Archives: May 2009

A Social Networking Newbie Finds His Way

Posted by: Francesca Di Meglio on May 27

With the economy in turmoil, many MBA graduates are finding the job search tough going. To give readers some insight into the strategies they're pursuing and the difficulties they...

Stanford Business School Gets New Dean

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on May 26

This just in...A few minutes ago, the Stanford Graduate School of Business named a new dean: Garth Saloner. Saloner, who heads up Stanford's Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and was the...

MBA Applications: Is the Party Over?

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on May 26

By Anne Vander Mey For the last few years, the world couldn’t get enough of the MBA. Since 2005, the number of times the GMAT was administered has increased by...

The Importance of a Clear Conscience

Posted by: Francesca Di Meglio on May 20

With the economy in turmoil, many MBA graduates are finding the job search tough going. To give readers some insight into the strategies they're pursuing and the difficulties they...

No GMAT? No Problem, Harvard Says

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on May 19

Harvard Business School (Harvard Full-Time MBA Profile) announced today that it will no longer require MBA applicants to submit GMAT scores. Starting with the applications for admission to the Class...

Waitlist Strategies for the Etiquette Impaired

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on May 18

By Anne VanderMey It’s too early to say whether it will be a good or a bad year for waitlisted MBA applicants, though it’s probably safe to conclude that it...

Showing Confidence at the Interview

Posted by: Francesca Di Meglio on May 15

With the economy in turmoil, many MBA graduates are finding the job search tough going. To give readers some insight into the strategies they're pursuing and the difficulties they...

MBA Commencement: Unsolicited Advice

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on May 15

It's the season of commencement, a time of endings and beginnings, and a lot of really smart people are putting a lot of thought into telling new MBA graduates what...

Internships Hit the Auction Block: Going once, going twice, sold!

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on May 14

Okay, so this really has absolutely nothing to do with b-school, but it got us thinking. Across this great land, college students--even MBAs!--are facing the prospect of spending a summer...

The Importance of Negotiating Salary

Posted by: Francesca Di Meglio on May 12

With the economy in turmoil, many MBA graduates are finding the job search tough going. To give readers some insight into the strategies they're pursuing and the difficulties they...

MBA Job Offers, Salary Expectations Down

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on May 11

Fewer job offers, lower salaries, and reduced expectations all around--that's the upshot of the latest GMAC surveys of graduating business school students and corporate recruiters. So without further adieu: ■...

My Glass Is Half Full

Posted by: Francesca Di Meglio on May 07

With the economy in turmoil, many MBA graduates are finding the job search tough going. To give readers some insight into the strategies they're pursuing and the difficulties they...

The Nightmare Job Market for Undergrads

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on May 07

by Mandy Oaklander If you thought the biggest source of collegiate stress was deciding which fraternity or sorority to join, welcome to a college student’s worst nightmare—the job market of...

Love Conquers Job Hunt Blues

Posted by: Francesca Di Meglio on May 06

With the economy in turmoil, many MBA graduates are finding the job search tough going. To give readers some insight into the strategies they're pursuing and the difficulties they...

Amazon Chooses Darden as First Business School to Use the Kindle

Posted by: Alison Damast on May 06

You might have heard word yesterday that a select number of universities had been selected to participate in Amazon's new Kindle school initiative. What you probably didn't know is that...

Hanging In There for the Long Haul

Posted by: Francesca Di Meglio on May 05

With the economy in turmoil, many MBA graduates are finding the job search tough going. To give readers some insight into the strategies they're pursuing and the difficulties they...

MBA Job Market Contraction Worsens

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on May 05

By Mandy Oaklander You know all those rumors you keep hearing about the depressed MBA jobmarket? About the great upheaval businesses are undergoing just to stay above water? Turns out...

Let the Sun Shine: I Got a Job

Posted by: Francesca Di Meglio on May 04

With the economy in turmoil, many MBA graduates are finding the job search tough going. To give readers some insight into the strategies they're pursuing and the difficulties they...

It's Not too Late to Apply to B-School

Posted by: Alison Damast on May 04

If you thought the window for applying to an MBA program has passed, think again. Penn State’s Smeal College of Business has added a new June 1st deadline for MBA...

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