Great Literature Makes Great Leaders

Forget about case studies. “The Moral Leader,” a second-year elective at Harvard Business School is creating a buzz because it uses literature to study moral decision-making and leadership. In each class of this 13-session seminar, …

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Jump Start Your MBA

Undergrads interested in a taste of the Harvard Business School experience should consider applying for the HBS Summer Venture in Management Program (SVMP). This week-long management training program offers outstanding college seniors a unique educational …

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Stacy Blackman’s Weekly Links

I Think I’ll Go to Boston rethinks his original B-school application optimism in “Strategic mistake?”. B-School Bound offers up some “essay tips” he believes led to a clean sweep with the admissions committees. Bee to …

Admissions Pointers for MBAs Around the Globe

The QS World MBA Tour offered a chat recently on navigating the MBA admissions process. Here are some of the highlights of that session, led by Zoya Zaitseva, manager of the European leg of the …

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GMAT Challenge Question

This week’s GMAT challenge from PrepForTests.com is a problem solving question. 2 + 2 + 2^2 + 2^3 + 2^4 + 2^5 + 2^6 + 2^7 + 2^8 + 2^9 + 2^10 = 2^10 2^11 …

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Decision-Making in an Imperfect World

In response to a growing number of employers complaining that many MBA graduates lack crucial decision-making skills, Dean R. Glenn Hubbard of Columbia Business School has created a new twist on the classic teaching format …

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