Foster School of Business | Mr. Corporate Strategy In Tech
GMAT 730, GPA 3.32
Harvard | Mr. Harvard 2+2, Chances?
GMAT 740, GPA 3.2
Harvard | Mr. Big 4 To Healthcare Reformer
GRE 338, GPA 4.0 (1st Class Honours - UK - Deans List)
Columbia | Mr. Developing Social Enterprises
GMAT 750, GPA 3.75
Stanford GSB | Mr. Startup Guy
GMAT 760, GPA 3.3
Harvard | Mr. Overrepresented MBB Consultant (2+2)
GMAT 760, GPA 3.95
Wharton | Mr. Big Four To IB
GMAT 750, GPA 3.6
Cornell Johnson | Mr. Electric Vehicles Product Strategist
GRE 331, GPA 3.8
Rice Jones | Mr. Tech Firm Product Manager
GRE 320, GPA 2.7
Harvard | Mr. Billion Dollar Startup
GRE 309, GPA 6.75/10
Chicago Booth | Mr. Mexican Central Banker
GMAT 730, GPA 95.8/100 (1st in class)
Harvard | Mr. Comeback Kid
GMAT 770, GPA 2.8
Harvard | Mr. Tech Risk
GMAT 750, GPA 3.6
Chicago Booth | Mr. Corporate Development
GMAT 740, GPA 3.2
Wharton | Ms. Strategy & Marketing Roles
GMAT 750, GPA 9.66/10
Harvard | Mr. Bomb Squad To Business
GMAT 740, GPA 3.36
IU Kelley | Mr. Advertising Guy
GMAT 650, GPA 3.5
Duke Fuqua | Mr. IB Back Office To Front Office/Consulting
GMAT 640, GPA 2.8
Yale | Mr. Lawyer Turned Consultant
GMAT 730, GPA 3.7
Chicago Booth | Mr. Whitecoat Businessman
GMAT 740, GPA Equivalent to 3(Wes) and 3.4(scholaro)
MIT Sloan | Ms. Digital Manufacturing To Tech Innovator
GMAT 720, GPA 3.4
Cornell Johnson | Mr. Healthcare Corporate Development
GMAT 740, GPA 3.5
Yale | Mr. Education Management
GMAT 730, GPA 7.797/10
Columbia | Mr. Neptune
GMAT 750, GPA 3.65
Darden | Ms. Education Management
GRE 331, GPA 9.284/10
Columbia | Mr. Confused Consultant
GMAT 710, GPA 3.2
Harvard | Ms. 2+2 Trader
GMAT 770, GPA 3.9

B-School Bulletin: Kelley Dean To Help Light Olympic Flame

Keith Chen uses cell phone location data and local voting records to measure discord

Holiday Meals Shortened By Political Divide

News from UCLA Anderson

“‘Pass the mashed potatoes, please,’ may be the safest holiday table conversation for friends and family that aren’t politically aligned.

“In a survey last summer of more than 5,000 adults, Pew Research Center found that the record level of partisan differences seen during the Obama years has deepened. A 29-percentage-point gap in views of the role of government assistance for the needy in 2011 is now 47 percentage points. On the question of whether ‘immigrants strengthen the country with their hard work and talents,’ a 22-point divide between Democrats and Republicans in 2011 is now 42 points.”

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Feeding The Future Of Agriculture With Vertical Farming

News from Stanford Graduate School of Business

“Average global food prices have gone up by 2.6% annually in the past two decades. If that trend continues, not only does it threaten a baseline quality of life as more disposable income goes toward food, it also threatens our overall food security.

“Hunger and malnutrition issues persist, especially in developing countries. Food scarcity problems have also been linked to political unrest and violence. According to the United Nations World Food Programme, record-high food prices in 2008 prompted riots in 48 countries, including fragile states like Somalia and Yemen.”

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A Bridge From Ithaca To Roosevelt Island

News from Cornell University SC Johnson College of Business

“This semester, Johnson introduced a new weekend course curriculum at Cornell Tech. Over three weekends in October, November, and December, Johnson MBA students traveled by bus from Ithaca to New York City to participate in unique, focused courses at Cornell Tech’s new Roosevelt Island campus. In the process, they engaged with their Johnson Cornell Tech peers, many of whom they had gotten to know this past summer in Ithaca.

“Given Cornell Tech’s proximity to the Manhattan tech and business ecosystems, students had the opportunity to learn from local practitioners like Tracy Dolgin ’81, senior adviser at the Raine Group. I had the privilege of co-teaching the Digital Leadership in Cultural Markets course with Dolgin, a graduate of Cornell’s School of Industrial and Labor Relations. The course explored the role of entrepreneurial leadership in cultural markets transformed by digital technologies, taking advantage of New York City’s role as the commercial and cultural center of art, fashion, media, and entertainment. Dolgin leveraged his experience as the former president and CEO of the YES Network to facilitate a module on digital leadership in sports.”

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Time Management For Startups: Entrepreneurs Act As If Future Hours Aren’t Worth Much

News from UCLA Anderson

“Management guru Peter Drucker referred to time as ‘the one truly universal condition,’ and American businesses over the past century have turned time management into an obsession. Books and academic studies abound. But they’re mostly aimed at the corporate world. What about time management for entrepreneurs?

UCLA Anderson’s Charles J. Corbett, whose business-operations studies initially focused on large organizations, regularly fields questions from students about startup management practices. ‘I realized there wasn’t much out there,’ Corbett said in an interview. ‘A lot of the issues that entrepreneurs face don’t come up in our core management studies.'”

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