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Archive for March 2018

A Tie for #1 in U.S. News’s 2019 MBA Rankings

 Once again, Harvard Business School is having to share the number one spot in U.S. News’s MBA rankings. This year, though, it’s sharing first place with University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business rather than Wharton.  And that wasn’t the only tie in these closely contested rankings. Here are the schools with the top ten…

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Darden Receives $30 Million for Global Study Scholarships

Darden Worldwide Courses, the global study program at University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, says that “all students are expected to have a global experience during their time at Darden.”  Now, thanks to a $15 million donation and another $15 million matching donation, that ideal is becoming a reality. Together, the gifts will enable…

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Yale SOM Dean to Step Down in 2019

The Yale School of Management has announced that its dean, Edward “Ted” Snyder, will step down at the end of the 2018-2019 academic year.  Snyder came to Yale in 2011, having already been dean at University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business. By almost any measure, his…

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Attending HBS’s Peek Weekend

If you’re a college student with an eye on business school as a possibility, it’s not too early to start doing some groundwork. An example is attending Peek Weekend at Harvard Business School.  HBS launched Peek Weekend in 2015 as a way for undergrads to learn what getting an MBA in general, and getting an…

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Taking the Executive Assessment for EMBA Programs

If you’re an Executive MBA candidate, chances are you’re someone with an active professional life and a busy schedule. Understandably, you might not be thrilled at the prospect of preparing for a comprehensive standardized test like the GMAT.  That’s why GMAC, the creator of the GMAT, launched a cousin test tailored for EMBA applicants in…

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