The Mantra Of New Wharton Dean Geoffrey Garrett

"Never rest on your laurels, always explore new opportunities, but don't project any outcomes"

The Most Lucrative Seven-Figure MBA Degrees In The U.S.

The bigger the brand, the greater the lifetime earnings

A Business School Dean Looks 10 Years Back & 10 Years Forward

John Delaney, dean of the University of Pittsburgh's Katz Graduate School of Business on why the market is only going to get more competitive

Wisconsin’s Business School Bets On A Novel MBA Approach

KDBIN? It's the not very sexy acronym for a new way to educate MBA students into knowing, doing, being, inspiring, and networking

Net Impact CEO Liz Maw On The State Of Sustainability & Social Enterprise

'We want to do more than inspire," says Net Impact CEO -- "We want to enable students to create change"


Exclusive Insights

Michigan’s Ross vs. Northwestern’s Kellogg

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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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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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: Jon Fuller

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: Ivan Kerbel

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

Have A GMAT Prep Question? Ask Andrew, Our Latest Resident Expert

submitted by: Andrew Geller

11:59 pm, April, 23, 2014

Welcome Andrew Geller who has agreed to answer all your GMAT test prep questions -- he scored a 770 on the test and can help you achieve better results to help you get into a highly selective MBA program

What I Wrote About In My Round One Essays This Year

submitted by: Scott Duncan

10:10 pm, October, 06, 2014

For Harvard, MIT Sloan, and Northwestern Kellogg, here's what Scott choose to write about

Welcome to Poets&Quants

submitted by: John A. Byrne

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.

Who HBS Dinged In The First Round

The subtle & not-so-obvious reasons for rejection

Face Time Key To Hybrid MBA Battle

Blended programs extend business schools' reach

Business Schools’ MBA GateKeepers

A look at the people who say 'yes' & 'no'

Lots Of McKinseyites In New London Class

Average GMAT hits 700 at London Business School

Dinged By Harvard Business School?

More than 2,000 rejected in round one

Why These MBAs Are Keen On Tomatoes

An agricultural game-changer in Nigeria

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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