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
An impartial observer couldn't even call this a David vs. Goliath match, but Boston University's B-school dean has very big plans, starting with a major revamp of the MBA curriculum.
By John A. Byrne
(Poets&Quants) -- Soon after Kenneth Freeman arrived as the new dean of Boston University's School of Management two years ago, he began talking about a rather audacious goal: To ultimately convince people that there are really three MOREJun 22, 2012 10:20 AM ET
Harvard's annual Portrait Project gives MBAs a chance to abandon their bullet-point approach to communication and reveal some inner truth. Here's some of what this year's writers had to say. By John A. ByrneJun 5, 2012 11:23 AM ET
A record-breaking 16% of Stanford B-school's class of 2011 chose to start their own companies at graduation, exceeding the school's 12% peak during the dot-com boom. By John A. ByrneJun 1, 2012 5:00 AM ET
MBA admissions deans are looking for people who have launched successful, or even unsuccessful, businesses to fill spots in entrepreneurial labs and other programs. By Shawn O'ConnorMay 31, 2012 10:20 AM ET
Harvard said it is cutting in half the number of required essays for most applicants to its full-time MBA program and making its first round application deadline earlier than ever before. By John A. ByrneMay 22, 2012 1:18 PM ET
B-school grad Joe Mihalic went on an extreme financial diet to pay down over $90,000 in debt in just seven months and charted his story through an anonymous blogging project.
By John A. Byrne
(Poets&Quants) -- When he graduated from the Harvard Business School three years ago this month, the economy was a wreck. Nearly one in four of his classmates didn't have a job at graduation in May 2009. Yet, MOREMay 16, 2012 10:39 AM ET
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
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