Tag Archives: Matt Symonds

Understanding B-School Rankings

For anyone perplexed about why so much variability exists between the different well-known MBA rankings, Matt Symonds’s recent article in Forbes does a great job of demystifying the subject. In plain terms, he explains the …

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Which B-Schools are Social Media Savvy?

Are you at all surprised that Harvard Business School and Stanford Graduate School of Business boast the strongest performance in MBA50’s 2013 US B-School Social Media Ranking? According to the results presented by chief editor …

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Video Essay, the Future of MBA Admissions?

In an effort to better get to know applicants beyond their stats and meticulously crafted essay answers, elite MBA programs have rolled out a number of innovative changes to their evaluation process during this application …

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Europe’s B-Schools, Creative Careers On the Rise

The rise of the European MBA and more creative professions for MBAs were two hot topics covered yesterday in BusinessWeek. Mark Scott’s analysis of growing number of foreign students flocking to the continent’s top MBA …

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MBA Programs Daring to Be Different

The pummeled economy has spurred a so-called “flight to quality,” with many students opting for major brand names like Wharton, HBS, Stanford and Chicago Booth in the U.S., and LBS and INSEAD abroad, in order …

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Creating the Well-Rounded MBA

Specialism is dying out at B-schools, author and consultant Matt Symonds wrote recently in Forbes. A growing contingent of programs has realized that focusing on traditional subjects such as finance, strategy, operations, etc., is no …

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