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 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
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
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