Business Schools

Business education knits together the worlds of academia and business. Often pioneers in the higher education space, business schools around the world face the challenges of globalisation, increased competition, and the search for pragmatic relevance.

Using Social Media to Get into Business School

Using Social Media to Get into Business School

Students and job applicants hear quite a bit about how social media blunders can hurt their job prospects and chances of being admitted to a graduate program, but savvy students can flip the coin and use social media to their advantage. A 2012 Kaplan Test Prep survey indicated that more than a quarter ...

How much fdo the rankings matter?

How much do MBA rankings matter?

When BusinessWeek published its first MBA rankings in 1988, the idea of judging the quality of a school on “customer satisfaction” must have seemed revolutionary. Some academics might even have thought it a heresy. Never before had anyone asked students if they had been given “a way of thinking or approaching problems” ...

What Harvard, Haas and Other Top Business Schools Want to Learn About You

What Harvard, Haas and Other Top Business Schools Want to Learn About You

The online community of MBA applicants has been buzzing in the last nine months with discussion of changes to the admissions process at many of the world’s top business schools. To assess the impact of these changes, and better understand what MBA admissions are looking for in their applicants, Pete ...

Canadian Business Schools Join Forces

Canadian Business Schools Join Forces

Some countries get all the luck when it comes to their neighbors. And for most of its history, the US has been fortunate to have some of the world’s least troublesome, actually downright nice, people on its northern border: the Canadians. Canadians just don’t make waves. They get on with everybody. ...

West Coast Innovation

Silicon Synergy – UC Berkeley, UCSF and Stanford Join Forces To Commercialize Innovations

Investors around the world are always on the look out for the next Google, Facebook or Amazon, in the hope of buying in at an early funding round and watching the investment soar. But the source of many of the next big innovations is as likely to be at a ...

Unlocking the B-School Entrepreneur Within

Unlocking the B-School Entrepreneur Within

How can we foster more entrepreneurial spirit and help turn invention and enthusiasm into businesses that create wealth and jobs? The business school community is more than happy to volunteer its services on this—you’d be hard-pressed to find a school these days that doesn’t offer some form of course or program ...

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 ...

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