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Archive for July 2019

LBS Launches New Endowed Scholarship Program

London Business School has unveiled a new endowed scholarship program, honoring the school’s former dean, Sir James Ball. Ball, born in 1933, held the title of Principal at LBS from 1972-1984. He passed away in January of 2018. The new scholarship program comes as the result of a £2 million (about US $2.48 million) gift…

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Should you take the GRE or the GMAT for B-school admissions?

If you’re thinking about applying to business school – especially to a top-ranked business school or MBA program – you know that every little advantage matters. That’s why we so often see applicants who are weighing the pros and cons of taking the GRE as their b-school admissions test, versus the GMAT. It’s important to…

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London Business School Gets £15 Million for Endowed Scholarships

London Business School has announced a gift of £15 million, currently about $18.85 million, to establish the BK Birla Scholars Programme. The gift, larger than any previous endowed scholarship gift to a European school, comes from Kumar Mangalam Birla, an LBS alum. Each year, BK Birla scholarships will support ten full-time MBA students, including five…

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Yale SOM Announces Master’s in Asset Management

Yale School of Management has announced a new degree program for students focused on asset management. The new one-year program will result in a Master of Management Studies degree, with the first class enrolling in fall of 2020. Tobias Moskowitz, a Yale SOM finance professor, will act as the program’s faculty director. According to Moskowitz,…

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