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Landing Your Dream Job or Internship – The Best of Ivan Kerbel

The Only MBA Career Advice You'll Ever Need -- Follow the 4 P’s: Prepare, Promote, Produce, and Persevere

Life is good at the Tuck School of Business

Tuck School of Business: “We’re Pretty Happy People Here!”

For the Class of 2014, confidence and optimism goes hand-in-hand with the job offers and high starting pay

John & Sandy

Handicapping Your Odds Of Getting Into A Top MBA Program

Sandy is back with an all-new edition of our highly popular MBA handicapping series: Today's candidates include a consultant, a technology analyst, an equity derivatives specialist, and a business tech analyst

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Why Clubs Should Factor Into Your B-School Decision

From career advice and connections to "stretch" experiences, clubs are a pivotal part of the MBA experience

INSEAD Dean Ilian Mihov

An Interview With INSEAD Dean Ilian Mihov

No plans to increase MBA enrollment but a major effort to raise money from alumni is a sure bet


Exclusive Insights

Michigan’s Ross vs. Northwestern’s Kellogg

Michigan's Ross School of Business is ranked 13th among the best business schools in the U.S. by Poets&Quants.

A candid smack down featuring two great schools in two quintessential university towns: Ann Arbor and Evanston. The similarities between these two top schools will surprise you. So will the differences.

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Harvard Business School vs. Stanford GSB


How the two best B-schools in the world--Harvard Business School and Stanford's Graduate School of Business--compare with each other in full-time MBA programs.

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Teaching at Wharton

UPenn’s Wharton School vs. Columbia Business School

Philly or New York? Wharton and Columbia are giants in finance, but they're much more than that as we point out in this smack down between two of the best business schools in the world.

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Berkeley's Haas School of Business

MIT’s Sloan School vs. Berkeley’s Haas School

Berkeley and Cambridge are two of the world's great university towns. Though they are separated by 3,000 miles, the Sloan School and the Haas School of Business share many similarities.

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Real Deal MBA

Have An MBA Admissions Question? Ask Jon, Our Resident Expert

submitted by: JonFuller

3:02 pm, March, 10, 2014

Welcome Jon Fuller of Clear Admit, formerly on the adcom team of the Ross School of Business, who has agreed to help anxious MBA applicants with difficult admissions questions. No question is out of bounds. Just fire away.

Have A Question About MBA Career Strategy? Ask Ivan, Our Resident Expert

submitted by: IvanKerbel

2:20 pm, January, 29, 2014

Welcome Ivan Kerbel, the former MBA career director at Yale University's School of Management. He's here to help you with any and all MBA career questions--even before you apply for admission

The Lowdown On My Kellogg Admissions Interview

submitted by: williamLaforet

4:06 pm, March, 10, 2014

A cold and snowy visit to Chicago and Evanston for an admissions interview at Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management

My Round Two Apps Are In The Bag

submitted by: williamLaforet

2:57 pm, January, 29, 2014

His essays to Kellogg and Booth in round two are substantially better than his earlier application to Columbia Business School

Welcome to Poets&Quants

submitted by: JohnByrne

10:11 pm, July, 09, 2010

Poets&Quants is the first of a dozen websites we're launching as part of my new company, C-Change Media. Our goal with P&Q is ambitious: it is to become an invaluable source of information and analysis on the world's best business schools. In time, we hope that it will become the place on the web for analysis, news, and features on global business education.

An MBA In Less Than 400 Pages?

Stanley Bing on everything you need to know

Which B-Schools Have The Happiest Grads?

A weekly roundup of the top MBA news

How NOT To Blow Your HBS Interview

Round 3 invites go out today at noon EST

Getting Into B-School When You’re 30+

Overcoming the 20-something preference

B-School Deans’ White House Pow-Wow

Met to discuss women in the workforce

Cornell’s $50 Million Innovation Challenge

Plans to beef up programs in NYC and China

Back of the Envelope

The Cost of an MBA

School Total Cost Tuition
Columbia $168,307 $106,416
Wharton $168,000 $108,018
Stanford $166,812 $106,236
Chicago $165,190 $101,400
Tuck $162,750 $101,400
MIT $160,378 $100,706
Harvard $158,800 $97,200
Kellogg $156,990 $102,990
Haas $144,746 $95,274
Duke $105,944 $95,920

Source: Schools

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