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Last Updated Apr 17, 2014 by

Deans of Leading Business Schools Descend on the White House

The deans of more than a dozen leading business schools took leave from their campuses yesterday to head to the White House, where they met with senior advisors preparing for the White House Summit on Working Families. The White House is seeking input from a range of stakeholders to identify... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 16, 2014 by

Stanford Tops Forbes Rankings of Most Satisfied MBA Graduates

When it comes to the satisfaction of its MBA alumni, Stanford Graduate School of Business bests all other business schools, according to Forbes most recent biennial ranking. Forbes evaluated responses from 4,600 graduates from the Class of 2008 to arrive at its top 10 list, polling them on salary and... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 15, 2014 by

Alumna, Faculty Member Jointly Donate $1 Million for New Tepper School of Business Facility

A Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) alumna and her husband, a current member of the Tepper School of Business faculty, have given a $1 million gift to support construction of a new home for the business school as part of the newly established David A. Tepper Quadrangle, the school announced last... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 14, 2014 by

MIT Sloan MBAs Scope Out Leading Seattle Firms as Part of Annual Tech Trek

After returning from a recent MIT Sloan Tech Trek to Seattle, a first-year MBA student shared highlights in a recent article on GeekWire. Jarek Langer (MBA ‘15), vice president of treks for the Technology Club at Sloan, detailed his recent trek, which included visits to Amazon, Microsoft and Groupon. Though... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 7, 2014 by

UNC Kenan-Flagler School of Business Teaches the Languages of Global Business

Do you know about the Working Languages program at UNC Kenan-Flagler School of Business? It’s a series of courses designed to help business students develop communication skills in foreign languages that will allow them to thrive in today’s increasingly international business environment. So far, nearly 400 students have taken part,... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 4, 2014 by

MBA vs. MSx at Stanford Graduate School of Business?

You know about the two-year, full-time MBA program at Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB). But did you know the school also offer a second masters degree focused on general management? Stanford’s MSx Program offers a Master of Science in Management degree, a one-year, full-time program geared toward experienced professionals... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 3, 2014 by

Choosy MBA Students at Top Schools Reject Job Offers, Hold Out for Dream Jobs

Some students at top MBA programs are rejecting employment offers and choosing to graduate without a job in hand, holding out for positions at technology firms and startups, which hire later than more traditional finance and consulting companies, according to a Wall Street Journal report yesterday. “I’m not nervous,” Ellen... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 2, 2014 by

April Campus Visit Dates Available at Yale School of Management

Yale School of Management (SOM) welcomes prospective applicants to come visit its New Haven campus this spring as part of its Campus Visit Program, according to a recent Admissions Corner blog post by Associate Director Kristen Shockley. “Our globe-trotting students have just returned to campus from their International Experience trips and Global... Read more »

Last Updated Apr 1, 2014 by

Columbia Business School Students to Volunteer as Part of Inaugural Day of Impact

Hundreds of MBA students, faculty and staff at Columbia Business School (CBS) will fan out into the communities surrounding the school this Friday for an inaugural student-led volunteering initiative called Day of Impact. As part of the day-long event, members of the CBS community will give back to their larger... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 31, 2014 by

NYU Stern School of Business Appoints Alumnus as New Dean of MBA Students

Conor Grennan, an alumnus of New York University’s Stern School of Business, will become the school’s dean of students for the MBA program effective tomorrow, the school announced today. In his new role, Grennan will serve as a liaison between the Stern’s administration and its more than 2,500 full-time and... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 28, 2014 by

UC Berkeley Draws Record Number of Entrants to Startup Competition

More than 200 teams from UC Berkeley and UCSF have entered this year’s startup competition, including 18-Haas affiliated teams, competing for $60,000 in prizes. The contest, previously known as Bplan, sports a new name this year, LAUNCH, which is intended to reflect the continued move away from long-form business plans... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 27, 2014 by

Columbia Business School to Host Annual Odyssey Global MBA Competition

Columbia Business School (CBS) is preparing to welcome top MBA students from around the world beginning tomorrow as part of the sixth annual Odyssey Global MBA Competition and Symposium. The two-day, student-organized event will feature a three-part management competition in which students from leading global business schools will compete in... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 26, 2014 by

Long-Standing Tuck School of Business Dean to Step Down Next Year

Paul Danos, who has led Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business for the past 19 years, will not seek reappointment for a sixth term and will instead step down in June 2015 when his current term ends, the school announced this week. Danos, Tuck’s ninth dean, has served for longer than... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 25, 2014 by

Clear Admit Bullish on New Wharton Dean

As we reported last week, Geoffrey Garrett has been named to replace outgoing Dean Tom Robertson and will take the helm on July 1st. So what’s Clear Admit’s take on this new dean? We welcome what we believe to be a strong candidate and wish him well in his new... Read more »

Last Updated Mar 24, 2014 by

Fewer Grads from European MBA Programs Are Heading Into Finance

Far fewer MBA students from Europe’s top business schools are choosing careers in finance than they have in the past, opting instead for jobs at Facebook, Amazon and other tech firms, according to a recent report in the Financial News. London Business School (LBS), Cambridge’s Judge Business School, Oxford’s Saïd... Read more »

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