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Last Updated Jan 17, 2017 by

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Oxford’s Saïd Business School Joins Global Network for Advanced Management

In case you missed it, Oxford University’s Saïd Business School joined the Global Network for Advanced Management (GNAM) earlier this month. Calling itself “the leading network of top business schools committed to educating global leaders,” the GNAM was founded by Yale School of Management Dean Edward Snyder in 2012. It... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 17, 2017 by

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Employer MBA Hiring Projections Suggest It’s a Great Time to Go to Business School

If you’re growing weary of all the MBA data forms and essays and interviews and anxiety—keep your eyes on the prize! That light at the end of the tunnel? Well, a recent employer poll from the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) suggests it just keeps getting brighter. Each November, GMAC... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 16, 2017 by

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Babson College, Coca-Cola Partner to Unleash the Potential of Women Entrepreneurs

What does it take to unleash the power of women entrepreneurs? That’s exactly what Babson College set out to discover when it was chosen by the Coca-Cola Company to review the beverage giant’s 5by20 Initiative. Babson College is one of the top-ranked colleges in the world for entrepreneurship education, making it... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 13, 2017 by

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Fridays from the Frontline: Thai Adventure for MIT Sloan Student

Today’s Fridays from the Frontline comes to us from an Indian-born MIT Sloan School of Management MBA student currently in Thailand. Partha Sharma, now in his second year at Sloan, is taking part in the MIT Sloan Global Entrepreneurship Lab, or G-Lab, an experiential learning opportunity in which students spend... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 11, 2017 by

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Fuqua Professor Campbell Harvey on the “January Barometer” Myth

More than 40 years since its incarnation, the so-called “January Barometer”—a theory that the direction stocks take in January predicts how their entire year will play out—is still going strong in some camps. But it’s not without its vocal detractors. In a recent Wall Street Journal article entitled “Sorry, the ‘January Barometer’... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 11, 2017 by

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HBS Round 2 Deadline Has Passed—Now What?

First, a hearty congratulations to all of you who got your Round 2 applications into Harvard Business School by last week’s deadline. We know what you spent your winter holiday doing. According to Chad Losee, HBS managing director of admissions and financial aid, a conveniently timed snowstorm over the past weekend... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 11, 2017 by

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Discover How the Smith School Promotes Women in Business

What were more than 200 Girl Scouts doing at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business? They were attending Cookie College, of course! On December 10, 2016, more than 225 Brownies and Juniors from kindergarten to fifth grade headed to the Smith School of Business to learn... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 10, 2017 by

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MIT Sloan 2016 Employment Report Reveals Slightly Slipping Salaries

MIT Sloan School of Management late last week released its 2016 MBA Employment Report, revealing slightly slipping salaries year over year and slightly lower percentages of graduates heading into consulting and technology than in prior years. The pharmaceutical/healthcare industry drew the third largest percentage of graduates—5.8 percent—knocking investment banking out... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 9, 2017 by

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Oxford Saïd MBAs Beat 1,300 Applicants to Win Creative Shock 2016

Imagine joining a competition against 1,300 applicants and 182 teams, and then taking home first place. That’s exactly what happened during Creative Shock 2016; four MBA students from the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School took home the grand prize—€1,500 and airfare from Turkish Airlines. Creative Shock is an annual international social... Read more »

Last Updated Jan 9, 2017 by

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Foster School Professor Discusses Charitable Giving

There’s no doubt that the holiday season is one of the biggest times of the year for charitable giving. That’s why one University of Washington Foster School of Business professor, Ann Schlosser, decided to research why we give to charitable organizations and causes. According to Schlosser, people don’t give because... Read more »

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