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MBA News Roundup: The $3 Million MBA, Business School Glass Ceiling, and the Pros & Cons of Taking the GMAT in College

Posted in Test Prep on June 27, 2011 by

Welcome to another installment of Knewton’s MBA News Round-up! This week, check out articles on the “3 million dollar MBA,” women in business school, the business secrets of rock bands, and the privatization of California’s business schools.

1. MBAs Who Make 3 Million Or More

Want to make 3 million or more in your lifetime? Attend one of the “top 7” business schools in the world.

2. Live chat with Dawna Clarke of Tuck Business School

Check out this live chat with the Tuck School of Business’ Dawna Clarke for no-nonsense admissions advice and an in-depth look at the process this year. Question #1: What importance does your undergrad transcript have in the application?

3. >Business Schools Hope to Shatter Glass Ceilings

Men with MBAs make on average 400k more than their women MBA counterparts in a 40-year career. What’s going on?

4. The Business Secrets of Rock Bands

An HBS prof analyzes the strategy of famous rock bands. Beatles and U2 provide invaluable insight (from marketing to customer service tips) on how to gain competitive advantage in the corporate world.

5. The Privatization of California’s Business Schools

With the slashing of the higher education budget in California, famed b-schools like Berkeley Haas are undergoing a quiet change.

6. Pros and Cons of Taking the GMAT in College

According to GMAC, students who take the test when they’re 20 or 21 score on average 39 points higher than their 22-23 year-old counterparts. The downside? Scores may expire before recent graduates have enough experience to apply.