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Business School Students Join Forces to Send Relief to Nepal

Yesterday, a student at Oxford’s Saïd Business School challenged her fellow students to donate to a fundraising campaign for victims of the Nepal earthquake, pledging to personally match every dollar raised in the next seven days, up to $20,000. Today, the school is already 24 percent toward its goal, having... Read more »

Choosing an MBA Program Based on Where You Want to Work

With some lucky applicants now having been accepted to multiple top-tier business schools, a new challenge faces them: choosing where to go. A New York Times article decided to look at that question in an interesting way, offering suggestions for what school to attend based on the specific company you... Read more »

Yale MBA Admissions Interview Report: Round 2/ Adcom / Off Campus

The following is a Yale SOM MBA Admissions Interview Report from a candidate who recently interviewed at Yale: The interview went really smoothly. It was a blind interview so that the adcom representative had only access to my resume. Basically she wanted to know about my life and how I... Read more »

Yale SOM MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 2 / Video Questions

A recent applicant provided us with their Yale SOM MBA admissions interview questions: There’s a video of Bruce Delmonico explaining the video process, and then unlimited opportunities to practice listening to video questions and recording your answers. Once you’re ready, you move onto the next portion and a 3 separate... Read more »

Yale SOM Student Semiconductor Startup Wins $150,000 Government Grant

A startup founded by a group of MBA students and faculty from the Yale School of Management (SOM) and based on research by a Yale engineering professor was recently awarded a $150,000 grant from the federal government. Founded by James Lin MBA’15, Alacrity Semiconductors used research by Professor T.P. Ma... Read more »

Yale SOM MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / Off Campus

A recent applicant provided us with their Yale SOM MBA admissions interview questions: I feel a little strange as interviewer didn’t ask me any behavioral questions, just simply ask me my background and future development plan. Most of the time he’s listening to my stories Key questions asked:  – How... Read more »

Yale SOM MBA Admissions Interview Questions: Round 1 / Second Year / On Campus

Here is a summary of the round 1 Yale SOM MBA admissions interview questions from an applicant who recently interviewed at Yale: The interview went well. They are really focused on the 30 min constraint. Anyhow, mine was with a second year who had a background in finance (leveraged buyout)... Read more »

Yale School of Management Hosts Inaugural Low Carbon Case Competition

The Yale School of Management (SOM) today is welcoming student teams from around the world for its inaugural National Low Carbon Institutional Investing Case Competition, the first of its kind in the United States. The event was planned by a Yale SOM student group in collaboration with the school’s International... Read more »

Yale SOM MBA Admissions Interview Report: Round 1 / Second Year Student / On Campus

The following is a Yale SOM MBA Admissions Interview Report from a candidate who recently interviewed at Yale: My interview at Yale was with a second year student and it was interview blind. The student was very friendly. The interview took 30 min. -Walk me through your resume. -Tell me... Read more »

Duke’s Fuqua School of Business Tops Latest Bloomberg BusinessWeek Ranking

Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business shot to the top of Bloomberg Businessweek’s biennial ranking of full-time MBA programs, released today, up from No. 6 two years ago. In the process, the North Carolina school unseated the reigning University of Chicago Booth School of Business and pushed Harvard Business School... Read more »

Yale SOM MBA Admissions Interview Questions: R1 / Video Interview

TWO YALE PRACTICE QUESTIONS 1) Where do you want to travel in the world and why? 2) Explain your hobbies.   THREE REAL QUESTIONS 3) What is the biggest challenge facing leaders today? 4) What are your personal steps to conflict resolution? 5) Do you think technology divides or unites... Read more »

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Business Schools by Graduates’ Indebtedness

Rankings of graduate management education programs abound, each with their own particular criteria for assessing which business schools ultimately come out on top. Separate from its overall business school rankings, U.S. News & World Report recently used data collected from schools to determine the top 10 programs from which MBA... Read more »

Yale School of Management to Host Online Career Panels for Prospective Applicants

The Yale School of Management (SOM) admissions team will kick off a new series of online events later this month designed to showcase for prospective applicants the many MBA career paths the school’s students choose to follow. The live events will each focus on a different industry and will feature... Read more »

Reaching Out to Host LGBT MBA Conference Next Week in San Francisco

Nonprofit organization Reaching Out will host a conference for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) business school students and prospective applicants next week in San Francisco. The Reaching Out LGBT MBA Conference expects to draw more than 1,400 students, business leaders and recruiters for three days of events, including a... Read more »

Yale School of Management Draws Together Top Business Leaders for Global Strategy Input

Led by Dean Edward Snyder, the Yale School of Management (SOM) is focused on developing and implementing a strategy that will help the school become the most distinctively global U.S. business school—one that educates its graduates to become truly effective global leaders. Earlier this week, Snyder hosted the first of... Read more »

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