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  • On Nov. 24, 2014, Sony Pictures learned that sensitive corporate email accounts — at the very least — had been hacked. Suspicion leaned to North Korea, which months earlier had threatened the movie studio with action if it planned to release The Interview, a political satire that centers around a CIA plot to assassinate Kim Jong-un.

    As ... Read More

  • One of the most frequently asked questions we get from our international applicants is around language proficiency tests. Here are some general guidelines to follow about our requirements and what you may need to submit as part of your supplementary documentation:

    1) If you have studied at a University in a country where English is not the primary ... Read More

  • At ASU’s W. P. Carey School of Business, we understand that the return on your investment in a degree can’t be measured on a spreadsheet alone. It’s in the way your career progresses, the way you’re prepared for the challenges ahead, and even in the example you set for your family.

    Find out more about how our alumni ... Read More

  • Rotman has always had a strong presence in the non-profit sector but this year we’ve taken things up to an exciting new level with the introduction of the “Rotman Onboard” Fellows Program.

    This program is offered to our second-year students and matches them with a Toronto-based non-profit (or charity) board for a six month fellowship. In this ... Read More

  • Though Dell may be best known for its consumer technology products, the company has evolved into a preferred end-to-end solutions provider for enterprises around the world. While many are familiar with the direct procurement process that ensures the right components are available to build its computers, an equally powerful global team led by Jana Kennedy ... Read More

  • Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful for all the blessings you have received. It is a holiday to celebrate with friends and family. Being an international student at the W. P. Carey School has its own perks. W. P. Carey gives you an opportunity to celebrate and immerse yourself in the various traditional holidays. Recently I had ... Read More

  • Every year, an off-campus trip provides students in the W. P. Carey Master of Science in Global Logistics (MS‑GL) program with an exclusive look at global logistics infrastructure. It’s an invaluable opportunity for students to explore their field — in the field — while adding real-world context to concepts learned ... Read More

  • One of the reasons I chose to come to the W. P. Carey School of Business to get my MBA is the proximity to the Phoenix metropolitan area. The local economy is booming and W. P. Carey has close ties to many local, national and international businesses that have locations in Phoenix.

    Recently, I was part of a contingent of W. P. Carey ... Read More

  • After a grueling first quarter, a group of 15 supply chain students from the W. P. Carey Full‑time MBA visited three companies in the Portland area — Daimler, Nike, and Columbia Sportswear. Because we have such a strong network of alumni, the Supply Chain Club was able to set up a day at each company through a recent W. P. Carey ... Read More

  • It seems like we just started our recruitment season for the fall 2015 intake but our Round 1 deadline crept up on us last week.  If you are among the many strong students who applied for this Round, congratulations!  You will have your decision from our Admissions Committee before the end of this year.  However, if you are one of the students who ... Read More

  • Kim Taylor is proud to be a Sun Devil. It took him a little while to earn his bachelor’s degree (about a quarter century), but after finally graduating in 2008, Taylor — president and CEO of Ipro Tech, a litigation management technologies firm — didn’t wait very long to return to ASU.

    He joined the W. P. Carey Executive ... Read More

  • Connections are incredibly valuable to have in the business world. But in the real world, the valuable ones are an incredibly rare find. That’s why fostering connections is a core part of the W. P. Carey Executive MBA program, understanding that no number of sporadic connections can match the value of even a single cohort relationship that’s ... Read More

  • I love the fall for a number of reasons – cooler temperatures, the leaves changing colours, hot chocolate – but the most important reason is because I get to travel around the world, attend some pretty amazing events (QS and The MBA Tour host lots of fairs, panels, and presentations), and meet incredibly talented candidates, like yourself, ... Read More

  • Business schools love to talk about how diverse their class is but we thought rather than just saying “Rotman has a diverse class!” we’d use our latest blog post to talk to the many of the really exciting things happening on and off-campus for students from all walks of life.

    For whoever you are or where you are from, we have a club for you:

    Association ... Read More

  • It’s that time of year! The leaves are turning, the mercury is dropping, and the U of T campus is buzzing once again.  It’s fall, which means our annual Rotman Open House is just around the corner!

    On Saturday, October 18th, Rotman opens its doors for the biggest and most exciting school-wide event of the year. A captivating exhibit of all Rotman ... Read More

  • MBA essays are designed to allow prospective students to express themselves in formal prose. In doing so, applicants convey to the Admissions committee why they should be considered for the program not only through the content of the essays, but the style and tone in which they are written. It goes without saying that the grammar, spelling, and punctuation ... Read More

  • Please click here to visit this blog on the new Michigan Ross website for the most recent updates from Soojin. Next to our admitted student weekend, my favorite day of the year has to be the first day of orientation. That’s when we finally get to see the whole class: 450 students embarking on their Ross MBA journey together. I could easily have mistaken ... Read More

  • And we’re off! Our 2015 application cycle is up and running and we are excited to start reviewing applications for the September 2015 start (or the Class of 2017).  Our events listing is continuously updated with all of the admissions activities planned for the year. Check it out as our team will likely be in your city this fall!

    http://www.rotman.utoronto.ca/Degrees/MastersPrograms/MBAPrograms/FullTimeMBA/GettingIn/AdmissionsEvents.aspx

    Similar ... Read More

  • Please click here to visit this blog on the new Michigan Ross website for the most recent updates from Soojin. It’s mid-July and there’s so much I’m excited about. I’ll share my Top 4 right now: Our Fall 2015 application is live! Three things you should do now: study for the GMAT, if you haven’t already taken it. Think about topics for your ... Read More

  • The final six weeks of the first year of the Rotman curriculum is what we call the “Capstone Term.” In this term, firms come to Rotman and present our students with a real business challenge they are facing today. For the Capstone Course in this term, our students are then tasked with coming up with solutions and presenting them to the firms facing ... Read More

  • Please click here to visit this blog on the new Michigan Ross website for the most recent updates from Soojin. Some lovely ladies of Ross at the annual Forte conference in Los Angeles. How is it July already? The summer is going by too fast and, while I am excited to begin a new season of recruiting, I have hardly recovered from the whirlwind of the ... Read More

  • Tomorrow marks the opening of the 2014 FIFA World Cup and while 32 teams play for world soccer (football ) supremacy, something very similar is happening right here at Rotman- 350 students working towards their Rotman MBA!  Here’s why:

    Multiculturalism

    The world cup features 32 countries participating. The Rotman student body features 31.

    Global ... Read More

  • Please click here to visit this blog on the new Michigan Ross website for the most recent updates from Soojin. People often think that admissions staff get summers off. Not so. We’re continuing to manage fall enrollment and we’re gearing up for the next admissions cycle. One piece of that is updating our essay questions and recommendation letter ... Read More

  • When deciding where to do your MBA, one of the biggest factors is “location:” where, geographically speaking, is your MBA campus located?

    For those that might be a bit unfamiliar with Toronto, Toronto is Canada’s business and financial capital. As North America’s fourth largest city, it is quite big. However, a vast majority of Toronto’s ... Read More

  • It’s hard to believe that my first year in the W. P. Carey Full-time MBA program is already complete. It seems like yesterday that my wife and I were packing up the U-Haul truck — with the help of family and friends — and preparing for the big move to Arizona. Life is moving pretty quickly these days, but I’ve tried to stop and look ... Read More

  • The W. P. Carey School of Business delivers the nation’s No. 1 online graduate business program for veterans, according to rankings issued by U.S. News & World Report this week.

    The second annual Best Online Programs for Veterans rankings featured two top-ranked graduate programs from Arizona State University: the W. P. Carey School of Business ... Read More

  • As the fourth quarter comes to a close each year, the W. P. Carey family sure knows how to celebrate. An annual tradition called Confluence unites the entire Full-time MBA community for an evening of song, dance, and artistry that leaves you truly amazed at the all-around caliber of your classmates. The event also showcases the cultural richness represented ... Read More

  • We’ve made it through another Admissions season and what a roller coaster it has been. We’re always excited to welcome our incoming class, but we have particularly high expectations for the Class of 2016. They are the most dedicated group we’ve seen, traveling to admissions events and visiting campus multiple times, many braving snowstorms on ... Read More