - Dec 16, 06:21 AM   Comments [0]

In a press article from last week, UC Berkeley Haas discusses the efforts it will be taking "to weave equity, inclusion, and diversity into the fabric of the business school's programs."  Specific initiatives include "a demonstration of the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate and...

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Knewton MBA News Roundup: Wharton’s New “Look” and East Meets West at B-School

By - Dec 14, 09:00 AM   Comments [0]

More and more business schools are revamping their curricula -- not only to remain competitive with one other, but also to ensure that their students are developing the skills necessary for success in today's changing world. Planning on getting an MBA in the near future?...

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Career Opportunities Widen for Haas MBAs

By - Dec 13, 12:30 PM   Comments [0]

In an effort to expose MBA students to a wider variety of topics and career opportunities, the Berkeley Evening & Weekend MBA Program has implemented new course formats and created more comprehensive career services, reports a recent Haas School Newsroom article. “Our goal is to balance...

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