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MBA News: Cornell Renames College of Business After $150M Donation

The Cornell College of Business—which was established in July 2016 and encompasses the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, the School of Hotel Administration, and the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management—recently received a $150M donation from H. Fisk Johnson, the chairman and CEO of S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc., and … Read More →

February 5, 2017

Cornell University (Johnson) News

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Cornell University Johnson Essay Analysis, 2016–2017

Once again, applicants to the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University must contend with its rather unique “life story” essay prompt, which, despite the upside of allowing candidates to offer a well-rounded picture of themselves to the school’s admissions committee, can be a pretty challenging and daunting submission for some individuals. Last year’s … Read More →

October 7, 2016

2016-2017 Cornell University (Johnson) MBA Essay Analysis

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In Other News… A Hefty Donation to Cornell, Overcoming Adversity to Earn an MBA, and the Pros and Cons of a JD/MBA Degree

The business school world is constantly buzzing with change and innovation. In addition to our regular news posts, we briefly touch on a few notable stories from this dynamic field in one roundup. The Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University has received a $25M gift—one of the largest donations in its … Read More →

May 27, 2016

Cornell University (Johnson) Harvard University (Harvard Business School) Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan) News

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B-School Chart of the Week: The Largest Business School Donations of the Year Thus Far

Although quantifying a school’s profile certainly does not tell you everything, it can sometimes be helpful in simplifying the many differences between the various MBA programs. Each week, we bring you a chart to help you decide which of the schools’ strengths speak to you. Having generous friends in high places pays off—especially for business … Read More →

October 5, 2015

B-School Charts Cornell University (Johnson) University of California Los Angeles (Anderson)

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Cornell University Johnson Essay Analysis, 2015–2016

This application season, the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University has opted to keep its quirky “life story” essay question, which can be quite applicant friendly, because it gives candidates the opportunity to present all sides of their experience—personal, professional, and community. In addition, the admissions committee is requesting a classic personal statement … Read More →

August 31, 2015

2015-2016 Cornell University (Johnson) MBA Essay Analysis

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