B-School Chart of the Week: February 2016 Social Currency Rankings

Rankings come in all shapes and sizes, but can any ranking truly capture social cachet? For a different perspective on the value of an MBA, we turn to the New York Times society pages, where the editors select and profile promising couples. Each month, we dedicate one B-School Chart of the Week to tallying how alumni from top-ranked business schools are advancing their social currency ranking.

B-School Chart of the Week: February 2016 Social Currency Rankings - mbaMission


February turned out to be quite a popular time for MBA weddings, as the New York Times reported on ten such occasions within the month. Two of the nuptials were true business school love stories—Stacy Groll and Alexander Guffanti first met at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth while pursuing their respective MBAs, and Amanda Grey and Stephen Wolf had a similar experience at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Other MBAs who tied the knot last month include two graduates from New York University’s Stern School of Business and one Harvard Business School (HBS) alum.

Whether any female MBAs took advantage of the Leap Day proposal tradition remains to be seen…

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