Archive for January, 2013

FT MBA rankings 1999 - 2013

Fifteen years of influence: The FT MBA Ranking 1999 – 2013

When the Financial Times published its first MBA ranking in 1999, the Harvard Business School claimed the #1 spot ahead of a familiar list of top US business schools, including Columbia Business School, Stanford GSB, The Wharton School and MIT Sloan. Fifteen years later, and Harvard is again #1, with ...

FT 2013 Full-Time MBA Ranking

The FT Full-Time MBA Ranking 2013 – Winners and Losers

The 2013 Full-Time MBA Ranking published by the Financial Times will no doubt grab headlines for the return of the Harvard Business School to the #1 spot for the first time in 8 years. Arguably the most influential business school in the world, Harvard ranked #1 for the first two ...

Harvard Business School ranks #1

Harvard claims #1 position in the FT’s 2013 Full-Time MBA ranking for first time in 8 years

The Harvard Business School celebrates 2013 with the top position in the Financial Times full-time MBA ranking published on 28 January. It is the first time that the school has crowned the FT ranking since 2005, when it shared the top position with The Wharton School. The school was ranked ...

Women in the boardroom

How Male MBAs hold the keys to the Boardroom for Female MBAs

Are business school efforts to attract more women into their programmes missing the point? A guest post from Rachel Killian, Client Services Director at 360 Education. The latest statistics on the number of women who have reached an executive board position in 2012 make grim reading.Within the UK's FTSE 100, just 17% of directorships ...

Top Tips for Acing the MBA Interview

10 Tips for Acing the MBA Interview

For thousands of MBA hopefuls, January is the month when they hit the ‘submit’ button on their applications to the world’s top business schools. Having crafted their essays, nailed the GMAT, tightened their resume, and cajoled their supervisors for a letter of recommendation, everything is set to meet the round ...

Wharton Team Based Discussion

The Future of MBA Interviewing – Video and Team Based Discussions to Assess the Real You

To evaluate the leadership potential, intellectual ability and personal goals and values of their MBA applicants, business schools have long relied on a stable mix of components – academic transcripts, standardized tests in the form of the GMAT and GRE, a resume, essays and letters of recommendation. A number of schools ...

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