Archives: April 2010

Education Reform Could Help Indian B-Schools

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on April 22

Our colleague in Asia, Bruce Einhorn, wrote this post for the ‘Eye on Asia’ blog, but we thought it would also be of interest to the business school audience, so...

B-School Student Presidents Form Group

Posted by: Francesca Di Meglio on April 21

The student government presidents at seven U.S. business schools recently gathered to form a new organization, the MBA Peer School Forum. The goal of the incoming and outgoing presidents from...

MBAs Who Become CEOs

Posted by: Francesca Di Meglio on April 21

Recently, Bloomberg BusinessWeek asked top business schools in the U.S. and abroad to share data about CEO MBAs. Specifically, the schools tried to determine the number of former and current...

Most Colleges Plan to Maintain No-Loan Pledges

Posted by: Alison Damast on April 20

When Dartmouth College and Williams College announced plans a few months back that they’d be scaling back their "no-loan" financial aid pledges, many students and parents feared that other schools...

Business School Summer Reading Lists 2010

Posted by: Francesca Di Meglio on April 16

Recently, some business school professors weighed in on what aspiring MBAs current MBA students should be reading during their summer vacation. For the last few years, professors have excitedly shared...

Hiring Outlook for New College Graduates Turns Positive

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on April 15

This is the first good news on the college hiring front that we've been able to report in a long time. The National Association of Colleges and Employers now says...

Weird MBA Admissions Interview Questions

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on April 14

The good folks at Veritas Prep, the GMAT test prep outfit and admissions consultant, posted a blog item yesterday called the Top Ten Weirdest MBA Admissions Interview Questions that was...

Faculty See Smallest Salary Increase In 50 Years

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on April 12

To b-school students it may sometimes seem as if nobody has it quite as bad as they do: jobs are scarce, salaries are flat, and to critics at least the...

College Business Grads Take Salary Cut

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on April 08

More bad news for college graduates overall and business graduates in particular: The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) is reporting today that salary offers are down. Again. Back...

Why Are You on the Waitlist?

Posted by: Francesca Di Meglio on April 05

'Tis the season for business schools to make decisions about whether to admit, reject, or waitlist applicants. Being put on the waitlist is the equivalent of MBA purgatory. You just...

New Online Career Game Targets College Women

Posted by: Alison Damast on April 01

Women undergraduates interested in pursuing a career in business may want to check out a new online tool put out last week by the Forte Foundation, a consortium of schools...

BearingPoint to Yale: We Want Our Money Back

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on April 01

A few years ago, flush with cash, the consulting company BearingPoint did something a lot of companies do when they're flush with cash: it gave some of it away--$8.1 million...

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