Excessive drinking and other Mad Men-like behavior have become part of the culture of getting an MBA degree at schools like Harvard and Wharton, including, in some cases, sexual harassment. By John A. ByrneMay 15, 2012 10:49 AM ET
With $3,000 of seed capital from Harvard Business School, around 150 MBA teams were tasked with developing their very own micro-businesses in short order. Here's what they came up with.
By John A. Byrne
(Poets&Quants) -- The idea initially came as something of a joke.
Earlier this year, a team of six Harvard Business School MBA students was brainstorming ideas for a new startup business. They came up with a peculiar takeoff on MOREApr 24, 2012 11:26 AM ET
You likely need stratospheric GMAT scores, that goes without saying. Dean of admissions Dee Leopold discusses the softer qualifications she seeks in a successful candidate.
By David Whitford, editor-at-large
FORTUNE -- Have you thought about what it takes to get into Harvard Business School these days? Stratospheric board scores, that goes without saying. Harvard receives over 9,000 applications for 900 spots, and the average score on the GMAT for the applicant pool MOREApr 17, 2012 10:28 AM ET
Finalists at Rice University's Business Plan Competition were given 60 seconds to pitch their business to an imaginary Buffett on Thursday. Out of the 43 pitches we heard, here are Fortune's favorites.
By Anne VanderMey, reporter
FORTUNE -- Hundreds of students, business leaders, and investors crammed into the Shell Auditorium at Rice University on Thursday evening to watch the Rice Business Plan Competition elevator pitch contest, arguably the most dramatic event at the MOREApr 13, 2012 5:08 PM ET
Google's Gautam Gandhi took home the top prize at the Rice University Business Plan Competition in 2004. He talks to Fortune about the startup climate in the U.S., the value of business plan competitions, and what aspiring entrepreneurs ought to know. Interview by Anne VanderMeyApr 13, 2012 2:54 PM ET
Ultraviolet cell phone disinfectants, bloodstain testers, and a brand new use for dry ice are just a few of the pitches at this year's Rice University Business Plan Competition. By Anne VanderMeyApr 10, 2012 9:35 AM ET
Six Harvard MBAs have persuaded their classmates to cough up the actual essays they wrote to get admitted to Harvard for free, so they can sell them to applicants. By John A. ByrneMar 30, 2012 2:28 PM ET
The power and influence of Harvard B-school's class of 1949 were nothing less than extraordinary. We talk with author Laurence Shames, who told the story of this historic class. Interview by John A. ByrneMar 26, 2012 9:39 AM ET
Online MBA degrees have been proliferating like daisies in an open field in recent years, but UNC-Kenan-Flagler's program takes its task more seriously than the rest. By John A. ByrneMar 23, 2012 11:14 AM ET
Master's in management programs are booming, especially among liberal arts grads in pursuit of a competitive edge.
FORTUNE -- After graduating from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 2006 with a B.S. in political science, Evan Rezin found a job as a marketing associate at Bemis, a $5.3 billion-a-year maker of flexible packaging for consumer goods and pharmaceuticals. She enjoyed the work, but "political science has nothing to do with MOREAnne Fisher, contributor - Mar 14, 2012 10:37 AM ET
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