The Best & Worst Things MBAs Say About Their Schools

The new home of Yale University's School of Management: Evans Hall. Photo by Chris Choi

The new home of Yale University’s School of Management: Evans Hall. Photo by Chris Choi

Yale University School of Management

 

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“Although there are many great things about the program, the best two things have been the collaborative culture, where students work together to get jobs, do school work and put together events. The other thing is the innovative curriculum, which teaches students to analyze problems through an integrated disciplinary lens.”

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“It does not live up to its promise of being an MBA program for “leaders of business and society.” I expected better courses and more support for students going into non-profit or government careers, but instead I felt looked down on by the administration.”

 

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London Business School

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“The quality of the student body, location, diversity, academic rigor and most importantly the confidence it gave me. London Business School has completely transformed who I am.”

 

 

“The attitude of the staff and faculty (career services and professors) who cater mostly to investment bankers and downconsultants who really don’t need either the scholarship money or the “help” getting an internship and/or job. Career switching at London Business School is only for certain people. Tied for worst: everything revolves around alcohol.”

“LBS career services focuses too much on finance and consulting, less on other industry sectors. The school also needs better facilities, especially a new gym.”

About the Author...

John A. Byrne

John A. Byrne is the founder and editor-in-chief of C-Change Media, publishers of Poets&Quants and four other higher education websites. He has authored or co-authored more than ten books, including two New York Times bestsellers. John is the former executive editor of Businessweek, editor-in-chief of Businessweek. com, editor-in-chief of Fast Company, and the creator of the first regularly published rankings of business schools. As the co-founder of CentreCourt MBA Festivals, he hopes to meet you at the next MBA event in-person or online.