Industry News Articles

  • Nothing ‘Dirty’ About Professional Networking

    Nothing ‘Dirty’ About Professional Networking

    by on November 13th, 2014

    MBA programs place a major emphasis on networking skills with their students and graduates, but a new study written by professors at Harvard Business School, Rotman School of Management, and Kellogg School of Management … Read More

  • MBA Essay Do’s and Don’ts from Kenan-Flagler

    MBA Essay Do’s and Don’ts from Kenan-Flagler

    by on November 10th, 2014

    The admissions team at UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School recently provided a list of helpful do’s and dont’s for applicants working on their MBA admissions essay, and their advice holds no matter which … Read More

  • Admissions Updates from Michigan Ross

    Admissions Updates from Michigan Ross

    by on November 9th, 2014

    At the Michigan Ross School of Business, Director of MBA Admissions and Financial Aid Soojin Kwon recently posted some information on her blog that will be helpful for R1 as well as future applicants. Perhaps the biggest … Read More

  • Michigan Ross Admissions Director on Retaking GMAT

    Michigan Ross Admissions Director on Retaking GMAT

    by on November 7th, 2014

    First off, congratulations to all of the R1 applicants to Michigan Ross School of Business who received an invitation to interview! MBA admissions director Soojin Kwon discusses the subject of retaking the GMAT in a … Read More

  • Applications Rising for 2-Year MBA Programs

    Applications Rising for 2-Year MBA Programs

    by on November 5th, 2014

    For a third straight year, applications to full-time, two-year MBA programs showed marked growth, according to the 2014 Application Trends Survey, released by the Graduate Management Admission Council. By comparison, the … Read More

  • B-Schools Still Lukewarm on GMAT IR Section

    B-Schools Still Lukewarm on GMAT IR Section

    by on November 3rd, 2014

    According to Kaplan Test Prep’s 2014 survey of admissions officers at over 200 business schools across the United States, 60% say that an applicant’s score on the GMAT’s Integrated Reasoning section (launched in … Read More

  • Application Insights from UCLA Anderson

    Application Insights from UCLA Anderson

    by on November 1st, 2014

    Most MBA admissions teams stress that the application process is holistic, meaning they take into account all elements of the candidate’s application and don’t assign overwhelming weight to any one aspect. In … Read More

  • Applicants Overwhelming Favor GMAT Over GRE, Kaplan Survey Reveals

    Applicants Overwhelming Favor GMAT Over GRE, Kaplan Survey Reveals

    by on October 31st, 2014

    Acceptance of the GRE as an admissions alternative to the GMAT among U.S. business schools has reached critical mass, according to Kaplan Test Prep’s 2014 survey of business school admissions officers. According to the … Read More

  • Wharton School Round 1 Interview Update

    Wharton School Round 1 Interview Update

    by on October 29th, 2014

    The latest posting on the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School MBA admissions blog will bring some relief to nail-biting round 1 applications. The school has announced that invitations to interview will go out on … Read More

  • From the Farm to the Mobile App

    From the Farm to the Mobile App

    by on October 26th, 2014

    There is a secret in America. Specifically, in rural America. The secret is there is entrepreneurial life outside of Silicon Valley and Tech Alley. Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business is teaming up … Read More

  • Latest News from Top Business Schools

    Latest News from Top Business Schools

    by on October 16th, 2014

    Here are some of the latest headlines about what’s going on in top business schools today.From a possible major disruption in the business school education model to doctors in business school, there’s a lot to cover. … Read More

  • Paying It Forward for LGBT MBAs

    Paying It Forward for LGBT MBAs

    by on October 14th, 2014

    Three years ago, Drew Cekada walked into the annual Reaching Out MBA (ROMBA) conference in Boston on a whim. Cekada happened to be transitioning his career toward higher education consulting and wanted a degree to help … Read More

  • Harvard MBAs Create a Youthful OpEd Site

    Harvard MBAs Create a Youthful OpEd Site

    by on October 13th, 2014

    Four globally focused Harvard Business School students including a former White House national security director have launched an international news and opinion website aimed at young professionals. The group say they … Read More

  • IESE’s New Course in Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    IESE’s New Course in Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    by on October 7th, 2014

    Spain’s IESE Business School has introduced a new MBA course in “Social Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship” that explores the connection between social and financial objectives. A total of 72 MBA … Read More