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
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
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