Archives: June 2010

Private College Tuition Continues Upward Climb

Posted by: Alison Damast on June 29

Students and families will get little relief from rising college costs this fall, with tuition and fees slated to increase an average of 4.5 percent at private nonprofit colleges and...

Chicago Booth Dean Search Down to the Wire

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on June 29

It looks like anyone hoping for an announcement about who will replace Ted Snyder as dean of University of Chicago's Booth School of Business (Chicago Full-Time MBA Profile) will have...

New GMAT Test Unveiled

Posted by: Alison Damast on June 25

The MBA world was aflutter yesterday after the Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) announced it would be unveiling a new generation of the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT), the primary...

Former Viacom Chief Named Dean of Pace B-School

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on June 24

Pace University has named Neil Braun, former chief executive of Viacom Entertainment and president of NBC Television Network, to be dean of the Lubin School of Business (Lubin Full-Time MBA...

GMAT Prep for the iPhone, BlackBerry

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on June 23

With summer now in full-swing, it's time for next year's crop of b-school applicants to seriously start thinking about the GMAT. In the past, that meant buying a few bulky...

Boston University School of Management Gets a New Dean

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on June 22

Boston University's School of Management (BU Full-Time MBA profile) is the latest b-school to turn to the corporate world for a leader. The school announced today that Kenneth W. Freeman,...

Penn State Checking MBA Application Essays for Plagiarism

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on June 21

Back in January, I wrote a blog post about a new service that checks application essays for signs of plagiarism by running them through a huge database of previously submitted...

MBA Job Market Shows Fragile Upswing

Posted by: Alison Damast on June 17

Those hoping for buoyant tidings on the state of the MBA job market will likely be disappointed by the latest findings from the MBA Career Services Council (CSC), which released...

New B-School Dean at George Washington University

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on June 15

George Washington University's School of Business (GW Full-Time MBA Profile) yesterday announced that it has a new dean, plucked from the faculty at New York University Stern School of Business...

Few MBA Applicants Submitting GRE Scores

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on June 10

It's been widely reported that more top business schools are accepting the GRE exam in place of the GMAT for admission into their full-time MBA programs. The list includes Harvard...

B-Schools Form Health Care Alliance

Posted by: Alison Damast on June 08

A group of leading business schools is capitalizing on students' growing interest in careers in the health care sector by forming a new alliance that will focus on improving the...

New Executive MBA Program at MIT Sloan

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on June 01

For those of you a little farther along in your careers, there's some news that may be of interest out of MIT Sloan School of Management: a new executive MBA...

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