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Archive for November 2016

Kellogg Adds 11 New Courses

Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management has introduced eleven new courses, including several that have come out of the school’s efforts to promote cross-disciplinary learning. Announcing the changes, Kellogg emphasized the importance of broad and modern coursework in preparing students for their roles as leaders. As Therese McGuire, Senior Associate Dean of Curriculum and Teaching,…

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Bloomberg’s 2016 Business School Rankings

Bloomberg has just published it’s 2016 MBA rankings. Harvard Business School has held onto the number one spot, but don’t be fooled: there are significant changes from 2015 to 2016.           Case in point: Stanford Graduate School of Business has risen from 7 to 2 while Rice University’s Jones Graduate School…

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An MBA Curriculum in One Online Course

Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs, put forward a radical idea when they hit the scene a few years ago: take all the material from a course and put it online so anyone with an internet connection can learn from home. Now, a venture capitalist wants to go a step further and do the same…

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New Dean Talks About Ross’s MBA Future

This year, Scott DeRue left his position as professor at University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business to become the youngest dean in the history of the school. While DeRue is only a few months into the job, he is already giving indications about what his priorities are and where he expects the school to…

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Saïd Adds Scholarship for Chinese Students

Recently, top business schools have been increasingly proactive about drawing international students to their campuses, including by adding more scholarships specifically for international students. Cue Oxford University’s Saïd School of Business introducing a new scholarship for Chinese MBA students. The school announced the scholarship a couple weeks ago as a partnership between Saïd and the…

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How Indian Applicants Can Get Into Top Business Schools

I’ve written this blog with the Indian Applicants in mind. As a former admissions assistant director for Harvard and the co-founder of EXPARTUS, an admissions consulting company that helps hundreds of students every year get into their top-choice MBA programs, I have some good news and some bad news. The good news: You’re likely an…

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