Friday Links: MBA and Happiness, What B-Schools Don’t Teach, & More!


iStock_000009821881XSmallCatch up on some business school news and tips with a few of this week’s top stories:

Great Problem to Have: I’m InNow What? (Poets & Quants)

After getting into business school, you enter a unique phase of your life. Here’s how one accepted MBA student spent the 7 months prior to the start of b-school.

What Don’t They Teach You At Business School? (Forbes)

Brian Kane, who holds a BBA and an MBA in marketing, shares some valuable real world skills that he didn’t learn in business school.

Does An MBA Make You Happy? The MBA Happiness Index 2013 (Forbes)

The results from a recent survey deliver an overwhelming message that the MBA itself is a considerable source of happiness.

Joseph Stiglitz on What Business Schools Teach That’s Wrong (The Motley Fool)

Nobel Prize-winning economist answers the question, What is something that is taught in the modern business school that gives a flawed sense of how risk and financial markets work?”

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