Bschool Life

B-School Life, Financing your MBA, MBA Survival Guide

By - Jan 24, 14:08 PM   Comments [0]

So, how busy will I be at B-School? GMAT Club '11: Where Are you Going This Fall? (Let us know) Financing your MBA (Classic Thread) Prerequisites & MBA Survival Guide (Classic Thread)

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The Top 25 Business Quotes

By - Jan 23, 11:35 AM   Comments [0]

Whether you're procrastinating on your Round 2 MBA applications or just looking for a little business inspiration, check out these business quotes from some of the most famous -- and notorious -- business leaders of yesterday and today (plus other important people...

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MBAs Benefit from Faculty Research

By - Jan 14, 00:12 AM   Comments [0]

A number of years ago the quality of business school faculty research was called into question. Now, according to a new study highlighted in the BusinessWeek article, "For MBAs, Faculty Research Pays Off," that conclusion may have been incorrect. New research shows that MBA faculty research...

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MBA Admissions News: CEOs, EMBA Salaries, iPads, and More!

By - Jan 13, 04:58 AM   Comments [0]

  A BusinessWeek article discusses the disproportionate number of Fortune 500 CEOs who trace their educational credentials to Ivy League schools, in particular to Harvard, Columbia, and Penn. Of the 500 "corporate bigwigs," nearly 100 come from one of these three schools (from both the undergrad...

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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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