Archives: November 2008

Sell Now: Harvard MBAs Are Flocking to Wall Street

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on November 26

Back on Sept. 19, I blogged about "Harvard's Crystal Ball"--an index created by consultant Ray Soifer that uses the percentage of Harvard MBAs entering "market-sensitive" jobs to determine the future...

In Case of Rescinded Offer...

Posted by: Phil Mintz on November 18

What do you do if a company reneges on a job offer? So far, we haven't heard of many going companies -- as opposed to the Bear Stearns and Lehmans...

Business School Identity Crisis

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on November 13

Okay, I think I figured this out...the University of Chicago got $300 million from an alumni (named Booth) and changed it's official name to the University of Chicago Booth School...

Higher Salaries for 2008 MBA Graduates

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on November 13

Our research for BusinessWeek's 2008 ranking of full-time MBA programs (which will be released at 5 p.m. today) turned up a really interesting fact. While there were many predictions of...

Indiana's Kelley School Gets Gift for Minority Scholarships

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on November 12

By Dan Macsai A $15 million gift to Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business by alum William R. Fry will spawn a new scholarship program for underrepresented minorities, the school...

The Financial Crisis Hits Harvard

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on November 11

by Dan Macsai The credit crunch has hit Harvard University, its president, Drew Gilpin Faust, said yesterday. In an e-mail to faculty, staff and students, she suggested its $36.9 billion...

Chicago Gets Naming Gift, Becomes Booth School

Posted by: Phil Mintz on November 06

The University of Chicago's business school -- one of the top-ranked schools in the country -- has received a large naming gift from alumnus David Booth and renamed itself...

MBA Admissions and the Economy

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on November 06

I came across this really interesting chart on the GMAC web site today that compares GMAT exams taken with annual net change in U.S. employment. With all the world wondering...

GRE versus GMAT Comparison

Posted by: Phil Mintz on November 03

Have you taken the GRE and are wondering how you'd do on the GMAT? The Educational Testing Service, which owns the GRE, has created an online calculator that it says...

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