Chicago is the place to be for an MBA, at least going by the Economist’s latest full-time MBA ranking. This year’s top two programs are both in the Chicago area. Overall, the top ten schools are: 

  1. University of Chicago Booth School of Business
  2. Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management
  3. Harvard Business School

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Consulting is still the most popular industry for full-time MBA grads at University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business, but that increasingly appears to be changing. The school’s newly released 2018 employment report shows that 27 percent of grads headed for tech jobs this year, a record number.

That’s barely behind consulting at 30 percent, and it’s well ahead…

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The end of October is upon us, and Round 1 deadlines for pretty much all MBA programs have passed. Are you thinking about applying to business school in Round 2 – or wondering if you should even bother? 

It’s completely natural to feel intimidated by the idea of applying in Round 2. The competition is serious – there are more people…

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University of California, Berkeley’s Haas School of Business has published a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Action Plan, acknowledging a “disappointing decline in the number of African American students enrolled in the Full-time Berkeley MBA Program.” 

This year, Haas enrolled just six black students in its 291-person MBA cohort. That’s down from 10 students out of 282 last year,…

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London Business School offers a flexible MBA programme that allows students to complete their coursework in their preferred timeframe, whether that is 15 months, 18 months, or 21 months.

Students who opt for longer programs are able to take advantage of additional electives and Global Business Experiences, but all LBS MBA candidates seek admission during the same application window. The deadlines…

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Darden School of Business has released their MBA application for the class of 2021, and the school certainly doesn’t scrimp on deadlines (or essays). The deadlines for the 2018-2019 application season are:

  • Early decision: September 7, 2018
  • Round one: October 4, 2018
  • Round two: January 10, 2019
  • Round three: April 3, 2019

If you plan to apply to Darden School…

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Stanford Graduate School Business is, according to Financial Times’s MBA rankings, the best MBA program in the world. So who is the typical Stanford MBA student?

To the extent that numbers can tell the story, Stanford GSB’s new Class of 2020 profile gives us some insight in to that question.

Introducing the class profile, Stanford is quick to…

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