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What COVID Has Done for the MBA

COVID affected MBA applicants profoundly in 2020 and continues to do so as we enter the home stretch of this admissions cycle.  It seems there’s nothing like a pandemic to spark interest in going to …

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INSEAD Grad Has Thoughts on the MBA in a Time of Crisis

Many prospective MBA applicants wonder how COVID-19 might affect the timing of their business school plans. While the world has never seen anything on the level of this pandemic, we can learn from those who …

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Olin MBA Program Helps Students Conquer Job Market

At Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis, first-year MBAs learn how to wow potential employers and make a winning first impression in two minutes via video conference or in person through a …

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Harvard Receives $12.3M Gift to Study Ethics

An intense focus on ethics isn’t new at business schools, which are still feeling the ripple effects of the worldwide financial crisis. Harvard University will once again ramp up its efforts in this area thanks …

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B-Schools’ Role in Rebooting Economy

Deans Nitin Nohria of Harvard Business School,  Sally Blount of Kellogg School of Management and Rich Lyons of Berkeley’s Haas School of Business took to the airwaves yesterday on NPR’s On Point to discuss …

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B-Schools Sell Themselves to Non-Traditional Applicants

In reaction to a recent BusinessWeek article that claims B-schools are having a hard time selling themselves to prospective students, The Vault‘s senior education editor Carolyn C. Wise identifies the real issue as schools having …

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