Archives: October 2011

ForumWatch: B-School Admissions' Waiting Game

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on October 27

Waiting to find out if you got into your dream business school can be distracting. To deal with the business school admissions waiting game - not to mention to keep...

Temple Offers EMBA Tuition Discount to Companies

Posted by: Alison Damast on October 24

In a volatile economy, standing out from the pack is increasingly important for executive MBA programs, which can easily cost more than $100,000. Temple University in Philadelphia is trying to...

ForumWatch: What's Happening with MBA Recruiting?

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 20

With the economy in crisis and the potential threat of a double-dip recession, MBA students and aspirants are wondering about their job prospects. Recently, participants of the Bloomberg Businessweek Business...

MIT Sloan Simulation on Sustainability

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 19

The MIT Sloan School of Management recently released a new interactive simulation tool designed to help students learn about sustainability issues. This management simulator, called Fishbanks, has participants leading the...

ForumWatch: International MBA Applicants Have Unique Issues

Posted by: Geoff Gloeckler on October 14

Many of the contributors on the Bloomberg Businessweek Business School Forums are international. They come to ask questions about B-schools, but also about American culture and the different ways domestic...

Should MBAs Support Occupy Wall Street?

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on October 13

With lower Manhattan overrun by the Occupy Wall Street gang, we thought it would be interesting to explore what current and would-be B-schoolers thought of the phenomenon. So a few...

Harvard's Crystal Ball Flashes Sell Signal, Again

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on October 10

Bloomberg News is reporting that the U.S. has likely dodged the recession bullet, at least for now, with third quarter GDP growth now forecast at 2.5 percent. But at the...

ForumWatch: Consulting Career for Lawyers?

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on October 07

One of the most popular questions people ask when they join the conversation on the Bloomberg Businessweek Business School Forums is whether they need to go to business school to...

Professors: The Unwanted Facebook Friend

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on October 06

Whose Facebook friend request is most likely to annoy and raise suspicion in the minds of college students: their mom's, their boss's or their professor's? According to a study in...

Should Top B-Schools Disclose Grades?

Posted by: Louis Lavelle on October 04

For many years, students at elite business schools have prohibited themselves from disclosing their grades to recruiters. Of the top ten full-time MBA programs in Bloomberg Businessweek's 2010 ranking, seven...

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