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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 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 →

Friday Factoid: Preparing for Cold Calls at Darden

MBA students at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business are known to work quite hard amid the rigors of the case method. Each day, they are expected to read a business case and perform their own analysis of the situation presented. Then, they must compare and reason through their analysis with a small, … Read More →

February 3, 2017

Friday Factoids University of Virginia (Darden)

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Friday Factoid: Hit the Slopes at… Kellogg?

When you want to hit the slopes, you probably think of the Alps or the Rockies rather than Evanston, Illinois, home to Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. Kellogg students may not do their skiing in Evanston proper, but a remarkable 750 or more first and second years participate in the school’s annual ski trip, which, … Read More →

January 27, 2017

Business School Friday Factoids Northwestern University (Kellogg)

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Friday Factoid: Sustainability at UCLA Anderson

Applicants to the UCLA Anderson School of Management may be well aware of the school’s strengths in media and real estate, but they might be surprised to learn that Anderson also offers a cutting-edge multidisciplinary program for students interested in environmental sustainability. The school’s Leaders in Sustainability (LiS) Program is a certificate program that allows Anderson students … Read More →

January 20, 2017

Friday Factoids University of California Los Angeles (Anderson)

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