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… Read more about Financial Times: Business schools build on real estate boom
Source: Poets & Quants by John A. Byrne Nov 25, 2015 Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business today (Nov. 25) announced that its graduating MBAs this year saw an 8% increase in median starting salaries to $120,000, up from $111,000 this year. The school said that 81% of the Class of 2017 received median signing… Read more about P&Q: McKinsey Doubles MBA Hires At Duke
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… Read more about Harvard Business School finally ranks #1
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… Read more about Wall Street Journal: Why More People Want an M.B.A.