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Jan 15, 2018

The Week Ahead: MBA Deadlines & Decisions – 1.15.18

Welcome to the series, The Week Ahead. In this weekly series, we provide a brief rundown of what we know is happening in the week ahead, as far as admissions related MBA deadlines and decisions are concerned at the top business schools. We are coming to the end of the cycle for... Read more »

Jan 15, 2018

Carnegie Tepper Launches New MS in Business Analytics

In response to workforce demand for employees with more analytical skills and business knowledge, the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University has launched a new online Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) degree. The goal of its distinctive curriculum is to help fill the 2.7 million job openings... Read more »

Jan 12, 2018

Barack Obama to Speak at MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference

Former U.S. President Barack Obama will be among the honorary speakers at this year’s MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, the school announced earlier this week. The 12th annual event will take place at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center February 23rd and 24th. Alongside Obama, the highly publicized conference will feature... Read more »

Jan 12, 2018

Is the MBA Really the Best Time of Your Life? An INSEAD Student Weighs In

Fridays from the Frontline Michel Assaad describes himself as “a management consultant with an academic background in accounting and finance, fueled by an expensive hobby of collecting academic degrees.” Indeed, the MBA he is currently pursuing at INSEAD makes his fourth business degree. What made him decide that he needed... Read more »

Jan 11, 2018

It’s Gonna Be a Long Night for Some Ross MBA Students

Right about now, MBA and other graduate students at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business are gearing up for what could be a very long, horrible night. Each year Ross hosts two Leadership Crisis Challenges, one in January for graduate students and another in March for undergrads. The Graduate Student Crisis... Read more »

Jan 11, 2018

Top #MBA Tweets Spotlight: Columbia Business School

With their rolling application process, Columbia Business School has been sending out decisions and interview invitations rather steadily.  Given the several reports of admissions decisions on MBA LiveWire this week, we’re taking the cue from candidates to explore CBS on Twitter. The New Year in New York kicked off with... Read more »

Jan 10, 2018

GMAT Tip: Set Yourself Up For Success

In case you haven’t figured it out, the first full week of the new year can be a minefield. If you’re like most folks, you’ve taken some time off over the last few weeks, eaten too much, not exercised much, and committed to “starting fresh” once Ryan Seacrest rang in... Read more »

Jan 10, 2018

Ross Round 2 Interview Invite Details Revealed

In the delightfully transparent manner Ross School of Business Managing Director of Full-Time MBA Admissions and Program Soojin Kwon is known for, she took to her MBA Admissions Blog today to provide some insight into what those of you who submitted Round 2 applications should expect in terms of next... Read more »

Jan 10, 2018

Are Tech Giants in Trouble in 2018? Why One LBS Prof Thinks They Could Be

Last year, tech giants such as Google, Amazon, and Facebook already started facing new regulations and pushback from government officials. For example, last November, the State of Missouri launched an investigation into Google to see if it had violated antitrust and consumer protection laws. Julian Birkinshaw, a professor of strategy... Read more »

Jan 9, 2018

Why Wharton Prof Americus Reed Cares About the Waistlines of Hollywood Celebs

Americus Reed, marketing professor at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, recently contributed his insight to a USA Today article that explored a seeming trend among diet firms toward seeking more male celebrity endorsements to promote their plans and products. Male celebrities like ’80s wunderkind Rob Lowe (Atkins Nutritionals) and hip-hop producer DJ Khaled... Read more »

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