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MBA News Roundup: Tech Professionals at HBS, Women at Wharton, and Entrepreneurship at Chicago Booth

Posted in Test Prep on June 14, 2011 by

Harvard Business School - Baker LibraryWelcome to another installment of Knewton’s MBA News Round-up! This week, check out articles on tech professionals at top business schools, entrepreneurship at Chicago Booth, and women in MBA admissions this year.

1. Tech Professionals at Harvard Business School

Those from tech startups are flooding the halls of HBS this year. Find out why here.

2. The New Venture Challenge at Chicago Booth

Booth has always been known for finance. But the annual Venture Challenge and riveting new courses ensure that the school generates budding entrepreneurs as well.

3. Wharton Admits Record Number of Women

At Wharton, nearly 45% of next year’s incoming class will be women. Get the lowdown on this year’s admissions statistics with this article from Poets & Quants.

4. The Story Behind Beat the GMAT

Founder of Beat-the-GMAT and Stanford GSB alum, Eric Bahn was once a product manager in Silicon Valley. Want to be an entrepreneur but a little daunted by the risk? Learn from Bahn’s story.

5. The World’s Best Business Schools Ranking

Rankings and b-schools seem to go hand in hand. Here’s another one from The National Post. HBS ranks #1 for the second year.

6. Are You Too Old to Get an MBA?

Is 32 too old for an MBA? Should you reapply more than once to the same school? Answers to these and other burning questions in a series of must-read forum posts.