Industry News Articles

  • Columbia Cuts Ribbon on New Startup Lab

    Columbia Cuts Ribbon on New Startup Lab

    by on July 18th, 2014

    On July 15, Columbia University officially opened the Columbia Startup Lab, a collaborative space in New York City’s SoHo neighborhood, with a press conference and evening gala. The lab provides subsidized workspaces … Read More

  • MBA Trends at Harvard Business School and Beyond

    MBA Trends at Harvard Business School and Beyond

    by on July 17th, 2014

    The shift to fewer and shorter MBA essays has taken hold across the elite business schools of the United States, and the Wall Street Journal published two interesting articles recently exploring the changes afoot at MBA … Read More

  • UCLA Anderson School Goes Private

    UCLA Anderson School Goes Private

    by on July 16th, 2014

    Following years of debate, the full-time MBA program at the UCLA Anderson School of Management will transition from state-supported to self-supporting status, Inside Higher Ed has reported. This change means the MBA … Read More

  • Why Millennials Go to Grad School

    Why Millennials Go to Grad School

    by on July 14th, 2014

    How do people decide whether they should go to graduate school? It’s possible to respond to that question with a bunch of vague answers, but there’s been little research on the subject—which is a bit strange, … Read More

  • Dipak Jain Becomes a Dean Again

    Dipak Jain Becomes a Dean Again

    by on July 12th, 2014

    On July 7 Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University in Thailand named the former dean of two of the world’s best business schools its director. Dipak C. Jain, who had been dean of … Read More

  • Duke Fuqua 2014–2015 Essay Topics

    Duke Fuqua 2014–2015 Essay Topics

    by on July 11th, 2014

    Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business has announced the essay questions for the 2014-2015 MBA admissions cycle. Required Short Answer Questions Instructions: Answer all 3 of the following questions. For each … Read More

  • Cornell Launches LinkedIn Application

    Cornell Launches LinkedIn Application

    by on July 10th, 2014

    Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management has launched a redesigned application for its Ithaca-based MBA programs. The revamped form gives applicants the option to share their LinkedIn profiles and … Read More

  • Thunderbird Finds a Partner in Nearby ASU

    Thunderbird Finds a Partner in Nearby ASU

    by on July 8th, 2014

    After an aborted attempt to merge with a for-profit education company, the financially-troubled Thunderbird School of Global Management has apparently found a new lifeline to secure its future. Arizona State University … Read More

  • When Translators Make Sense for Applicants

    When Translators Make Sense for Applicants

    by on July 6th, 2014

    As difficult as it can be for an English-speaking applicant to get into a highly selective business school, it’s even more of a challenge for someone who isn’t a native English speaker. From taking the GMAT exam to … Read More

  • Score Preview Added to GMAT

    Score Preview Added to GMAT

    by on July 5th, 2014

    Prospective business students taking the GMAT exam will now be able to preview their unofficial scores before deciding whether to report or cancel them, the Graduate Management Admission Council has announced. The score … Read More

  • A Summer Reading List for Entrepreneurs

    A Summer Reading List for Entrepreneurs

    by on July 4th, 2014

    Want to create a company but not sure where to begin? Here’s an idea: Crack these books at the beach or before that summer barbecue for a crash course in startups. Entrepreneurship professors Len Middleton and Peter … Read More

  • The Most LGBT Friendly B-Schools

    The Most LGBT Friendly B-Schools

    by on July 3rd, 2014

    Friendfactor, the LGBT rights organization for straight friends founded in 2009, has announced the results of its second MBA Ally Challenge, a friendly competition among business schools to build as many impactful ally … Read More

  • Jefferson Scholars Foundation at Darden Business School

    Jefferson Scholars Foundation at Darden Business School

    by on July 2nd, 2014

    The Jefferson Scholars Foundation, an independent merit-based scholarship and fellowship program at the University of Virginia invites applications to join a special competition for the Darden School of Business … Read More

  • When a Direct Supervisor Might Get Upset That You Might Be Leaving …

    When a Direct Supervisor Might Get Upset That You Might Be Leaving …

    by on June 26th, 2014

    Asking for recommendations can be a tough process, especially when it means that, if admitted, you would be leaving your place of work. There are many candidates who worry that they cannot inform their direct supervisor … Read More