Source: The Wall Street Journal by Kelsey Gee, 12.07.2018. Yes, the cost of business school is soaring, but a new survey shows that career-switchers can reap substantial financial rewards from getting their masters of business administration Fully 75% of those who earn an M.B.A. switch careers, a new survey shows, and they can double their… Read more about Looking to Double Your Salary? Try an M.B.A.
Source: Forbes by John Byrne, 07.24.2018. If you’re applying to a leading business school anytime soon, you know you face daunting odds. All of the most prominent MBA programs routinely turn down three of every four applicants. The odds are even more severe at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business or Harvard Business School. Stanford rejects… Read more about Forbes: How To Successfully Apply To Business School
Source: University of Maryland by David Kass, 11.20.2016. Warren Buffett’s Meeting with University of Maryland MBA/MS Students – November 18, 2016 (Notes primarily taken by Professor David Kass, Department of Finance, Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland. Additional notes taken by Beija Fu, Yanting Ma, and Shiyue Wu were also included.) Warren… Read more about What Warren Buffett Tells MBA Students
Source: Poets & Quants by Naomi Nishihara, 10.24.2016. The Yale School of Management and Sequoia Capital China, a VC/PE firm, are hoping to groom the next generation of global business leaders. This month they launched a new leadership program for entrepreneurs in China. The one-year program, called the Yale SOM Sequoia Capital China Leadership Program,… Read more about P&Q: Yale SOM, Sequoia Capital China Team Up
Source: Poets & Quants by Nathan Allen, 10.13.2016. When California residents cast their votes on November 8, they do so with the potential to unleash billions of dollars into the market. With Proposition 64, California joins four other states that may legalize recreational use of marijuana for adults this November. But for those in the… Read more about P&Q: When Weed Becomes A Business School Case
Source: Forbes by Matt Symonds, September 1, 2016. Smile! You’re on camera — a video camera, now integral to our lives. Video Conferencing applications have gone from nouns to verbs. Most of us Skype, Google Hangout, or FaceTime friends and relatives both near and far. Web conferencing solutions like GoToMeeting and Vydio have become a… Read more about Forbes: How To Ace (Or Fail) Your MBA Video Essay
Yale University – School of Management Full-time MBA program – LOR Prompts The application requires two professional recommendations, one of which should ideally come from your most recent supervisor. Please select recommenders who know you well and can speak to your strengths. Do not choose recommenders simply because they are in high-level executive positions at… Read more about Yale Recommendation Questions 2016-2017
Yale University – School of Management Full-time MBA program – Application essays Describe the biggest commitment you have ever made. (Maximum 500 words) VIDEO ESSAY The purpose of the video interview is to distinguish between polish and professionalism. The brief, spontaneous nature of the video essays forces applicants to forgo polish in favor of quick… Read more about Yale Essay Questions 2015-2016