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Archive for January 2020

Haas Adds Deferred MBA Admissions Option for Undergraduates

University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business is the latest top MBA program to introduce a deferred enrollment option for undergraduate applicants. The program, called Accelerated Access, is initially being offered to students at UC Berkeley. Haas says that it has plans to expand the program across the UC system, and eventually to MBA…

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Ross Adds STEM Track to MBA Program

For B-school applicants looking to give their education a strong quantitative twist, University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business has announced a new full-time MBA STEM track. The school says that it expects the STEM track to be a good fit for students looking to move into roles making heavy use of quantitative skills, such…

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US News Releases 2020 Online MBA Program Ranking

It’s a new year, and a new round of MBA rankings to come out. As usual, the first major MBA ranking to hit the press is US News’s ranking of online MBA programs. The ranking of online MBA programs is interesting not just because it deals with the most modern way of obtaining an MBA…

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New Professorship Brings Vivian Riefberg to Darden

University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business has announced that Vivian Riefberg, currently a senior partner at McKinsey, will be the first person to hold the school’s newly created David C. Walentas Jefferson Scholars Foundation Professorship. Riefberg, who will join Darden as a professor of practice, works frequently with government organizations at McKinsey, especially on…

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GMAC CEO Gives Thoughts on MBA Application Trends in P&Q Interview

Between administering the GMAT and performing annual surveys of B-schools, alumni, recruiters and applicants, it’s safe to say that GMAC is an organization with a finger on the pulse of the MBA market. Recently, the CEO of that organization, Sangeet Chowfla sat down for an interview with Poets & Quants, giving his thoughts on current…

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