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Friday Factoid: The MIT Sloan Application Review Process

What does the MIT Sloan application review process entail? True to the rigorous analytic nature of the program’s curriculum, MIT applications are reviewed in a rigorous analytic fashion! When the school receives an application, the candidate’s information is loaded into a database, and the application is printed. Rod Garcia, who has been MIT Sloan’s director of admissions … Read More  

Friday Factoids Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan)

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Friday Factoid: Stanford GSB’s LEED-Certified Facilities

Thanks in part to a $105M gift from Nike founder and chairman Phil Knight (MBA ’62), the Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) has constructed a new $350M campus in recent years. The 360,000-square-foot campus of the Knight Management Center, which opened in the spring of 2011, expanded the school’s existing campus footprint by 100,000 … Read More  

Friday Factoids Stanford University (Stanford Graduate School of Business)

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Friday Factoid: Acclimating to the Cold at Dartmouth Tuck

The thought of spending the winters in Hanover, New Hampshire—home of Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business—may send shivers down your spine. But those who tough it out and embrace the cold can discover some rewarding winter experiences, such as ice hockey and downhill skiing. From beginners to seasoned veterans, participate each year in ice … Read More  

Dartmouth College (Tuck) Friday Factoids

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Friday Factoid: Launch a Business at Chicago Booth

Chicago Booth is just a finance school, right? Wrong. In the past, we have discussed the strengths of the school’s marketing program, to some readers’ surprise. We also feel that not enough applicants are aware of Chicago Booth’s robust “hands-on” entrepreneurial offerings, which are available through its Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Where to begin? Chicago Booth’s … Read More  

Friday Factoids University of Chicago (Booth)

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Friday Factoid: Conferences at Columbia Business School

Columbia Business School (CBS) offers a series of student-run conferences that give both first- and second-year students the opportunity to expand their knowledge across a variety of disciplines via panels and keynote speaker addresses, and to network with like-minded students, conference sponsors (who are often also big CBS recruiters), and even industry professionals. During the … Read More  

Columbia University (Columbia Business School) Friday Factoids

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