Stanford GSB | Mr. Tech Startup Guy
GMAT 770, GPA 3.7
Chicago Booth | Ms. Nigerian Investment Banker
GMAT 720, GPA 3.57
Harvard | Ms. FMCG Enthusiast Seeking Second MBA
GMAT 730, GPA 3.1
McCombs School of Business | Ms. Registered Nurse Entrepreneur
GMAT 630, GPA 3.59
Harvard | Mr. French In Japan
GMAT 720, GPA 14,3/20 (French Scale), (=Roughly 3.7/4.0)
Tuck | Mr. Army Consultant
GMAT 460, GPA 3.2
Columbia | Mr. Investment Banker Turned Startup Strategy
GMAT 740, GPA 3.7
Stanford GSB | Mr. Co-Founder & Analytics Manager
GMAT 750, GPA 7.4 out of 10.0 - 4th in Class
Tuck | Ms. BFA To MBA
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Wharton | Mr. Chemical Engineering Dad
GMAT 710, GPA 3.50
Wharton | Mr. Ignacio
GMAT 730, GPA 3.0
Harvard | Mr. Tech Start-Up
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Berkeley Haas | Ms. Psychology & Marketing
GMAT 700, GPA 68%
Georgetown McDonough | Mr. Mechanical Engineer & Blood Bank NGO
GMAT 480, GPA 2.3
Harvard | Ms. Marketing Family Business
GMAT 750- first try so might retake for a higher score (aiming for 780), GPA Lower Second Class Honors (around 3.0)
Harvard | Mr. Investor & Operator (2+2)
GMAT 720, GPA 3.85
Stanford GSB | Mr. AC
GMAT 750, GPA 3.5
McCombs School of Business | Mr. Athlete-Engineer To Sales
GMAT 720, GPA 3.1
Wharton | Mr. Competition Lawyer
GMAT 720, GPA 4.0
Harvard | Mr. Pipeline Engineer To Consulting
GMAT 750, GPA 3.76
Tuck | Mr. Aspiring Management Consultant
GRE 331, GPA 3.36
Stanford GSB | Mr. Certain Engineering Financial Analyst
GMAT 700, GPA 2.52
Columbia | Mr. Electrical Engineering
GRE 326, GPA 7.7
Foster School of Business | Mr. Automotive Research Engineer
GRE 328, GPA 3.83
Tepper | Ms. Coding Tech Leader
GMAT 680, GPA 2.9
Harvard | Ms. Big 4 M&A Manager
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Kellogg | Mr. Danish Raised, US Based
GMAT 710, GPA 10.6 out of 12

B-School Bulletin: Harvard Names 2018-19 Entrepreneurs-in-Residence

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News from Harvard Business School

“As usual, MBA students attending Harvard Business School this year who are interested in entrepreneurship or looking to create and even launch a startup of their own will be able to take advantage of plenty of resources on the HBS campus, including more than 30 faculty members and this year’s cohort of 21 Entrepreneurs-in-Residence at the School’s Arthur Rock Center for Entrepreneurship.

“These successful entrepreneurs will bring their deep experience and insights to the large entrepreneurial community at HBS. Spending time on campus throughout the academic year, they will advise MBA students eager to start their own companies as well as work with faculty members on research and course development.

“’We are grateful for the time, effort, and many contributions that these practicing entrepreneurs bring to the Rock Center and the entire HBS community,’ said Jodi Gernon (MBA 1991), the Center’s Director. ‘They bring an extraordinary array of talents, insights, and success stories to the School.’”

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Kevin Griffith T’19 interned at Parker Ranch, a Hawaiian cattle ranch run by Neil “Dutch” Kuyper T’92. Tuck photo

How Seven Tuck Students Spent Their Summer

News from Dartmouth College Tuck School of Business

“Gaming has always been a passion for Marcus Morgan who had previously worked at Activision Blizzard and Electronic Arts, so when it came time to choose an internship, the Denver native decided on Xbox.

“Since Morgan already knew the industry inside and out, he hit the ground running by creating a marketing strategy for how Xbox could expand its geographical presence. He felt right at home in the company’s culture; many of his fellow employees were smart, passionate gamers who liked to “nerd out” about gaming.”

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Major Life Events Shared On Social Media Revive Dormant Connections

News from Notre Dame University Mendoza College of Business

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“Online social networking has revolutionized the way people communicate and interact with one another, despite idiosyncrasies we all love to hate — think top-10 lists of the most annoying people and habits on social media.

“However, there are specific advantages to using social media, beyond the simple joys —  and occasional annoyances — of reconnecting and gossiping with old friends about babies, birthdays and baptisms.

“New research from the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business examines the impact of major life events, such as getting married or graduating from college, on social network evolution, which, the study shows, has important implications for business practices, such as in marketing.”

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Two Powerful Ways Managers Can Curb Implicit Biases

News from HBS

“Many managers want to be more inclusive.  They recognize the value of inclusion and diversity and believe it’s the right thing to aspire to. But they don’t know how to get there.

“For the most part, managers are not given the right tools to overcome the challenges posed by implicit biases. The workshops companies invest in typically teach them to constantly check their thoughts for bias. But this demands a lot of cognitive energy, so over time, managers go back to their old habits.

“Based on our work at the Stanford Women’s Leadership Lab, helping organizations across many industries become more diverse and inclusive, our research shows there are two, small — but more powerful — ways managers can block bias: First, by closely examining and broadening their definitions of success, and second, by asking what each person adds to their teams, what we call their ‘additive contribution.’”

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