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Archive for January 2019

Ross Team Wins 2019 Deloitte Case Competition

A team of four MBA students from University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business has won the 2019 Deloitte National Case Competition, taking both first-place honors and the People’s Choice Award.  This year’s finals, held at Deloitte University near Dallas, Texas, brought together 16 teams comprising 64 students. The finals were the culmination of a…

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UCLA Anderson Rejects All Three Candidates for Dean

What’s the difference between the MBA admissions process and the B-school dean search process? When it comes to hiring a dean, everyone can get rejected, apparently. That’s what has happened at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management, according to a new report from Poets & Quants. It seems that the university’s provost, Scott Waugh, has nixed…

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Yale Student Startup Awarded Sobotka Seed Stage Venture Grant


Hand Me Up, a company founded by three MBA students at Yale School of Management, has received the 2018 Sobotka Seed Stage Venture Grant from the Yale Center for Business and the Environment.  The startup, created by Melissa Mazzeo, Jatin Batra and Cyndi Chen, aims to solve a common problem parents encounter: having to constantly…

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INSEAD Tops Poets & Quants International MBA Ranking

Poets & Quants has released its year-end ranking of international MBA programs, with INSEAD once again capturing first place. Like the Poets & Quants ranking of U.S. MBA programs, the international ranking is created by aggregating major rankings from 2018. Specifically, Poets & Quants ranked schools by combining four global rankings of MBA programs: Financial…

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10 Tips to Get Off the Waitlist

So you’re waitlisted at your dream school. It might feel like you’ve won the prize that no one really wanted: an indefinite extension of the MBA admissions season. But the good news is that you’ve still got a real shot at admissions, even if the odds are stacked against you. Here are 10 steps to…

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