Financial Times: Business schools build on real estate boom

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Source: Financial Times by Anna Nicolaou Jan 10, 2016 As MBAs ‘flee banking’, programmes that focus on property are becoming more popular When David Gleitman finished university in 2009, he, like many young finance graduates, wanted a flashy job in investment banking. But the industry was collapsing just as he scoured his home town of Munich, in Germany, for work. …

Harvard Business School finally ranks #1

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For the first time since BusinessWeek started ranking MBA programs 27 years ago, Harvard Business School has been ranked number 1 by the influential ranking published today. HBS rose seven spots to grab the top spot. The ranking shuffle is the result of a methodology change, which the publication says “now focuses on what most people hope to get after …

Wall Street Journal: Why More People Want an M.B.A.

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Source: The Wall Street Journal by Lindsay Gellman Sep 30, 2015 Business-school admissions officers are staying busy. The number of applicants seeking admission to M.B.A. programs grew at 57% of schools world-wide offering full-time, two-year programs, according to the latest data from the Graduate Management Admission Council, which tracks business-school data. And, after years in which international students drove growth, …