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Survey Reveals Adcoms’ Take on Decline in Applications

At top MBA programs, applications have been down across the board this year. Even the most selective MBA programs received fewer applications than in previous years. So Kaplan decided to get to the source and survey admissions officers, asking their thoughts on the recent decline in MBA applications. After all, admissions officers are in a…

Booth Releases Stats on Class of 2021

University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business certainly seems to be holding its own as a heavyweight MBA program. The school has been doing well on MBA rankings and topped the ranking published last week by Forbes. Which might have you wondering: what kind of stats does it take to get into a B-school like…

Stanford GSB’s MBA Class of 2021

What does it take to get into Stanford Graduate School of Business? Well, it won’t hurt if you have a 734 on the GMAT – the average score, according to Stanford GSB’s newly released Class of 2021 profile. The class profile paints a picture of how the typical student in this year’s Stanford MBA class…

IE Launches Tech MBA

For MBA applicants looking to go all in on tech, IE Business School might have just the thing. The school announced this week that it’s launching a Tech MBA, which it describes as “the first Tech MBA in Europe.” The program will take one year to complete, and students have three tracks of specialization to…

Forbes Releases 2019 MBA Rankings

Forbes has released its 2019 best business school rankings, including separate rankings for US and non-US MBA programs. In the US rankings, there’s a new first-place finisher: University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. According to Forbes, this is the first time Booth has come out on top of the MBA rankings. Altogether, this year’s…

Bloomberg Releases Additional Data From MBA Alumni Survey

Bloomberg Businessweek has released additional data from the alumni survey used to compile its 2018 business school rankings. The new data shows how MBA graduates rated their schools on a variety of measures, including networking potential and academic quality. One of the key questions Bloomberg asked graduates of various schools was whether they agreed with…

Fuqua Announces Program Changes, Including New Accelerated MBA

Want to turn a Master in Management into an MBA without starting a two-year degree from scratch? Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business has announced a new Accelerated MBA program that’ll let you fast-track your way to an MBA in one year. The new program comes as part of a series of changes that Fuqua…

Harvard Business School Releases Class of 2021 Profile

This fall, there are 938 students arriving at Harvard Business School’s campus as part of the Class of 2021 MBA cohort, according to new data from the school. Those students were selected from 9,228 applicants, which represents a 6.7 percent drop from last year. As a result, HBS joins with other top MBA programs in…

Four Columbia Student Ventures Get $225,000 in Funding

Four student-founded ventures at Columbia Business School have been awarded a total of $225,000 in seed funding through the school’s Eugene M. Lang Entrepreneurial Initiative Fund. Every year, graduating students at Columbia Business School have the opportunity to apply for early-stage investments from the fund, which was created in 1996 with a $1 million donation…