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The other side of dating: Why it’s difficult to find love at business school

February 3, 2011


We received a lot of reader response “offline” about this week’s article, “Why the odds are good for finding a husband/wife at business school.” Some readers asked us to make the counterpoint – why it could be difficult to find someone at business school – and we started thinking: for every handful of couples and […]

“Tiger Mother” makes good case for going to b-school

January 20, 2011


Everyone’s read the Amy Chua article about why Chinese mothers are superior to “Western” ones. If you haven’t, you have probably been living under a rock. (Or maybe you’ve actually been doing work at school.) Commentary about the Tiger Mother/Yale professor has been flying ’round the Internet like spit from my macroeconomics professor’s mouth. But […]

MBAsocial news roundup: January 19, 2011

January 19, 2011


Hump day came quick – gotta love these four-day weeks. In today’s MBA news: rule the world with an MBA, become even more of an MBA at Berkeley Haas, and a new Dean for the Leeds School of Business: MBAs are bringing professionalism management skills the party to the global political world. Europe, Asia, and […]

MBAsocial news roundup: January 18, 2011

January 18, 2011


Good morning MBAsocial readers – happy day after MLK Jr. day! Today’s news roundup includes torch-passing at Apple, fancy architects at Columbia Business School, and hiring prospects improve for the class of 2011. Duke MBA takes over for ailing Steve Jobs while he’s on medical leave from Apple. Lesson: get your MBA and you could […]

MBAsocial news roundup: January 17, 2011

January 17, 2011


Drumroll please…announcing…the MBAsocial news roundup! Every day, a little bit of what the World Wide Web has to offer you on your quest to becoming a better MBA (or a better informed prospective). * BusinessWeek and MBAsocial basically give you same advice on choosing schools. Yay us for scooping BusinessWeek! [BusinessWeek] * MIT Sloan thinks […]

Buckle down or buckle up: 3 types of student you can be at business school

January 8, 2011


It’s a well-known fact that business school is a good-time graduate school. The reason to go at all, some argue, is to network and make connections. It’s demonstrated in the many parties – formal, theme, holiday (and by holiday, we mean Halloween and any day when there are no classes) – and other social gathering […]

MBAsocial is born

December 15, 2010


An article in the New York Times inspired me to start a website for MBAs and all the people they take with them through the experience. Watch for more in the coming days.