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Yale SOM Gets STEM Status for Three Programs

The latest top business school to join the STEM club is Yale School of Management, which just announced that three of its degree programs are now considered STEM programs by the Department of Homeland Security. That change means international students enrolled in those programs will now be eligible to extend the period of time during…

Stanford, Wharton Tie for First in 2021 US News MBA Rankings

First place in the US News MBA rankings is one of the biggest B-school rankings prizes there is, but this year two schools will have to share that honor.  That’s because first place in the 2021 US News MBA rankings is down to a two-way tie between Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of…

HBS’s Current Dean Will Stay Through 2020

Last November, Harvard Business School announced that Nitin Nohria would step down in June 2020 after a decade leading the school. Of course, that was before the COVID-19 pandemic upended even the best laid plans. In response to recent events around COVID-19, HBS and Nohria have revised their plans, making it clear that Nohria will…

Coronavirus Leads Top B-Schools to Go Remote

With the spread of COVID-19 in the United States, top business schools are canceling face-to-face classes and moving instruction online. The week began with schools like Stanford Graduate School of Business and University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business announcing that they would suspend in-person classes. From there, more schools followed suit, with a…

Wharton Rolls Out New Course on Coronavirus Impact

At University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, COVID-19 is more than a virus – it’s also a learning opportunity.  COVID-19 has brought a range of economic and social implications that are only beginning to be understood.  In response, Wharton has launched a new course, called Epidemics, Natural Disasters, and Geopolitics: Managing Global Business and Financial Uncertainty,…

How to Ace Your Stanford GSB Interview

If you are reading this because you recently received an invitation to interview with the Stanford GSB admissions team, congratulations! You are one of the lucky few MBA applicants to have made it this far by receiving an interview invitation to one of the most difficult business schools to get admitted to. To finish strong…

IE Announces Dual Management/Engineering Masters With RWTH Aachen

Management and engineering skills have become an increasingly powerful combination, and IE Business School is the latest top business school to recognize that fact with a new degree program. IE has announced that they will begin offering a Master of Management and Digital Engineering Master dual degree together with RWTH Aachen University. The program will…

Kellogg Now Has a Deferred Enrollment Program

At top MBA programs, 2020 seems to be the year that deferred enrollment programs are a must-have. Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management has launched their Kellogg Future Leaders program, which will open a deferred admission path to graduating college seniors. The program also accepts applications from graduating master’s students with no break in their…

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…