We got an essay submitted for a freebie review last November and we spent a day reviewing it for everyone right before Round 2 (Stanford “What matters most and why?”) (tl;dr: getting rejected from Stanford is no indication of how you’ll fare at any other school). That being said, today we want to touch on…
We asked you to exercise some critical thinking skills recently.
Why not turn those same skills to evaluating the MBA rankings?
Here’s the 2016 BusinessWeek list. Duke #3. Why?
The simplistic answer is that they scored at 90.5 which is higher than Booth and lower than Stanford.
Is that the position you’d expect Duke to be at?
We’re not knocking Duke. That’s an honest question.
What about the Jones school, at Rice University? They’re at #8. Why?
Comments? Reaction? Discussion?
Please base this on the actual data on the BusinessWeek chart. Here’s a link to the BusinessWeek rankings page where you can sort to your heart’s content.
After getting to the end of that very long post on healthcare careers out of bschool, we realized that we didn’t even manage to talk about which MBA programs are best for healthcare. So that’s what we’ll do today. The obvious powerhouse names that offer specialized business education in healthcare through their MBA programs are:…
Tuck, Duke, and Kellogg. These are three great MBA programs. They share a lot in common. We can fully understand why, if these are the three schools on your Round 1 target list. Three is actually a good number of schools to do in Round 1. We’re not questioning that strategy at all. You try…
We work with a lot of great candidates every year through our Military MBA program and during the Round 1 cycle last year, one of them offered some insights about the specific schools they decided to target, based on the research, outreach, and school visits they’d conducted. We’re sharing these comments on Kellogg, Tuck and Duke by permission in today’s post for Military MBA up-and-comers (and yes, this former BSer did make it in!).
This rest of this post is accessible to approved military candidates only.
Amazon is certainly hiring a lot of MBAs these days. It seems that every school lists them as a top employer. We know of former BSers who are headed into a variety of roles at Amazon from different schools. To Google, too, but Amazon is really tapping this market. The most common career goal we…
Narrowing down your choices of which MBA program to apply to out of the dozens and dozens of good schools is not an easy task. It’s an iterative process as you 1) learn about the schools and 2) learn about yourself. There are some common themes that Brave Supplicants often identify (beyond just ranking of…