UVA's Darden School has joined up with Coursera and plans to launch its first B-school class in January.
By John A. Byrne
(Poets&Quants) -- In a typical year, Professor Ed Hess figures he teaches no more than 300 students in his courses on managing smaller enterprises and the challenges of business growth. About 120 of them are MBAs, while the remaining 180 are executive education students at the University of Virginia's MOREOct 5, 2012 4:06 PM ET
A new startup is peddling more than 200 essays at $50 a pop for many top schools, including Harvard, Stanford, Columbia and Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management.
By John A. Byrne
(Poets&Quants) -- Before bootstrapping a start-up that would sell the essays of admitted MBA students from the world's best business schools, Gili Elkin met with Derrick Bolton, the admissions director for Stanford's Graduate School of Business.
After all, it was Bolton MOREOct 3, 2012 2:15 PM ET
Since arriving little more than a year ago, former McKinsey & Co. partner Betsy Ziegler has swooped in like the master consultant she has been and turned over every rock and pebble in the place.
By John A. Byrne
(Poets&Quants) -- When Betsy Ziegler applied to Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management in the mid-1990s, she was rejected outright. Ziegler, instead, got her MBA degree from Harvard Business School.
As Kellogg's associate MORESep 26, 2012 1:07 PM ET
In many ways, Mitt Romney was the quintessential Harvard Business School student, and alum. So why are the current crop of Harvard MBA candidates siding with his opponent? By John A. ByrneSep 21, 2012 9:09 AM ET
In recent years, plenty of B-school admissions staffers have turned into admit consultants, similar to the hordes of legislative aides who later become lobbyists on Capitol Hill. By John A. ByrneSep 14, 2012 8:59 AM ET
While overall pay held steady from last year, MBA students who ventured into some of the hottest fields experienced healthy increases in starting salaries. By John A. ByrneAug 27, 2012 12:06 PM ET
Abridged business master's programs are growing, moreover, at a time when applications to full-time MBA programs are declining at many schools.Jul 31, 2012 5:00 AM ET
Strong in marketing but weak in accounting and finance? A new online MBA prep course aims to help.
By Rebecca Reisner
(Poets&Quants) -- When Devi Vallabhaneni was accepted to Harvard Business School in the third round, she figured she'd sail through the MBA program. After all, she was a quant -- a facile-with-numbers CPA who had spent four years working for Arthur Andersen in Chicago, Singapore, and Hong Kong.
The daughter of MOREJul 25, 2012 2:43 PM ET
A time when applications to most two-year MBA programs are down, there's renewed and growing interest in accelerated programs. By David BogoslawJul 10, 2012 12:38 PM ET
These summer experiences offer deep dives into business fundamentals and are especially helpful to liberal arts graduates with little class work or training in business.
By David Bogoslaw
(Poets&Quants) -- For most college students, summer is a time for catching up with friends back home and working on your tan. But for a growing number of ambitious undergraduates, it's also a time for the equivalent of business school boot camp.
These summer MOREJun 27, 2012 2:06 PM ET
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