Looking forward to a prosperous new year? If b-school is in your sights for 2011 or beyond, this week’s MBA news roundup will provide advice and interesting facts and figures to help you with your preparation. Articles include what questions to expect during interviews for certain schools’ programs and what b-schools grads are doing post-MBA. Enjoy!
The Deccan Herald lists common questions asked in b-school interviews and do’s and don’ts to remember when approaching this hurdle in the admissions process.
Are we already seeing a shift in b-school culture? The Huffington Post explains how more MBA students are becoming interested in fields other than finance and consulting.
Have dreams of starting your own company post-MBA? Find out how and why these Stanford Graduate School of Business grads decided to do just that.
The Acton School of Business offers a unique spin on the b-school education: after paying tuition for and successfully completing a rigorous first semester curriculum, students receive the second semester free and get a rebate for their first semester tuition. If you haven’t heard of the Acton School of Business, find out more about it in this Forbes blog article.
The Economist looks at contributing factors as to why women are continuously underrepresented at business schools and what schools are doing to achieve a better male : female ratio.
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