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

February 3, 2011

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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 […]

How to not panic if you’re jobless in January

January 27, 2011

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January is a tough month, but not because it’s cold and blustery (ok, we’re not talking to you, Stanford) or because winter is seemingly endless. It’s because we spend the month wandering around carrying backpacks and wearing suits, in and out of the same interview/case prep, over and over again. We spend the month in […]

MBA News Roundup: Business school rankings rotten * MBAs flock to small business

January 24, 2011

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Happy Monday, MBAs! In today’s MBAsocial news headlines: Business school rankings are rotten; smaller businesses hiring MBAs; Chinese newspaper links MIT Sloan increase in applications to school’s relationship to…China. A paper/website of we’ve never heard of says rankings aren’t the best way to choose your business school, arguing that methodologies are flawed and results can […]

MBAsocial news roundup: January 19, 2011

January 19, 2011

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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

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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

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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 […]

How to choose the best business school for you

January 2, 2011

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Congrats future MBA! You’ve done it. All the studying, essay-writing, and putting on your best interview face has paid off, and now you’re in. But you’ve been accepted to more than one school. How do you figure out where to go? MBAsocial’s got the essential list for doing your due diligence on the schools that […]