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Financial Crisis Creates Fresh Case Studies

The upheaval on Wall Street is sending people back to B-school in droves, but according to Benjamin Pimentel’s recent piece in MarketWatch, professors see a silver lining to this financial crisis: case …

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The Case Method: Still a Good Fit for Today’s Business School?

The case method, synonymous with management education since its creation in the early 20th century by faculty at Harvard Business School, has come under fire of late. In this week’s issue of Working Knowledge, HBS …

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Tuesday Tips – Columbia Business School Essays

Columbia Business School has changed the essay questions this year, resulting in a leaner set of questions that will require you to think deeply about what you need to communicate and strategize effectively. The three required …

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Essay Questions for Columbia’s J-Term Program

Columbia  has posted essay questions for the Jterm program.  This accelerated program beguins in January of 2009 and goes for 16 consecutive months.  There is no summer break.  Columbia has a rolling admissions …

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MBA Ideas at Work

Columbia’s Professor Nachum Sicherman noticed that dancers often gather outside to smoke after performances. As he put it: “the contradiction of seeing a person smoke who you would assume puts a high premium on …

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One Year or Two, What’s Right for You?

Earlier this week, Financial Times reporter Neil Courtis offered up an enlightening examination of the pros and cons of one-year and two-year MBA programs. While there’s no denying that business school is intense, there are …

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