Friday Links: What B-Schools Really Look For, Harvard Business School Startups and More!


GMAT NewsCatch up on some business school news and tips with a few of this week’s top stories:

Bouncing Back From the Great Recession (Poets & Quants)

Poets & Quants examines data through 2011 to see which business schools have been able to recover the losses from the Great Recession and which schools have actually gained ground.

Harvard Business School Splits $50K Between 10 Student Startups Dedicated to Going Lean (BostInno)

Harvard Business School’s Arthur Rock Center for Entrepreneurship recently announced the 10 student groups who will receive $5,000 each to fund their startup ventures.

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

Former Executive Director of Admissions for the full-time program at Berkeley-Haas shares what business school admissions committees are really looking for in their applicants.

Why MBA? How an MBA Can Boost your Employability (The Telegraph)

The Telegraph discusses how MBA graduates”particularly those from top-tier schools”are still in demand from leading employers despite the tight job market.

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  1. Merry March 7, 2013 at 1:23 am

    Good one, very different , many would n have thought but B schools are coming up with some great plans this year with new courses and advance studies in MBA. i hope this brings some interesting change in the education.

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