Archive for May, 2012

MBA Charity Club

One of the really pleasing aspects of this year was the involvement of so many MBA colleagues in the work of the MBA Charity Club. [...]


Saying More with Less

by Stanford GSB on May 31, 2012

The new application season is right around the corner, for us and for many of you. If you’re eager to get started, take a look [...]


Google’s Eric Schmidt Delivers 2012 Commencement Address at Berkeley

by John Byrne on May 31, 2012

On Saturday, May 12, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt, a 1982 graduate of UC Berkeley, delivered the keynote speech at graduation ceremonies for the Class [...]


Yale, Tuck and Booth: The Next Leg of My Pre-MBA Research

by MBAover30 on May 31, 2012

So, now that the 2012-13 MBA application season has been kicked off, I’m taking the next step in finalizing the programs that I will apply [...]


Harvard MBA Named New BCG Chief

by John Byrne on May 31, 2012

The Boston Consulting Group announced a few days ago (May 19) that Richard I. Lesser, a Harvard MBA, has been elected its next President and [...]


Global Trip To Austria Exceeds Student Expectations

by McCombs School of Business on May 31, 2012

This is a guest post by Israel Contreras, a member of the Executive MBA at Mexico City class of 2012. Last month, Israel took part in [...]


What Are Your Chances Of Getting In

by John Byrne on May 31, 2012

Sanford Kreisberg is back to analyze some more profiles of actual MBA applicants.


Olympics “too expensive” for most of the world to stage

by London Business School on May 31, 2012

Sixty-seven percent of the audience at London Business School’s Global Leadership Summit on the business of sport believed the costs were too prohibitive for most [...]


Avoid Common Traps on the GMAT!

by Veritas Prep on May 31, 2012

Read this deep dive analysis on how you can avoid common mistakes on the GMAT.


The Modern GMAT’s Ancient Roots

by Economist GMAT Tutor on May 31, 2012

The Pythagorean theorem is one of the oldest math formulas, but it is still essential for mastering GMAT problems.


Guest Blog: Post-Tuck Perspectives – Suds T. T’10

by Tuck School of Business on May 30, 2012

There is no denying the fact that Tuck alumni are the best.  When I was going through the application process, alumni helped me learn more [...]


Top Feeder Companies To Stanford

by John Byrne on May 30, 2012

A mere half dozen of America’s most elite consulting and investment banking firms account for more than a third of the students in Stanford University’s [...]


“It’s Not You, It’s Me”: Letting Go of an MBA Safety School

by MBAover30 on May 30, 2012

The signs were always there; like knowing deep down that I haven’t really been that aroused by you, despite your attractive veneer; a bad first [...]


A Candid Look At HBS’ New Admit Changes

by John Byrne on May 30, 2012

Sandy Kreisberg analyzes the new HBS application process.