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Last Updated Jun 1, 2020 by

Michigan Ross Launches New Internship Program & More amid COVID-19 Pandemic

During business school, a summer internship offers invaluable real-world experience, illuminates lessons learned in the classroom and provides a foot in the door at target post-MBA firms.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the availability of internships typically offered to MBA students has taken a hit.  In response to these trying... Read more »

Last Updated May 29, 2020 by

Top 6 Tips for Deferred Enrollment MBA Applicants

Undergraduate seniors and full-time graduate students without work experience can take advantage of the deferred enrollment option offered by several MBA programs.  Deferred enrollment means that you can apply to business school now, secure your acceptance and then matriculate in two to five years when the time is right for... Read more »

Last Updated May 28, 2020 by

Why Now is a Great Time to Apply to Business School

Through the toughest of times, business education can provide answers and solutions that not only heal economies, but uplift societies.  The skills offered through an MBA—from finance and analytics, to leadership, management and more—can also empower you to be nimble in times of uncertainty, and prepare you for any business... Read more »

Last Updated May 14, 2020 by

MBA Students Host Virtual Game Show to Raise Funds for Doctors Without Borders

Let’s get ready to… fundraaaaaaaise!  The MBA Battle Royale, a virtual game show featuring students from leading business schools, will raise funds for Doctors Without Borders this Saturday, May 16th at 8 p.m. EST.  Tickets are on sale now for $12, $25, $50 or however much more you’d like to... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 30, 2020 by

Forté Foundation Annual Impact Report – Diversity & Women in Business

The Forté Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering women in business, and, according to their Annual Impact Report of 2019, they’ve excelled in their mission. The business landscape for women is one of underrepresentation. When it comes to S&P 500 companies, less than six percent of CEOs and... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 27, 2020 by

Admitted HBS MBA Students Can Now Defer Due to COVID-19

The crisp campus air, the collegiate atmosphere, a new city and surroundings, study groups, house parties, club meetings, new networks—the list of exciting and educational business school experiences goes on and on.  Sadly, the COVID-19 pandemic threatens to hamper plans for on-campus matriculation in the fall of 2020 due to... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 23, 2020 by

Stride Funding and a Better Way to Finance Your MBA

Sponsored Content Whether you are currently celebrating acceptance letters or just starting to consider business school, you will need to plan for covering the cost of your MBA. Tuition for full-time MBA programs at top business schools can range from $60,000 to over $80,000 a year. For instance, tuition alone... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 15, 2020 by

Fundraising by Wharton EMBAs Supports Frontlines of COVID-19 Response

A team of 10 Executive MBA students from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania have banded together to deliver personal protective equipment (PPE) to those on the frontlines of the COVID-19 battle.  The team leverages expertise and their network to be an end-to-end trusted supply chain, with great... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 15, 2020 by

The Chicago Booth Experience During COVID-19

One of many hallmarks of the Chicago Booth MBA is flexibility.  While this has mainly referred to the curriculum and course scheduling (e.g. MBA students only have one required course, and can tailor the rest of their studies), it’s been put to the test during the COVID-19 pandemic.  As we... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 13, 2020 by

The Northwestern Kellogg Experience During COVID-19

“Teamwork” and “Kellogg MBA” are practically synonymous.  So it’s hard to imagine what happens when student teammates can no longer convene on Northwestern University’s campus.  But such is the tough reality of social distancing and quarantining efforts amidst the threat of COVID-19.  Of course, business leaders are creative and adaptive,... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 10, 2020 by

The Yale SOM Experience During COVID-19

While the novel coronavirus disease COVID-19 has disrupted admissions for this year’s MBA applicants, current students are also facing some shake-ups in their graduate management education.  To see how student life has changed, we have been catching up with MBA candidates across top programs.  To kick off this series, we... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 23, 2020 by

ETS Unveils GRE at Home – Test Temporarily Available Online

Test Offered Online In Wake of COVID-19 Test Center Closings As of March 23rd, the GRE exam will be available to take from the comfort of your home.  In light of public health concerns, ETS has made the exam available online in some markets. Those markets are as follows: United... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 19, 2020 by

HBS Extends 2+2 MBA Application Deadline

Harvard Business School announced an extension to the MBA application deadline for their 2+2 program, which is a deferred admissions option for college seniors and graduate students.  Due to the impact of protocols to prevent the spread of COVID-19, including campus closures and testing suspension, HBS has changed the deadline... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 17, 2020 by

U.S. News 2021 Business School Rankings Insights: HBS Sinks While Others Float On

The U.S. News & World Report Best Business Schools rankings are out and there are a few surprises, especially within the top 10.  For those of you who have yet to see our announcement of the ranking, the top 25 schools in this year’s edition (with last year’s rankings included for... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 17, 2020 by

Stanford & Wharton Share the Throne of Best Business School in U.S. News 2021 Rankings

While Wharton held the #1 spot of the Best Business Schools list from U.S. News & World Report last year, it is now joined by Stanford GSB at the top of the 2021 rankings. Northwestern Kellogg shot up three spaces to join Chicago Booth at #3.  Then, MIT Sloan rounds... Read more »

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