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MBA Degrees That Cause Staggering Student Debt

MBA Degrees That Cause Staggering Student Debt

John Duval, Flickr By John A. Byrne MBAs are taking on more and more student debt, so much so that graduates of at least six business schools last year borrowed more than $100,000 on average to finance their degrees. The heaviest debt was assumed by graduates of the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School,... Read More »

Has The MBA Become A Worthless Degree?

Has The MBA Become A Worthless Degree?

By John A. Byrne If you asked Dale Stephens, the 21-year-old author of Hacking Your Education, he would undoubtedly agree. In a highly provocative excerpt from the book recently published by The Wall Street Journal, Stephens forcefully declares that even if you were accepted into Harvard Business School, you... Read More »

'Undercover Boss': Mood Media CEO Lorne Abony Reunites With Estranged Father

It's often what's going on in the background that really matters. Read More »

Aspiring Investment Bankers Determined To 'Prove People Wrong'

Aspiring Investment Bankers Determined To 'Prove People Wrong'

Last summer, David Wang had an internship at an investment bank in Stamford, Conn. He loved it like a kid first learning about the stars, and deciding to be an astronaut. "I was speechless, really, at how amazing a career this was," he says. "This is where I really want to be." But the timing's a little... Read More »

A Hippocratic Oath For Business

A Hippocratic Oath For Business

In the wake of the financial crisis, one name was oft repeated. It echoed across the ravaged landscape of foreclosed houses and fallen financial giants. It was Harvard, or specifically Harvard Business School. Around half of the 30 bankers summoned to the New York Federal Reserve to write a rescue plan for... Read More »

Student Claims Injuries Sustained In Leadership Training 'Trust Fall' Ruined Him

Student Claims Injuries Sustained In Leadership Training 'Trust Fall' Ruined Him

A former MBA student is suing Seattle University and a local corporate training firm because of a life-altering head injury that he says he incurred during mandatory leadership training, a component of the graduate program. Read More »

Your Professor's Work Could Determine Your Salary After Graduation

Your Professor's Work Could Determine Your Salary After Graduation

Aside from your own grades or performance, the amount of research your professor has done could have an effect on your future salary. According to a study by Russell Crook, assistant professor of management in the College of Business Administration at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, scholarly research... Read More »

Consulthing Group Needs an Ivy League MBA : Why?

Consulthing Group Needs an Ivy League MBA : Why?

A Westport, Conn.,Craigslist help wanted ad reads: "We are a Research Insights Firm looking for a recent graduate with an Ivy League MBA to review and interpret existing research for one of the biggest brands in the country." Was there ever a time in the business world when it was considered that a... Read More »

The Most Popular Graduate Degrees

The Most Popular Graduate Degrees

Attending graduate school is a big decision -- there's a lot of time, effort and money involved in earning an advanced degree. Yet despite the major commitment, the popularity of graduate degrees is on the rise. According to the annual Survey of Graduate Enrollment and Degrees conducted by the Council of... Read More »

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