Industry News Articles

  • Enrollment Flags for Women Pursuing the MBA

    Enrollment Flags for Women Pursuing the MBA

    by on September 30th, 2014

    As more and more business schools publish their MBA class profiles for the incoming class, it has become clear that despite all the discussion of women and MBAs of 2013, female enrollment numbers overall have stagnated. … Read More

  • 2014 Best Business Schools for Hispanics

    2014 Best Business Schools for Hispanics

    by on September 26th, 2014

    HispanicBusiness recently announced the 2014 ranking of the best business schools for diversity practices. The rankings look at Hispanic graduate enrollment, full-time Hispanic faculty in the MBA programs, and the … Read More

  • HBS Admissions Director Talks GMAT/GRE Scores

    HBS Admissions Director Talks GMAT/GRE Scores

    by on September 24th, 2014

    Although most of the elite MBA programs now accept either the GMAT or GRE as part of the admissions process, many applicants wonder if business schools really consider the exams equally. In an attempt to clarify the … Read More

  • Tuck School Creates New Global Insight Requirement

    Tuck School Creates New Global Insight Requirement

    by on September 23rd, 2014

    Beginning in fall 2015, students at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth will be required to complete an immersive global experience as part of their MBA education, the school announced recently. The new Tuck Global … Read More

  • Recruiters Seek Specialist MBAs with Soft Skills

    Recruiters Seek Specialist MBAs with Soft Skills

    by on September 22nd, 2014

    At the Association of MBAs (AMBA) annual Employers Forum in August, two topics dominated the event: the need for MBAs with well-developed ‘soft’ skills, and the increased demand for graduate hires with … Read More

  • B-Schools Respond to Market Demands

    B-Schools Respond to Market Demands

    by on September 20th, 2014

    Technology and entrepreneurship are changing the face of management education, a story in the Chicago Tribune reports. Economic and social challenges require creative solutions, and business schools have found themselves … Read More

  • HBS Lays Out Next Steps for R1 Applicants

    HBS Lays Out Next Steps for R1 Applicants

    by on September 18th, 2014

    In her recent blog update, Harvard Business School‘s director of admissions and financial aid Dee Leopold explained exactly what MBA hopefuls who submitted their applications last week for Round 1 can expect over … Read More

  • UT McCombs Offers MBA Essay Advice

    UT McCombs Offers MBA Essay Advice

    by on September 8th, 2014

    Like many schools, UT McCombs School of Business has updated and streamlined the MBA application essays for the upcoming admissions season. Associate director of admissions Brodie Reynolds took to the Texas MBA Insider … Read More

  • MBA Essay Tips from Johnson’s Admissions Director

    MBA Essay Tips from Johnson’s Admissions Director

    by on September 5th, 2014

    Following recent application and essay innovations at Cornell’s Johnson School, interim MBA admissions director Ann W. Richards shared tips on how to approach the new, streamlined essay section. This year, … Read More

  • Admissions Updates from Michigan Ross

    Admissions Updates from Michigan Ross

    by on September 4th, 2014

    The University of Michigan Ross School of Business recently shared some news for prospective applicants on Director Soojin Kwon‘s revamped admissions blog. The admissions team is wrapping up a whirlwind recruiting … Read More

  • Register for HBS Class Visits Now

    Register for HBS Class Visits Now

    by on September 1st, 2014

    Harvard Business School has announced that registration for class visits is now open. In her recent blog post, Director of Admissions and Financial Aid Dee Leopold notes that the first day to visit a class is September … Read More

  • MOOCs and the Future of Management Education

    MOOCs and the Future of Management Education

    by on August 30th, 2014

    The growing number of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) offered at the top business schools is something of a hot button topic these days. Harvard Business School joined the fray this past spring, but rather than using … Read More

  • 3 Job Search Strategies If You Have Limited Time

    3 Job Search Strategies If You Have Limited Time

    by on August 28th, 2014

    We all know that job searching can eat up a lot of time. First, you have to find a job to apply to. Then, you have to complete those awful applications that make you include so much information that no one even cares … Read More

  • Essential Business MOOCs for September

    Essential Business MOOCs for September

    by on August 27th, 2014

    Welcome back! In May, we couldn’t leave school fast enough. Fresh off our capstones and exams, we raced to our jobs or internships. All summer, we got schooled in a different way. The best ideas weren’t always … Read More