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MBA News Roundup: Maximizing GMAT Scores, Non-Traditional B-School Applicants, and New Deans at Kellogg and Chicago Booth

Posted in Test Prep on May 23, 2011 by

Welcome to another installment of Knewton’s MBA News Round-up! This week, check out articles on maximizing GMAT scores, graduation speeches at Wharton, and the new business deans at Kellogg and Chicago Booth.

Occidental Commencement 20101. Maximizing GMAT Scores: The Early Testing Strategy

Fresh out of undergrad and not sure if you want to get an MBA? Take the exam now and decide in a few years’ time! Also, check out our post on the benefits of studying while you’re still in school.

2. Business Schools Recruit Poets, Philosophers, and Scientists

Even if you never considered a business career in undergrad, b-school is still an option. Just take a look at some of these athletes, poets, and philosophers for some inspiration.

3. Do MBAs or Entrepreneurs Make Better CEOs?

It’s the age-old question. This article attempts to answer it and in the process, explores the myths about what exactly makes a great chief executive officer.

4. MBA Class of 2011 Graduation Speech at Wharton

Whether or not you’re already in b-school, entering this fall, or just thinking about applying, these graduation speeches can help you understand what’s ahead and what you really want in your business career.

5. A Conversation With the New B-School Deans at Kellogg and Chicago Booth

The Chicago Tribune interviews the new deans at Kellogg and Booth about their experience and their plans for the future.