MBA Applicants: Overcome Background Blemishes
MBA News & Around the Web Blog – #56
Each week we rifle through the world wide web to bring you news, blog posts and any other information we find relevant. Below you will find a few useful, interesting, or otherwise relevant links from around the world of career exploration, talent acquisition, and more.
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Here are the findings for the week prior to February 5th 2018photo from U.S. News (Hero Images/Getty Images)
- MBA Applicants: Overcome Background Blemishes
“When you apply to an MBA program, particularly at a prestigious business school, the admissions committee will scrutinize every element of your background to determine how well-rounded you are and whether you’re up to the program’s academic rigors.”
- MBA Programs With The Most Women
“Five years ago, only three of the top 25 U.S. schools had 40% or more women enrolled in their MBA programs. Now nearly half do. Meanwhile, only five of the top programs have backslid over the last five years — and none more than three percentage points — while at some programs the number of women has skyrocketed.”
- The Growth of Start-Up Campus Mentors
“Business schools may sometimes struggle to convince entrepreneurs of the value of an MBA degree, but they are recruiting droves of them to teach at their institutions. So-called “entrepreneurs-in-residence” are, increasingly, being brought into top business schools to educate, coach and mentor MBA students on how to succeed as a start-up founder.”