MBA News Articles

  • Highly Rated Haas Lecturer Quits

    Highly Rated Haas Lecturer Quits

    by on September 16th, 2014

    One of the highest-rated faculty members at U.C. Berkeley’s Haas School of Business has quit, reportedly over an administrative “mess.” Reza Moazzami, formerly a lecturer teaching classes related to IT and … Read More

  • What Bank of America Seeks in MBA Hires

    What Bank of America Seeks in MBA Hires

    by on September 15th, 2014

    “It was the best of times. It was the worst of times.” That line from Charles Dickens could easily describe banking in recent years. To pessimists, belt tightening and slim margins are the new normal. “Caution” … Read More

  • U.S. News’ Big Rankings Goof

    U.S. News’ Big Rankings Goof

    by on September 14th, 2014

    Oops. U.S. News & World Report, which published its new undergraduate rankings yesterday, admitted it goofed in publishing incorrect rankings in a trio of key business specialties: accounting, entrepreneurship, and … Read More

  • Stanford ‘MBA’ Gets Nine Years in Jail

    Stanford ‘MBA’ Gets Nine Years in Jail

    by on September 13th, 2014

    Mathew Martoma, who was accepted and who graduated from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business in 2003, was sentenced to nine years in prison on Sept. 8 for his involvement in one of the largest … Read More

  • D-Day at Harvard Business School

    D-Day at Harvard Business School

    by on September 12th, 2014

    As if by wizardry, the deadline for early bird MBA applicants at Harvard Business School is here. It’s the earliest round one deadline at HBS ever and from all indications, this round will be a big one. It also opens … Read More

  • More Parents Paying for Their Kids’ MBAs

    More Parents Paying for Their Kids’ MBAs

    by on September 11th, 2014

    Remember being an undergrad? Back then, your parents were your guardian angels. They’d cover your textbook and insurance tabs. Chances are, they even donated the family beater for you to drive. If they lived close … Read More

  • Meet the Georgetown MBA Class of 2016

    Meet the Georgetown MBA Class of 2016

    by on September 10th, 2014

    What do you get when you combine a race car driver, a former Saturday Night Live intern and an Olympic weightlifting coach? The potential cast of a daytime sitcom and a portion of this year’s incoming class of MBA … Read More

  • How B-Schools Game the Rankings

    How B-Schools Game the Rankings

    by on September 9th, 2014

    This is an open letter to U.S. News editors from an admissions director of a prominent business school to improve the MBA world just a little bit by changing the wording on the U.S. News survey to be more exact, thus … Read More

  • B-Schools Turn Up the Video Marketing

    B-Schools Turn Up the Video Marketing

    by on September 8th, 2014

    Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business raised the marketing stakes for elite business schools, releasing a slick video to promote its prestigious full-time MBA program. Tuck, of course, is not the first school to … Read More

  • Will an MBA Teach You to Become an Entrepreneur?

    Will an MBA Teach You to Become an Entrepreneur?

    by on September 7th, 2014

    Submitted by Maryke Luijendijk-Steenkamp, director of MBA Marketing & Admissions, Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University. Entrepreneurship is all the rage in global business nowadays. A question that … Read More

  • The Best B-Schools for Career and Personal Growth

    The Best B-Schools for Career and Personal Growth

    by on September 6th, 2014

    Stop me if you’ve heard this one. Business school is a place to hide out. After getting beaten down in the real world, MBA students—like hippies before them—are just looking to “find themselves.” Back on … Read More

  • What Employers Really Think About Online MBAs

    What Employers Really Think About Online MBAs

    by on September 5th, 2014

    The value of an online MBA for students is clear If you are looking to advance your career but don’t have the time or money for classroom study, then an online MBA might be the right choice. There’s increasing … Read More

  • Harvard’s Poignant Ice Bucket Challenge

    Harvard’s Poignant Ice Bucket Challenge

    by on September 4th, 2014

    On Aug. 29, Harvard Business School’s Class of 2016 yesterday finally got on campus to do what just about every other top business school has already done: The ALS ice bucket challenge. While HBS’ version of the … Read More

  • Average GMAT Scores for the Top 30 MBA Programs

    Average GMAT Scores for the Top 30 MBA Programs

    by on September 3rd, 2014

    There are a number of factors by which you can rank MBA programs: Average starting salary after graduation, acceptance rate, student satisfaction, and academic reputation among peer schools are all measures that … Read More