Archives: June 2011

The $37,000 Tweet

Posted by: Alison Damast on June 30

Aspiring B-schoolers, it's time to get your tweet on. The University of Iowa's Tippie College of Business (Tippie Full-Time MBA Profile) announced a new twist to the business school application...

The Fresh-Out-of-College MBA

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on June 29

There are a handful of universities that offer right-out-of-college MBA programs for a select few undergrads who don't mind staying in school a little longer. There are a few key...

Mendoza's Carolyn Woo Leaving Notre Dame

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on June 28

Carolyn Woo, dean of the University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business (Mendoza Undergraduate Business Profile), will leave the school to serve as president and chief executive officer of...

The Celebrity MBA

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on June 24

Star power will only get you so far in the new STAR Executive MBA program at the George Washington University School of Business (GW Executive MBA Profile). "It's not a...

College: Less Expensive Than You Think?

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on June 23

This is one of those good news-bad news blog posts. The bad news first: for the third consecutive year, tuition at private, nonprofit colleges and universities is up by more...

ForumWatch: One-on-One Time with MBA Recruiters

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on June 22

Recently, the Bloomberg Businessweek Business Schools Forums hosted discussion threads with MBA recruiters. The first thread, which is now closed to new comments, was with Mark Howorth, senior director...

MBA Admissions Directors Tackle Plagiarism

Posted by: Alison Damast on June 15

Business schools are making it a priority to combat plagiarism in admissions essays, following an incident last year when a Penn State admissions officer discovered dozens of MBA applicants who...

ForumWatch: Are You Too Old To Get An MBA?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on June 10

One of the age-old questions in the Bloomberg Businessweek Business Schools Forums is how old is too old for an MBA program? Recently, forum participant Zone explained that he or...

Report: School Gave U.S. News Inaccurate MBA Ranking Data

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on June 08

Less than four months after learning that Villanova law school tried to game its rankings, U.S. News & World Report is confronting another ranking scandal, this one involving its b-school...

ForumWatch: The New York Yankees' Business Lesson

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on June 06

You can't always predict where a conversation will lead. A discussion on the Bloomberg Businessweek Business Schools Forum about New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada and his refusal to bat...

More Summer Reading for Business Students

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on June 02

Bloomberg Businessweek recently asked professors at top business schools to share their recommendations for reading materials that will help undergraduate business and MBA students prepare for the school year -...

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