Once again, Knewton GMAT is rounding up some cool business news for you this week. Here is some inspiration for GMAT prep and application essays, as well as a few things to look forward to when you venture off to business school.
Future business school students can anticipate reading case studies in class, but taking part in a real live case study?Â Many MBA programs have started to team up with companies around the world to provide a great first-hand learning experience for students as well as a fresh pair of eyes for company analytics.Â Read more about these projects in this Wall Street Journal article.
BusinessWeek investigates an ongoing dilemma for U.S. companies that bring in revenue from overseas: taxes, taxes, taxes.Â Acquiring companies abroad would eliminate these issues, but are they worth the price?
Okay, future MBAs.Â If you don’t know what a cult stock is yet, be sure to look it up, and then read this article at TheStreet.com to see how Krispy Kreme could widen not only your waistline, but also your wallet.
Business Insider recommends classes students should take before graduating b-school.Â Do you agree with their selections?
The Harvard Crimson reports that 12% of applicants were admitted to the 2+2 program this year.Â With the number of competitive applications for the program increasing every year, remember to start your GMAT prep early to get a great score.
Check out this video on VentureBeat that shows Harvard Business School professor, William Sahlman, talk about how to succeed as an entrepreneur.Â Key takeaway: Always be on the lookout for something new.
Read this article from Entrepreneur about how the increasing number of apparel rental companies makes sense considering the interests of the millenial generation.
Self-employment usually increases during and after economic downturn, but the title of this article reveals that despite the current situation, the lack of credit available to today’s small business owners is not allowing them to continue their ventures.Â Â Â Find out more in this BusinessWeek piece.
Business school is a major investment, so be sure that now is the right time for you to go before applying. SmartMoney gives you a list of things to remember when considering any type of graduate school.
This International Business Times post discusses which fields are hiring MBAs–and what schools’ career centers are doing to quell the anxiety of finding employment after b-school.
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