Michigan Ross Recommendation Questions 2016-2017

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University of Michigan, Ann Arbor – Ross School of Business Full-time MBA program – LOR Prompts We require only one recommendation letter. We highly recommend selecting a recommender who can discuss your professional performance and work style. A current or former supervisor is an ideal choice. How do the candidate’s performance, potential, or personal qualities compare to those of other …

Michigan Ross Essay Questions 2016-2017

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University of Michigan, Ann Arbor – Ross School of Business Full-time MBA program – Application essays What are you most proud of outside of your professional life? How does it shape who you are today? (up to 400 words) What is your desired career path and why? (up to 250 words) Optional essays This section should only be used to …

Forbes: Don’t Wait For A Harvard MBA If You Want To Explore Your Career Options

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Source: Forbes by Matt Symonds, Jul 8, 2016 How do you measure the desirability of a business school? One of the best metrics is admission yield, the percent of applicants who choose to enroll in a particular program after having been offered admission. The Harvard Business School does particularly well by this measure, reporting a 91% yield for the MBA …

Fortune: Impact Investing Takes Hold on Business School Campuses

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Source: Fortune by Nathan Allen, June 28, 2016. The likes of Harvard and Wharton are teaching investing for both financial and social benefit. anielle Reed was already an impact investor when she stepped onto the campus of the University of California-Berkeley Haas School of Business in 2013 — though her family didn’t know it. They thought she worked at a …

U.S. News: Go Global as an MBA Student

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Source: U.S. News By Arlene Weintraub, March 23, 2016. Business schools are adding a range of options to help students gain experience in international markets. he University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business is one of the multitude of business schools that have focused on broadening students’ horizons over the last couple of years. Some schools simply add a quick …

Financial Times: MBA graduates’ love affair with consultancy endures

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Source Financial Times by Ian Wylie, January 31, 2016 How do the ‘big three’ firms influence elite schools? oogle, Facebook and Amazon might grab more of the headlines, but consulting firms are still snapping up the most students at top business schools as they remain the largest recruiters, according to the latest MBA placement statistics. Amid a surge of interest …

Fortune:The crazy things companies are doing to recruit business school students

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Source: Fortune by Nathan Allen Oct 26, 2015 rom virtual reality tours, to food trucks, to sports car test drives, MBA recruiters are stepping up their game to lure talented business school students. As Juhyun Kwon walked through a September recruitment event on the campus of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management, the General Mills table caught her eye. A box …

Harvard Business School finally ranks #1

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or the first time since BusinessWeek started ranking MBA programs 27 years ago, Harvard Business School has been ranked number 1 by the influential ranking published today. HBS rose seven spots to grab the top spot. The ranking shuffle is the result of a methodology change, which the publication says “now focuses on what most people hope to get after …

Los Angeles Times: Entrepreneur Rohan Oza focuses on ‘better for you’ products

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Source: Los Angeles Times by Ronald D. White Sep 13, 2015 he gig: Serial entrepreneur Rohan Oza, 42, is founder and chief executive of Idea Merchants Capital. Oza’s investment venture, with offices in Los Angeles and New York, is “focused on ‘better for you’ consumer lifestyle products,” he said — and making life uncomfortable for established brands. Oza’s greatest success …

P&Q: Re-applicants are accepted at lower rates

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Source: Poets & Quants by John A. Byrne Sep 4, 2015 ne in ten students Harvard Business School enrolled this year got into the school’s prestigious MBA program after initially being rejected by the admissions office. Dee Leopold, managing director of MBA admissions and financial aid, said that this year’s class of 937 students includes 94 who had been re-applicants. …

CNN: Women with MBAs are choosing Google over Goldman Sachs

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Source: CNN by Patrick Gillespie Aug 17, 2015 eather Tatroff had always wanted to be an investment banker. The allure of negotiating major corporate and financial deals sparked her interest in banking. So after getting her MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, Tatroff was thrilled when she landed a job as an investment banker at JPMorgan …

Michigan Recommendation Questions 2015-2016

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University of Michigan, Ann Arbor – Ross School of Business Full-time MBA program – LOR Prompts Only ONE letter is required. How do the candidate’s performance, potential, or personal qualities compare to those of other well-qualified individuals in similar roles? Please provide specific examples. (250 words) Please describe the most important piece of constructive feedback you have given the applicant. …

Michigan Essay Questions 2015-2016

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University of Michigan, Ann Arbor – Ross School of Business Full-time MBA program – Application essays What are you most proud of? How does it shape who you are today? (up to 400 words) What is your desired career path and why? (up to 400 words)