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Spotlight On: Yale SOM Silver Scholars MBA Program

Each year, Yale School of Management admits a select group of college seniors to a three-year MBA program called the Silver Scholars Program, created in 2001 to celebrate Yale University’s tercentennial and the 25th anniversary …

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Stanford Roundtable: Dean Saloner, Charlie Rose Chat

Want to know what Dean Garth Saloner of the Stanford Graduate School of Business has to say about the road back from economic meltdown to renewal? If you’ll be in the Bay Area October 24, …

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Laid Off and Applying to B-School

Last Friday, Fortune’s Anne Fisher published an article entitled “Skip the Recession, get an MBA?”  It’s no surprise that many twenty-somethings are considering an MBA now that they have lost their jobs or their bonuses …

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Arrogant MBAs, Is an MBA Worth It &The Improved Economy

The arrogance of MBAs, the new and improved economy and is an MBA degree worthwhile?  I discussed some of these controversial topics in a BNET post today.  I was responding to comments such as “MBA …

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Career Paths for MBAs in the Downturn

It’s no secret that times have changed just a bit in the past year.  And now current MBAs are faced with smaller numbers of on campus recruiters, fewer companies, fewer jobs.  Ouch.  That dream job …

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Shaky Job Market? Time to Hit the Books!

The economic downturn has now been academically confirmed, the Boston Herald reports; business schools in the Northeast are seeing a spike in applications for MBA programs. The connection between a slumping job market and a …

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