Friday Links: Elective Courses, MBA Alumni, The Future of Interviewing and More!


GMAT NewsHere’s a roundup of some of this week’s top business school related articles:

How to Choose MBA Elective Courses (U.S. News Education)

Be smart when choosing electives in business school. Here are some electives that MBAs and professors advise graduate business students to pursue.

B-School Chart of the Week: Number of Living Alumni (mbaMission)

Looking for an MBA program with a sizable alumni base?  Check out this chart on mbaMission for some insight into which schools have the most living alumni.

M.B.A. Pop Quiz: Are You Employable? (The Wall Street Journal)

Business school admissions committees look for employable people. Some MBA programs are now using career-services staff to evaluate applicants.

The Future of Interviewing- Business Schools Use Video and Team Based Discussions to Assess the Real You (Forbes)

The University of Toronto’s Rotman School is experimenting with a video application essay in place of one of its traditional written essays.

Silly News: WSJ Claims MBA Pay is Falling (Poets and Quants)

Poets and Quants takes a skeptical view of the Wall Street Journal’s claim of falling MBA pay.

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