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MBA Round-up: Waitlist Purgatory, Top Schools for Green MBAs, and a Spotlight on Stanford

Posted in Test Prep on March 28, 2011 by

Welcome to another installment of Knewton’s MBA News Round-up! This week, check out articles on entrepreneurship, a “telling omission” in the MBA curriculum, the top 16 Schools for “green” MBAs, and what to do if you’re in waitlist purgatory.

1. A Telling Omission in the MBA Curriculum

In light of recent PR mishaps, should business schools include a course on strategic communications and reputation management?

2. Top 16 Schools for Green MBAs

Interested in sustainability and social responsibility? Take a closer look at Olin, Ross, and Stanford.

3. Ten Entrepreneurship Rules for Building Massive Companies

Penetrating advice from LinkedIn founder and prominent angel investor, Reid Hoffman. #1: Look for disruptive change…

4. Spotlight on the Stanford MBA

As the #1 business school of the year according to U.S News, Stanford places enormous emphasis on innovation, diversity, and collaboration.

5. What is an MBA Degree and Why Get One?

Even if you’re admissions expert, this run-down through MBA application fundamentals may yield an enlightening fact or two.

6. Three New Books Highlight Female Entrepreneurship

Here’s a trio of titles you might want to check out if you’re interested in women and entrepreneurship, minorities in entrepreneurship, or entrepreneurs who have overcome significant challenges.

7. MBA Waitlist Admissions Purgatory

The waitlist can be a confusing place to land after a hectic admissions season. Check out admissions consultant Stacy Blackman’s advice on how to navigate those uncertain waters…