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
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
Harvard plans to send nearly all of its entering business school students to a range of far-flung locales across the world in an ambitious week-long immersion program.
By John A. Byrne, contributor
(Poets&Quants) -- For the Harvard Business School, it is the academic equivalent of Operation Overlord.
Next month, the school that made the MBA one of the world's most valuable credentials will launch an invasion of more than 900 MBA students, roughly MOREDec 15, 2011 8:37 AM ET
The total cost of a Stanford MBA is now more than $350,000. And salaries have not kept pace. Yet another look at the diminishing returns of the degree.
By John A. Byrne, contributor
(Poets&Quants) -- Getting an MBA degree from a top-tier business school in the U.S. now costs more than a third of a million dollars. That's the unmistakable conclusion of a new analysis by Poets&Quants that takes into account the MORENov 18, 2011 10:51 AM ET
This year's guide includes a bit less about dress code and more on the actual interview questions.Oct 27, 2011 2:59 PM ET
Sharing pieces of your emotional past sounds more like the stuff of support groups than MBA programs, but schools are recognizing a need to add these experiences to their curriculum.
By Shelley DuBois, writer-reporter
FORTUNE -- About an hour into a leadership class at Columbia Business School, all 50-odd students were sitting rail-straight with their eyes closed. A blonde research associate with the slightest hint of a German accent cooed instructions at MORESep 14, 2011 9:38 AM ET
While the unemployment rate for recent military veterans is higher than the national average, recruiters from plum post-biz school gigs are actively courting many vets who opt for an MBA. By Ethan RouenJul 13, 2011 10:13 AM ET
Within 12 short months since becoming dean of the Harvard Business School, Nohria has racked up accomplishments that would have taken most B-school deans a decade or more. By John A. ByrneJun 30, 2011 10:35 AM ET
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