Archives: May 2011

ForumWatch: U.S. vs. European B-Schools

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on May 26

Often, participants on the Bloomberg Businessweek Business Schools Forum pit one MBA program against another in their discussion threads. The goal, usually, is to decide which business school is best...

For MBAs, Hope Springs Eternal

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on May 25

MBA students are more optimistic about the job market than they were a year ago, according to a survey of over 400 students recently conducted by Training The Street (TTS),...

Georgetown's McDonough Gets a New Dean

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on May 23

Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business has a new dean: David A. Thomas, a professor and former associate dean at Harvard Business School, the school announced today. Thomas has been...

B-School Gender Mix Changing, Slowly

Posted by: Alison Damast on May 20

After writing a story recently about the growing number of Chinese women interested in getting their MBAs, I thought it might be interesting to take a look at what is...

Maximizing GMAT Scores: The Early Testing Strategy

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on May 17

Wisdom is supposed to come with age, but calculus, trigonometry, the ability to balance a checkbook...these things don't. In fact, the fall-off in math skills after college is about as...

Gupta Leaves Johns Hopkins for CEO Post

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on May 16

Less than four years after he arrived to create a new b-school from scratch, Yash Gupta is stepping down as dean of the Carey Business School at Johns Hopkins...

ForumWatch: How Important is B-School Rank?

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on May 12

No one denies that business school rankings can help prospective students in their early research of MBA programs. But many question how much value to give MBA rankings, such as...

NBC Page Program: Wanna Be In Show Business?

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on May 11

If the media business is your destination, there are few better places to start than the NBC Universal Page Program. It's a 12-month post-graduation program that boasts a 75 percent...

MBA Job Outlook Strong for Grads

Posted by: Alison Damast on May 10

To no one's surprise, the Graduate Management Admission Council reported today that 2011 MBA graduates are having an easier time in the job market than graduates from recent MBA classes....

NYU Stern Gets New Undergraduate Dean

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on May 04

When Sally Blount decamped from NYU Stern's undergraduate program about a year ago to become dean of Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, the school had some big shoes to...

ForumWatch: Is an Employer-Sponsored MBA Taxable?

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on May 03

Tax season is over for now, but that does not mean that one can quit thinking about taxes. After all, tax season is like Christmas; it comes around every year...

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