Archives: December 2008

Harvard Business Schools Admissions Advice

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on December 19

We don't normally have a chance to present any advice from Harvard Business School admissions staff about getting into the MBA program since they've declined our invitations to take part...

Kellogg "Glitch" Results in 50 Disappointed Applicants

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on December 18

About 50 applicants to Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management must have thought they received an early Christmas present when they received an email recently informing them that they had...

Construction Delayed on Yale School of Management

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on December 17

Yale President Richard C. Levin announced yesterday that the much anticipated new campus for the Yale School of Management will be delayed "until funding is secured or market conditions improve."...

India's Elite Business Schools Face Faculty Crisis

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on December 12

U.S. business schools frequently complain about faculty shortages. With rising enrollments in MBA programs demand is higher than ever, but fewer business PhD grads are pursuing teaching careers. The result:...

CNBC Goes "Inside Harvard Business School"

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on December 11

For those of you who are considering Harvard Business School, a documentary by CNBC might be of interest. On Wednesday, Dec. 17, at 10 p.m.(ET)the network will broadcast a documentary...

MBA Drives a Cab

Posted by: Phil Mintz on December 10

Think times are tough? Check out this CNN report about a recent MBA who's driving a cab. He's got his his resume posted in the back seat. So while you're...

B-School Admissions Bubble?

Posted by: Phil Mintz on December 08

Are business school apps about to hit a wall? Through October of this year, GMAT test volume, which correlates closely to business school applications, is up more than 10%. That's...

Wharton Launches Green MBA Program

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on December 05

By Alysa Teichman The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania is the most recent business school to go green, joining more than 10 other U.S. schools including Brandeis that...

New MBA Ranking on the Block

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on December 03

A new ranking of Indian MBA programs has entered the fray. “The A of B” rankings, released last month on a television special, are a joint effort between, a...

Harvard Endowment Down $8 Billion

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on December 03

Looks like no one's immune from the downturn, not even Harvard. The Harvard Crimson and Associated Press are reporting that Harvard's endowment--the nation's biggest--has lost $8 billion in just four...

Chicago Announces Emerging Economies Scholarships

Posted by: Phil Mintz on December 02

By Alysa Teichman The University of Chicago Booth School of Business will begin offering four full-tuition scholarships each year to incoming students from Africa, South Asia, and other countries with...

LBS Hosting Admissions Chat

Posted by: Phil Mintz on December 02

London Business School is conducting an online admissions chat for prospective students on Dec. 8 from 18:00 GMT – 19.30 GMT. You can link to their MBA blog for details....

Russian B-School Begins Admissions

Posted by: Phil Mintz on December 01

By Alysa Teichman Russia's Skolkovo business school – a project being backed by some of the country's top businessmen – has begun taking applications for its first fulltime MBA class....


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