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Last Updated Nov 17, 2017 by

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How Six Foster MBA Students Helped Amazon with Sustainability

The University of Washington’s Foster School of Business leads all other business schools in terms of the percentage of its class it sends into the technology industry. As highlighted in our recent “Best Business Schools to Jumpstart Your Career in Tech,” it sent an astounding 52 percent of the Class... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 16, 2017 by

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Beyond Business School: How a Chicago Booth MBA Helped Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Once a ferocious beast in the kingdom of tech with massive product launches and antitrust sagas, it could be argued that Microsoft has spent the first two decades of the 21st century in search of solid ground. The Steve Balmer era, which focused on “devices and services,” brought us the Xbox,... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 14, 2017 by

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Amazon Talks About Its Success and Recruiting at LBS

It’s not that surprising to hear about Seattle-based Amazon recruiting from top U.S. MBA programs such as the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, where it was the number-one recruiter in 2016, hiring 31 of the school’s MBA grads. What might be more surprising is the fact that Amazon... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 14, 2017 by

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Best Business Schools to Jumpstart Your Career in Tech—or Advance It

We’ve all heard about the time Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg—who holds an MBA from Harvard Business School—went on record in a Quora forum saying that while she got great value from her experience, MBAs aren’t necessary at Facebook she doesn’t think they are important for working in the tech industry.... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 7, 2017 by

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What’s Facebook Looking for in MBA Hires?

These days, it seems like everyone and their mother is on Facebook—no, really, your mom sent me a friend request last week. Your family vacation looked like a blast! As more and more people subscribe to the undisputed king of social media, Facebook seems to hire more and more MBAs... Read more »

Last Updated Nov 6, 2017 by

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Michigan Ross Launches New MBA Course for a “Real” Business Experience

This fall, the University of Michigan Ross School of Business has launched a new course for MBA and BBA students: “Living Business Leadership Experience Course.” The course idea was piloted as a Multidisciplinary Action Project (MAP) in the spring with the goal of giving students a chance to run an... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 24, 2017 by

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Top MBA Programs for Finance & Investment Banking

Though it has been almost a decade since the global financial crisis of 2008, investment banking and the financial services industry still aren’t the same. Overall, the percentage of MBAs interested in a career in finance is continuing to drop, especially as the products/services and tech industries lure more and... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 19, 2017 by

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Cambridge Judge MBA Alumna Shortlisted as “MBA Star”

The Women of the Future Awards were created to provide a platform to recognize remarkable women in business in the United Kingdom. For the 2017 awards, Harshitha Balini, a recent Cambridge Judge Business School graduate (MBA ’17), was shortlisted in the “MBA Star” category. The MBA Star category is open to... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 16, 2017 by

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Top 5 Reasons Diversity MBA Conferences Should Be on Your Recruiting Calendar

More than 10,000 MBA students, business school representatives, recruiters, and business executives filled the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia late last month for one of the largest career conferences serving minority professionals. The conference has been around since 1970, but for the first time this year the National Black MBA... Read more »

Last Updated Oct 10, 2017 by

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Social Impact MBAs: Programs That Help Students Make a Difference in the World

For years, social impact has been a growing area of emphasis at business schools. Increasingly, MBA students are stating that a well-paying career isn’t enough: They also want to make a difference. As Sherryl Kuhlman, the managing director of the Social Impact Initiative at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School,... Read more »

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