Wharton Shatters Glass Ceiling

It’s about time. The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania has done something that its peer institutions — Harvard Business School, Stanford’s Graduate School of Business, MIT Sloan School of Management, Columbia Business School, University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, and Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management — … 

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Stanford GSB and Admissions Coaching

On its application for undergraduate admission, Duke University used to ask applicants if they worked with a private college counselor. Eventually, Duke nixed the question and why? Well, essentially, they found it wasn’t worth asking since students weren’t being honest in their answer anyway. We always felt what business was … 

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Geisel School of Medicine Ends Cheating Probe

Several weeks ago, we wrote about the scandal brewing at Dartmouth College’s Geisel School of Medicine. And, no, it had nothing to do with one of its namesakes, the late Theodor Seuss Geisel (a.k.a. Dr. Seuss), though his legacy too has faced a tough year. This scandal concerned 17 medical … 

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Scandal at Geisel School of Medicine

A few months back, 17 medical school students at Dartmouth College’s Geisel School of Medicine were accused of cheating on online exams. The scandal even made the cover of The New York Times. In a year in which one of the two namesakes of the medical school, Theodor Seuss Geisel … 

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2022 US News Ranking of Graduate Programs

The 2022 edition of the US News & World Report ranking of graduate programs is hot off the presses. For those not familiar with university rankings, many magazines rank colleges. But the kingpin of all such rankings? That would be — you guessed it — US News & World Report. … 

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MBA Applications Surge

It’s one of the laws of physics. Or at least one of the laws of physics as according to Ivy Coach. Maybe not according to Newton. When the economy tanks, applications to graduate schools soar. This law of physics applies — in particular — to our nation’s elite graduate business … 

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A Changing Wharton

This will not be President Trump’s Wharton. The times they are a-changin’ at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. The elite business school recently hired Erika James as its new dean and, well, Dr. James has no intention of maintaining the status quo. Rather, she believes business students … 

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Law School Applications Skyrocket

Maybe it’s because of RBG. Maybe it’s because the LSAT is now offered online. Maybe it’s because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Whatever the reason, law school applications are up this year — and they are up big time. As compared to this time last year, law school applications across the … 

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MBA Applications Skyrocket

In ninth grade algebra class, we learned the fundamentals of logic. If p, then q. Well, we’ve got an if p, then q for our readers today. Historically, if the economy tanks, applications to business school rise. We’ve been writing about this trend for many years and in fact the … 

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