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Archive for November 2018

Booth, Kellogg Top 2018 Economist MBA Ranking

Chicago is the place to be for an MBA, at least going by the Economist’s latest full-time MBA ranking. This year’s top two programs are both in the Chicago area. Overall, the top ten schools are:  University of Chicago Booth School of Business Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management Harvard Business School University of Pennsylvania…

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Ross Grads Head for Tech in Record Numbers

Consulting is still the most popular industry for full-time MBA grads at University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, but that increasingly appears to be changing. The school’s newly released 2018 employment report shows that 27 percent of grads headed for tech jobs this year, a record number. That’s barely behind consulting at 30 percent,…

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Can I Still Get Admitted to B-School in Round 2?

The end of October is upon us, and Round 1 deadlines for pretty much all MBA programs have passed. Are you thinking about applying to business school in Round 2 – or wondering if you should even bother?  It’s completely natural to feel intimidated by the idea of applying in Round 2. The competition is…

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Haas Publishes Diversity Plan After Drop in African-American MBA Students

University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business has published a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Action Plan, acknowledging a “disappointing decline in the number of African American students enrolled in the Full-time Berkeley MBA Program.”  This year, Haas enrolled just six black students in its 291-person MBA cohort. That’s down from 10 students out of…

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