Industry News Articles

  • 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

  • Steve Ballmer to Teach at Stanford and USC

    Steve Ballmer to Teach at Stanford and USC

    by on August 23rd, 2014

    It’s been a bittersweet month for former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. Fresh off his $2 billion dollar purchase of the Los Angeles Clippers, Ballmer resigned from Microsoft’s Board of Directors on August 19th after 34 … Read More

  • Interview with Michelle Mumford, Assistant Dean of Admissions at BYU Law School

    Interview with Michelle Mumford, Assistant Dean of Admissions at BYU Law School

    by on August 21st, 2014

    AA: Dean Mumford, thank you so much for your time in giving this interview. First, can you tell us what sets BYU law school apart from other law schools? MM: BYU Law School is definitely unique for a variety of reasons. … Read More

  • B-Schools Miss the Mark on Entrepreneurship, Again

    B-Schools Miss the Mark on Entrepreneurship, Again

    by on August 12th, 2014

    Steve Blank has a big idea. In fact, he’s had quite a few. Enough of them that Silicon Valley, arguably the most big-idea-saturated place in the world (nearly everyone—from baristas to venture capitalists has one) … Read More

  • Emory Business School 2014-2015 Deadlines

    Emory Business School 2014-2015 Deadlines

    by on August 10th, 2014

    Emory’s Goitzueta Business School has posted the deadlines for the upcoming MBA admissions cycle. Round 1 Deadline: October 1, 2014 Decision: December 4, 2014 Round 2 Deadline: November 14, 2014 Decision: January … Read More

  • Harvard’s New Social Enterprise Director

    Harvard’s New Social Enterprise Director

    by on August 8th, 2014

    The more cynical, MBA bashers would scratch their heads at one of the latest announcements by the Harvard Business School: the appointment of a new director of the school’s Social Enterprise Initiative (SEI). Social … Read More

  • CMU Tepper 2014-2015 Deadlines and Essays

    CMU Tepper 2014-2015 Deadlines and Essays

    by on August 4th, 2014

    Carnegie Mellon’s Tepper School of Business has posted the following deadlines and essay questions for the upcoming MBA admissions season. Deadlines Round 1 Deadline: October 5, 2014 Decision: December 15, 2014 … Read More

  • INSEAD Essays for September 2015 Intake

    INSEAD Essays for September 2015 Intake

    by on August 2nd, 2014

    For the September 2015 intake, INSEAD asks applicants to answer the following job description and motivation essays. Job Description Essays Essay 1 Briefly summarise your current (or most recent) job, including the … Read More

  • B-School Researchers Find Link Between Reflection and Learning

    B-School Researchers Find Link Between Reflection and Learning

    by on August 1st, 2014

    Researchers from Harvard Business School, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, and HEC Paris have found that developing a daily writing habit of just 15 minutes a day could pay off in spades when it comes to improving job … Read More