Posts Tagged ‘Michigan Ross’

U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Business Schools (MBA & EMBA) Rankings

By - Mar 23, 17:47 PM   Comments [0]

U.S. News & World Report surveyed all 471 MBA programs accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International in fall 2016 and early 2017. Of these, 377 responded and 131 were ranked (those that submitted enough of the necessary data on their...

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Make a Difference at Michigan Ross: An Interview with Soojin Kwon

By - Dec 22, 03:53 AM   Comments [0]

Today’s guest is Soojin Kwon, Director of Admissions at Michigan Ross. Soojin earned her Bachelor’s at Yale, her MPP at Harvard’s Kennedy School, and her MBA from Ross. She worked at Deloitte Consulting before joining Ross’s admissions team in 2004, and has been Director since...

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Michigan Ross 2016-17 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - May 31, 02:53 AM   Comments [0]

Michigan Ross changed slightly its first question this year and reduced the number of words available to you for the second essay question. It also allows you to write an Optional Statement. I'm not sure if that was available last year.   Before you sit down...

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University of Michigan Ross 2016 Executive MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Mar 17, 12:23 PM   Comments [0]

The Ross EMBA essay questions are straightforward and succinct. Your essays should embody these qualities – and indeed they’ll have to be succinct, given the 400-word length limits. Taken together, the questions are actually holistic, encompassing both professional and personal dimensions. Each question focuses on...

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Sustainability, Ross MBA, And The Erb Institute: Business As A Force For Good

By - Aug 5, 11:04 AM   Comments [0]

Sustainability is the wave of the future, and leading the way is Michigan Ross and specifically the Erb Institute. This week, we invited Diana Economy, Senior Associate Director of Admissions at University of Michigan Ross and Terry Nelidov, Managing Director of the Erb Institute for Global...

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Big Boost For Michigan Ross Entrepreneurship Institute

By - Jul 19, 01:17 AM   Comments [0]

The University of Michigan has announced a $60 million gift from the Zell Family Foundation, to support the Samuel Zell and Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business. The funds will support entrepreneurship programs for students, including a...

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Michigan Ross 2016 MBA Essay Tips & Deadlines

By - Jun 16, 13:29 PM   Comments [0]

Michigan Ross essentially condensed last year's two required questions into one and added a goals essay question.   Review Ross' Evaluation Criteria and Admissions Director Soojin Kwon's excellent blog post on the new questions before you sit down to write the essays. Most importantly remember: your essays should reveal the qualities...

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How to Ace Your Team Based Interview [4 Tips for the Big Day]

By - Feb 22, 10:45 AM   Comments [0]

Last week we shared our tips for preparing for Team Based Interviews. Today we’re going to move forward and offer 4 tips for acing the interview itself: 1. Don’t be confrontational. This is not a debate in which you’re trying to score points. It’s not Crossfire....

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4 Tips for Team Interviews

By - Feb 20, 10:30 AM   Comments [0]

Since so much of b-school life and learning includes team discussions, the adcom needed a tool for assessing how applicants will fit in the team-based discussion culture of their programs. Thus, the Team-Based Discussion (TBD) was born. In team-based interviews, applicants need to use a different...

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Michigan Ross Receives $20M Gift to Launch Leadership Center

By - Jan 26, 03:45 AM   Comments [0]

  Last week, Michigan Ross received a $20 million gift from former General Mills CEO Stephen W. Sanger and his wife, Karen Sanger. The money will go towards the construction of the Sanger Leadership Center. According to the Ross press release, “The Sanger Leadership Center will incorporate and...

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